Monthly archives: May, 2009

Boilr Tweets Weekly Digest: 2009-05-31

Lifehacker explains how-to: Back Up and Play Your Wii Games From an External Hard Drive http://is.gd/CKfI #
Electric Audi R8 concept on its way to Frankfurt?! http://is.gd/HL8l #
hulu Desktop “lean-back” viewing for your PC (and Mac) – http://is.gd/Iyxi #
LPGA commissioner “encourages” in-round twitter / facebook updates http://is.gd/IEw9 #
one-way street FAIL (San Francisco) = http://bit.ly/onewaystreetfail #


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Google Gears + WP image uploader = Firefox crash?

After a few frustrating days of having the WordPress (flash) file uploader crash Firefox on every attempt, I finally stumbled across a (hopefully short-term) solution: disabling the Firefox Google Gears extension.
Anyone who is running a self-hosted WordPress or WordPress.com blog and has installed Google Gears to enable / use WordPress’ Turbo feature should be aware …




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Photo of the Day: Crimson Mound in the Distance

Crimson (termite) Mound in the DistanceSamburu, Kenya • August 6, 2008 • Nikon D60




How-to: Use Filters to Make Gmail More Organized

After a recent conversation with my sister, I realized there must be a lot of non-tech (i.e. ordinary folks) Gmail users who have yet to discover (let alone use) its built-in filter feature. Filters provide an incredibly effective tool for managing your ever-growing inbox.
Setting up a new filter is really quick and easy. …


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Photo of the Day: Sunset off Coronado

Sunset off CoronadoCoronado, CA • March 3, 2007 • Canon A610




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Photo of the Day: The (Roman) Colosseum

The (Roman) ColosseumRome, Italy • December 1, 2002 • Nikon Coolpix 2500




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Photo of the Day: Life Imitating Art

Life Imitating ArtSonoma, CA • April 22, 2006 • Canon A610




Boilr Tweets Weekly Digest: 2009-05-24

Search Mash: Twitter + Google = twoogle – http://is.gd/zl32 #
San Francisco 49ers, Santa Clara reach deal http://is.gd/BH6N #
Good news – Cigarette makers lose US appeal http://is.gd/CoGI #
Fear and Loathing: The Board Game http://is.gd/CppZ #


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Woo Hoo! Congratulations SCU Law Class of 2009!

Victory! Congrats SCU LAW Class of 2009!




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WD TV: Pre-release 1.02.08 firmware now available

I can’t stress enough just how refreshing it is to see Western Digital continue to improve the already solid WD TV hardware through (fairly) regular firmware updates – highly commendable. The latest release pre-release – 1.02.08 – includes the following:
Prerelease 1.02.08 (includes all previously released updates)
* Enhanced cover art, album art, …