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Mobile App for Sony Blu-ray Disc™ Player (BDP-S2100)

Recently, the remote for my Sony Blue-ray stopped working. I tried the typical recommended things suggested by Sony forums but gave up. I proceeded to find an app to use with the device. After several failed attemps installed useless ad filled apps. I came across this app (Video & TV SideView: Remote –, which... Read More »

How to fix media upload issue in WordPress

How to fix media upload issue in WordPressI ran into this issue recently and resolved after trying several solution others suggested. I will give you my solution first and then list the other things I tried since every one will have a different environment. This solutions applies for WordPress on GoDaddy hosting. The problem, when trying to upload media to post or... Read More »

FREE Sneak Preview of the Ender’s Game Movie for IT Professionals!

FREE Sneak Preview of the Ender’s Game Movie for IT Professionals!IT Professional, this event is for you! That’s right this Pre-screening of Ender’s Game on November 1st is for IT Professionals ONLY. There is a limit of two passes per company and corporate email addresses are required for registration. There will be screenings in Albany, Austin, Baton Rouge, Bellevue/Seattle, Bloomington, Boston, Calgary,Cincinnati, Denver, Hollywood FL,... Read More »

Still waiting for Google Chromecast to arrive?

Still waiting for Google Chromecast to arrive?Google speeds up Chromecast shipments, but inventory remains low Google has reduced the time buyers have to wait to receive the $35 Chromecast TV device, saying it will ship orders in two weeks or less. The Chromecast order page on Google’s Play Store states that units will ship by Sept. 3. Earlier, Google did not... Read More »

MacBook Air for $799.99 at BestBuy

MacBook Air for $799.99 at BestBuyToday only, and while supplies last, Best Buy has the Apple MacBook Air model MD223LL/A for $799.99 shipped (plus sales tax where applicable). It’s new, not refurbished, and $200 less than what Apple charges. That kind of price break just doesn’t come around very often. This is the 11.6-inch MacBook Air, stocked with a 1.7GHz Intel Core i5... Read More »

No audio on HP dc7700 machine after Windows 7 Enterprise upgrade

I recently upgrade a HP dc700 to Windows 7 Enterprise and next thing I know there was no audio. The speaker icon will show a X and the tool tip said “No Audio Output Device”. I did all the typical stuff (download drivers from HP, manufacturer, run troubleshooter, etc) and still have no audio. If... Read More »

How to Restart Windows Remotely using Remote Desktop

There are situations when you need to restart a Windows machine remotely while logged in using Remote Desktop (Software installation, Spyware removal, etc.) The point is that the Restart/Shutdown option is not available so here is the how to restart the machine. It’s actually simple… To shut down a remote computer when you are using Remote Desktop, press... Read More »

Obama and Romney election apps suck up personal data, research finds

Millions of US voters could be downloading smartphone apps created to promote the campaigns of President Obama and his Republican election rival Mitt Romney without noticing the intrusive permissions demanded by the software, GFI Software has reported. Looking at the ‘Obama for America’ and ‘Mitt’s VP’ apps for Android and iOS, the company uncovered a... Read More »

The latest leaks follow earlier rumors that Google’s 7-inch tablet will run Android 4.1, cost $199 or $249 depending on the model, and go on sale in July

Google’s Nexus tablet will offer Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, a 1280×800 IPS display, and other beefy specs, at least according to one source. Google is expected to announce its Nexus tablet at its I/O conference later this week. But until then, the folks at Gizmodo Australia got their hands on an alleged training document that reveals key details about the device.... Read More »

Google Asus Nexus tablet

The so-called Google Asus Nexus 7 tablet has popped up in the benchmarks from Rightview. According to info from its PowerBoard tool, the slate is using a quad-core Tegra 3 processor from Nvidia, running at 1.3GHz, along with an Nvidia ULP GeForce GPU that powers the 1,280×768 screen. It was running Android 4.1 JRN51B, a.k.a.... Read More »

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