Computers & WWW

Disable the Google Grid Navigation, Revert Back to Top Bar Navigation

October 16, 2013
Disable the Google Grid Navigation, Revert Back to Top Bar Navigation

If you’re a Google user (which most of us are), you’ve probably noticed an annoying new navigation system that they’ve slowly been rolling out to the public. It takes the tried and true Top Bar navigation with quick, one-click access to their most popular Google Products… Google Top Nav and groups everything into what they […]

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How Remote DVR Saved My Life

October 28, 2011
How Remote DVR Saved My Life

OK, so the story I’m about to share is not as dramatic as my title suggests, but let’s be honest… for many of us TV fanatics, forgetting to set our DVR to record our favorite show(s) often does seem like life or death. Let’s take a few steps back and talk about what Remote DVR […]

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Where In the Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? – October 26, 2011

October 26, 2011
Where In the Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? - October 26, 2011

K, if y’all don’t at least get one of these, I don’t know what else fo’ do! LOL! Number two might be hard for the non-golfers out there, but 1 and 3 should be duck soup… No? Hehe! Chance um! Photo #1 Where In the Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? – October 26, 2011 Points for […]

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2011 Socialite Media Award Winners #SMSHI

October 19, 2011
2011 Socialite Media Award Winners

This afternoon, I had the great privilege of winning an award at the 2nd Annual Hawaii Social Media Summit held at the Hawaii Convention Center. Known as the Social Media Personality Award it: “honors the individuals who best portray that of a social media influencer; the people who stay top of mind in the social […]

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Where In the Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? – October 19, 2011

October 19, 2011

Sorry peeps. Totally falling behind this week. Here’s a SUUUUPAH duck soup one that I know many of you will get immediately. Funny thing is your boy will actually be there a little later today because I won an award: Social Media Personality Award 2011. Yay! Have a great week y’all! Photo #1 Where In […]

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Where In the Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? – October 12, 2011

October 12, 2011
Where In the Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? - October 12, 2011

This one’s for all y’all who monku that my pictures stay too hard. Go straight to Photo #3 and thank me later. LOL! Actually, Photos 1 & 2 are kinda easy too. See, I care. Hehe! Photo #1 Where In the Hawaii is Edward Sugimoto? – October 12, 2011 Points for Photo #1… * Location: […]

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Sierra Wireless IG2 Unboxing Video: You, Party of Eight

October 5, 2011

Sharing your connection with 5 of your friends is so 2010. Recently, Oceanic Time Warner Cable, along with the rest of the Time Warner Cable regions, released the Sierra Wireless IG2, the 2nd coming of the wildly popular personal mobile hotspot device called the IntelliGo. Where USB-type devices wirelessly connect individuals to the Internet while […]

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Sort/Group Your Outlook Email by Conversation Like Gmail

September 20, 2011
Sort/Group Your Outlook Email by Conversation Like Gmail

I’ve been using this “trick” for quite some time, but finally got around to posting a blog about it. This basically outlines, step-by-step, how to make your Outlook email act like your email in Gmail. That is of course, grouped by conversation. I’ve grown so used to having all of my email conversations grouped into […]

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How Hawaii Gets Extreme

September 16, 2011

Ask anyone about surfing here in Hawaii and you’ll probably get some sort of answer containing “waves”, “breaks” and “boards”, with a “brah” and a shaka sign sprinkled in between. But when you talk about surfing on the Internet, we Hawaiians – the geeky ones in particular – tend to get even more excited, especially […]

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Disable the Zone Alarm Security Options Pop-Up Window

December 16, 2010
Disable the Zone Alarm Security Options Pop-Up Window

This article is to help any of you ZoneAlarm users get rid of that annoying “ZoneAlarm Security Options” window that keeps popping up when you start your computer. A Little Background: Quite a few updates ago, the good people at Check Point Software Technologies, LTD (formerly Zone Labs) decided to sell out and get all […]

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Scenes from the IntelliGo Launch Party!

August 3, 2010
Scenes from the IntelliGo Launch Party!

Late yesterday afternoon, my homey at the Star-Advertiser asked me if I had a blog ready to go for today as they were planning on posting my mug in the print version of the paper again. Apparently, the demand to see my face again was that overwhelming. CHEEYEAHRIGHT! I wish. But yeah, a fella can […]

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Ready, Set IntelliGo! – Sharing Your Road Runner Mobile Connection Just Got Easier!

July 1, 2010
Ready, Set IntelliGo! - Sharing Your Road Runner Mobile Connection Just Got Easier!

Late last month, Oceanic Time Warner Cable introduced an exciting, new product to add to the Road Runner Mobile lineup. Nicknamed IntelliGo, the Sierra Wireless W801 Personal Mobile Hotspot acts like a portable mini-router and allows you to share your Road Runner Mobile connection – on the go! – with up to 5 friends via […]

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What Is Road Runner Mobile and Where Does It Work?

June 1, 2010
What Is Road Runner Mobile and Where Does It Work?

Road Runner Mobile first launched in Hawaii earlier this year, and, as with Road Runner High Speed Online residential service (launched back in 1997), there were a lot of early adopters. Like those who were “in the know” about broadband technologies (compared to dial-up) in ’97, those who are aware of 4G technology today have […]

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The application Email (process com.android.email) has stopped unexpectedly. Please try again

January 14, 2010

It appears as though this is a common issue for many frustrated Android users out there, so I’m posting what I did – which actually worked! – in the hopes that it will help at least a few of you out. A Little Background: I purchased the Droid on opening day, but never set up my Exchange […]

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The Droid Experience

November 6, 2009
The Droid Experience

Just waking up in the morning gotta thank God I don’t know but today seems kinda odd No barking from the dog, no smog And momma cooked the breakfast with no hog Ok, so it wasn’t quite like how Ice Cube rapped it, but “today was like one of those fly dreams” and definitely “A […]

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Fave Friday – Gadgets

November 6, 2009
Fave Friday - Gadgets

So by the time you read this, I will have probably picked up the new Motorola Droid phone with the rest of dem nerds early adopters. 8) I don’t think I’ve been thisexcited for something to come out since the original Nintendo (after playing Super Mario Brothers on the FamiCom in Japan)! LOL! Yeah, yeah, […]

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Fave Friday – Lock Your Desktop Tip

September 11, 2009
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A-ight peeps. Your boy is finally gonna live up to this blog’s name and provide a helpful computer/web related tip for this here Friday. Some of you may already know about this one, but I still find myself teaching peeps about this underutilized, but VERY helpful tip, especially in the work enviro. It’s an easy keystroke (for […]

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Survey Thursday – Email?

April 9, 2009

Back in the glory days of the web, us peeps with email addresses were few and far between. As students, we  were hooked up with one by default (with an ugly @uhunix.uhcc.hawaii.edu suffix), but that was back when we had to log into a UNIX shell and check it via a program called Pine. Good […]

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Tax Tip Thursday: File for Free!

April 2, 2009

Didja file your taxes yet? You are aware that it’s due in 13 days riiiight? 8) Well, for those of you who waited until the very last second, you may be in for a little treat, WWE style: Filing your taxes for FREE! A friend sent over this little tidbit so I figured I’d post […]

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How Geeks Do Blackouts

December 29, 2008

Yeah, I know, I’m shmall kine late with the blackout report, but I figgah since errbody else already blogged about it up in here, I’d try to present a different angle for all y’all, 3 days aftah da fact. *grin* Now I don’t consider myself a geek by any stretch of the imagination, but I […]

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