While putting this site together, I ran into an issue where some of the Google Adsense ad units were not displaying. They were all using the same code, so as such I was baffled. What I observed was that all ads would display on the individual post pages (single.php), but some were missing on the […]
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Generally speaking, too many people shape their lives around technology, instead of shaping technology to fit their lives. This site aims to provide tips and solutions to allow you to get more from technology.
While normally I find the Huffington Post to be Grade A Bull Plop, I’m a big fan of their Fundrace map. Very interesting. http://fundrace.huffingtonpost.com/ (via Lifehacker)
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I recently made the plunge into the new world of Office 2007. The core functionality of Office remains the same. I can create documents and spreadsheets like before, but the interface is MUCH different. Office is now all about the ribbon.
Like the Show Desktop button, I’m also a huge fan of the Address Bar toolbar in Windows XP. Or at least I was until Service Pack 3. The Address Toolbar (RIP) Recently, Microsoft under the guise of a Service Pack removed functionality. I believe the explanation they used was something like, “Due to regulatory requests […]
I’m a big fan of Frank O. Pinion, currently on KTRS 550 AM in St. Louis. He’s a radio genius. One of the players, Karen Vail was let go last week. Frank offers his explanation in an audio file (see below). I commend him for many reasons. Right now, I commend him most for the […]
Back in the late 90’s, Microsoft rolled out a feature as a part of Windows 98 that I have come to love far and away above all others. It was a simple feature that 85% or more of folks don’t even know exists. If they have seen it, chances are they’ve never used it and […]
This is the innaugural post of Marktastic. A site that will hopefully help you get more from your computer. Find more information here: About Marktastic Thanks for stopping by.