Needed to write an update on all of my current projects. THE WEATHER STATION: It's up and running. It is registered on http://www.wunderground.com. Station ID is KTXTOMBA58. So far all the data and reporting is working out great. Its great knowing things as they happen around the house. Maybe a webcam next. CUT THE CORD... Continue Reading →
I have always been interested in the weather. It is a facinating part of our natural world. It often became a joke when I was a kid about how wrong the weatherman on TV was. It seems better now. I suppose the computer models have greatly improved over the last 4 decades, but there are... Continue Reading →
My iPad Air starting crashing to the Apple logo the other day. Since it started, I have had over 20 crashes in 72 hrs. It has become unbearable. To correct this issue, I have placed my iPad in recovery mode and using iTunes to restore iOS 10.2. Once complete, I will recover the last backup... Continue Reading →
Based on App store reviews and being recommended as one of the Best Apps of 2016, I am trying out a new blogging tool, Desk 3.0. I am struggling a bit with the use of the application. It seems to publish to WordPress easily and has all the right setting form tags, categories, and publishing.... Continue Reading →
The term "net neutrality" sounds harmless and boring. This could not be more wrong. This topic will effect every person who uses the internet on all devices from computers and smartphones, to xbox and IoT devices.
I have recently (April 2016) made the switch to MacOS (OSX 10.12). It has been an up hill learning experience for me. I have been using some form of Microsoft Windows for over 25 years. Many people are afraid of making this change, I know I was apprehensive myself. I have to say that over all... Continue Reading →
This is the strangest topic I have to talk about. Everyone seems to know they need to backup their computer files, but hardly anyone knows if they are or if it's even working. So here is the answer....YES!!! You need to backup your computer. If you don't mind monthly fees and have no concerns about... Continue Reading →
Had a friend bring his XBOX 360 by. It was having trouble downloading large game updates otherwise it was working fine and not giving any indication of a problem. Not having worked on XBOX hardware...ever...I resorted to Google for answers. E 68 seems to indicate a hard drive error, but it was still working other than downloading large... Continue Reading →