Use case: Household web cache to accelerate browsing for all devices and computers, and also improve privacy by configuring Squid to intercept requests destined for analytics providers, and to ensure web browsers are benefiting from other compliance tools like DNS sinkholes to known-malicious addresses.
V. Opoku has an excellent write-up on the use of the optical viewfinder (OVF) on the X-Pro1 and X100s that will answer any questions you have on using the OVF effectively. It is aptly titled: Fujifilm OVF Focusing.
It has rightly earned a place at the top of the list on my Fujifilm X100s Resource Page.
I’m mixing it up today and left the Barrage at home to be a little lighter. This is my Mission Workshop Rambler, a smaller rucksack (1000 cc) but with better division of space in that it had more than one flap to separate thing one from thing two.
There is a larger version of this bag called the Fitzroy, but I don’t know that I’d want it, considering I already have a Rambler which expands to a monstrous cargo hold as needed.
I always feel like I need to explain that even though I have a Greatest Hits album in my iTunes Library, I also own the album a particular song was released on.
I am both delighted (it’s awesome!) and sad (I already have one!) that the Chrome Customizer now offers the Barrage backpack as a customizable bag.
If I were buying a Barrage today, it would probably look like this one, which I have titled, Bumbleweeds:
I went to upgrade a Windows 8 VM to Windows 8.1, and I was directed to the Windows Store. Upon arrival, I didn’t see anything announcing Windows 8.1 for me, so I did the sensible thing and searched for “Windows 8.1″.
This is what I got back:
Is this a joke? In an attempt to have a more open marketplace for software so that they can position themselves as a better App Store than Apple’s they apparently didn’t account for the fact that their users now have a darkened alley they must walk down to find anything they actually would want to buy. Not to mention that their own signature product doesn’t show up on the store that you’re directed to when you search for it.
I’d have a better experience shopping for insurance on healthcare.gov! This is like going to the Bad Mall in your town. The one with the food court that has discarded needle containers in the restroom and an Arbys staffed entirely by high school students that perpetually display flu-like symptoms.
This is not the way an App Store should be run. This is a free-for-all marketplace for hucksters and snake-oil salesmen.