Why the hell is my Tivo reading everything on the screen? (and how to turn it off)

July 23, 2017 / 0 comments

The other day, my Tivo started talking to me. My new Tivo Bolt was audibly reading every word on my television screen. I mean speaking everything out loud. Like every single word from top to bottom, left to right.

How to keep track of AdSense performance and earnings from AMP pages

March 10, 2017 / 0 comments

When you’ve actually figured out how to add Adsense ads retroactively to your Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), the next question is how will you keep track of AdSense ad revenue and performance from these mobile pages?

How to disable “WhatsApp Web is Currently Active” notification on Android

February 18, 2017 / 9 comments

With the most recent update to WhatsApp, a new annoying notification is being displayed if you’re using their WhatsApp Web feature.

How to force Chromecast to recognize video files on your Android phone

December 6, 2015 / 2 comments

From movies to TV shows, downloading video has never been easier or faster. Earlier today, I downloaded a 600 MB one-hour video in fewer than seven minutes… on my phone.

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.

How to do a ZARA stock check to see if another ZARA has your size

July 9, 2015 / 2 comments

ZARA’s policy is to not do stock checks on sale/clearance items — that’s what I’ve been told when I asked an associate in-store.

How to choose the best Citi Bike at the docking station

July 4, 2015 / 0 comments

Picking a Citi Bike is a crap shoot. Other than kicking the tires, there’s not much you can do to ensure you chose a good or bad bike until you actually start riding the bike.

Here’s how to freeze glass jars without them exploding/breaking

May 31, 2015 / 1 comment

When storing hot liquids in the freezer, I prefer glass containers as opposed to plastic as I know that heating plastic potentially gives off chemicals.

Google Docs: How to automatically sort form responses so new entries are always at top

December 5, 2014 / 15 comments

I have a Google Form that is set up to receive responses indefinitely, but the problem is retrieving any new response can be annoying because one has scroll all the way down to the bottom

How to turn off camera sound, disable shutter sound on Android phones

June 3, 2014 / 1 comment

Not only am I bad at selfies, I am also not very good at posting on Instagram. All this comes from a self-consciousness around snapping pics in public.

How to register .ly domain name? Any cheap options?

April 22, 2014 / 0 comments

Another day, another idea for a niche website. I really have to stop doing this. I have more personal projects that I can handle, but this one? THIS ONE IS THE ONE  

IFTTT Feed Articles to Pocket

Behind on news? Use IFTTT for auto-curated content

March 7, 2014 / 1 comment

I’m a big online news reader, as well as a news “saver” — meaning I love going through dozens of articles and saving several (to Pocket) so I can read them later in the subway, in bed, or waiting in line.

How to find a website’s RSS feed URL

March 6, 2014 / 3 comments

I’ve been working on a personal project that requires RSS feed* URLs and surprisingly, they haven’t been as easy to locate as one would think.

Spend more time watching TV, use Shortcodes Ultimate for WordPress

February 14, 2014 / 1 comment

What I Found Out Today: Bloggers have it so much easier nowadays. Ok, not today, but I was reminded of it recently just last week, that there was a time when there weren’t any blogging platforms or WYSIWYG editors: if you wanted to publish a blog post, you coded everything

How to stop those annoying Whatsapp server notifications

January 21, 2014 / 2 comments

What I Found Out Today: How to stop Whatsapp server notifications without blocking all messages or turning off push notifications.

Restricting a WordPress widget to only display on the homepage

January 20, 2014 / 3 comments

What I Found Out Today: Hello WordPressers, there may be a time in which you want to display a widget only on the home page of your site while not showing up on other pages.

youtube to gif maker

How to turn YouTube videos into GIF files

December 27, 2013 / 0 comments

> I’m ashamed that with all the time I’ve spent laughing at, and enjoying the internet, that I have yet to pay my respect to the internet with a proper GIF. Reason being is the GIF-making process just seemed like it was way too involved. That, and I haven’t found anything to ignite my passion….

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save your voicemail lols on verizon

How to save voicemails to MP3 on Verizon

December 10, 2013 / 29 comments

What I Found Out Today: If you’re like me, then you have a healthy obsession with Jeremy Lin. On top of that, you’ve saved many of your funny voicemails. Like me, you tire of having to re-save all your funny voicemails every 30 days or so. It only takes 3 minutes to re-save them all,…

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Start Embeded YouTube at Certain Time

Start an embedded YouTube video at a specific time

December 7, 2013 / 0 comments

What I Found Out today: You can embed YouTube videos with a specific start and end time. Something I never needed to do until today. If you’re looking to embed a Youtube video onto your site and would like to have it start or end at a particular point in the video, don’t follow Google’s…

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You see an image with lots of data, Google sees HTML code

How to Optimize Infographics for SEO

November 20, 2013 / 1 comment

If you’ve been following along with my trifecta of blog post around everything Infographics SEO then so far, I’ve tried to convince you that infographics are great for SEO and why infographics need more optimization than text content. Now, if you’ve been drinking my kool aid, then the next step is to go over how to best optimize your infographic for…

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Forget WordPress Plugins, Use IFTTT for Tweets, Instragram, Facebook, Etc.

November 9, 2013 / 0 comments

Forget plugins and custom themes, when it comes to connecting APIs on a @WordPress blog, nothing beats @IFTTT — Stuart Leung (@steuwart) November 10, 2013   If you’re looking to bring in all your social activity onto your WordPress blog, look no further than IFTTT.

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