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  • A Look At OneNote (UWP) For Windows 10

    OneNote 2016 end of life Some time ago Microsoft announced that they are sunsetting the desktop version of OneNote (OneNote 2016). Normal Support is to end on October 2020 and extended support on October 2025. From my understanding of extended support, it is only accessible for Enterprise companies with a lot of money. Not normal people. For reference here is a…

  • Why I Still Use OneNote and Why It is Awesome

    I have written a lot about my note taking adventures on this blog. I have tried just about every note taking application known to men… known to me at least. My Problem With Plain Text While I have been drawn to the plain text-based applications because I like the idea of the simplicity. In reality that only works for me…

  • What I Use: Podget A Simple Podcast Aggregator

    After moving outside the city zone a couple of years ago, we no longer have access to a Fiber internet connection. So, instead of the 100/100 Megabit connection we had before we moved we are left with an awfully slow DSL broadband connection with the depressing speed of 10/1 Megabit. Before we moved I did not bother to download podcasts.…

  • What I Use: New Series Introduction

    I am starting a new series on this blog called, you guessed it, “What I use”. The intent of this series is to show how and why I use certain things. I say things because this series will not be restricted to tech and will include solutions and products in many categories. I rarely use anything by chance or anything…

  • Drobo update: 6 month after

    It has been about six months with the Drobo’s and here is my Drobo update as I promised in my blog post I Replaced My FreeNAS Server With A Drobo where I also explain why I came to use Drobo. While the Drobo’s I have is an older model (Drobo-FS) most of the information in this post should apply to newer models as well.…

  • I Replaced My FreeNAS Server With A Drobo

    I build my FreeNAS Server in 2008 with an Intel D945GCLF2 Atom 330 Dual-Core motherboard and CPU and six 1TB WD green drives. This server has been running 24/7 since then without an issue. 7 years has passed and the server has just about run out of space. For a long time, I have been exploring many possible ways to…

  • Convert Docx To Markdown With Pandoc

    I prefer to use Microsoft Word for most of my writing. I prefer Word because its spell and grammar checker is superior to every other word processor or text editor I have tried. In addition, word has text to speech build in. I use text to speech to have my text spoken to me in order to catch errors and…

  • The Static Site Generator Pelican VS WordPress

    For a while now, I have been using the static site generator (Pelican) for my website/blog. There are pros and cons to both platforms and I have had a lot of trouble deciding which to use going forward. One day I want to use Pelican and the next I want to use WordPress. In the end I had to compile…

  • Note Taking Workflow Update

    Back in august I wrote this post where I explained why I moved back to OneNote after trying to move my note taking to plain text with markdown syntax. Well it did not happen. For me to go back to OneNote was simply not possible and here is why. In the time, I have used markdown I started to explore…