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TPC Slideshow

Posted on 4th, June 2012 10:23 PM by Spencer Hill

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The Portland Company Slideshow plugin allows back end users to create multiple slideshows that display posts from multiple categories which front end users can cycle through via a previous and next buttons or by selecting the position indicator icon. Text, images and video can be displayed. Documentation is included in the plugin. Questions, bug reports […]


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Coda 2

Posted on 30th, May 2012 10:14 AM by Spencer Hill

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The following article is intended to be a top level overview of Coda 2 to help you decided whether or not to purchase it.   My first impressions: The application has been literally renamed from “Coda” to “Coda 2”. While I can’t see a legitimate problem with this, it’s annoying to me because the application […]


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Desktop Plus Cloud

Posted on 3rd, May 2012 4:35 PM by Spencer Hill

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For the time being, I am convinced there is a need for desktop applications to continue to be developed. Google is leading the way with the development of cloud based web applications and they’re doing a phenomenal job. But I experimented with Chrome as my OS for several weeks and discovered there are some major […]


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Google+ vs Facebook

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I remember when Facebook was first opened to the public. I couldn’t fathom what Facebook could offer that MySpace didn’t already. The same was true when I heard about Google+, some time ago, while I basked in the simplicity and usefulness of Facebook. Since then, I’ve been analyzing the differences, first hand, between the two […]


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How to Use Google as a Dropbox Like Service

Posted on 9th, April 2012 5:55 PM by Spencer Hill

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Fellow techies, I think Dropbox is great, but as usual I’m always looking to make things more efficient, this time by unifying things. Today I discovered the Go Sync which allows you to synchronize a specified folder on your computer with your Documents on Google, in the same way Dropbox does. The only difference is that you […]


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Switching from Mac OS X to Ubuntu

Posted on 3rd, April 2012 5:22 PM by Spencer Hill

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I’m writing this article as a reference for myself as I consider switching from Apple’s OS X operating system to Ubuntu. Why? It’s been something I’ve been contemplating for some time for some of the reasons I’ve listed below. First and foremost: OS X and it’s related and supported applications are proprietary. As a result […]


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How to Install Java (OpenJDK) on Ubuntu 10.04

Posted on 25th, March 2012 6:18 PM by Spencer Hill

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I was unable to find any official, working, documentation on the Ubuntu website regarding how to install Java onto Ubuntu. In fact, I read that OpenJDK comes preinstalled with Ubuntu, but if it is I certainly couldn’t find where it was located or how to start it. The command below will install and configure OpenJDK, […]


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Google Voice And The iPhone

Posted on 2nd, March 2012 11:24 AM by Spencer Hill

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I get a $185 monthly bill from AT&T for data & voice usage on the two iPhones my wife and I use. I miss Cricket. I have no complaints about the quality of service I receive from AT&T. But, since I work from my home office, I use my Google Voice account to send and […]


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Facebook Business Pages With Timeline View

Posted on 29th, February 2012 2:10 PM by Spencer Hill

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As you may have heard, Facebook is revising the way Business Pages work so they utilize the timeline view. You can read more about what exactly is changing, how it will look, and how to interact with it on Facebook. But we wanted to highlight the key changes we’ve identified and what we can do […]


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How to install the Android SDK onto Apple’s OS X Lion

Posted on 8th, February 2012 12:50 PM by Spencer Hill

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I had difficulty finding straightforward instructions on how to install the Google Android SDK onto Apple’s OS X Lion so I could test websites. Eventually I merged the instructions provided by this Ben Hedrington with the instructions provided on the official Google Android SDK page and was successful. So I’ve written revised instructions below for Apple’s […]


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