Month: 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 #
Electric Audi R8 concept on its way to Frankfurt?! #
hulu Desktop “lean-back” viewing for your PC (and Mac) – #
LPGA commissioner “encourages” in-round twitter / facebook updates #
one-way street FAIL (San Francisco) = #


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 blog and has installed Google Gears to enable / use WordPress’ Turbo feature should be aware …

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. …


Photo of the Day: Sunset off Coronado

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

Photo of the Day: The (Roman) Colosseum

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

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 – #
San Francisco 49ers, Santa Clara reach deal #
Good news – Cigarette makers lose US appeal #
Fear and Loathing: The Board Game #


Woo Hoo! Congratulations SCU Law Class of 2009!

Victory! Congrats SCU LAW Class of 2009!

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, …