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Optimizing external (USB) hard drives for performance on WinXP

23 January 2015

I just found a really cool option on Windows XP for USB disks.  It seems that, if you go to the device manager and check the properties on an external (USB) hard drive, there is an option to optimize the drive for performance.  This means that windows will cache some data on the other drives to make the access faster. The downside is that you *always* should remove the drive using the proper "safely remove hardware" icon on the system tray.  But since I always did it anyways, it's a waste not ma...

My new TomTom One v5

23 January 2015

With traffic information :D

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Android development

23 January 2015

Being the android emulator slow as it is, I decided to give it a try running it from the command line. This is just a mental guide, so bear with me. The first thing we should do is adding the android SDK tools folder to our path, so we can run the required commands from anywhere. On my Ubuntu I added the following to my ~/.bashrc file:

export PATH=$PATH:/home/{user}/development/android/sdk/android-sdk-linux_x86-1.0_r1/tools

Next, we can query the emulators running by issuing the following co...

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