Monday, July 13, 2020

Tech Articles

Voice call hangups after 4 minutes on Tmobile MDA/HTC Wizard

I figured that I would post this little bit of mobile phone tweaking for any users who may be searching for a solution to the following issue. Ever since I upgraded my Tmobile MDA to the "latest and greatest"...

Evaluating two Open Source Apps: Vanilla Forum & CraftySyntax

First one that I was looking at was Vanilla forums by Lussumo. What I was looking for was a forum that was different from all of the others out there. A looong time ago, I played with SnitzForums and...

A happy ending to the Apple Support Vicious Circle

Well, I didn't think it would happen...but it did. Finally, I was able to talk to someone live...after being on hold for 35 minutes. This time, when I went through the SAME status line, there was an option to...

Stuck in a vicious Apple support circle

Ok, I just have to vent for a bit here...but first I want to say that I have always loved Macs and Apple computer...I endorse them, support them, fix them and use them. I'm encouraged with their recent decisions,...

Cookie Monster killed my Safari

Over the past few days, I had been having issues with Safari simply crashing every time that I launched it. No matter what I did (Disk Repair, Repair Permissions, etc.), I was unable to correct. I had to resort...

Fun with OpenSource

Some interesting opensource items that I have been playing with: JitterBit Integration Server - pretty nice stand alone integration server with various types of hooks activeCollab - a flat out opensource "attack" at BaseCamp SugarCRM - an extremely solid implementation of a...

Anti-Spyware Tools (recommended)

There are two anti-spyware tools that are free that I recommend all Windows users install: Spybot Search & Destroy SpywareBlaster Both of these tools are free, however, you need to be diligent in terms of updating their "definitions" regularly (part of the...

Bringing life to an old laptop

More fun in techdom. My wife's laptop hard drive was filling up...becoming more fragmented...and therefore, slowing down. I decided to give it the gift of a new life. I purchased a 100gig hard drive with a 16mb cache. Installing...

The blame game

Macs rule! Simple, elegant and the stuff just works. Prime example: new digital camera. After our old digital camera died and we purchased a new one, we, of course, wanted to see how well it worked. The test: take...

Sidekickin’

So, my cellphone, the Sidekick has a new life! This is first, a great gadget! Cell phone, web browsing, instant messenger, camera, PIM...even has games. Well, there has been a lot of anticipation of an upgrade to the OS...

Printing Fixed

...how something that has been documented for many years can continue to crop up...

Fun!

...so much tech...
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