Make any outlet a Magsafe

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May have to pick up a few of these when they’re available. The Magsafe plug on my MacBook has saved me more than a few times.  Looks like Stanley Tools is coming out with an adapter to convert a normal plug into a Magsafe type plug on the wall end.  I’m actually pretty surprised that… Read more »

Using a U-Verse STB as an ethernet bridge

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Discovered a few weeks ago that an AT&T U-Verse cable box would work as a HPNA to Ethernet bridge. With the cable signal coming through the coax line to the STB the ethernet jack on the back was live and allowed me to connect an Apple Airport and get the wireless signal much stronger throughout… Read more »

Get an image of iPhone without iTunes

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Found myself needing to get an image off of my iPhone without using iTunes. On my Vista machine it’s easy enough. The iPhone shows up as a device and it’s browsable just like any camera. Turns out it’s just about that easy on my MacBook.  Fired up Image Capture, selected the phone, and they were… Read more »

Michael Jackson was an inventor

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Who knew?  Michael Jackson had a patent in his name. It was a design that allowed his feet to go into the floor of the stage and stay locked in place for a dance move where he leaned out over his center of gravity.  The normal way of doing it would have been to use… Read more »

Add a false window to your wall

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If you’ve got an empty wall begging for a window but don’t want to break out the saw to put one in, or just can’t, you might want to look at one of these. It’s a set of blinds with lighting behind to simulate a window where one doesn’t exist.

Yoda dancing

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Sure, Yoda fighting in the Star Wars movies was good. But, here are a couple links to Yoda dancing. Yoda #1 Yoda dancing to ‘Oops, I did it again’ Links from UtterlyBoring.com