How to drive on a two-lane backroad

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Summer’s here and you’ll likely find yourself driving along some beautiful backroads on your way to your vacation destination. But unlike the highway, there are specific rules and etiquette for driving on backroads that you may not realize. Here are my tips on how to drive safely and courteously on two-lane backroads. Be aware of what’s… Continue reading How to drive on a two-lane backroad

Windows 10 available July 29. Here’s how to reserve your free copy

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Microsoft announced today that Windows 10 will be available for desktops and laptops on July 29th. The company promised to roll out Windows 10 in mid-2015 for free and has kept its promise. But Windows 10 won't stay free forever; starting July 29th, users will have one year to download the free upgrade. After that,… Continue reading Windows 10 available July 29. Here’s how to reserve your free copy

How to fix iPhone 4 and iOS 5 heat and battery drain

Ever since upgrading iOS 5, my iPhone 4 has been having heat and battery drain issues. I noticed that if I was using the iPhone for a while, especially with heavy data use, the top right corner would become disconcertingly hot to the touch. I've never felt my iPhone get this hot before so I… Continue reading How to fix iPhone 4 and iOS 5 heat and battery drain

Replace Your iPhone 4 Back Panel With A Cooler One

It took almost a month to get here but I have to say, it's worth it.  I originally saw this mod on Lifehacker and had to jump on it because it looked too damn cool.  The back panel was back ordered for weeks but took about a week to send from Hong Kong.  The price… Continue reading Replace Your iPhone 4 Back Panel With A Cooler One

Optical Media Be Damned: Installing Second Hard Drive in MacBook Pro Optical Drive Bay

I used to press the power button on my computer and ate breakfast while I wanted for it to boot.  Since installing a solid state drive (SSD) as a boot volume, I no longer need to.  I was skeptical at first how much a SSD could improve performance but after installing one into my MacBook… Continue reading Optical Media Be Damned: Installing Second Hard Drive in MacBook Pro Optical Drive Bay