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Google AdSense Code Breaks WordPress Customizer, Beaver Builder / Themer and Elementor Page Builders

It’s been a hair-pulling week, to say the least. About 1-2 weeks ago, I noticed some WordPress sites that I manage not displaying properly within Customizer. All other pages display properly. The issue was just isolated to individual blog posts and not across all sites either. The odd thing was, changing to the theme’s default […]

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[FIXED] iPhone 5 Battery Draining Very Fast

Since purchasing the iPhone 5, I have noticed something peculiar. The battery just seems to be draining much too fast. I did not measure CPU usage or minutes used but as someone with a technology background, something tells me that the battery life on my new iPhone 5 just does not seem to be performing […]

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[FIXED] iTunes Home Sharing Losing Connection

Apple’s Home Sharing is a pretty powerful setup to share media on your home network; when it works that is. Unfortunately though, sometimes clients like an Apple TV would just lose connection and then complains that Home Sharing is not turned on. Sure enough, when you check iTunes, Home Sharing is not enabled. Here is […]

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[SOLUTION] BlackBerry Cannot Log On to Exchange Server Error

For all Blackberry owners who are having issues with Desktop Manager syncing properly with Outlook, you may be getting this or a similar message “Cannot log on to Exchange Server error. Please check server access or provide a valid password.” Here is a quick fix that might help you get back on track. 1. Connect […]

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How to Download Videos from an HD DVR / PVR

    Recently, I ran into a major road block trying to record a few news clips from an HD DVR / PVR to a PC. A ton of research pointed me to try using firewire to download videos from the DVR to a PC. Unfortunately, there were no drivers available from Motorola for the […]

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[SOLVED] Cisco Linksys E4200 Slow Upload Speed

For those who have waited patiently for the Cisco Linksys E4200 Gigabit, Wireless-N, Dual-Band router to arrive in Canadian retail stores, your wait is over. Cisco officially launched the E4200 on March 27, 2011 in Canada. Before I publish a more detailed article about putting the unit through its paces in a real world environment, […]

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Kingston 32GB Class 10 SDHC Cards – SD10/32GB versus SD10/32GBCR

It came time for me to purchase a new SDHC card and the requirement was that it had to be fast enough to cope with the high demands of dSLR burst-shooting and HD video recording. Given the current price point in Canada, the biggest bang for the buck for a branded SDHC card at this […]

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How to Output Sound from Speakers and Headset Simultaneously

Computers are a wonderful thing but sometimes, the simplest tasks seem to be the most difficult to accomplish. Have you ever been frustrated by repeatedly having to unplug your headset from the front of your computer just so you can hear audio from your speakers? Or are you savvy enough to have used a splitter […]

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Fixed: iPhone Duplicate Sent Emails End up in Outlook Inbox

Since I have been using the iPhone 3G, email has been working perfectly until this morning. I have Outlook set to retrieve email via POP and my iPhone using IMAP. All of a sudden, I am receiving a copy of emails sent via the iPhone in my Outlook Inbox. This issue is definitely common, especially […]

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Syncing iPhone to a New Computer

Did you get a new computer and now want to sync all your iTunes and iPhone data to the new computer? For anyone going through this process, take comfort in knowing that there is a simple way to seamlessly transfer all music, photos, data and iPhone apps to the new machine. There are quite a […]

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Upgrading from Microsoft Vista to Windows 7 – Microsoft Ripped Me Off

There was a time when a personal computer would just do what it was supposed to. I am referring to the tried and true Windows XP operating system. Over the last two years, newer computers came loaded with its successor Windows Vista. I have to admit, I liked the new user interface and some of […]

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Fixed – Windows Vista Network Slows Down Over Time

While you may finally be able to achieve fast LAN transfers under Windows Vista, the high speed you managed to have gained may not last. The annoying symptom of moving large files over a LAN in Windows Vista’s is that network performance may simply slow down before the file is fully transferred. The problem was […]

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Fixed – WordPress Admin Pages Slow

Recently, something very odd has happened to WordPress that powers this blog. Front facing pages load fast but the back end WordPress admin pages are extremely slow to load. So slow that at times, when I save a draft, the new content would not even take. Nothing times out but many admin pages are just […]

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How to Filter Out Spam From Twitter Search

Twitter’s search actually does a pretty good job at locating tweets for a particular geographical region. Just enter the city name in Twitter search and it will find all results containing this city. Recently, there has been an increase in Twitter robot accounts taking advantage of adding a city name to their auto-posting of classified […]

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Cannot Upload Twitter Background – RESOLVED

Twitter is a fun and productive tool that allows its users to send and read other users’ updates. This free social networking service has grown so exponentially that, unfortunately, it is often times plagued with bugs and server time outs – frustrating to say the least. The latest bug that is tormenting Twitter users worldwide […]

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