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XBOX360 Gamertag

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For some time now I have been wanting to put a little icon on this blog which displays my XBOX gamertag and recent games I have played. I have seen this done various other blogs and have since found a way. http://www.mygamercard.net/ is one of the better web generators I found when searching for this. They have a good selection of styles and sizes. If you are into XBOX 360 like me, I highly recommend doing this and putting into your signature or your own blog. Here are some examples I have put together:

Updated the "What I Use" Page

Alot of things have changed as far as tech goes, so I have updated my "What I Use" page. Visit here: http://danielbstechblog.blogspot.com/p/about-me.html

My attempt to say goodbye to Apple and iTunes

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About a week ago, I began to make my Android the centre for all my music and podcasts. But I have since come to learn why Apple has such a hold on the music and portable device industry. Since I bought my Galaxy S, I have been using my iPhone as, more or less, a iPod Touch. I had it paired with my Bluetooth Stereo in the car and use it to play my music and podcasts while I am on the road for work but last week I wanted to finally finish my transition to the Galaxy and sync my music to it. Here is what I attempted. My first attempt, I downloaded and installed good ol’ Winamp. I used to use Winamp quite a while ago and remember that it supported device sync and podcasts so i thought I would give it ago first. What I soon discovered is that every time I connected the device, it would duplicate the same playlist unnecessarily. Also, Winamp would copy the podcasts in amongst the rest of my music. So when I went to play music on my phone and hit the shuffle button, I would get a random po

Show 'Initial Configuration Tasks' after ticking not to show again

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In Windows Server 2008, when you first boot the server after installing the operating system and log in, you will be presented with the standard list of configuration tasks that Microsoft recommend you complete to get your server up and running quickly. At the bottom of this window there is a tick box that you ca enable to not display this window when you log in. However how do you bring this window back? Go to: Start > then search for OOBE.EXE and click on the result.

Conroy still trying for the filter

So now the election has come an gone, and the australian people have at the very least a result Senitor Conroy is now back trying to get his filter online. Reports today state that Conroy is back trying to implement the compulsory internet filter which would block Restricted Classification websites by ISPs. This is surprising seeing as though this is one of the very policies that hurt Labor in the election. Experts claim that Conroy will have a hard time convincing both houses of government to sign off on the legislation especially the independants.