Category Archives: Internet tips

Get a 50% discount on Giganews

Giganews runs a fairly awesome service if you are a usenet fan. However, the monthly costs can be quite high. If you need a discount for the Giganews service, here is one way that generally works… Step 1. Go through the account options and proceed to cancel your account Step 2. Before the process completes, they will generally offer something similar to this: This process even works repeatedly, though you may have to maintain your account a few months in

Link AdSense with Google Analytics [HOWTO]

One of my favorite features of Google Analytics is the ability to see which web pages are generating the most AdSense revenue. However, before this option is enabled for reporting, you must link your two accounts: AdSense -> Admin -> Property -> AdSense Linking After you click that link and complete the steps, you should have a plethora of new AdSense data to look through! 🙂

What is the #LLAP hashtag? Live long and prosper

Rest in peace Leonard Nemoy, you will be missed. LLAP stands for live long and prosper. Vulcan salute – Wikipedia, the free encyclopediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vulcan_saluteThe accompanying spoken blessing, “live long and prosper”, (“dif tor heh smusma” in the Vulcan language as spoken in Star Trek: The Motion Picture) also appeared for the first time in “Amok Time”,…

AT&T LTE data speeds in Low Wassie MO

This result is quite good considering the rural location as well as the trees/hills. Nice job AT&T! 🙂 This test was on a Lumia 635 no contract phone which is often available for less than $80 USD. AT&T Nokia Lumia 635 – No Contract GoPhone: Cell Phones & Accessorieshttp://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00LBFFSNM?ie=UTF8&tag=pixensity-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00LBFFSNMThe Lumia 635 isn’t your average smart phone. Powered by Windows Phone 8.1, a Quad core processor and supporting a microSD card of up to 128 GB of memory, it’s fast and

GoDaddy send message error on Thunderbird [SOLVED]

Reader question (Solved, see below) Yo hoss.. Any chance you could team viewer on to my computer this morning and look at my JSO email. I have been having sending issues for a long time now, and just can’t seem to get it fixed. Every time I try and send something (especially with an attachment) I get the following error message: Most of the the time it asks me to enter my password again…. Thoughts? Answer: Please check your outgoing SMTP

Intel.com driver site down with 500 error

While setting up an Intel NUC today, I discovered the entire driver portion of Intel’s website is down. The site only lists a “500:Server Error [20-0004]” error message. This is quite a bummer as Windows 7 lacks some of the basic drivers for the NUC’s Ethernet adapter etc. 🙁 This type of outage is why I often keep a mirror of drivers. Hopefully Intel will get their site working again soon!