Monthly Archives: April 2016

Out with the old.. and some of the new

Wing has been away on a business conference for the past few days, and I have taken the opportunity to get some serious cleaning done. I don’t mean vacuuming and dusting, I mean emptying closets, pulling things out of corners, … Continue reading

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Ziggy is training me well

Two paws on my shoulder, and a YOWL means “I need to use outdoor sandbox!”  Head snog/head boop on my shoulder means “Treats, please?”  Head snog/head boop on arm and should, combined with meow means “Hungry!” Meow from the cushion … Continue reading

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With Adobe not giving us stubborn CS6 users an update for Adobe Camera Raw.

It’s a good thing that other photo editing makers are picking up their slack.  Yeah, I know, I could cave in and rent Photoshop, but I didn’t rent it before it because Creative Cloud, not starting now. Anyhooo… On1, which … Continue reading

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Some people need to keep their opinions to themselves

And not have a hissy-fit, or resort to snide insults and insinuations. It’s not news that we had to cut back out bottlebrush trees because of having solar panels installed (even though they don’t cast shade on the roof). Because … Continue reading

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Minor annoyances of Windows 8.1

And no, not upgrading to Windows 10 on this laptop, as Microsoft and AMD stopped  Point Five of a version of supporting my graphics card.  I tried Win10 and it took over 5 hours to fix it.. well, roll it … Continue reading

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Finally got to it

  Tested the OMD EM1, Kipon EF to MFT adapter, and the Sigma 150-500 f/5 combination.  Last time I tried, it didn’t focus, and sometimes the camera had the “no lens” symbol on the menu screen. The latest firmware update … Continue reading

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Fitness level not great, but better

Went for my daily walk today, managed to go over 2k. I know this isn’t much in the grand scheme of things, but let me ‘splain. The first time I started walking around the park, I had to stop and … Continue reading

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Well, that bites

I went to redeem my Downloadable HD copy of The Martian, and it turns out there are catches to it. GooglePlay – Can only download it to watch later on a Chromebook.  All others have hardware ID specific play only. … Continue reading

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Updated Kipon EF to MFT adapter firmware

And I do wish I had checked on this sooner. The newer Canon L glass now works with it.  Still no joy using any of the teleconverters, not at night for lunar or planetary photography. It doesn’t quite focus when … Continue reading

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It’s alive! IT’S ALIVE!!

Ok, more like resurrected. The Seagate drive diagnostic at Payam Data Recovery showed that the drive heads had failed. I was asked if I wanted to attempt a data recovery, and I said yes. I paid the non refundable deposit … Continue reading

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