Author Archives: topramen

Your Skype Number subscription was cancelled

I have a Skype number that I don’t use very much. When I went to renew it, the Skype website said “Your Skype Number subscription was cancelled.” No way to renew it or an indication why it was cancelled – … Continue reading

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After an EMP, my watch will still be running – even if I’m not

Automatic (aka self-winding) watches are not necessarily inexpensive, but I found one on Amazon that is 70% off and meets my requirements for a work watch: The time must be immediately self-evident with a quick glance. No busy or low … Continue reading

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Sometimes things don’t turn out the way you intend

Jeff certainly didn’t mean to be drawing his last breath last week. More likely, he was happy to see old “friends” who encouraged him to indulge in his old ways. He was probably looking forward to a rush, an intensely … Continue reading

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Kindle Touch WiFi & 3G (model D01200) $56.98

I was planning to buy a Kindle Touch when I found out that it was replaced by the Kindle Paperwhite. The first Paperwhite I received from Amazon was really a paper white and rose. As I researched the problem, I … Continue reading

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The Calendar Quandary – Setting up a Synology NAS hosted CalDAV calendar on iPads and iPhones

What is the best way to share in sync a calendar between a Windows desktop and Apple iOS devices? That’s the question I been trying to answer. So far, I have figured out most of that queston. My wife and … Continue reading

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WordPress site navigation links point to internal IP

How amazingly annoying. Today I got this WordPress site running off the Synology NAS on my desk. I’m using noIP as my DDNS to resolve my domain name noodlemoney.com to the dynamic IP address provided by Verizon FIOS. When installing … Continue reading

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Office 2013

I purchased a copy of Microsoft Office Professional Plus for $9.95 through their home use program. The price was sooo good, I couldn’t pass it up. While I like the improved features of office 2013, this is the first version … Continue reading

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