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WordPress 2.8 is out

Monday, July 6, 2009

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Time again to upgrade your WordPress blog. Version 2.8 is AOK.  Just remember to deactivate your plugins, do the auto upgrade, and if you have “fatal error” issues re-activating your plugins, try them one at a time.  Good luck!

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Solution to MacBook Pro that won’t wake from sleep

Sunday, March 1, 2009

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We have found so many forums with owners of MacBook Pros ( MBP ) suffering from the following issue: 1. The MacBook Pro goes to sleep either by closing the lid or just by virtue of time. 2. Upon trying to wake the MacBook Pro, you get a black screen with or without the spinning […]

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Humor: Windows Vista

Sunday, February 1, 2009

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Humor: Workaholic

Sunday, February 1, 2009

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Solution: iTunes 8 error -3256

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

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We were getting this iTunes 8 error: An error occured while connecting to the remote speaker “XYZ”. An unknown error occured (-3256). We use a 3G iPhone running the app “Remote” to connect to iTunes and control the music. But we couldn’t connect to our Airport Express speakers over the wireless network. The solution? Open […]

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Mac epiphany

Saturday, December 13, 2008

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Perhaps I should categorize this post under “Things that make you go hmmmm”. My wife has always been a PC person. She is an Assistant Principal, and is close to a power user with Outlook, Internet Explorer, Excel, Word, all the usual suspects. She has always preferred the PC and has used my Macs with […]

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WordPress 2.7 is out

Friday, December 12, 2008

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Time to do it: backup your Wodpress database, deactivate all of your plugins, ftp the new WP files (make sure to keep your themes, plugins, and config file), update the database, and you are done. WordPress 2.7 is awesome. It has a slick new admin interface, it is easier to find settings and features, and […]

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