Category Archives: Ask J.D.

How to remote control PocketPC / Windows Mobile devices

Here are some apps that allow you to remote control your Pocket PC or Windows Mobile device: MyMobiler – program that allows you to do a LOT of stuff on your mobile using your PC  (desktop or laptop)… View your mobile screen on your desktop. Control your mobile by using desktop keyboard and mouse. Copy/Cut/Paste text between mobile and desktop. Capture mobile screen. Drag and drop files to your mobile. Support ActiveSync / IP Connection Support Mobile Explorer (File Browse)

Unknown device / how to get MP4 player working [solved]

Question. Hello, I bought a pink MP4 player (iPod nano clone) from a China or Hong Kong seller. The player works but I can’t connect it to my PC or Mac, when I connect it I get a “this USB device has malfunctioned” or “unknown device” in device manager. Please help me so I can load music onto the player! Answer. You may want to try a different USB cable, sometimes the ones that ship out with the player are

Keyword suggestion and tracking tools

Question: What are some good sites for tracking search engine keyword ranking and for suggesting keywords? Answer: Here is a list of keyword suggestion sites and keyword tracker tools, most of them are compiled from a digital point forum thread. WordTracker – http://wordtracker.com/ Digital Point – http://www.digitalpoint.com/tools/keywords/ NicheBot – http://nichebot.com/ NicheBot Classic – http://www.nichebotclassic.com/ NicheBot Ranking – http://www.nichebot.com/ranking/ Vurr – http://vurr.com/ Google Adwords – https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal Yahoo Overture – http://inventory.overture.com/d/searchinventory/suggestion/ Good Keywords – http://goodkeywords.com/ Keyword Count – http://www.keywordcount.com/index.php/welcome Keyword Density –

Moving heavy objects

This is just a short post because Samantha and I are getting ready to leave for a wedding in KC. Back to the subject of this post. Within a couple weeks we’re headed to Tulsa to pickup a Bridgeport milling machine. It should weigh about a ton. I want to post some pictures and descriptions of the moving process, as well as some helpful links to instructions other people have posted on the web… Other heavy things we’ve recently moved:

Sony VAIO Z Series Notebook Model Numbers

The Sony VAIO Z series laptop is one of the best laptops ever made: absolutely gorgeous screen (one of the best laptop screens I’ve ever seen) LED based backlight excellent color gamut bright and saturated like a glossy screen but NON-REFLECTIVE like a matte screen!!! durable screen (with a protective coating) decent resolution options lightweight powerful (dual core, 2GHz+) plenty of storage (can support dual SSDs, HD, or potentially a combination) upgradeable (memory, CPU, storage, [but you void the warranty

Access XP share without password, from Vista

Question: Tonight I was trying to access, via Vista, a folder that was shared from a Windows XP Pro machine. I kept getting a username/password prompt, but there isn’t a password set on any of users! How can I access the folder? Answer: by default Windows XP Professional won’t allow network users shared folder access without a password. So here’s how to allow network access using a blank password: First, on the XP computer that is sharing the folder make

SOLUTION to Dreamweaver problem: The document you selected is very large and would take too long to import

Question. I’m trying to paste a large Word document (or even copied web pages out of Firefox) into Dreamweaver and I get the following error: “The document you selected is very large and would take too long to import. We recommend you use Copy and Paste to insert parts of the document into multiple web pages.” Answer. Edit the Dreamweaver file InsertOfficeDoc.js to adjust the file size threshold upwards. After editing that file and restarting Dreamweaver, you should be able

Choosing a system: Nikon D90 vs. Olympus E-620

The ever-wonderful Jes is in the market for a new DSLR! She sold her entry level Canon DSLR and is ready to move up to the heavy-hitting power of a Nikon D90 (or similar). So Many Choices! Anytime a friend is considering a new camera purchase, it always gets me thinking about the different DSLR systems. Here is are just a few: Canon (full frame, non-full frame), Nikon (FX, DX), Sony (full frame, non-full frame), Olympus (four thirds, micro four