Spam Phone Call from Jefferson Capital Systems Debt Collectors 833-226-7972

I have been relentlessly harassed by the assholes who work for Jefferson Capital Systems. I found a way to block their phone number – 1 8332267972, but not before they called over a dozen times with sometimes there being a call a day. Sometimes you can’t really trust the Google reviews, but sometimes it is …

Local Substitution, Flat Earth & Winner Take All Platforms

In RBI Baseball on Nintendo there was about a dozen different cheeseball moves a person could do to win the game. If you had runners on first and second you could run the guy from first toward second to get the second baseman to chase him down & then have the guy on second run to …

Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-Kun Special 3DS Walkthrough

Here’s a playlist video walkthrough of this game. If I were more clever I would have realized the need to buy a Japanese Nintendo 3DS to play this game (熱血硬派くにおくん すぺしゃる) was a hint that I could have put it off buying it until later, hoping for a translation. The joy of beat em up …

FIX: Windows Store App Tile Won’t Work to Download Free Windows 8.1 Update

Now that the free upgrade to Windows 8.1 came out, I decided to test it to see how it integrates Bing search more into the core of the operating system. One problem though, to install the free upgrade you need to be able to launch the Windows Store App. Lots of advice here & elsewhere …

Open Porsche Hood With a Dead Battery

With cars parked one in front of the other, the sports car is on the inside because it isn’t used too much. After resting unused for a month and a half, the battery in it died to the point that even the hood release wouldn’t work & the hood release is electronic. Reading online, some …

Sony Vaio Laptop Windows 8 Screen Brightness Dim

In Windows 8 there is a featured called “adaptive brightness” which is often blamed for screen brightness settings going astray. However, with Sony Vaio laptops the disaster that causes the automated screen dimming is a setting withing the Vaio control panel. Put your finger to the right side of the laptop’s display & swipe it …

How To Set Up a Replacement Fitbit Tracker With Your Current Account

If you search around the web for information on how to replace a lost Fitbit pedometer it seems information is pretty scarce. There are complaints about getting one that is cracked & then some other random ecommerce websites that sell Fitbits that want to sell you another, but no real advice on how to set up your new …