Category Archives : Tech

Social Media has indeed become very ubiquitous.  So much so, that many users don’t even think of it as a “thing.”  These days, it is natural to see people checking e-mail, logging into Facebook, chatting with friends via IM, sending out short messages on Twitter, and checking in on Foursquare… […]

Social Vote @foursquare @twitter

I’ve been having trouble with my Mac Book Pro lately.  Namely, the dreaded SBBoD. I’ve tried deleting files to make space.  I’ve tried using Onyx to delete logs and other junk.  I’ve tried using Disk Utility to repair permissions and check the S.M.A.R.T. status of my hard drive.  I’ve tried […]


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So the GPS on your G1 doesn’t seem to be working.  Here’s what I did to fix mine: Go to Settings -> Security & Location and make sure that Enable GPS satellites is checked.  You can also check “Use wireless networks,” but I find that to be less than accurate. […]


So, I installed WordPress 3.0 and switched over to their new default template.  So far, so awesome. The new functionality, the surface of which I’ve only barely scratched, is great. I only noticed one bug: using the Digg Digg plugin (which I love) causes chunks of jQuery code to display […]

WordPress 3.0

@BarackObama – Barack Obama Claim to fame: TechPhony Followers: 2,795,004 Sample Tweets: Irrelevant. He’s never used Twitter, despite duping millions into believing that he actually was using it. @PerezHilton – Perez Hilton (aka Mario Armando Lavandeira) Claim to fame: Drawing jizz on pictures of actual famous people / Celebutard Followers: […]

Top 5 Most Annoying People on Twitter

Lighting: The light source goes in front of you, but behind the camera. Not behind you. Not in front of you and also in front of the camera. Put the damned light in front of you and behind the camera. Overhead lighting will work in a pinch, but only if […]

How to @YouTube

If you’ve recently purchased a new iPod and have transferred files from your old iPod to the new one, only to find that your podcasts are now “missing,” I may have good news for you. The same happened to me this morning, but I found that they were all still […]

Missing Podcasts on iPod

It’s (almost) that time again! Hammer Time?  No.  (Well, yes, but it’s always Hammer Time.)  It’s (again, almost) time for the coolest (un)conference this side of the… uh… Rio Salado! I’ve been to both previous PodCamps, and have had a great deal of fun and learned a lot each time.  […]