Awesome Network Tools

Knowing information about the network you are on is always good to have. There is an abundance of information that you can get, but for the average user most of it is more advanced than they will ever need. The tools described in this article are great for gamers, DIY network admins, techies and for…

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Hidden Mac Features

Discovering Mac OS X Secrets A friend of mine once asked me why I was a fan of the Mac and not PC. In a phrase, my answer was, “because Macs just work.” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard someone say, “I wish it was possible to just _____ on a computer.”…

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How To Reset a Frozen Droid Razr

My Droid Razr is Frozen! We have all experienced a frozen smartphone and one time or another. With Android phones the most common solution is to remove and re-insert the battery. This usually clears up any problems that one may have. The problem with the Droid Razr is that the battery cannot be removed. This…

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Can’t Connect to MS SQL Server

MS SQL Server Won’t Connect This is just a quick and simple troubleshooting post about MS SQL Servers. There are quite a few issues that can arise when using these servers, but one of the most common that I’ve found is that a user cannot connect to the SQL Server. Especially after a fresh installation.…

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Google Analytics New Realtime Visitor Tracking

New Visitor Tracking Feature for Google Analytics Recently Google added a new feature to their ever popular Google Analytics service. If you have a website or blog, then you are probably already familiar with this service and are using it to track your visitor stats and other pertinent information. Currently in Beta, the new feature…

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How To Avoid Advertising Scams

Bloggers Beware of Advertising Scams!! I want to take the time to share an experience of mine to help and warn other bloggers and website owners. There are a lot of different reasons that one would start a blog or website, whether it’s for financial or personal motives. Once you start developing a decent amount…

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How To Find a WordPress Post ID

Help! What is my WordPress Post ID? Older versions of WordPress used to display the Post ID in the Dashboard. Since then, this feature is no longer available. Why? I have no idea. But fortunately there are a couple of alternate ways to find the Post ID. For the average user of WordPress this number…

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How To Make Custom WordPress Menus

I Want Custom Menus!   So, you’ve just set up your WordPress site and probably have a great theme to go along with it that’s absolutely perfect, almost. It’s hard to find the perfect theme that meets all of our expectations. One of the great things about WordPress is that it can be totally customized.…

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