Author Archives: jasonyork

DD-WRT to the Rescue!

We recently had a storm come through that knocked out our cable internet for a day. Adding to the torture of being without internet for almost the whole weekend, my router started to wig out when the connection did come … Continue reading

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Skype Dialog Killer

So, I’m a regular VOIP user now. I’ve been using Skype for over a year now to make PC to phone calls and I’ve been very impressed. Over the last few months I’ve been using it much more heavily and … Continue reading

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Super Size Your Drive

Last week, my wife and I had the rare opportunity to go out on a “date” (which means do anything without the kids) to get some coffee at the bookstore. I picked up an audio book on clearance and decided … Continue reading

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MediaWiki Install Guide for 1and1

I ran into a little problem installing MediaWiki on my 1and1 host. The existing MediaWiki Install Guide is very thorough, but I put this post together to just to highlight where I had problems on my host.

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Restoring WSH File Associations

I have both Visual Studio .NET 2005 Express as well as Visual Studio .NET 2003 installed on my PC. I just installed Service Pack 1 for VS 2003. For some reason this decided to take over file associations for things … Continue reading

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Do-it-Yourself S/PDIF Coax Connector

This is just a quick little hack that I did on my MythTV box some time ago. The motherboard that I have did not come with a cable for the S/PDIF audio output and it would have been $10 – … Continue reading

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Logitech MX 610 Wireless Laser Mouse Review

I picked up this Logitech MX 610 mouse a few months ago at buy.com for $30 after rebate. Since I’ve been using it awhile I decided it’s time for a review.

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