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I’m loving how things like ginger and turmeric powder are showing up in natural groceries. I find this phenomena interesting because I’ve been consuming these items in their natural form for years. In fact, I …

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Outook Error: The function cannot be performed because the message has been changed.

May 8, 2017 – 5:02 pm | 266 views

I’ve been getting this error message with Outlook 2016 and my cloud email. Here’s the quick fix if you run into it too.
Click on File, Options, Mail. Scroll down to Conversation Clean Up. Uncheck When …


March 12, 2016 – 12:19 pm | 884 views

Are you looking a wireless speaker that can be carried any where you want, work as well or even better than the other speakers out there and is cooler looking than anything else on the …

Outlook Error: Cannot start Microsoft Outlook

February 5, 2016 – 12:14 pm | 873 views

I think I customized Outlook to a point where it gets irritated and decides not to start. There’s a fix if you ever get this message, “Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window. …


January 8, 2016 – 10:00 pm | 596 views

I’m suffering for the lack of Photoshop on some of my computers and have decided to take the open source route to edit pictures. MS Paint doesn’t cut it anymore for me and I need …

Wii U Fight Pad

December 12, 2014 – 12:05 am | 1,144 views
Wii U Wired Fight Pad

Since there is shortage of Nintendo GameCube controller Adapters for the Wii U, I decided to try out the also fairly newly released Wired Fight Pad by Nintendo. I guess I should start off by …

Moto360 Review

December 8, 2014 – 12:42 am | 794 views
moto 360 and ipod

My brother, the coolest brother, gave me a Christmas gift early this year. We typically give each other gifts a few days before events but 2 months has been the earliest so far. I guess …

StarCraft + Comcast = Success!

July 2, 2014 – 12:55 am | 1,093 views

I’ve been banging my head on the desk for 4 days now to try to figure out why I can’t install StarCraft II on my computer. Part of the initial problem is that my CD …

Zipcode to City, State Excel Spreadsheet

September 23, 2013 – 8:32 pm | 2,431 views

I just decided to do this. I’ve been meaning to learn more about the vlookup function in Excel. I figured this one would be a semi-useful template for you to use. This is best used …

Gmail Contacts Import Export and Duplicates

May 14, 2013 – 12:06 am | 1,847 views

Consolidating into one place for your addresses can be a daunting task. For years I struggled with keeping personal contacts mixed in with my work contacts. I decided to give that up when contact folders …

Does My Cell Phone Work with My Honda Odyssey?

May 4, 2013 – 9:51 pm | 1,841 views

So my wife bought the new Google Nexus 4 phone and we thought, “Oh, this is a new phone, it should work with my new car.” Nope. It didn’t work and we ended up losing …

How To: Create a Bootable DBAN USB Flash Drive

May 2, 2013 – 9:49 pm | 3,464 views

You can easily create a bootable DBAN USB thumb drive and boot from this USB drive to wipe your hard disk. Here is how :

Download the Darik’s Boot and Nuke ISO image from http://sourceforge.net/projects/dban/. At the …

Excel 2013 Invoice Template

April 16, 2013 – 5:55 pm | 2,240 views

Here’s an updated template for use in Excel 2013. I tested all the formulas and edited some formatting. I realized that the old one had some kinks in it.
Free download:
Excel 2013 Invoice Template

Learning More About Google Panda

January 11, 2013 – 9:32 pm | 1,531 views
panda graph

Part of every new year is a reflection on the previous years. I didn’t reflect on the things that I didn’t do or accomplish but I spent more time looking at my website’s analytics. Here’s …

No Sewing Machine? No Problem.

December 2, 2012 – 7:45 pm | 1,080 views

As the former president of the Sewing Club in highschool, I still keep up in new trends in fashion. I moved on to jewelry but still kept a leg in fashion. I recently saw ThreadLab …