I got up bright and early this morning to update my Android SDKs (during HughesNet’s all-you-can-eat bandwidth time between 2am-7am). Much to my dismay, the Android Tools wouldn’t update from revision 15 to revision 17 because “a folder failed to be renamed or moved.” I have not had this problem updating in the past, so… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Tech Tips
I love my Kindle Fire, with one big exception: It does not support proxy servers. I use my fire in environments all the time (i.e. public schools) that require proxy support. While I haven’t solved the proxy problem system-wide, I have figured out a way to use Opera Mobile to add a proxy-supporting browser! Even… Read more »
I work with file paths a lot, since I email co-workers locations to stuff on our file servers. And even though I try to avoid it, sometimes it’s absolutely necessary to hard-code a file path into a program or script. In either of these cases, the quicker I can get the path to a file,… Read more »
If you have migrated your WordPress blog from another blogging platform but the post slugs weren’t generated, you can my Generate Post Slugs Plugin to have the slugs generated from the post title. Why I Wrote This Plugin I wrote this plugin for use on this very blog because when I ported my custom blog… Read more »
The Fire has one thing that an iPad has never had: A comfortable price. I’m not the first person to posit this, but I think Amazon’s new Kindle Fire is going to be the first non-fruit tablet to succeed in the marketplace due the the “bang for the buck” factor. After playing with my Fire… Read more »
Well, folks, I have my Kindle Fire in hand. So far, I think it is more than worth its $200 price tag. I’ll be posting more about it later tonight after I’ve had more time to take it for a spin. One of the first things I wanted to know was could I load my… Read more »
I just downloaded iTunes 10.5 and tried to install it on my Windows 7 64 bit machine. What I got was an error message that said: There is a problem with this WIndows Installer package. A program required for this install to complete could not be run. Contact your support personnel or package vendor. The… Read more »
In late April, my server got hacked. Most of my php files had code that looked like this placed at the top: eval(gzinflate(base64_decode(‘DZZFssRYokOX… long string of gzipped-base64-encoded php code); I’m not sure how the bad guys got in, but I changed all my passwords and updated all the software on the server. Then, like any… Read more »
The Browser Wars are alive and well. Who will win is anyone’s guess!
Trav posts how to re-install Apache 2 and Mysql as a service for a moved Zend Server CE directory.