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Facebook Sucks

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Sorry about this, but I am about to express my disgust with Facebook.  Don’t get me wrong, I like Facebook.  I use it all the time for work and for fun.  I have yet to find a tool better for reconnecting with old friends.  However, it has gone too far.  This isn’t a rant about privacy and the social engineering ... Read More »

QNAP’s myQNAPcloud SmartLink Service

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If you are one of the many QNAP faithful, you may have realized that there have been many quiet changes that accompanied QTS 4.1. Among the many enhancements came an enhancement to QNAP's MyQNAPCloud service. From the start, the service didn't look like it would be something that I would really take advantage of. The interface was simple and didn't really offer me much in the way of functionality. Also, having multiple NAS meant multiple logins and just an additional layer of pain. Well, things are different now... and I like it. Read More »

All the FireFox about: Pages

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Have you ever wondered what lay under the fox in Firefox? I have stumbled across articles here an there that helped me fix certain issues with Firefox by changing some settings in about:config. If you are like me and were wondering what other about: pages there might be... here is a list. Firefox version 30.0. Read More »

Delete a PivotTable in Excel

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If you have ever struggled with deleting a PivotTable in Excel, then you have come to the right place. We use Excel for all kinds of things. Once in a while, we like to do a bit of house cleaning. We recently published an article on how to export all of your worksheets within an Excel Workbook to CSV. Well, in order for that to be useful, you can't have a bunch of extraneous information running around your worksheets, like PivotTables. Read More »

Best XBMC Addons for 2014

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XBMC is a powerful HTPC front end, but you never truly realize its potential until you start exploring ways of extending its functionality. Add-ons extend XBMC’s functionality bringing you new and incredible ways to enjoy your HTPC. Given the large number of add-ons out there… here is MY list of the top 5 for 2014 so far. Read More »

How to Export all Excel Worksheets as CSV

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I recently went on a hunt to try and figure out a way to export all my worksheets in an Excel document to CSV. The need arose simply out of frustration. Instead of copying cells and pasting as values into a new workbook then saving as CSV, I wanted a simple and logical approach that could save me time and frustration. Read More »

Can’t Remove a Partition? Use DiskPart

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If you have ever removed a hard drive from a system and installed it in another, you may have run into a situation before where you are unable to delete some of the partitions on the drive. This usually happens when you remove the hard drive from a system made by Dell, Acer, Samsung, etc. The partitions you are unable to remove are designated for system restore and the like. Well, getting rid of those partitions is easier than you think. All you need is a command line and a cup of coffee. Read More »