SMB and Outlook Connections in Apple OS X Mavericks

After the pain that I have had in the past establishing SMB or Outlook connections after Apple OS upgrades, I was little gun-shy to install Mavericks this morning.  But, after searching the internet for people having problems (and not finding any) I decided to take the plunge. Well, I’m very happy to be able to report […]

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Send to iPhone Missing in Apple Maps

Send to iPhone Missing in Apple Maps?  You’re not alone. At the top of the new Apple Maps app, you should see a little arrow allowing you to share directions from Maps straight to your iPhone.  The link (if it’s working) looks like this: However, when I first fired up Apple Maps, I didn’t have […]

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The tabs that we need to get rid of

How to Revert Your Gmail Inbox

I gave the new tabbed Gmail a try.  A very brief try.  But, after the 3rd or 4th time that it mis-categorized an important email as a promotion, I decided that enough was enough.  It was time to revert my inbox back to the old version. So, lets see how to do this. Step 1: […]

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Other iPad Storage Space

Fix: iPad Storage Not Adding Up

iPad storage not adding up? I have a 16GB iPad that should have had plenty of space on it.  However, when I tried to download a movie, iTunes said that I didn’t have enough storage to complete the task.  Sound familiar?  I bet it’s an issue like that one that brought you here. Sadly, the fix […]

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Apple TV Conflicts with Xbox and Bluray

I love my Apple TV. My kids love our Xbox.  Okay…maybe I do too. But I recently thought that they were all breaking at the same time.  The Apple TV was skipping like a scratched DVD.  The Xbox wouldn’t work.  Even my Blu-ray player wouldn’t play disks.  It was like an entertainment Armageddon. My setup […]

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How Do I Turn Off My Apple TV?

How do you turn off an Apple TV?  Sounds like a problem that you shouldn’t have to Google.  But…I did.  And if you’re reading this, then you probably did too. Since the Apple TV doesn’t have a power button, the solution, though simple, is not as intuitive as you might assume. So, how do you […]

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Stop Firebug From Converting Hex to RGB Color Values

As a web developer, I love the Firebug extension for Firefox.  It’s one of my all-time favorite tools when making web pages.  One of my favorite things about the extension is that you can update CSS directly on a page to preview what it will look like before officially uploading the change to your web […]

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Can I Put Google Adsense Ads In A Div With Position Fixed?

Can you put Google ads in a <div> with “position: fixed”? I was recently asking that question and found the answer rather hard to find.  So, when I finally did find an official answer on the subject, I thought that I would pass it along. So, what’s the answer?  The answer is: no.  No, you […]

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Use Jetpack Comments with WooThemes Theme

I just spent the last hour or so trying to figure out how to use the new Jetpack commenting system instead of the version that is packaged with the WooThemes theme that I’m using (which is the Canvas theme). Sidenote: The Jetpack comments were working until I messed with the comments.php file in my theme.  […]

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Organizing iPhone Apps

My Method For Organizing My iPhone Icons

I love my iPhone.  I hate trying to organize the apps. I have tried laying the apps in a frequency-of-use order, which didn’t work for me because it was too subjective.  I then tried to put as many as I could into conceptual folders…which I hated because I was constantly digging through similarly titled folders. […]

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