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Alternative ideas for storing energy

I know most people who store solar & wind energy in batteries. Would storing it in something else like compressed air or a water tower. I was thinking with the storage of compressed air or water tower to use small … Continue reading

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Musings about Bing rewards program

The other day I saw a Google ad that said the following. “Get 400 Free Xbox Points Get 400 Free Xbox Points. Join Bing Rewards! www.Bing.com/Rewards” I was intrigued as I’d like to get some Microsoft points so I can … Continue reading

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Zune 30 and 120 features I’ve recently noticed

Let me start off by specifying Which versions of the Zune hardware & software I’m using. Both devices are running the 3.3 firmware which is the latest version for both models. The Zune 30 is running the 435 boot loader … Continue reading

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Verizon wireless and text messages

Let me start this off by saying that I have used AT&T, Verizon, & Net10 for my cell phone. I have never worked for any of the aforementioned companies before I wrote this. I can’t say I won’t in the … Continue reading

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Some more podcast issues

On the MAKE Magazine: MAKE Podcast I get the File Too Big (Error Code C00D10E0) error on 4 different episodes that are not PDF files. The PDF files if you mark them as played & your computer should stop downloading … Continue reading

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Installing WordPress to XAMPP on a portable drive

A long time ago I wish IĀ could to do exactly what I’m about to show you how to do, that is have a portable web server that I can plug into almost any computer. This is a useful way to … Continue reading

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WLW is easier & faster than the web for blogging

I have found that for me at least it is easier & faster to write my post in Windows Live Writer, send it as a draft because it only has a very basic spell checker, then I ran it through … Continue reading

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