Category Archives: tips and tricks

Fix for Assassin’s Creed Unity framerate stuttering and low framerate problems

It’s pretty simple. Play the game in offline mode and it all goes away and you’re playing with no framerate hiccups, even in large crowd. I first found the thread about it on reddit here, then immediately tested it tonight … Continue reading

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Why Samsung Tech Support is worthless (and LG and Apple aren’t)

What an Orwellian few days I have had dealing with Samsung. Let me bring you up to speed — I have a TV that’s less than two months old, and it has a dead pixel smack dab in the middle … Continue reading

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How to Disable the Annoying New Right-Click Menus in Chrome (now that they’re hardcoded)

Okay. You may have noticed that the old fix for disabling the annoying new extra-white menus on Google Chrome no longer works (adding –disable-new-menu-style to the shortcut), as in build 28 they have hardcoded it and removed the option to … Continue reading

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Electronic Cigarettes For Dummies: A Brief Beginner’s Guide

Electronic cigarettes, known as e-cigs, are really coming on strong now. You finally have a product that replicates the sensation of smoking and delivers a dose of nicotine to your lungs — with none of the nasty tar stuff or … Continue reading

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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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