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    Windows 11

    Now instead of a download for pchealthcheck it says 'coming soon'. :oldlaugh Doubtful I would ever consider upgrading either of my machines.
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    Windows 11

    Work from home might change the mix a bit. Not sure if most people working from home use their personal equipment or employer provided.
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    Amazon will soon share your home Wi-Fi with strangers’ devices

    Tomorrow is supposed to the big day. I will check to make sure Sidewalk remains disabled.
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    Amazon will soon share your home Wi-Fi with strangers’ devices

    I did turn mine off. Given what Scott posted above I do intend to pay attention to what is done with Sidewalk. Perhaps there will be some benefits we are not aware of yet.
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    Amazon will soon share your home Wi-Fi with strangers’ devices

    Thanks, Hadn't thought of it that way.
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    Amazon will soon share your home Wi-Fi with strangers’ devices

    There is another thread on this somewhere.
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    Any SolarWinds Corporate Users?

    Don't know if I should laugh or cry. :coco
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    New Apple M1 CPU

    Rumors from Bloomberg today: Apple Preps Next Mac Chips With Aim to Outclass Top-End PCs
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    Home automation / Smart Home

    Add MyQ to my list as well.
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    Home automation / Smart Home

    My primary home automation is Insteon. I have a small fortune invested in their switches and plug-ins. Alexa control is available. Pretty reliable in my experience. Have been using it for years. I also have some Hue bulbs which work pretty well. Also Alexa control. Both systems require hubs...
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    New Apple M1 CPU

    Dang, just noticed that my 2013 iMac won't install Big Sur. :( Hadn't planned on replacing this yet.
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    New Apple M1 CPU

    Bought a new Air earlier this year not knowing these were on the way. Won't need a replacement for a while. Possibly when the next iMac comes out I will replace my 2013 model.
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    Mesh Net or centrally located Access Point?

    If I were going to do mesh I would want to use a wired connection between the nodes. I'm not up on current models but not all support that.
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    Kindle e-reader owner's thread

    Went through a couple covers, this is my favorite: Site keeps converting my web link to a media link. Here is the product description:
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    Kindle e-reader owner's thread

    Don't recall ever seeing the Oasis on sale.
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    Kindle e-reader owner's thread

    I pre-ordered when it was announced. Amazon gave me a decent trade-in price plus an additional discount for upgrading. I think in the end I only paid about a hundred bucks. The lighting is improved and the processor is supposed to be faster. Don’t think the faster processor is really noticeable...
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    Dumb robocopy problem

    Try a space after the directory name before the closing quote. ie: "f:\My Old Directory "
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    Microsoft Chrome?

    My background is IBM mainframes and Windows servers and I too choose Mac for my home computing needs. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    OSX Mojave

    Only issue I've had is Finder no longer remembers a multiple tab layout. Hopefully that will be restored with next update.
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    Kindle e-reader owner's thread

    Possible. That is the only time it has done this. I had been out reading in the sun for over an hour. It was in the Amazon case and I noticed the metal frame around the edge was hot to touch. Shortly later got the overheating warning. Hasn't happened since but I was mostly in the shade after...
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