Technical

New Computer!

September 23, 2013
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I just built my latest new computer! Actually I built it about a week and a half ago but I’m just sharing the info now So far it’s working great. In short it is an i5 with 32gb ram, SSD and GTX 760. The full list of parts is below along with a link to […]

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iPad 2 Not Showing in iTunes After 11.02.26 update

March 21, 2013
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I just had one hell of a time trying to figure out why my iPad2 stopped showing up in iTunes after upgrading iTunes to the latest version (11.02.26).  I tried updating the iPad software and rebooting both the computer and the iPad. I tried uninstalling iTunes and rebooting both the computer and iPad. I tried […]

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Orphaned Greater Than > at the Top of WordPress Site

February 10, 2013
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I was having some issues today with another WordPress website that I run.  Here is a list of a few of the problems I was having: There was a “>” sign at the very top of my site. Intermittent DNS connectivity issues. Code missing from the <head> section of the website. Site down and trying […]

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Delete ‘Other’ Files on Your iPad

January 3, 2013
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Recently, I was running into an issue with my iPad where a lot of space was being taken up by files categorized as ‘Other’ in iTunes. On a 16GB iPad I would often find that up to 8GB of space was used up in this ‘Other’ category. Which was ridiculous. I ran across several possible […]

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iPad Speakers and Stand

December 19, 2012
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If  you are planning to do a video presentation on your iPad or just want a better user experience, there are two add-ons that will help: a Bluetooth Speaker and an iPad Stand. I’ve picked out these two products because of the good reviews and because they should not interfere with each other. Some of […]

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Download Videos to Your iPad Without Using iTunes

November 30, 2012
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Adding videos to your iPad without using iTunes is relatively easy. All you should need is a Shark 5 in 1 Card Reader and a USB drive or memory card. Follow the instructions below: Buy the Shark 5 in 1 Card Reader designed to work with the iPad, iPad 2 and iPad 3. Buy one […]

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Fatal error: Call to undefined method WP_Error::get_items()

October 31, 2012
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I’ve been running into this issue on one of my pages for a while now and I wasn’t sure how to fix it. Thanks to danazz09 I have the solution.   The Problem The short story is, I’m reading an rss feed from Yahoo Pipes, trimming the contents and displaying it on a WordPress page […]

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Dueling Sharebar and Commentluv Plugins

October 30, 2012
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Sharebar vs Commentluv – Round 1! So. Installing and activating two plugins should be pretty quick and easy. Download, activate, adjust settings and done! Well not in Jhet Bhlak‘s world. (please excuse the forthcoming Mortal Combat references) I download and activate the Sharebar plugin and set up the individual share buttons. Looks great! So next […]

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Add Line Breaks To Author Description In WordPress Themes

October 24, 2012
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First, let me say I made this much harder on myself than it should have been. There was much kicking, screaming, gnashing of teeth and biting of ass on my part over something pretty simple. I wanted to add line breaks in author bio’s / descriptions in a WordPress blog I run. What Didn’t Work […]

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Sharebar Not Updating Buttons – Fix

May 2, 2012
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The Problem I ran into a problem with the Sharebar plugin today that was really annoying. Every time I tried to enter the Big Button code or Small Button code for the Facebook icon, it would remove all the text when I clicked the update button. After trying several different sets of code and hitting […]

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Stop Text Spammers Using The FCC

April 11, 2012
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Monday morning I received a text spam at 2:20 AM. Getting text spam in general is highly annoying but getting text spam at two in the morning takes it to a whole new level. I have a hard enough time getting sleep and being woke up by a stupid spam text message in the middle […]

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