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X1 Generations – ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5

  ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 5 – 360 View – image Lenovo   Another non-review where we examine the usual suspects.  You know the drill: From time to time  Lenovo sends me a gadget. They’re handy to have around – … Continue reading

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Fiddling with Fedora Live

I may be the only one interested in this kind of thing, but the Fedora on ThinkPads news got me looking into Fedora again… after a long hiatus… This isn’t ThinkPad specific, although my current test machines are X1 Yogas … Continue reading

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2nd Look: ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 4 & 10th Gen i7

This is a second look since NateS has posted a first-rate first look in the Lenovo forums: First Look: The 4th Generation ThinkPad X1 Yoga – Iron Gray Greatness! This laptop is a 10th-gen CPU refresh of the one Nate … Continue reading

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FOB Story II

What and Why: Who could forget the original – A FOB STORY: some notes on bootable flash drives – but it’s time for the sequel… m.2 SSDs have gotten faster (NVMe)  and less expensive, and there’s finally a usable m.2 NMVe … Continue reading

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Kanji Quiz – 漢字クイズ

For quite some time now I’ve used and enjoyed Philip Brown’s JDrill.  It’s a nifty Java program that lets me practice/learn/remember Japanese Kanji characters.  I keep a shortcut to it on all my monitors. There’s a rather obnoxious euphemism: “as … Continue reading

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