The Best FLAT Extensions Cords

It seems one can never have enough extension cords and the following extension cords are particularly useful. They are flat they so you can put something close to an outlet and still utilize the receptacle, this is of course great to go behind furniture or wall-mounted flat panels. I use a number of them in my house and here are my favorites: Coleman Cable 03518 Flat Plug Extension Cord, 16/3 Grounded with 3-Outlet Trinector Tap, 12-Foot http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000BQT7B6?ie=UTF8&tag=pixensity-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000BQT7B6The Coleman Cable SlenderPlug

Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown

Problem signature: Problem Event Name: BlueScreen OS Version: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.48 Locale ID: 1033 Additional information about the problem: BCCode: 7a BCP1: FFFFF6FC4000BA40 BCP2: FFFFFFFFC000000E BCP3: 00000001FBF93860 BCP4: FFFFF88001748758 OS Version: 6_1_7601 Service Pack: 1_0 Product: 256_1 Files that help describe the problem: C:\Windows\Minidump\020414-8096-01.dmp C:\Users\User\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-21325-0.sysdata.xml Read our privacy statement online: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=104288&clcid=0x0409 If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statement offline: C:\Windows\system32\en-US\erofflps.txt

NEW thinkfun.com version of Robot Turtles [20% off promo coupon code]

A rather exciting email from the creator of Robot Turtles (the fun board game that teaches kids how to program). I pre-ordered a version and you can even use promo/coupon code TEACHERS at thinkfun.com for 20% off! Here is the email in its entirety: {START} First a brief summary (or, as the kids say, TL;DR): A new, enhanced version of Robot Turtles is available for preorder.   Next, a long rambling version of same.   Five short months ago we closed

Chrome ‘Downloading proxy script’ ?! [solved]

If Google’s Chrome web browser seems to take forever to load a web page, you may see a “resolving proxy” or “downloading proxy script” message appears in the lower-left corner of the browser’s window. Thankfully, you can change your proxy setting (for Windows) and fix Chrome’s corresponding behavior: Click the Chrome menu button  on the browser toolbar Select Settings Click Show advanced settings In the “Network” section, click Change proxy settings. This will open the Windows Internet Properties dialog Click LAN settings Deselect

How to watch the Superbowl online for free!

If you have cut the cable cord or disconnected your satellite dish… never fear the internet is here! Checkout the following apps and websites to watch the SuperBowl for free online 🙂 FOX Now (free viewing on Superbowl Sunday) Here is the homepage link for the FOX Now http://www.fox.com/foxnow/ and their apps are available for a variety of devices: iPhone, iPad, Android, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Roku, Samsung Smart TV, Windows 8, Windows Phone Dish Anywhere (if you or a friend have

Ideal walkaround Micro Four Thirds camera lens

Recently I was asked “what is the ideal walkaround micro four-thirds camera lens?”. Of course the answer varies by the style and taste of the individual photographer, but for me the ideal walkabout lens is the Olympus 17mm f1.8 prime lens (34mm equivelant). Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f1.8 (Black) for Olympus and Panasonic Micro 4/3 Camerashttp://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00CI3R4VUThe lens works well on the OM-D-EM1, wonderful first lens for the camera. With micro 4/3 the 17mm is the same as a 34mm lens on

Hearing aid apps for Android

Tonight I encountered an unexpected question: my dad asked me if I had any experience with hearing aid apps for phones. I had to tell him that I didn’t even know such things existed! After a bit of thought and research it became quite obvious that such apps would be quite useful. Unfortunately, most Android app suffer from a plethora of issues that prevent them from actually being very useful for the hearing impaired 🙁 However, there are a few