Category: Tech

  • iPhone News: iOS 4.02 and Ultrasn0w 1.1.1 Released

    Apple has just released iOS 4.02 for the iPhone which fixes the PDF security flaw that allowed the web site to function. As most good jailbreakers now now, do NOT upgrade to this version of the software as it is currently un-jailbreakable. In other news, Ultrasn0w 1.1.1 has been released (the tool you need […]

  • Cool Software: Rappaportive

    If you use Gmail, you have to install Rappaportive. I’ve been using this software for awhile now and it is really cool.  What it does is try and pull the contact information from anyone who emails you from various social media sites (Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, etc.).  If it finds information, it will display it along […]

  • Software I Can’t Live Without: KeePass Password Safe and ZumoDrive

    Working with new technology on a daily basis, I invariably come across some really great software programs that make my life a whole lot easier. I decided to start a blog series titled “Software I Can’t Live Without.” And yes, the title pretty much says it all.  I’ll be featuring programs that are either indispensable […]

  • Pulling your Twitter Home Page into Google Reader using RSS

    I know that there are many Twitter client programs out there, but I think that one of the most efficient ways to quickly read through all of the Twitter updates of people you follow is through an RSS reader (Google Reader is my favorite).  However, the Twitter RSS feed for your home page is an […]

  • Yum Update Fails with Unresolved Dependency Errors on RedHat EL 5

    I was trying to update some of my RedHat EL 5 servers to the latest updates by running: yum update Unfortunately, I kept running into unresolved dependency errors like these: –> Missing Dependency: is needed by package 1:control-center-2.16.0-16.el5.i386 (installed) Error: Missing Dependency: is needed by package gnome-panel-2.16.1-7.el5.i386 (installed) Error: Missing Dependency: ghostscript is […]

  • Blackberry Professional Server – Blackberry Controller Service Will Not Start

    Today we had a problem on our Blackberry Professional Server where the “Blackberry Controller” service was stopped and would not start.  Trying to manually start the service would give us the following error: The BlackBerry Controller service terminated with service-specific error 5003 (0x138B). Luckily, the fix was easy. There seemed to be some contention with […]

  • Force Microsoft Outlook to Specify Sending Address to Use

    I have 9 different email accounts set up in Microsoft Outlook (mostly free Google Apps IMAP accounts), and while it works great for receiving and replying to messages, I have found myself often sending from the “default account” in Outlook rather than the account I meant to send from.  The reason is that when you […]