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
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
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
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
Photos taken with an Olympus E-PL5 with 17mm lens. Sunrise this morning at 7AM near the Mark Twain National Forest.
Tax time approaches. Thus around the Hodges household we are catching up on our Quicken data entry. We track every cent we spend and anything that can make that process easier/faster is appreciated 🙂 That is one reason why I like Thunderbird so much, it makes it very simple to find emails that contain online transaction info (invoices, receipts, etc.) Here is the basic process: #1 Download the latest transaction info using Quicken This will give us a list of transactions
Amazon associates/affiliates received the following notice recently: We are writing to notify you of some changes to the Amazon.com Associates Program Operating Agreement, which governs your participation in the Amazon Associates Program for Amazon.com. All changes are effective on February 1, 2014. https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp/associates/help/operating/compare And here is my summary of the changes: Magazines go from a 25% affiliate commission (fee rate) to none Video game console products go from a 4% commission (fee rate) to 1% Overall this continues a trend by
At a birthday party this past weekend I heard about a cool new site that details motorcycle day trips in the Ozarks. The trips feature HWY 19 and HWY 106 near Eminence and Winona MO. You can find out more at motorcycleozarks.com: Motorcycle the Ozarks Self-guided Day Tours: Maps and Route Informationhttp://motorcycleozarks.com/Try these great motorcycle rides! Jesse James Getaway Route Distance: 115 Miles Time Frame: 3-4 hours Attractions: Current River, Logan Creek Valley (B Highway), Awesome A Highway and Sinking