Problem with TVPad? Use this workaround to get TVPad working again

November 22, 2015 / 5 comments

As we mentioned in a previous post, TVPad users are experiencing problems due to the the company being sued and shut down by a lawsuit brought by TVB, The Dish Network and CCTV, among others.

How to change the DNS on TVPad

November 19, 2015 / 13 comments

With TVPad being court-ordered to shut down, thousands of their users have been left with a device that no longer works.

How does Facebook’s ‘Safety Check’ work and know my location?

November 15, 2015 / 0 comments

Facebook’s ‘Safety Check’ feature has been receiving attention after the social media company activated it after the┬áParis attacks.

How to stop continuous Google Drive “uploading file” notification on Android phones

November 13, 2015 / 0 comments

I’ve experienced a weird quirk a couple times when uploading into Google Drive on my Android.

TVPad not working? The TV box was blocked and shut down by lawsuits

November 11, 2015 / 16 comments

Is your TVPad not working? You’re not alone. Many TVPad users have been reporting that their streaming device is offline and it isn’t user error.

Can Akismet scan old comments for spam and clear them out retroactively?

November 5, 2015 / 1 comment

I run a couple different websites on WordPress and for one reason or another, Akismet is deactivated which results in dozens of spam comments flooding in.

Review: Portable Turntable/Record Player (Denim) from 1byOne

October 27, 2015 / 0 comments

Who doesn’t like a little throwback, retro and vintage? I recently received portable turntable with built-in speakers in a denim-colored, briefcase-style case.

You can still get $20 off on TodayTix tickets with this code

October 15, 2015 / 2 comments

A few weeks ago, we wrote about TodayTix cutting their referral credit in half, from $20 to $10 when a new user used a promo code to buy tickets through the app.

How much money can publishers earn from Google Consumer Surveys?

October 13, 2015 / 0 comments

Consumer Surveys is an advertising product from Google in which visitors answer survey questions before they view content on a website using Consumer Surveys.

Why you should take a Lyft (Line) from JFK to Manhattan

October 6, 2015 / 5 comments

Those of you that read this site know that I prefer Lyft over Uber and specifically, the Lyft Line service is an efficient and reasonable transportation option.

Lyft increases ‘Lyft Line’ fares to $8 in New York City

October 5, 2015 / 1 comment

Lyft has been threatening to end their $5 Lyft Line promotion for a few months now and they’ve finally pulled the plug on the five buck fares in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

I love using Lyft Line, but good luck getting a car during “Prime Time”

October 4, 2015 / 0 comments

From the $5 hotspots to 10-minute match, it’s no secret that I much prefer Lyft Line over regular Lyft, and certainly over Uber.

AMEX eCertificates system down: customers having trouble redeeming gift cards

October 2, 2015 / 0 comments

If you’ve tried using an American Express eCertificate you bought with your AMEX Membership Rewards Points recently, you might have run into trouble the last couple of days.

How can I watch HBO GO on Tivo?

October 1, 2015 / 0 comments

With streaming television and on-demand television becoming more common and the ability to add Netflix to your Tivo screens (and lose it) — many wonder if there’s a way to access HBO GO on a Tivo box.

How do I earn money from Google Consumer Surveys (and how do I get paid)?

September 23, 2015 / 0 comments

Google Consumer Surveys is a relatively new advertising product from the search giant. The basic idea behind the Consumers Survey product is for visitors to answer survey questions before they can access the content on the website they came to see.

What is Trailhead and what’s their relationship to Salesforce?

September 20, 2015 / 0 comments

If you found yourself on the second floor of Moscone West this past week during Dreamforce 2015, then you found yourself in a outdoors-themed wonderland hosted by an entity called “Trailhead”.

TodayTix Review: Is TodayTix better than TKTS and “RUSH” tickets?

August 24, 2015 / 3 comments

You may have run across TodayTix before and if you haven’t heard of the discounted Broadway tickets app in the past, you might be a little internet-wary of its claims.

Yelpers sue Yelp for backpay because they registered, wrote reviews

August 18, 2015 / 0 comments

In “ridiculous lawsuit” news, a class action lawsuit against Yelp was dismissed recently because… well, the rationale was stupid.

Automatically close a Google Form after hitting response limit

August 2, 2015 / 0 comments

I’m a part of an organization that runs a weekly event that is limited to 20 participants.

Review: 1byone’s portable, smart car jump starter is worth the peace of mind

July 28, 2015 / 0 comments

No jumper cables? No road side assistance or AAA? No problem, 1byone’s portable jump starter will get you back on the road in less than ten minutes.

Disable Pushbullet desktop notifications for WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram (and other apps)

July 23, 2015 / 7 comments

I was recently turned onto Pushbullet by a friend. Pushbullet is an app and browser extension that allows you to easily transfer files and respond to messages to/from your laptop.

Facebook has made the web a smaller place

July 22, 2015 / 0 comments

A recent Medium post titled “The Web We Need to Save” went viral. Though I found it to be a little annoying at points, it had some insightful thoughts about how the web has changed in the last decade.

Select and Search: Copied text on Chrome activates Google search

June 28, 2015 / 0 comments

On my mobile phone, I recently highlighted some text in an article and a header with Google’s logo and the selected text popped up from the bottom of the screen.

Lyft Hotspots: “Drive Happy” with $5 rides in San Francisco

June 26, 2015 / 1 comment

With “HotSpots”, Lyft continues to find ways to make their car sharing service less-expensive and more accessible.

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