Putty strange ‘Access Denied’ following username entry

October 31st, 2011 - How To, Linux, SysAdmin

I don’t know about you, but I kept getting this since upgrading putty to 0.61, as 0.60 didn’t do so before. It would be an error of ‘Access Denied’ right after username entry, and all else would proceed as planned. Well I searched about it a bit and found the answer on superuser.com. PuTTY tries […]

Updating XBMC on Apple TV 2, its easy, if you know how…

October 30th, 2011 - Apple, How To

If you’re like me and you didn’t really look into this much, you proably were left scratching your head, or just overwhelmed with the XBMC forums trying to find something that applied to you.

iPhone 4s adding a PAUSE into a dialstring, making Skype calls easier for your mobile.

October 21st, 2011 - Apple, How To, Reviews, Thoughts & Rants

If you are like me and you might have some friends who have extension numbers, or simply use something like Skype local calling (a local number, that you can dial to call international using your skype account), you want to make sure that your cell phone supports complex dial strings. I keep all my contacts […]

iPhone 4s battery problem. Possible quick solution to extend it?

October 20th, 2011 - Apple, Hardware, How To, In the News

I have been trying different settings, back and forth since I got the phone, and I really got good results by disabling the Location Services for the Reminders.

Confused about iOS5 iMessage? Yeah, a lot of people are…

October 19th, 2011 - Apple, Thoughts & Rants

What I want to clear up today, is the confusion (at least for me and a few folks I know) regarding iMessage. iOS5 brings to it a new feature, the ability to give the carriers a ‘BIG F-YOU!’ when it comes to gauging users on ‘per-text-message’ options. Personally I don’t want to pay more than $5 bucks for texting, and I don’t think I should have to pay $20 per month for 160 characters each. My $5 is a 200 message plan, which is more than enough for me.