Update (): EdgeDeflector does not work in Windows 11 build 22494 and newer! Microsoft made changes to Windows to block it. It still works in older Windows versions.
Update (): If you keep experiencing the same issue over and over again, you may want to switch to backing up to a network share instead of a disk or partition. You can use your existing disk or partition as a “local network share”, and Windows will stop complaining about this issue.
Update (): An earlier versiom of this article published the wrong figure for the load event timings. (The figure wasn’t corrected for network overhead.) The mistake has been corrected.
Update (): Cloudflare has finally begun using the all the collected performance data in its Web Analytics dashboard. It has focused on translating the raw measurements into the Google Core Web Vitals. You can learn more about it in the announcement blog post.
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Update (): The Helium app is no longer available on the Google Play Store.
Update (): Firefox hit some snags along the way and delayed its AVIF support. AVIF support is set to be enabled by default in Firefox 92 (due for release in early September 2021), according to Phoronix.
Update (): Firefox is again experimenting with increasing its default root margin. The current beta builds use a new default of 800 px.
Update (): Removed Givero from the search provider list as it has ceased operation.
Update (): I’ve not used the FreeStyle Reader for the last year. I don’t miss it and I get by fine using just the LibreLink app on my Android smartphone.
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Update (): Lead-developer Mo Bitar says the dataloss issue has been fixed in recent versions of Standard Notes. He says the underlying issue was caused by a timing issue (“race-condition”) during data synchronization. I’ve not confirmed the fix; as this issue lead me to switch to Joplin. Though, now might be …