Category Archives: Technology

Mid 2012 Retina Macbook Pro – Battery Replacement

One of the things that the Tysons Apple store flagged on my laptop during diagnostics for the LCD replacement was the battery. I hadn’t really noticed it before, but sure enough – when I checked it was showing 75% functionality, … Continue reading

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Mid 2012 Retina Macbook Pro LCD replacement

Back in October, my laptop screen started acting funny after a business trip. It didn’t take any major hits or anything that I’m aware of – but it was showing every other line as black. Then it started having every … Continue reading

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Year of Macbook pro repairs

Well, my 15″ Retina Macbook Pro is hitting it’s fourth year with me, and it’s now starting to show it’s age. I’m really not that impressed with either the specs, look, or price of the newly announced Macbook so I’ve … Continue reading

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Return to LCDProc

A while ago I placed with LCDProc. Back then the equipment was pretty expensive and big, and the configuration wasn’t very easy. Recently I built a new 2U server to run Zoneminder, and after getting it going – thought it … Continue reading

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Craftsman Internet Garage Door Opener Review

Last week, my garage door opener stopped opening. A quick glance showed me that the sprocket on the top had sheared off. I ordered a repair kit from Amazon – and after two hours of screwing with it, decided I … Continue reading

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Google cloud print and geriatric living

I’ve been dealing with some of the issues associated with aging family members recently, and coping with things like memory loss, difficulty planning and remembering scheduled activities, etc. In my scenario, there’s things that need to be done daily: 1) … Continue reading

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Cryptocat: iPhone webapp video – YouTube

Cryptocat: iPhone webapp video – YouTube.

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Home is where the nest is…

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Home monitoring

Ordered initial equipment, added a page to track progress.

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Canon C5051 OSX error 15920 – how to fix

Getting an UFR-II Raster Graphics mode error message when trying to print to a Canon ImageWriter Advance Printer. To fix: Open an application, choose print Choose Print Preview In the Preview application, choose print To the right of the name … Continue reading

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