After replacing compact fluorescent bulbs on a bathroom with LED light bulbs the new bulbs stay on very dimly at all times. When the switch is turned on they come on normally but when the switch is off they stay on dim. What causes this? Continue reading “LED Light Bulbs Won’t Turn Off and Stay On Dim”
If you need to get more battery life out of your Samsung Galaxy S6 here are the steps I followed that seem to help. Continue reading “Extend Samsung Galaxy S6 Battery Life”
My Logitech M705 started acting strange with scrolling. Ideally one scroll of the scroll wheel would produce the same amount of scrolling each time and in the proper direction. Instead it would jump around, bounce back in the wrong direction and be generally unpredictable. The fix that worked for me was updating the firmware on the unifying receiver. Continue reading “Logitech Marathon Mouse M705 Erratic Scrolling Fix”
For some time now Adobe Flash has been causing Firefox to freeze for a few seconds and then comes up with a message that Flash has crashed. I don’t know why I lived with it for so long but here’s how to fix it and stop it from happening.
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HTC’s update for the One M7 to fix the no audio on phone calls problem was nice. But it broke notifications for almost everything. Here is how to fix the HTC One M7 or M8 no notifications problem.
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I was pleasantly surprised by an update notification on my HP Slate 8 Pro letting me know that Android 4.4.2 was now available.
If a big battery icon appears on your Comcast Xfinity Home Radio Thermostat CT-30 that means it’s time to swap out the old ones for three fresh AA batteries. It sounds easy, but the details are important.
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Twitter has two ways of identifying accounts, an @username that a user chooses and can change, and a Twitter ID that is permanent. The @username can present a problem of link rot over time as users change their handle, so sometimes linking directly to the Twitter ID is preferred.
The first step is to get the Twitter ID from the current @username. Let’s use @CNN as an example. There are a few websites that do the conversion, but these sites seem to break from time to time. One that currently works is GetTwitterID.com. Continue reading “How to Link to a Twitter Account Using a Twitter ID”
If Amazon videos played on your computer have a pink or red tint to them here is how to get them back to normal.
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Today I found that when I opened a Google search result in a new tab I would be redirected to some really shady sites by way of Fastdailyfind.com. None of my other browsers were affected. Removing plugins and clearing cache didn’t help.
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