Category Archives: Computers and Internet

Spotify Offline–how to create shortcuts that works

A follow up to make life easier… Put the two command lines I mentioned in shortcuts to quickly enable / disable Spotify… Ceate a new shortcut on your desktop (right click on desktop and select “New –> Shortcut”) In the … Continue reading

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Running Spotify in OffLine mode on a desktop computer

Spotify has finally (I’m just late with the blog 🙂 ) released the offline mode for the desktop, only problem is that there is no button that says “Go offline now”. Evidently Spotify is using it’s own ports for authenticating … Continue reading

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SourceSafe–getting project snapshot

SourceSafe When I first encountered SourceSafe I was accustomed to working with CVS and later Subversion. Being the GUI application it is, SourceSafe is very file oriented and I believe it works best when used from within IDEs like Visual … Continue reading

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Faces gone wrong

I really like the new Windows Live Photo Gallery in Windows Live Essentials 2011. And I have been using the face / people tagging extensively lately. It does a decent job – though I feel it skips a bit too … Continue reading

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Fed up with writing C-code in an “old” devenv – Use Visual Studio 2010

It’s nothing new, but something to think about. I found myself “stuck” in a decent, but not great environment for writing C-code (or C++) for processor-cards. Environments like IAR Studio and AVRstudio does the job, but they cannot compete with … Continue reading

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Quickly Converting Canon RAW Images

I have a Playstation3 and to my frustration, it does not display RAW images. Yes I know that ps3-media server and others can convert on the fly, but it takes a lot of time. When I order prints or send … Continue reading

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Using session/state with web services

To use sessions in a web service just include the magic attribute in the WebService method declaration [System.Web.Services.WebMethod(EnableSession = true)] The session can then be accessed directly from the HttpContext.Current.Session or the WebService.Session property when we have inhertied from the … Continue reading

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