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Installing Ruby on Rails Environment on Ubuntu

Installing Ruby on Rails Environment on Ubuntu

I have recently joined a bootcamp for Ruby on Rails and thought it might be a good idea to share what I believe to be a decent startup guide on how you should setup your server. By ...

Windows 8.1 – Not Detecting Third Monitor

Windows 8.1 – Not Detecting Third Monitor

Well I finally installed Windows 8.1, and although I finally got used to not having the Start button around, I'm not really going to complain about its return. So the first problem ...

Old Skype on Windows 8

Old Skype on Windows 8

Since the launch of Windows 8, I have been nothing but annoyed at the fact that you need to use the Metro Skype version that requires a full screen to use. It's a chat application, ...

HP TouchPad CM9 with Working Camera (Sort of)

HP TouchPad CM9 with Working Camera (Sort of)

It seems that someone has finally been able to get the HP TouchPad camera working and it's about time! Although it has its bugs and glitches, a camera is a camera and I'm sure we c ...

Watch Facebook Videos on TouchPad/Android

Watch Facebook Videos on TouchPad/Android

Many HP TouchPad or even Android owners these days are not able to watch Facebook Videos on their tablet or device. I have no real clue what's causing it, but I do know a simple so ...

Find My iPhone/iPod

Find My iPhone/iPod

Ever misplaced your iPod or iPhone and couldn't figure out where it was? Well you wont have to worry about that anymore, not with the app developed by Apple themselves called "Find ...

Disqus Comment Count Error

Disqus Comment Count Error

Well the great thing about starting up a new website, with a new template and such is the amount of bugs you encounter during its development. Obviously not everything will just go ...

Windows 8.1 – Not Detecting Third Monitor

Well I finally installed Windows 8.1, and although I finally got used to not having the Start button around, I'm not really going to complain about its return. So the first problem I came across was that my third monitor was not working/detected. My third monitor uses a DVI to miniDP converter, so I have a miniDP, HDMI and DVI connection setup on my desktop. In order to resolve this issue all I had to do wa ...

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Old Skype on Windows 8

Since the launch of Windows 8, I have been nothing but annoyed at the fact that you need to use the Metro Skype version that requires a full screen to use. It's a chat application, and I rather not have it take up a whole screen just to be able to talk to someone. Anyway, I found a way around it and that is to download the full version of Skype and install it. You can download the file here: Skype Full Inst ...

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HP TouchPad CM9 with Working Camera (Sort of)

It seems that someone has finally been able to get the HP TouchPad camera working and it's about time! Although it has its bugs and glitches, a camera is a camera and I'm sure we can all be happy about that. It's the first step towards a fully functional TouchPad and I'm sure the nightly builds will incorporate it soon enough. The video above is of user ReverendKJR testing it and showing us what sort of iss ...

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Watch Facebook Videos on TouchPad/Android

Many HP TouchPad or even Android owners these days are not able to watch Facebook Videos on their tablet or device. I have no real clue what's causing it, but I do know a simple solution. All you need to do is install MX Video from the Google Play Store. Once you have downloaded and installed the player, you can basically select it to play your Facebook videos (along with many others) and it's that simple. ...

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Find My iPhone/iPod

Ever misplaced your iPod or iPhone and couldn't figure out where it was? Well you wont have to worry about that anymore, not with the app developed by Apple themselves called "Find my iPhone." Find My iPhone is free for anyone with an iPhone 4, iPad, or 4th generation iPod touch (iOS 4.2 or later required).* Just sign in with your Apple ID on your qualifying device and turn on Find My iPhone to allow you to ...

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Why you should NOT use WEP!

After taking an Ethical Hacking course, I was amazed (but not surprised) to see the amount of flaws most average users face on a daily basis when it comes to computers. When we talk about hacking, we don't mean someone accessing your Facebook account and updating your status because you forgot to log off. When we say hack, we mean that they force their way into your network by figuring out what your usernam ...

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Free Android Apps Daily

Introducing the Amazon App Store - your one stop shop for free apps. On a daily basis, Amazon provides its Android users a random paid app for free with no strings attached. I'm assuming at the moment that this only applies to the American users, but do correct me if I'm wrong. Basically all you would need is an Amazon account with your billing method setup and the Amazon App Store app which you can downloa ...

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If I Die Facebook App

In the old days, people used to leave wills for their friends and family by recording it on a video and passing it to their attorney or someone they trusted, but this is the 21st century so we like to do things a little different. Introducing the "If I die" app on Facebook, an app that allows your Facebook account to continue posting messages for your friends and family to read. How does it work? After inst ...

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Facebook Contact Sync

Many users who are on a HTC device but not using HTC Sense might find it annoying that your contacts don't really sync up with your Facebook data. Sure it says it will sync, but really it just grabs names and that's it - no pictures, etc. However I've found a solution to that problem: Facebook Contact Sync. The app is quite easy to configure, all you really need to do is login to Facebook. Once you have log ...

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Two Short Beeps One Long Beep

If you ever came across an issue where, when you started your computer you heard two short beeps and one long beep repeatedly, it means there is an issue with the hardware on your computer. In most cases, all you need to do is one of the following: Reseat/Replace your Graphics Card Reseat/Replace your Memory Replace Motherboard Reseat: Remove and Reinsert the graphic card In my case today, I found that my g ...

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