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March 2011

Vibram 5 fingers and barefoot running

Number of Views : 6938— UPDATE: Part 2 A few years back, while in Holland during the summer I ran into an old friend on the beach. He was with his kids and they had long boards and were walking down the beach. My friend was wearing the strangest shoes. …

WordPress ShortCodes

Number of Views : 3736WordPress is a fantastic CMS / Blog tool. Every time I am asked to customize wordpress I am amazed at how easy it is to implement. One of the great features I have found in wordpress is shortcodes. A shortcode is a WordPress-specific code that lets …

Plus 1 for Thinkpad and Lenovo support

Number of Views : 5860I’ve mentioned before that I recently got another Thinkpad (t410). After receiving the laptop I’ve had wireless issues / performance problems with it. At first I just thought it was due to my wireless network. I use a combination of DDWRT and Airport Extreme to provide …

iPad / iPad2 and everything else

Number of Views : 3518I love the press and the new release that Apple is getting with the iPad2. I recently read an article regarding the Xoom vs the iPad http://blogs.computerworld.com/17907/motorola_xoom_versus_the_ipad_2_the_xoom_is_a_clear_winner The base argument is around the horsepower and processor in the device, the multi tasking features, flash support (soon), …

Modify Files on your iPhone and iPod

Number of Views : 5333If you are like I am and continue to use your iPhone / iPad for more then they are used for. Jailbreaking or just tinkering, you will love this great little app called iphone explorer It is installed on either a PC or Mac and allows …

Backup Gmail with Thunderbird

Number of Views : 5646In light of the recent events where Gmail lost some users mail. I thought it is appropriate that I post the method I use to back mail. Not only is this method useful for gmail but also google apps or any other mail system that can …

iPad IT apps

Number of Views : 5330I have a lot of apps loaded on the iPad. Many of these apps are games, productivity, social media, and just entertainment. However, there are a few that are really tech and work related. Since I am in the IT field I found a few apps …