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Kevin Hakanson is an application architect for Thomson Reuters where he is focused on highly scalable web applications, especially the JavaScript and security aspects. His background includes both .NET and Java, but he is most nostalgic about Lotus Notes. He has been developing professionally since 1994 and holds a Master’s degree in Software Engineering. When not staring at a computer screen, he is probably staring at another screen, either watching TV or playing video games with his family.


Jan
21
comment Can Windows Hibernate be disabled inside a virtual machine?
updated to make question clear - thanks @spuder
Dec
30
comment Wireless router (or AP) with hardware on/off switch for WLAN
Also found a WiFi Toggle for OpenWrt - wiki.openwrt.org/doc/howto/wifitoggle
Dec
4
comment Wireless router (or AP) with hardware on/off switch for WLAN
FYI, you link is a copy of the same locked superuser question I referred to in my question.
Nov
9
comment Time Machine Backup stalls out writing to WD external USB drive
It was GUID before (I have 10.6) before, but I wiped it and tried again.
Nov
9
comment Time Machine Backup stalls out writing to WD external USB drive
Did another reformat and it stalled. Time to finally get a new external HD.
Nov
8
comment Time Machine Backup stalls out writing to WD external USB drive
I'll give this a try
Sep
7
comment Time Machine Backup stalls out writing to WD external USB drive
my archived logs had a .bz2 extension, so I tried this with bunzip2. Didn't see anything of note.
Sep
5
comment Time Machine Backup stalls out writing to WD external USB drive
I'm not putting it to sleep, but thought something was going to sleep. I checked both the console (no messages) and the sleep-when-idle settings (already unchecked).
Jul
11
comment Using keyboard attached to PC or Mac as Bluetooth keyboard for iPad?
Good comment, it's more about the space and the ability than the cost.
Jun
29
comment Using keyboard attached to PC or Mac as Bluetooth keyboard for iPad?
I updated my question to clarify, I want to use the keyboard though the computer, and not directly with the iPad (it's not Bluetooth).
Dec
6
comment External hard drive no longer recognized as NTFS
I ended up just reformatting the drive, since it was a only a backup.
Sep
2
comment How can I determine the connection speed for an esata hard drive under Vista 64?
Good point on the drive speed being the limiting factor, I feel a bit silly now for forgetting about that.
Jul
27
comment Is there anyone using hardware encrypted HDD on their laptops?
Seagate PDF about this not being true for their new drive - seagate.com/docs/pdf/whitepaper/HDpasswrd_TP580-1-0710US.pdf
Jul
27
comment Laptop docking station for home use with ThinkPad W500?
Probably good general advice, but I can't wait until October with how slow my laptop is now. Also, I feel confident in the ThinkPad W500 supporting Windows 7.