Review Part 2: The kdLinks DX2 Dash Cam
After several weeks of testing this dash cam, I have come to the conclusion that the KDLinks DX2 is a worthy successor to the KDLinks X1, but doesn’t replace it. … Continue reading
Review Part 1: The kdLinks DX2 Dash Cam
The full nomenclature: KDLINKS DX2 Full-HD 1080P Front + 720P Rear 290° Super Wide Angle Car Dash Cam with G-Sensor & WDR Superior Night Mode, 1 Year Dashcam Warranty. A … Continue reading
WordPress: From server to MAMP subdirectory – Part 2 of 2
Now that you’ve compressed your whole website from your server, downloaded it – and downloaded the MySQL database and installed it in MAMP using PhpMyAdmin, we turn now to configuring … Continue reading
WordPress: From server to MAMP subdirectory – Part 1 of 2
So, I wanted to backup my web site to my MAMP on my iMac. But not just put it on my iMac – I wanted it to work, and to … Continue reading
2014 in review
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was … Continue reading
Protected: Easy way to make a static page for Drupal 7
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
Find that elusive Drupal node ID number
Don’t get battered by search engines, where they want you to write some php coding just to find out the Node ID of a Drupal post. Go to the “admin/Content … Continue reading
Insert a watermark or Copyright symbol in iMovie 10 and 11
There are a lot of posts about putting in copyright symbols and watermarks and logos in iMovie’s previous iterations, but finding anything about iMovie 10.0.3 or iMovie 11 about doing … Continue reading
NameCheap finally admits Heartbleed vulnerability – kind of
In one of the oddest letters to its users I have seen, the NameCheap hosting company finally – on April 11 – sent out an e-mail blast to its users … Continue reading
Free DNS company ends free; preaches pay now
Dyn, the web hosting and DNS company, has sent a letter to its free DNS account holders to tell them that the company will no longer provide DNS service for … Continue reading
Redirect your WordPress RSS feed elsewhere
Ever want to redirect your WordPress blog’s RSS feed to somewhere else – such as FeedBurner? Go to your site’s root folder to “wp-content > themes > The theme you’re … Continue reading
Add a stroke path to text in Gimp 2.8
A lot of people have a lot of ideas about adding a stroke path to text in Gimp, which is the open-source, and free, answer to PhotoShop’s bloated and overpriced … Continue reading
NuWave Oven Pro: Not-so-wise ‘cracks’
OK, so the NuWave Oven Pro has been around for about 15 years. And 15 years later, the plastic dome still cracks. A replacement dome will cost $49, plus shipping … Continue reading
Google open sources JPEG assassin
Google has open sourced a new “lossy” image format known as WebP — pronounced “weppy” — claiming it can cut the size of current web images by almost 40 percent.
Free (oops! now it’s for-profit) online newspaper, magazine progam
One Drupal spinoff was created specifically for those who want a newspaper or magazine web site, but who want it free
Managing multiple RSS news feeds in one package
A new community has surfaced that marries more than 30 Open Source projects with the also-free Drupal Content Mangagement system.
Forum topics don’t show in Drupal
Many people have complained that, with recent updates to Drupal 5, forum topics don’t show anymore. If you’re having trouble in Drupal 6, this solution should work, too. Fortunately, the … Continue reading
Fix WordPress ‘Press This’ 404 error
Are you getting a 404 page error when you try to use the WordPress “Press This” bookmarklet? There’s an easy fix. The problem is that the URI encoding is getting … Continue reading
Use SimplePie as a standalone without a module in Drupal 5/6
You can now use SimplePie in Drupal without a module. Here’s how.
Protect AWSTATS from prying eyes on Mac OS 10.5 Leopard
One of the more irritaing things you see when you look at your AWSTATS totals each day is seeing how many other people are also looking at your stats.
New Zealand Man makes money off dead children
A New Zealand man has been jailed for 14 months for assuming the identities of dead children to get college loans, and then taking that money and living it up … Continue reading
The US defence department has banned the giant internet search engine Google from filming inside and making detailed studies of US military bases. Close-up, ground-level imagery of US military sites … Continue reading
LiveJournal, Six Apart divorce
Three years after it bought LiveJournal, Six Apart has sold LiveJournal to a Russian company. According to the Associated Press and the BBC, the Russian Company SUP hopes to make … Continue reading
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