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How To Manage Multiple Cloud Storage Vendors

In the ast few months I have been experimenting and playing with a number of Cloud Storage Vendors.  In fact I have become quite the fan of some of them for the ease of use for file sharing, streaming, podcasting, image and content distribution  and just offsite storage backups.  As I have been experimenting I also was looking for something to ... Read More »

A Question For All The Web Experts

I am looking for some input as I am curious more than anything about something.  I have been trying to figure out how to drive more comments and traffic to my other blog site and nothing seems to be working.  I was looking at some other sites out there and I was thinking something does not look right.  Maybe a ... Read More »

New WordPress Plugins I Have Come To Love

A couple of weeks ago I was working on the weekend to update the Virtual Fitness website and I had the need for some very specific things to get done what I needed, so I did what every good technical person does.  I asked the Google for help and here is what I came to find out based on these ... Read More »

How To Host Podcasts On Google Drive

Google Drive

Choosing Google Drive About three weeks ago I started a project in my house to move all of our personal pictures, home movies, music, and other shared files out to a cloud base storage provider.  I did some research and based on cost I decided to go with Google Drive for my purposes.  They had a native Mac sync client and ... Read More »

Enough Is Enough – No More TDS Telecom Please!

For 7 years now I have been stuck with TDS Telecom for my phone and internet access.  TDS Telecom is a giant company outside of New Hampshire but for some reason they own a small piece of the pie from Lyndeborough, NH to Hollis and some areas north of us.  The issue is not that they are a bad company. ... Read More »

How to Fix OSX Mountain Lion Time Machine

So as some of you may know I was having a few issues with my 2010 MacBook Pro.  I decided while things were wonky why not upgrade OSX, I mean what else could go wrong?  Well actually not much went wrong the upgrade went fine and I even may have solved some of my hardware issues with an SMC reset, ... Read More »

DISH Network Hopper DHCP Issue

Today I had an interesting issue.  Well it started a couple of days ago where the Joey’s in the house were losing connection with their linked Dish Network Hopper devices.  I kept rebooting the Dish Network Hopper in each room, but still the problem persisted.  Then the other day I started having internet connection issues. What I noticed was my Internet Gateway ... Read More »

DISH Network Hopper First Impressions

Last week I had my whole house DISH Network Hopper and Joey’s installed.  In order to first understand the setup you need to know we had SIX receivers previously all on our account with a DISH 1000 setup.  I had two DP-34 switches and multiple runs to the rooms.  The original gear consisted of: DISH 922 DISH 722 with Google TV Four DISH ... Read More »

Is Social Medium Destroying The Human Condition?

Some people close to me joke that I am not a “people person”.  However, truth be told, I much prefer to be in real live social situations with actual human beings than living in the social media space that has thrived recently.   I actually am a people person, I just don’t like big crowds of people.  It’s an “exit” fear or something.  I ... Read More »

How To Resolve the BackupBuddy HTTP LoopBack Error

This error has been messing with me for some time since installing BackupBuddy on my WordPress blog site.  You can find some information on this from the BackupBuddy Wiki, but how to fix it is limited.  It basically says call your hosting company, or enable WordPress Alternate CRON HTTP Loopback Connections are not enabled on this server. You may encounter ... Read More »

How To Add CDN to Your WordPress Blog Site

Recently as I have been tweaking, tuning, and pretty much been tinkering with my various blog sites I decided to jump into the realm of Content Delivery Network integration within WordPress.  So why is this something you may be interested in?  Well I for one tend to write articles with images and graphics.  I also have found that the faster ... Read More »

How To Get Started with CentOS Minimal

I wanted to share with everyone a little post about my exposure to CentOS 6.2 Minimal.  If you are not aware with the latest release of CentOS 6.2 there is now a “Minimal” ISO option.  Now let me tell you first off when they say minimal….it’s got next to nothing.  Personally, I love that fact because there is zero bloat to it. ... Read More »

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