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Backing up

25. October 2015

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There is simply nothing worse than realizing your hard drive just crapped out. Pictures, music, documents… Everything. Gone. What the hell are you going to do? Have you felt that feeling? It sucks. If you’ve never experienced that feeling, then the law of averages says you’re due for it. Sorry to jinx you, but face […]

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Lazy Security?

24. February 2012

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I recently had a scare when a neighbor was burglarized. Why he picked his house and not mine was more a case of increased odds in my favor (in my opinion), as opposed to simply dumb luck. Over the years, I have taken certain steps to better secure my home and give me a better “security […]

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Whole House Audio – Now on Android!

6. November 2011

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You may have read my previous post on my whole house audio system. I have been very happy with it over the years, but lately, the ability to EASILY choose which music I wanted to listen to AND be able to listen to it anywhere I want has been a struggling cause. My system has been […]

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What was that on the radio?

11. October 2011

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For those of you that struggle from time to time like I do, trying to figure out the band or singer on the radio, you need to have SoundHound installed on your Android Phone (I believe there are iPhone versions as well). I used to use Shazam to identify bands (I was in the beta […]

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Backing up and transferring your SMS messages

9. October 2011

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So I learned a week ago that dropping your HTC Evo on the pavement from about three feet will undoubtedly result in a cracked screen. Fortunately, I have insurance on the phone and within 24 hours a new one was waiting for me on my doorstep. I was also lucky in the sense that the […]

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AT&T Wireless is the worst. Can they be labeled the Anti-Lazy or labor intensive device carrier?

13. June 2011

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I have an HTC Aria phone on AT&T. It’s a good little device. Its running Android 2.2 which I downloaded from HTC, it originally came with Android 2.1. I have some complaints about the crap-ware and bloat-ware that AT&T puts on the device but overall I like it, AT&T made an attempt to make the […]

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Progress, progress…

7. March 2011

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So my weight loss is coming along. I am really not paying too much attention to it – I would say I am paying more attention my workouts more than anything. In the spirit of being lazy, incorporating running can be tough. But you do need exercise regardless, and for me – well running does […]

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Checking In

30. January 2011

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Hello everyone. I haven’t written anything in a while and thought I would write something this morning. I have been moving forward pretty aggressively with my home automation/media center setup. As you may have read in one of my previous posts, I was able to secure a Ceton InfiniTV tuner card for my HTPC. I […]

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Google Defaults to https: Access for GMail

17. January 2010

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For any of you that might have missed their recent blog post, Google has announced that they are currently rolling out https: access for all GMail users. Up until now, Google has left it up to the end user to decide whether or not to use encryption, since users can experience delays as encrypted data […]

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Your life… TiVo’d…

9. September 2009

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Imagine arriving home after work and replaying the day’s events. Who you spoke to… who you saw… what you experienced… You could fast forward, rewind, and pause. Sound strange? Yes indeed. But it is out there, and Microsoft is investing money in it. You can read more of it from Microsoft here. Enter the SenseCam […]

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