Category Archives: Computers and Internet

Android Application / App For Adding Toolbar To Notifications – Great For Phones With Broken Screen Glass Causing Return / Home / Recent Applications Buttons To Stop Working

The application name is POWER TOGGLES and it is a free – yes, FREE – application provided by Painless Death: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.painless.pc&hl=en While this application has many cool features, where it REALLY shines in my opinion is its ability to add … Continue reading

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Steps For Using SQLite Editor On Android 4.1 or 4.2.2 To Enable Tethering On Motorola Devices (Thanks/Credit To DroidForums.Net)

Step 1) Successfully root your Motorola Droid (using PwnMyMoto or the like) – be sure you are in the proper boot mode that allows write to the system directory (i.e.. reboot to recovery if you used PwnMyMoto) Step 2) Install … Continue reading

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Yahoo!Mail is Yahoo ! Fail Today – Yahoo’s Email Image Server Crashes Their Mail Server

Today – September 5th at 10 AM Eastern Time – several Yahoo!Mail users were unable to retrieve any email sent to them that contained images. Apparently this was due to an internal issue with Yahoo’s image servers. As of 1 … Continue reading

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UPDATED – My New Top Ten 10 Free Android Applications

Many people have posted top [whatever] lists of their favorite Android applications, and I threw my top seven out there as well about 2 years ago. A lot of time has passed, and what it’s worth, I have felt the … Continue reading

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SSRS SQL Server Reporting Services – SOLUTION – Error Message: The permissions granted to user are insufficient for performing this operation. (rsAccessDenied)

The aforementioned error may come up in several different circumstances: – Deploying / Running your Report Project From Visual Studio or Report Designer – Browsing to your Report Server URL http://servername/ReportServer – Browsing to your Report Manager URL http://servername/Reports In … Continue reading

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How To Play DIVX / XVID On Android 4.3 / 4.2.2 On Google Nexus 7 Tablet – VLC Media Player For Android In US United States North America – MediaHouse UPNP DLNA Browser

VLC Media Player is currently one of the most popular and versatile media players on many platforms, and now that includes Android 4.2 or less (your results may vary with Android 4.3, although VLC v1.3 seems to be working acceptably … Continue reading

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 Is Out!

Update 3 is provided as Knowledge Base item KB2835600. Link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2835600 What’s in this update: Improvements – Team Foundation Server Build settings can be preserved when you upgrade a TFS 2012 instance. Improvements are made in the New Build Definition UI for the … Continue reading

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Solutions To Two Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Errors: (1) This version of SQL Server Data Tools is not compatible with the database runtime components installed on this computer. An incompatible DacFx version is installed. – and – (2) WebForms UnobtrusiveValidationMode requires a ScriptResourceMapping for ‘jquery’. Please add a ScriptResourceMapping named jquery(case-sensitive).

I wanted to share the solutions to two frequently encountered errors for ASP.Net developers using the Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 development environment: Error 1: This version of SQL Server Data Tools is not compatible with the database runtime components installed … Continue reading

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Access & Format EXT2 or EXT3 File System From Windows (XP Vista 7 8) Directly – Free & WITHOUT Using a Boot Disc! (For USB Flash Drive On Asus RT-N56U)

Those of you utilizing Asus‘ fantastic RT-N56U wireless router for a file / media  server via the 2 USB ports and flash drives are aware that you have few options if your flash drives are >32gb and you run Windows … Continue reading

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SQL Quirk – When Using TOP 1 In Query With Correlated Subquery

I found this quirk in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL tonight – thought I’d pass it along to spare you the grief it gave me for nearly 2 hours: SELECT TOP 1 CAST(ad.id_acct_biztax_detail AS INTEGER) AS id_acct_biztax_detail       ,ad.dte_due_taxes       … Continue reading

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