Month: July 2013

How To Change Payment Information for Google Play

Google Play Store

This article will describe how you can easily change payment information for Google Play.  If you are getting a message related to payments being declined or a need to update your payment information when you try to make a purchase in the Google play store either on Android or your computer, this is what you […]

Mistakes on Mobile Site Design that Will Destroy Your Rankings

Google Page Rank

Common mistakes on Mobile Site Design   Mistakes on your mobile optimized website can cost you in search rankings. Following are some of the most common mistakes people when configuring their site for mobile devices.  Making one or more of these mistakes on your mobile site can cause you to not show up in search […]

How to Reset a Control4 Home Controller HC-200, HC-300, HC-500

If you are getting an error message on your HC-200, HC-300, or HC-500, or if it’s simply not working, there are some steps you can take to reset the device that you should be aware of. In these steps for how to reset a Control4 Home Controllert, I’m using the HC-300 as an example, but […]

DYMO Labels Require Activation Code

DYMO Labels "back of the roll" activation code.

I’m being asked to enter an activation code for labels. WTF? DYMO Labels require activation codes? I bought a DYMO Label Writer 450 Twin Turbo label printer and it’s asking me to enter an activation code for the labels.  Do DYMO Labels require an activation code? Well, yes and no. An activation code is required […]

Reset Printing System on Mac OSX 10.7 Lion

Reset Printing System OSX 10.7

If you’ve tried troubleshooting your printer problem on Mac OSX and you still can’t get it to work, you can still do a reset of the printing system.  You should use this as a last resort since when you perform a reset printing system on Mac, it will clear your printer configurations and remove any printers you have […]

How to Set Up a New Outlook Profile for Exchange in Outlook 2013

Echange 2013 Icon

This article describes how to set up a New outlook profile for exchange in Outlook 2013.  An Outlook Profile  collection of settings that connect your computer to the Exchange server.  The creation of a new profile provides a “fresh start” opportunity that can help solve nagging problems, which may be the result of a corrupt profile.  An Outlook […]

How to Enable TiVo Multi-Room Viewing

Tivo Multi-Room Viewing

If you have more than one TiVo DVR, it’s possible to transfer a show recorded on one to a DVR in a different part of your house – if you know how.  I’ve seen discussions about how to enable TiVo multi-room viewing and suggestions included making the media keys the same and some other things, but it’s actually not that difficult.  In fact, TiVo allows […]

Problems Embedding PDF Files in Web Pages

There are numerous threads on the internet about problems embedding PDF files in web pages. Many of them are because they are embedded from Google Docs. Google Docs seems to arbitrarily compress photos inside the document with absolutely horrifying results. If that’s the case with your embedded PDF, the fix is pretty easy. Following is […]

Macro to Insert Rows in Excel Based on a Value

Excel Macro

Conditional formatting in Excel can do many things. But if you need to take action on certain conditions, like if you need to Insert rows in excel based on a value, you will have to do that in a macro.  This can seem a little tricky at first if you aren’t used to writing macros, […]

Slingbox Error Codes

If you are having a problem with your Slingbox, you should be receiving one of several Slingbox error codes indicating the issue.  With this error code, troubleshooting will be much easier.  Note the error and compare to the table below to determine your course of action. Error number Error text that you might see What […]