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Nikon Raises The Price Of Its Aging P900 Super-Zoom In Response To Sony’s $1,698 RX10 IV Mid-Zoom.

 by Anura Guruge


What I paid for my Nikon P900 in August 2016
— and there was a shortage of them,
hence why I had to get it from Best Buy.


$696 at B&H. Wow. Check their Website.


Cheaper at Amazon BUT still $55, ~9%, more than I paid a year ago and I didn’t get mine at a discount or at a sale.


And it is this newly announced Sony RX10 IV that is driving up the prices!


It is NOT often you see a 9% – 10% price increase on a camera introduced 2.5 years ago, ESPECIALLY when there are hot rumors that it is to be superseded by a even more powerful model, the so called Nikon P1000.

But that is exactly what has happened with the Nikon P900. True is a pretty special and unique camera and I am very fond of mine.

The price increase is as a response to Sony’s new 24-600mm, mid-zoom RX10 IV. True, that the P900, with its 24-2,000 zoom reaches out much further. So, the P900 looks quite a bargain, even at $656 against the huge $1,698 for the RX10 IV.

But, please do NOT get duped. The RX10 IV has a 1″ sensor while the Nikon P900 has a 1/2.3″ sensor. That is a HUGE difference. Plus the Nikon is pretty long in the tooth. So, just a heads up.


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CCleaner (32-Bit Windows Version) Has Been HACKED — I am Totally Disgusted With Bloody Avast!

by Anura Guruge


From Time.com. Click image to access original. Google for MORE.


The CCleaner Twitter feed. Get latest on Twitter.


This is just incredible and DISGUSTING.

Bloody Avast, if not for it totally inability to show any type of humility, should be hanging their bloody heads in SHAME.

The Avast servers were HACKED! That does NOT say much about their bloody security software AND I am a customer (and have been for too many years).

But, I am going to show my displeasure in the only bloody way that Avast understand. I am going to ditch them and stop giving them the $$$ that I have done for years.

Bloody Avast.

No, I do NOT use CCleaner. No software can clean my PC better than I! {Smile} Please do remember, I have been using computers were 49 years and made a reasonable living as a computer professional for 30-years. So, I do know a bit about computers.

I have always maintained that ‘antivirus’ software (including the likes of CCleaner) are the BIGGEST and most dangerous viruses you can have on a PC.

Kaspersky — who I never, ever trusted. Equifax and now this.

I am far from amused. IF you use CCleaner get cracking. You have been raped in your sleep.


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New Hampshire 2017 Fall Foliage: Lakes Region — September 18, 2017.

by Anura Guruge


NO post-processing whatsoever.

Click pictures to ENLARGE.

Attribution WILL be enforced.

bright red New Hampshire fall foliage


Today was my day off from running; 3-days of 3.2 miles (with 11 lbs of weights) and then a day of rest. So took the dogs for a short walk and took the Sony a7 II with me. These are the results. So in and around our house.


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Coincidentally Or Otherwise Nikki Haley Wears High-Collar Jacket That Covers Necklace/Pendant At White House.

by Anura Guruge


There has been significant interest in Nikki Haley’s necklace with
the South Carolina emblem (with the crescent moon).

Over 4,000 hits on my post, 2,796 just in September!

Click to ENLARGE and study here. WordPress stats for that post.


My original April 9, 2017 post that
got 93 hits yesterday.

Click image or link above to access original post.


Nikki Haley at the White House on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.

Both pictures by AP.


She is wearing the necklace with the pendant. You can see it on occasion.


At the UN on September 4, 2017.


She definitely appears to be very attached to that pendant. Maybe it is her lucky charm. Of course, she can wear it. It is MORE than her right.

The issue is that many folks overseas would NOT know that it relates to her State, South Carolina. Hence some degree of confusion. Yes, many know that she is of Indian descent. So they might jump to other conclusions.

Obviously people are Googling it. IF poor I got 4,000 hits other Websites must have been getting millions.

So, that is it. Just catering to demand which is what this blog is supposed to do.


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