Flash drive fakes

Against my recommendation a relative recently bought a 32GB USB flash drive off Trade Me. It cost something like $85 when such drives are currently about $130 at wholesale rates. Read more of this post

Grep for Windows

Ever since using Ubuntu as my primary OS I’ve missed many of the command line tools when using Windows. However I just discovered Windows has it’s own version of the grep command called findstr.

I’m probably a bit behind the eight ball here but despite it’s awful name, mangled switches and  other Microsoftisms findstr seems to behave in quite a similar fashion to good old grep, enough for basic commands at least.