Category Archives: computers

David’s Guides to MUDding

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… There was a young man named Kip, who was away at college in Berkeley, CA, and who was obsessed with computer games and the beginnings of the Internet. It was … Continue reading

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Razer Mouse Randomly Double-Clicking Quick Fix

Are you having problems with your Razer mouse double clicking when it shouldn’t? I’ve owned a Razer Mamba for years and only recently had this problem. I tried resetting it and recalibrating it; no luck. Then I read a suggestion … Continue reading

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Workaround for Cydia Impactor “XCode 7.3” Error (and possibly other Cydia Impactor errors — a new way to sideload)

Okay, first, all credit where credit is due. I did not come up with this fix myself. I lost my semi-tethered Jailbreak on my iPhone (Electra) and was unable to get Electra back on there (after a while, even though … Continue reading

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Fix for PLEX “Unauthorized Server” Problem on Roku

Okay, so I just got a Roku Streaming Stick for my dad, and I wanted to set it up so it could use PLEX, which is what I use to stream everything from my PC. I was going nuts, because … Continue reading

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Fix for Assassin’s Creed: Origins Freezing/Stuttering on Consoles

Some of you playing on consoles may notice that Assassin’s Creed: Origins is freezing up on you ever now and then (or a lot, depending on when you’re playing). The problem is the same as it was for AC: Unity — it’s the … Continue reading

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How To Make Your IPhone Recognize The Word “Fuck”

If you’re at all like me, the fact that your iPhone constantly autocorrects the f-word so it reads “ducking”, you’ve probably wondered if there’s any way you can get the damned thing to ever autocorrect the word properly — fuck, fucker, fucking, etc. … Continue reading

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How To Get Dolby Digital Live/DTS Connect Working in Most Steam Games

Okay, many of you may be trying to play your Steam games in Dolby Digital Live or DTS-Connect with no luck. Your troubles are over. The fix is right here. All you need to do is download the following file: … Continue reading

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Onboard Realtek HD Audio Dolby Digital Live/DTS Connect Not Working in Windows 10

If you have onboard Realtek HD sound, and you’ve updated to Win 10 — even if you’re using the unlocked drivers — you will notice that it is no longer able to play anything in Dolby Digital Live or DTS … Continue reading

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Netflix Playback Error M7357-1003 (WidevineCdm component error) in Google Chrome quick fix

I recently had trouble playing Netflix in Chrome; it was giving me an error (M7357-1003) that said I needed to update my WidevineCdm component. I tried this, and it didn’t work. I tried a bunch of other fixes I found … Continue reading

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Dying Light debuts on PC with a myriad of faults; my fixes

Well, Dying Light is here, and from what I’ve been seeing around the Internet, this game suffers from the usual “meant for console, ported to PC” problems. The first thing I noticed was that in SLI mode I would get a … Continue reading

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