26 July, 2014

FIX: Nokia 930 and faulty zoom?

Man, having bought a crispy new phone from my preferred manufacturer I was all excited. That excitement lasted only for so long as I quickly learned of the troublesome pinch/zoom functionality of the screen. Hell – my old Nokia 925 was way better. This one responded instantly in contrast to the case with my brand new Nokia 930!

What is the problem? Well – who should have known that this particular phone comes with a setting that makes the screen quite unresponsive? Once you know and turn that off – your phone works the way it should work, namely instantly!

TURN OFF THE SCREEN MAGNIFIER!

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24 July, 2014

Install an assembly to GAC on Win2012

Man, things are never static!

One used to be able to just drag/drop an assembly into the assembly gac to have it installed. Say hello to Windows Server 2012 and this is no longer an option? So without having to install all sorts of development tools or other stuff – you can use PowerShell to perform this action. I can’t think of any other way of doing it actually.

1. Open a PowerShell command prompt and enter the following
(note that your lines are the $publish.GacInstall(“<full path to my assembly>”))

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2. Run this from an elevated admin PowerShell console

3. Done.

iPhone/XCode - not all cases are equal!

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