Monthly Archives: July 2011

Breaking into a Garage in 6 Seconds

After watching the above video I found a solution below. Just wire the catch so it can’t be sprung.Note – the rope handle can be another method they use to attach the coat hanger so I cut that off also. … Continue reading

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Installing the Tivo Premiere

Having bought a new Tivo Premiere, I thought I’d share the experience. First thing I did after unpacking everything is “CALLED” Tivo. I couldn’t activate online as I needed to unactivate my old Tivo and activate my new Tivo. I … Continue reading

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Tivo – non-advertised option

I recently decided to upgrade from my old Series 2 Tivo to a new Series 4 Tivo. The price online was $99 + $14.99 – or so it says. When I called and talked to the rep, he said that … Continue reading

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What to Watch on Netflix

If you want to see what most people are watching on Netflix and/or see which titles are being retired from the Instant Play section, here’s a great site which will give you those results. http://instantwatcher.com/  

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Should I Change My Password?

Steve Gibson has found another site which might be useful to check out. https://shouldichangemypassword.com/ You enter your email address and it checks against current records of emails which have been compromised by security hacks. Note – I tried mine out … Continue reading

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Are You Using 64 bit Windows?

If you’re using Windows 7, it can be either a 32 bit or 64 bit system. Here’s how to determine which it is: Click Start, type “system” in the Start Search box, and then click System Information in the Programs … Continue reading

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Got Kids? – How to Keep them Safe

Here are a few suggestions to keep your kids safe on the home internet – thanks to Patrick and Roger. 5 Steps to a Family-Safe Internet Use OpenDNS Windows Live Family Safety 2011

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