Category Archives: tips and tricks

How to get Google Maps (with Street View) back on your iPad/iPhone

Okay, a little while ago I posted a piece on how to fix some of the lost features in the iOS 6 “update”. I recommended a free app that would let you use Street View. However, there’s a better way … Continue reading

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Latest on the jailbreak for iOS 6…

I’m sure a lot of you are itching to get a jailbreak for iOS 6 so you can fix some of the lost features with style. I’ll try to keep you updated. Here’s the deal: There are a lot of … Continue reading

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How to restore some of the lost features in iOS 6

Okay. After the “upgrade” a few days ago, to iOS 6, I was just as disappointed as the rest of you that I had lost some nice features. The two I missed the most were Google Maps Street View and … Continue reading

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Mouse not showing up in Borderlands 2 — fix

Okay, I had the same problem some of you were having in Borderlands 2 — my mouse wasn’t showing up in the in-game menus and the starting menu. What’s going on, at least for me, is that it sees I … Continue reading

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PS3 Media Server — a free tool for streaming from PC to PS3

Well, I was up all hours last night messing around with the media sharing capabilities of Windows Media Player. Eventually I got frustrated with trying to make WMP work correctly, and during a marathon search session, I found a much … Continue reading

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iDevices (iPad, iPhone, iPod) not showing up in wi-fi sync in iTunes — FIX

Okay, I ran into this problem a couple of times, so I’m posting the solution — because it’s really easy. Here’s the problem: Despite having all your iDevices set to sync wirelessly with iTunes, they don’t show up in iTunes … Continue reading

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VLC — the best media player for Windows (or any computer)

Okay, I don’t know if I’ve ever mentioned this, but I stopped using Windows Media Player a loooonnng time ago. I switched over to something called VLC — VideoLAN Player. The C comes from “client”, but since it’s no longer … Continue reading

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iOS 5/5.0.1 jailbreak for iPhone 4S and iPad 2 (A5 devices) is HERE — instructions, link, and tips

Okay, here we go. Greenpois0n has released a jailbreak for A5 devices. Currently it’s only available for the Mac, but a Windows version is “coming soon” (sorry to disappoint those of you without a Mac — just have some patience). … Continue reading

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iPhone 4S Jailbreak SCAM ALERT REDUX

Hey all, I’m just here to let you know, once again, that there is still no jailbreak for the iPhone 4S or iPad 2. The latest scam I saw today really annoyed me, because it’s trying to take the limera1n/blackra1n … Continue reading

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Cleaning your e-cig atomizer (Joye 510, 510-T, eGo, and eGo-T)

Recently I’ve been going through old atomizers, trying to clean them so they work again. The first thing I tried was what the manufacturer recommends: holding it under extremely hot water for a good while, then leaving it out to … Continue reading

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