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I just saw this Via Dana Oshiro on NewShelter. I have not really taken to Google+ for the same reason I did not take to facebook.  Too much scrolling.  What i like about Twitter, and still find myself going there first, is everyone is limited to 140 char and replies are not shown by default. … Read More


Here are a collection of tips and tricks you can use to make Civilization Revolution easier to play and win at.  Keep in mind there are not cheats for Civilization Revolution. I have looked..  None.  Enjoy!  I’ll update and add images later. When you first start, explore fast and always attack barbarians if you find… Read More


Ok, I would not have believed this if I did not see it myself.  We have an older apple keyboard that was just disgusting. Instead of trying to clean it by hand, someone recommended putting it in the dishwater.  What??  Ok, so my friend gave it a shot and low and behold… it works!!  Not… Read More


As a developer and analyst, I heavily rely on the powerful features and flexibility that Microsoft Excel provides for various tasks. This was especially true when I was supporting enterprise level accounting systems. I would often be working with two or more workbooks at a time, and loved having the ability to view two worksheets… Read More


I love my little Roomba, and most people you talk to love theirs too.  However, as far vacuum cleaners go, they cannot really compete with a standard high power vacuum cleaner.  Nor are they supposed to.  However, here are 4 tips to get the most of your Roomba. 1. Maximize your battery life:  Depending on… Read More


Ever find yourself in a hotel, want to watch a movie on your iphone?  Laying on a bed holding your iphone can get a bit tiring after awhile.   Well check this out. You can rig up an iphone holder using hangers and a plastic bag!  This assumes there is a lamp right over the bed. … Read More


As I reported a few months back, I noticed an uptick on dropped calls and overall poorer performance when I upgraded from 2.x to 3.0. Basically it felt like the phone reverted to the same performance levels before the 2.1 upgrade.  So I hoped it was a simple visioning error and the 3.0.1 would take… Read More


If  you have categories on your iphone, you may have noticed that when you update an app, it creates a new icon on the iphone’s ‘desktop’.  The fix? Simply refresh categories.  Here are the steps… 1) Open categories 2) open any folder 3) click add.. You do NOT have to add anything 4) close and… Read More


The dev team is on the ball, as expected. I never upgraded to 2.2.1 because I did not want to bother with it. Note, QuickPwn has been updated to version 2.2.5-2 for the windows users. Remember QuickPwn and PwnageTool are not the same things.. so read up. Here is the link http://blog.iphone-dev.org/ Remember, normal rules… Read More


We all know that the camera on the iphone is about as poor as it gets.  Basically its the same thing I had in my treo600/650. I’ve learn to accept this and move on with life.  Well, seems like someone was not willing to take this laying down and did something about it. In comes… Read More


When I first got my Griffin Clarifi Macro lens for my iphone, I was pretty happy, but then I realized there is one down side.  I keep the lens closed to protect the iphones lens, which is a great plus I did not think about.  But I also don’t think about removing the lens when… Read More


I have said this many times, and just in case you missed it, I really HATE the iphone keyboard.  Yea, I used to be a Treo user and really liked having a real keyboard. I normally tell people who do lots of texting or phone based emails, to get a blackberry instead of an iphone… Read More