APPLE TV AND ITUNES DESPERATELY NEED UPDATES

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It seems that the Apple TV 4K is having problems recognizing iTunes hosted on a PC with a media library. Streaming apps seem to work but playing content from iTunes is not working. Even rebooting the Apple TV 4K unit has not been successful. Apple has also not update iTunes for years suggesting they are …

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SEAGATE ST4000BM004 PROBLEMS

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The studio has two Seagate ST4000DM004 hard disks. Both of the disks are drive managed shingled models. Both of the disks have been wiped and reformatted several times over. The disks were bought about 6 month from one another. The average selling price for 4TB disks is rather low. Following the pair of 4TB disks …

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NVIDIA REJIGS AMPERE

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NVIDIA is rejigging the RTX 3060 and other models to make them poor performers with digital coins. The reason for the changes is to put video cards into the hands of gamers instead of digital coin miners. After the driver in a recent insider build of windows got unto the hands of coin miners the …

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MSI AND GIGABYTE WARRANTY SLASHED

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Several sites are reporting that warranty for video cards from MSI are being slashed to 6 months and Gigabyte cards are now 90 days in Russia. Russia has several larger scale digital coin mining operations. Evidently the 24/7 use of modern cards is leading to a rapid demise of video cards which is a horror …

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LTO-9 EXPECTED SEPTEMBER AT THE EARLIEST

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Quantum has been stuck with preorder on their website for god knows how long now. IBM is still flogging LTO-8. Not a peep from HPE. This suggest LTO-9 drives and media will not be available probably into September or even later. Some vendors are claiming a 4-6 week order delay but that has not changed …

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CHROME UPDATES GALORE

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It seems that Google has been busy fixing Chrome as again today yet another update. Recently reports of more JavaScript abuses hammering memory come as no surprise. All DDR5 has ECC so hammering will be pointless. ECC was differentiated by Intel which lead to consumers being more vulnerable. AMD does support ECC RAM but it …

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1000BASE-T ETHERNET OBSOLETE

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With the new 802.11ax and the large bandwidth channels, the need for faster Ethernet to handle the wireless speeds. The available 6 GHz bands which more 80 MHz and 160 Mhz channels. The latest Intel AX210 2T2R wireless adapters now can reach 2974 Mhz which is far faster than standard 802.3ab 1000BASE-T Ethernet. The problem …

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466.11 WHQL

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466.11 is available for Windows 10×64. Mortal Shell RTX update FIXES AND UPDATES [Vulkan][X4: Foundations 4.00/X4: Cradle of Humanity] The game may crash on GeForce RTX 30 Series FESTERING ISSUES [World of Warcraft: Shadowlands]: Random flicker may occur in certain locations in the game [3206341][Batman Arkham Knight]: The game crashes when turbulence smoke is enabled. …

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WINDOWS 10 KB5001330

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KB5001330 applies to Windows 10 version 2004 and Windows 10 version 20H2, Windows Server 2004 and Windows Server 20H2. Addresses an issue in which a principal in a trusted MIT realm fails to obtain a Kerberos service ticket from Active Directory domain controllers (DC). This occurs on devices that installed Windows Updates that contain CVE-2020-17049 protections …

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MICROSOFT BUYS NUANCE

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Microsoft is buying out Nuance which is an AI and speech recognition company. Including net debt, the all-cash transaction is valued at $19.7 billion. The deal comes as both companies, which partnered in 2019 to automate clinical administrative work such as documentation, gain from a boom in telehealth services with medical consultations shifting online due …

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