When playing Nintendo Land on the Wii U, we received a message “point controller at the TV”. We tried several things to get the game to continue, but it was unresponsive. Turned out, the fix was to disconnect the sensor bar and plug it in again. Worked fine after that.
Entries Tagged as 'Technology'
December 30th, 2012 · Comments Off
May 18th, 2009 · 1 Comment
I’ve used PearLyrics to add lyrics to my iTunes songs for years (even after the program was withdrawn). PearLyrics was a widget that would automatically search the Web for song lyrics when a song was playing in iTunes, then add the lyrics to the song metadata. This was a pretty good system when I had [...]
April 21st, 2008 · Comments Off
I can’t believe I couldn’t find this information in a google search, so here it is: Open double quotes: option left-bracket Close double quotes: option shift left-bracket Open single quote: option right-bracket Close single quote: option shift right-bracket
December 10th, 2007 · Comments Off
I love the new image management software from Adobe called Lightroom. These are feature requests I submitted to Adobe: 1) Backup to external media Lightroom should enable a smart, organized backup of all images (plus metadata?) to CD or DVD or other external media. This should be executable on request, or automatically according to a [...]
November 30th, 2007 · 3 Comments
I have hundreds of gigabytes of precious data, yet my backup plan was manual and inconsistent. I knew I needed some kind of safe, secure, regular backup plan. When Apple announced that Leopard would have a built-in backup feature called Time Machine, I figured that was a good excuse to be more rigorous about backup.
May 6th, 2007 · Comments Off
Are you trying to install Photoshop CS3 and having problems? Are you currently running the CS3 Beta? If your answer is yes to both of those, then probably you need to do a clean un-install of the BETA. Problem description: You launch the CS3 installer, and you can’t select Photoshop because it’s greyed out in [...]
April 30th, 2007 · Comments Off
Last year (summer 2006) a good friend gave me a used Canon S9000 wide-carriage color photo printer. I already had a high-quality Ultrachrome inkset photo printer (an Epson R800), so I was thinking the older (and thus relatively lower-quality) Canon would be good for making posters and printing regular documents. But I didn’t want to [...]
September 22nd, 2006 · 1 Comment
When upgrading memory (RAM) in a 1.8 GHz PowerMac G5 (Late 2004) model, you have to install the RAM chips in pairs. This I read on the site of the RAM vendor. So I bought a pair of 1GB chips. However, what was not clear was that not only do you have to install in [...]