Say Good bye to the Wheel chair (and it’s about time)

Mar 21st, 2012 | By

After 100+ years of basically using the exact same platform paraplegics have a new mobility platform that looks to tranform their lives for the better.  It comes to us from a company called AMS Mekatronic out of Turkey and the device is called The TEK RMD.  Tek Robotic Mobilization Device has been developed by AMS
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Static discharge through earbuds into laptop = No sound

Feb 5th, 2012 | By

Well this was a fun little problem that happened to me today.. Wearing track pants on shag carpenting means a lot of static apparently and at one point I felt a sudden jolt of electricity in my ear and then my sound card died.. Everything else was working fine, my system was playing sound according
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Corsair Gaming Headset HS1 – Complete Garbage

Jan 9th, 2012 | By

I got this headset the other month as there was a crazy deal on it that I cuoldnt’ turn down and immediately I regretted spending any amount of money on these pieces of garbage.  The sound quality on these is easily the worst I have heard in my life on a USB headset and some
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Getting views_slideshow_galleria to work with Drupal

Nov 21st, 2011 | By

Wow, this was a 4 hour joyride today.  I wanted to setup galleria today, which is this awesome slideshow/gallery script that has a drupal module.  I got views slideshow working in a matter of minutes but as soon as I installed galleria and changed my slideshow type to that it dissapeared off the main page..
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Lessons learned about speeding up WordPress and an apache webserver in general

Nov 8th, 2011 | By

Alright so I’ve been struggling with this for quite some time.  I run 60-70 wordpress blogs that make up a large network of travel websites providing information on news, restaurants, hotels, events and job postings for every major city in north america.  Chances are if you’ve searched one of those things for a particular city
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Is your wordpress home page displaying a 404 error all of a sudden?

Nov 7th, 2011 | By

Just went through troubleshooting this for a friends site and thought I’d post teh fixes..There are two main possibilities here: You have no posts(ie: you even deleted the default post wordpress comes with In the ‘Reading Settings’ you’ve changed the front page from ‘display latest posts’ to ‘A Static Page (select below) The key with
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Samsung c6500 Not connecting wirelessly with WPA

Nov 3rd, 2011 | By

So I turned on the encryption here as it was off as that’s no good, I went into the blueray player and set the new encryption key and guess what happened next, NOTHING!  As per usual I got to spend an exorbitant amount of time fixing a problem that shouldn’t exist in the first place.  So first
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Upgraded Timthumbs not displaying images: Could not find the internal image you specified.

Oct 31st, 2011 | By

Alright, this was a 2 hour ride of fun and joy at 4 in the morning that I would have rather not gone through but hopefully I can offer a little help to those( and I know there are plenty out there) underground the same hell. So as you know timthumb had an awesome exploit
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LAN gaming between an XP box and a Windows 7 Box

Jul 31st, 2011 | By

Let me save you the hours of googline and hacking that I did by telling you up front that it just don’t work.  Well at least not for Age of Mythology which is what we were trying to play..  Windows 7 machines were able to see each other just fine but the XP box was
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Brand spanking new preview of Windows 8

Jul 20th, 2011 | By

Windows 8 is being touted as a serious game changer and for Microsoft this definitely looks to be true.  For Microsoft.  this isn’t a game changer in terms of UI innovation it just seems to be an attempt to catch up to Steve Jobs and the innovations Apple’s made in UI, which no doubt was
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