As the so-called computer guru in my circle I get a lot of calls for help. I can usually help with an open heart and an open mind, but sometimes it just gets to be too much. Here are a couple of tips from the perspective of the computer guru to help keep the helper/helpee dynamic from damaging your relationships.
It seems to me that printers are the only technology left from which consumers are still willing to accept mediocrity. Printer manufacturers have trained us to expect to pay more for ink than we did for the printer, to throw out half-full ink cartridges because they’re expired or non-genuine, and to throw that printer out and get a new one in a year or so. But does it have to be this way? Not necessarily. Below are 3 tips for buying an inkjet printer. If you have any additional advice to add, please leave a comment and I’ll update the post.
While developing a new Facebook application I stumbled upon a very common app development bug: redirecting users to authorize your app from within an Iframe-based Facebook application. This post explains how to easily solve the problem
Earlier tonight I was setting up some development tools on my new laptop and ran across a problem that I had never seen before. When I began testing an application that uses the Facebook API (which depends on the CURL library), PHP insisted that the CURL extension was not loaded. I checked and double-checked that my php.ini file was correct (it was) and that the rest of my extensions were loading (they were). Finally after [...]
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