If your Tivo stopped downloading your channel guide and/or your to-do list

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And your shows are no longer downloading… I had that issue with my Tivo Premiere XL4 and I fixed it by going through the Guided Setup twice (Settings/Help/Reset or Rester/Guided Setup), the first time with a bogus zip code(90210)/Provider and after that with my actual zip code and cable provider. That caused the Tivo to… Read more »

Adding a second (or third or fourth…) monitor to a laptop (Mac & Windows PC)

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While large (24″+) monitors are certainly enticing, I find that my productivity improves with multiple monitors rather than bigger monitors. My desktop setup includes two 23″ monitors in Landscape orientation and a 22″ monitor in Portrait mode. While most laptop have a VGA, Display Port or DVI output, that only allows you to connect one… Read more »

Close Shave

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Filmed on a Panasonic LX5 after a snow storm, accelerated 2000% in iMovie