Category Archives: company tips

+Cancel FreedomPop Premier service [SOLVED!]

Question: Hello J.D., I have read your FreedomPop articles in the past and I really like their free internet services. I made sure to downgrade to the free plan and I love it. However, now I am getting a $9.99 bill for “Premier service” and I can not for the life of me figure out how to cancel it 🙁 Can you please help me cancel? Thank you, Tony K. Answer: Dear Tony, thank you for your message. Yes, I think I

How to reset Amcrest IP security camera remotely [SOLVED]

Q. How do I reset my Amcrest cameras remotely from my PC? I am on the same network but do not have physical access. A. Here is how to remotely reset your Amcrest IP camera: Determine the IP address of the camera that you would like to reset Use a web browser to navigate to the IP Login (admin username, admin password are the default login credentials) go to System -> Auto Maintain -> Manual Reboot   Your Amcrest IP

OnePlus 5 Return RMA Instructions

If you need to return your OnePlus 5 phone, please find below the official instructions from a OnePlus employee. First I tried their website’s support ticket section, and these are the specific instructions they gave me 🙂 I added screenshots to illustrate the process and I hope this helps! -J.D. […] if you really want to return your device since it’s still within our 15-day return warranty you need to create a return request. Once we approve your request and

EnGenius ECB350 Power Supply Voltage and Amperage [SOLVED]

The EnGenius Technology ECB350 is a very nice access point/bridge that can utilize either a “wall wart” power supply or a 802.3af POE connection for power. Recently I misplaced one of the wall wart power supplies and needed to find/replace it with an approriate model. As such, here are the power supply requirements for the ECB350: Active Ethernet (Power-over-Ethernet, IEEE 802.3af) 48VDC/0.375A -or- Wall Plug In Power Supply: 12V/1A TIP: If you need a replacement power supply, Amazon has them. 🙂 I hope

Upload your prescription to 1-800-CONTACTS

Recently I ordered a couple boxes of daily wear contact lenses from 1-800-CONTACTS. So far the process has not been very smooth: Problem 1 – all the “order codes” or “coupon codes” I tried, even the codes listed on their own site, failed to work on my order 🙁 Problem 2 – despite updating my doctor information and submitting a copy of my prescription online, they still had trouble processing my prescription 🙁 To help expedite the order I planned on re-uploading

Surface Pro 3 dual monitor dock, w/Gigabit Ethernet

Accell just released a cool new dock intended for the Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3. However, the dock should work equally well with any laptop/tablet that has a Mini DisplayPort 1.2 MST capable port and USB 3.0 port. The DisplayPort portion of the dock uses MST to act as a hub for connecting (2) DisplayPort monitors, while the USB 3.0 port handles Gigabit Ethernet and USB 3.0 hub duties. Overall you get a pretty nice docking solution compared to the other

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