17
January
2014

Setup Stuck At Creating User Account…: Apple Support Communities

I confirm this works. If you get stuck creating the user account, do not login to AppleID and do not select the automatic timezone detection, and it will proceed to the next screen in 2-3 seconds. I am now sitting on the desktop, all good. via Setup Stuck At Creating User Account…: Apple Support Communities.

15
January
2014

Getting ready for winter…chains and cables

Time to get ready for winter (and regulations) and in looking through Amazon and their buyer’s guide, it looks like the Thule CB12 chains and the Z cables are the best rating. So how to figure out what you need? Which Thule or Security Chain? They have an amazing range of models and in general Thule gets […]

14
January
2014

New Tires

Well, after twelve years, the tires on our Volvo are finally giving out. Tirerack.com is a great source for tires and has reviews as well (although they’ve discontinued their mileage based ratings sadly). Good news is that evrewards.com shows there is a 4% cash rebate with them using bigcrumbs.com. And they will deliver directly to […]

05
January
2014

Club sites with WordPress and Flickr

Well, I’ve been using my own photo hosting but for some folks, using a public site like flickr makes sense. For community or club photos for instance. So here’s a quick guide to getting this to work. Photos are best done with Flickr because it is likely your club doesn’t have the dollars to pay […]

01
January
2014

Some of the amazing rewardshoppingmall deals

Wow, some of these rewards are really pretty amazing if you have a Rewards Shopping Mall based credit cards, here’s a stack rank of vendors to choose from when buying for electronics (see allretailers-byoffer.htm for a list of all retailers sorting by bonus points offered), so if the prices are close online, then this is a […]

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