Why Does an App Need All Those Permissions?

Why Does an App Need All Those Permissions?

So you got a new Android phone, and the glorious moment arrives after unboxing it – you go to install your first app from Google Play. A notice pops up that says something along the lines of, “This app requires the following permissions,” and it...
SME Restricts Playback of this Video in Playlist

SME Restricts Playback of this Video in Playlist

Sony Music Entertainment (SME) just got added to my list of Corporations That Are Idiots. Let me paint you a picture:   Youtube is basically what MTV (or Much Music, the Canadian equivalent) used to be, but instead of having to sit and watch trash you don’t...
Toshiba Laptop Buzzing Noise – SOLVED!

Toshiba Laptop Buzzing Noise – SOLVED!

I’ve had my Toshiba Satellite A660 for almost two years. It’s a great machine – very fast, great speakers, awesome keyboard. I love just about everything to do with this machine, except for two small problems: It overheats constantly.   There’s...
What You Don’t Know About Facebook Sharing

What You Don’t Know About Facebook Sharing

I came across a fascinating article this week, and I thought it might interest some of you. It turns out, those images you share and the groups you join on Facebook are collecting your information.   The more people who join groups – like those picture sharing...
Spread a Little Christmas Cheer

Spread a Little Christmas Cheer

There are more families in need this year than ever before.   As a result, I have compiled a list of simple ways for you to make someone’s holiday just a little bit brighter. All of these things can happen for as little as $10 or $20 and will certainly help...
How to Make Your Content Go Viral

How to Make Your Content Go Viral

Most of my blog entries are about questions I get from clients. This one is about some advice I recently gave to a man on Craigslist. I spend a great deal of time on Craigslist, looking for work. Many of you reading this probably found me via Craigslist or from my...