30
September
2008

AutoCAD drawings

Well, while AutoCAD costs thousands of dollars, use http://www.edrawingsviewer.com/MAC_Viewer.html to look the complete drawings on a Mac.

29
September
2008

OMG was I hacked or is the hard disk just full

Think we were hacked on Tongfamily at 5AM this morning. Found that we were stuck at the home page going to the WP install page. There are many “notes”:http://wordpress.org/support/topic/180772/page/2 about this, but it can happen because of a weak password on your FTP or your WordPress admin accounts. I have both and have changed all […]

27
September
2008

MMC Card vs. SDHC

Have an old MMC card. I’m surprised for once. A SD card is the same and an old Canon SD500 takes the 1GB card but the Canon 970IS does not.

18
September
2008

MacBook Air reinstallation and hopefully Time Capsule transfer

OK, so I’ve completely wiped my MacBook Air, time to rebuild it. Here is a list of things that have to happen. Sure sounds Windows like doesn’t it 🙂 # Remote install Mac OS X. Sigh. This is going to take 4 hours over the air apparently # Try the “Time Capsule recovery”:http://www.askdavetaylor.com/how_to_restore_imac_macbook_from_time_capsule_machine_backup.html which comes […]

18
September
2008

Mac Routine Maintenance (Not!) don’t do this

With Windows, I have this whole ritual for keeping things clean that include these free utilities * Spybot. Keep immunizations up for adware, spyware and use its Tools to fix the registry of bad entries, cleanup startup groups of shovelware * Antivir. Freeware antivirus package. Just need to keep it scanning and take the regular […]

18
September
2008

MacBook Air unexpectedly logs out

When I leave my MacBook Air overnight to say do a Time Capsule, I see that it will log itself out unexpectedly and automatically. Kind of wierd, my MacBook Pro doesn’t do that. Some users are having the same issue with the “Mac Mini”:http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=7766844 and the only real diagnosis is: Apple – Support – Discussions […]

16
September
2008

Smaller than a dSLR recommendations

David asked me, OK, zooming back (no pun intended), if you want a smaller camera, what are the realy choices: # Canon or Panasonic point and shoot. If you just want a point and shoot like the Instamatic of old, then pretty much anything in the el cheapo 8MP range is going to work. Last […]

16
September
2008

What if a player wants to drop?

If someone is playing and they decide they don’t want to play. # If it is after September 1 there is no refund # Click on the league # Choose Edit/Registant and type in their name # You should find them and click on them # Now to quick click for participants and seach for […]

16
September
2008

What to bring for games

So here is the paperwork for each game: * Each coach gets a packet that comes from SYSA and goes to each club registrar * there are smaller sheets with carbon copy pages to be filled out for the ref for the games. * Let’s see for reporting scores…the ref is suppose to report the […]

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