I was reading some of my tech sites this morning when I noticed an article that discussed the computer science education we give our youth. I remember, way back in 1982/83, when math was boring to me (I finished our assignments rather quickly), and my 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Luther, was searching for something to […]
Monthly Archives: January 2012
Rid yourself of app notifications in Facebook
A friend of mine kept asking me how the heck to remove or hide notifications from people who they’re friends with who play lots of Facebook games. I was stumped but also didn’t do much research aside from trial and error within Facebook’s notification settings. No luck. When I Googled it this morning, it led […]
Dropbox for Google Docs
So, on my way into work today, I was thinking, “Why isn’t there a desktop integration for Google Docs in the same way there is one for Dropbox?” All it took was a 93ms search and the result was Insync! Not only is Insync the solution I was looking for: A desktop folder that is […]
Going Dark Today, SOPA and PIPA Strike Day!
This site will remain up, but Computerninja.com will be participating in the strike. This site remains up to help spread the word via this post and the previous post.
Oppose SOPA and PIPA (not her, and it’s Pippa)
Don’t let Congress censor the internet. A number of sites are “going dark” today to protest. Google WordPress Watch this for more information: PROTECT IP / SOPA Breaks The Internet from Fight for the Future on Vimeo. More information is here: SOPA Strike.
Fixing Explorer crashing due to MKV files
Could I have finally found the solution to my problem that has been plaguing me ever since I started messing around with MKV files? It seems that traversing around my filesystem, in folders that have an abundance of MKV files, my explorer.exe would crash, at least 66% of the time. I’ve tried disabling thumbnails for […]
Postbox/Thunderbird and profiles
So, I recently went through an exercise where I archived old mail in my GMail account. My inbox was ENORMOUS, like 80000+ emails. In doing this archiving, it seems that Postbox (an e-mail client based on Thunderbird that costs $29.95. Seems expensive when most e-mail clients are free (come with your OS), or webmail systems […]