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Archive for the 'Computing' Category

iPad, Airport Express, Apple TV – Airplay is great! The future is now!

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

Quite some time ago, I purchased an Airport Express. I have been impressed with the simplicity and powerful airport express ever since. Whether you are traveling, and want WiFi in your room, or you are at home and need to integrate your home theatre with your MP3 music collection, the Airport Express is a wonderful [...]

DTT2500 Repaired!

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

A while back, I posted about the problems I was having with my DTT2500 Digital Speakers, more specifically, the receiver. Explicitly, the issue I was having was the master volume knob was dieing, shorting out when used. After much research for repair and replacement, I lucked upon a conversation with the electrical expert at my [...]

Google Command Line Tool

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Just what I didn’t realize I needed…. until today. Google releases the Google Command Line, GoogleCL. Download it here Currently support the following Google services: * Blogger $ google blogger post –title “foo” “command line posting” * Calendar $ google calendar add “Lunch with Jim at noon tomorrow” * Contacts $ google contacts list name,email [...]

Google Chome Extensions… coming soon

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

It ought not be of suprise to any of you, but it’s now as good as official, Google Chrome will allow Extensions. This is good news for those looking to switch from Firefox to Chrome full-time.  I know I have already switched.  Looking forward to the day I get my Delicious integrated into my browser [...]

iPod + iRemote + Airtunes Express – the ultimate wireless home stereo

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

Looking for a wireless home music system, look no further than Apple. No, I’m not an Apple zealot, but by the time you’re done reading this post, you’ll sure think I am. Some History Quite a while back we were looking for a system where we could sync our MP3 Music collection and stream it [...]

Can Delicious please implement OpenID

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Time and time again (about every 2 weeks for the 3 workstations I use regularily), I get a prompt to login to delicious. It seems each time I manage to enter in the wrong password.  As with many of you, I’ve got quite the collection of accounts floating around the web, and this amounts to [...]

Change your Google Search results

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Google has gone and added ‘promote’ and ‘remove’ buttons from your standard search results. At this moment, it’s only affecting results as they appear to you, and it goes and records your actions in the SearchWiki. This is big. Talk about crowdsourcing!