Category: Technology

Hey You – Update Your Passwords and Start Using a Password Tool (it’s way easier than writing them down!)

I’ve known friends and family who have had their email account, social media account, bank account, online identity and numerous other things hacked because of a terrible password or a poorly timed “click here” link on social media. Or I’ve been helping friends and family with their technology and when they need their password to […]

Adding a Static DNS Entry into the Ubiquiti UniFi Dream Machine Pro

JUNE 2023 UPDATE: You can now enter static DNS entries under the “Client” settings in UniFi OS v3.0.20 (or above). Leaving Original Post Below for Reference: Something I ran into today on my home network, with the Ubiquiti UniFi Dream Machine Pro, is that you can’t add a static DNS entry into the Dream Machine […]

How-to Make an iframe Responsive Using HTML Code

Sometimes you need to embed another website into the site you are using and a typical way of doing this is by using an <iframe>. However for modern websites, typically an iframe is not responsive. By using the code below, you can still embed an iframe into your site and make it responsive. Here is […]

Don’t Waste Your Time with the TP-Link TL-R600VPN WAN Load Balancer

I recently ordered the TP-Link TL-R600VPN router for the WAN load balancing capability. I saw several “reviews” and YouTube videos gushing over how amazing it was, and the WAN load balancing feature looked exactly like what I was looking for. Unfortunately, the unit was disappointing. I have gigabit internet (download) and the TP-Link wouldn’t get […]

How-to Bypass Google Chrome ERR_CERT_INVALID Message

Sometimes when developing applications, or when using self-signed SSL certs, when you browse to a site, Google Chrome will show an error message “ERR_CERT_INVALID“, and it won’t let you proceed past the warning (“for your protection”). If you know for a fact that you want to proceed, when the message is displayed, use your keyboard […]

Fix for Evernote 6.0.x Mac Missing Notes, Delayed Syncing and Issues with Creating Notes

I live and die by my notes in Evernote. For me, Evernote has become part of my standard workflow and is one of the apps that I constantly have open. I even paid to have a “Premium” account. I have several different notebooks, which include business card entries (using the iPhone app-which is super cool […]

Using Private Keys with SSH login Without Password on Mac OS X

Here’s an excellent write-up for setting up SSH access using private keys to connect to other Linux/Unix servers without having to enter a password. http://smbjorklund.no/ssh-login-without-password-using-os-x Copied here for reference. Tired of typing passwords to SSH servers you often access? Well get used to it! Passwords provide a high level of security, but but it have […]

Using StreamBaby Application to Stream MP4/M4V Files to Tivo 3 HD (with No Conversion)

This how-to lesson describes how to view MP4/M4V (Quicktime/Apple formatted) movies on your Tivo 3 HD and above (including Tivo Premiere) with no conversion needed and without the need to buy the Tivo Desktop Plus software. Download “StreamBaby” Application A great program that has been made is called “StreamBaby”. This program allows you to stream […]

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