* Be sure to check out my latest article: Bad Tweak – Optimize USB Storage
Got Windows? You got updates.
This may or may not be the last update before the May 2018 feature update.
1809 – April 9, 2019—KB4493509 (OS Build 17763.437)
1803 – April 9, 2019—KB4493464 (OS Build 17134.706)
1709 – April 9, 2019—KB4493441 (OS Build 16299.1087)
Reminder: Windows 10, version 1709, will reach end of service on April 9, 2019 for devices running Windows 10 Home, Pro, Pro for Workstation, and IoT Core editions.
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Stuff I bookmarked recently. Some off topic, some not:
Microsoft says FCC data on improved broadband coverage is misleading
It’s a well-known fact that large swathes of the US remain without broadband connectivity — indeed, some $22 billion has been poured into closing this gap over the past five years. However, exactly how many Americans are going without is up for debate. As a new blog post by Microsoft explains, “official” data from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) can’t be trusted.
No?! Government data can’t be trusted? Surely you jest?
Stone sells its Berlin brewery to Scotland’s BrewDog
Greg Koch, the Stone co-founder who had advocated the Berlin experiment, noted slower-than-expected sales and German contractors who were unable to quickly respond to “unexpected challenges.”
He flat out said it was the Germans fault. SMH. Check out the comments…
Do Real Men Wear Scrunchies?
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As more guys jump on the long hair trend, they’re also embracing a wider range of hair accessories, like the pink Fendi hair tie worn by Aquaman Jason Momoa
I’m gonna shut my yap on this one. That huge Hawaian dude might kick my ass…