I have a large collection of FLAC losslessly encoded music (CD and Hi-Res) on my home server, this is great when listening at home, but I want to listen on my phone offline and when traveling, I use Foobar2000 for this purpose. I have a 256GB MicroSD card in my phone, so I looked at … Continue reading FLAC to OPUS – Convert a folder of FLAC Lossless music to OPUS compressed versions and keep them in sync.
** This is now fixed, see https://rewster.uk/2019/07/10/upload-problem-with-backblaze-on-64-bit-computer-intel-apollo-lake-finally-fixed-after-18-months/ ** There is an update to the BackBlaze Workaround article, with updated executable instead of the batch script: Upload problem with Backblaze on 64 bit computer (Intel Apollo Lake?) (possible workaround). BackblazeWorkaround.exe Changelog: 1.4 Fix for closing the service, and resolved issue when copying the bztransmit files. Double … Continue reading Backblaze Workaround Update – BackblazeWorkaround.exe and scheduled check
The links to zip and exe files are now hosted at BackBlaze B2, all my own files are digitally signed. Where possible the links are now to the exe files rather than the exe in a zip file. Some files in zips can give a security error with Google Chrome as it takes a while … Continue reading Download links now at hosted @ BackBlaze B2
I set up a Guest/Private Area on my new Nokia 7.1, as I use the Microsoft Launcher by default, this would allow me to look at the Pure Google theme of Android One on the Guest account. After doing this my Google Pay did not work when went to the store (Embarrassing). After checking on … Continue reading TIP: Android Guest/Private Area and Google Pay
Update to Links to .Zip files are down WordPress does not specify files that can be uploaded in a ZIP file container, see Wordpress Accepted Filetypes, just that you can upload these types if you pay money for a subscription. I chatted to WordPress about the issue eventually saying EXE files are not allowed in ZIPs. It … Continue reading Problems with WordPress, download links to .zips now moved to OneDrive
The Oculus Go is a great standalone VR experience for £200/$200, no messing around with putting your phone in Google Cardboard and or connecting a VR unit to an expensive computer required, just put it on download apps and it's good to go. Sadly, I have had a few issues with mine which I would … Continue reading Oculus Go – Quality Control Issues? Dead Pixels on 4 Units.
After one of my computers updated to 1809 (Oct 2018) the Windows 10 edition was changed from Professional to Enterprise, this left the computers license unactivated. To fix this issue click the 'Change Product Key' and paste the following Microsoft Generic/Dummy Windows 10 Professional key: VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T This will switch the edition back to Professional and … Continue reading Windows 10 1809 (October 2018) Update – Switches edition from Pro to Enterprise