Tag Archives: tips

Turn off Kindle singles recommendations etc. [SOLVED[

Turn off Cover View Recommendations! :-)

Some Kindle questions from readers: Q1. How do I turn off the annoying Kindle singles crap that takes up half of my Kindle’s screen?! Menu -> Settings -> Device options -> Personalize your Kindle -> Advanced Options -> Cover View Recommendations -> Off Q2. Can I get rid of recomendations, they are way off?! While you are at it, you can also turn off Special Offers Recommendations: Menu -> Settings -> Device options -> Personalize your Kindle -> Advanced Options

Fix the brightness adjustment buttons on a Dell M6700 [SOLVED]

Right click on the display adapter and select 'Disable'

Occasionally after a few hibernate/resume cycles, my Dell Precision M6700 laptop’s brightness UP/DOWN buttons become unresponsive (specifically, the Fn+Up Arrow and Fn+Down Arrow key combination). Rebooting will fix the issue but sometimes if you are in the middle of something that can be a major inconvenience. Thankfully the same solution I posted for other Dell models also works on the M6700 Instructions for re-enabling brightness adjustment (without rebooting) #1 Go into device manager and locate your display adapter (in my case, an

Missing check number column in Quicken [SOLVED]

Show the missing reference number / check number field

Q. Help! I just upgraded from Quicken 2010 to a later edition and now I am missing my check number column for all my credit card accounts! (I use that field to store extra info) Where did my check number column go in Quicken and how do I GET IT BACK? A. Thankfully, you can easily re-enable the Reference # field! Here is how: #1 While at the register screen for the account you want to edit, click the ‘Gear’

WordPress post/page revision side by side comparison? [SOLVED]

WordPress revision comparison screenshot

Q. Do you know of a plugin that will show my side-by-side page changes (compare what has changed side by side) it is imperative that I have good revision capabilities and workflow management for my school projects! - Ellyn O.C. A. Hi Ellyn, thank you for your question! If you use the latest version of WordPress then you will have some nice revision capabilities at your fingertips: You can find out more about handy WordPress revision capabilities here: WordPress › Post Revisions I

AdSense tips and sample AdSense money making sites

AdSense Earnings Report Screenshot

I came across this woman who has some fairly good AdSense tips as well as some example sites that she has built. I am mainly posting this as a bookmark for me to come back and read more later: How to Make Money With Google Adsense – Earnings Revealedhttp://www.2createawebsite.com/money/google-adsense.htmlHere is an AdSense check I scanned from 2006. At the time, it was the largest check I had received in the three years I had been in the program. Ab Crunches

Target’s No-Receipt Return Policy Limit

Question from Kasey: Hiya. Recently tried to return some items to Target without a receipt and they said I exceeded my return limit? What does that mean? Answer from JD: I asked the return desk at our local Target and they said that without a receipt  Target has a 12 month $70 return policy limit. So, without receipts you can only return $70 worth of stuff  during a 12 month time period They enforce this limit by checking your drivers license

Disable beep on Acer AO722 netbook [SOLVED two ways]

The Acer AO722 is a lovely little netbook. However, it does have a few annoyances. One of which is that when using the netbook it will make an annoyinh beep, if you plug-in, or unplug, the power supply. I am not sure why Acer designed the A0722 this way, but thankfully there are a couple ways to disable the power plug beep! In Windows 7 go to: Control Panel > Sound > Playback Tab > Speakers > Properties > Levels

Disc Golf notes before doubles tournament

Miscellaneous disc golf form and technique reminders. For me to keep in mind during the upcoming doubles tournament… Backhand (my normal drive) Tilt disk to the right on release (to even out the disk’s flight) Open palm after release (so fingers don’t impede/alter course) Hip rotation! Putting Fingers extended underneath the disk Gives stability (not gripping the edge) Palm OPEN after release Authoritative throw, really drive it into the basket Forehand (NOT my normal drive) Tilt disk to the left Red

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