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.  

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Should I Change My Password?

Steve Gibson has found another site which might be useful to check out. 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 —————————————————- DNS Thingy –¬† This only works … Continue reading

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