Yay! Finally!!

After hours have been spent over numerous attempts to get the plugin slickr flickr to work properly, I finally nailed it! Lest I forget, here is the required code (the entirety of which must be enclosed in square brackets which is not done here or the plugin would try to execute the code which is missing my api_key and full… Continue reading

How Long Is Too Long?

When you call an 800 number for technical support, how long should you be expected to remain on hold until someone talks to you to solve your problem? I’m rebuilding my hard drive, a necessary nuisance with computers; so, I’m in the process of reinstalling all of my software, and I have a lot of software. I went to reinstall… Continue reading

Upgrading Your iTunes Music with iTunes Match

Many years ago now, I set out on a long journey to digitize my entire CD collection and store that music in iTunes. The process took about a year! In those days in the last century, hard drive space was much more expensive, and the standard quality (called bit rate) most people ripped their CDs was low to avoid consuming… Continue reading

One Less Step

I really hate inefficiency when using technology.  That’s probably why I’m such a keyboard-shortcut-kinda-guy. Today I read about a cool little shortcut I read about over at Macworld—yes, this tip is only for Mac users.  When you download a .zip file, your Mac unzips it automatically.  But the original .zip file remains in your Downloads folder until you delete it… Continue reading