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Month: June 2014

Dell Venue Pro 8 – Not charging

Dell Venue Pro 8 – Not charging

Dell Venue Pro 8 – Not charging. This is a pretty common reported issue with this device, but the reality is that people are assuming any Micro USB cable and charger will work.  They Will NOT. When in doubt use the supplied cable and charger together. 99% of the time this will work. The issue is this tablet needs a 2 amp power source AND a charge only cable (charge only cables have the data pins shorted). Some cables dont…

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Dell Venue Pro 8

Dell Venue Pro 8

I picked up my new train companion the other day.  I bought a used 64gb version. I am still getting used to windows 8.1, but it is really getting alot of use.  I have a case and bluetooth keyboard on the way and I hope that it will make it a ton more usefull.  Even tho it is a full desktop version of windows, I do miss some of my apps (like google hangouts).   More to come after i…

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Life of a blogger and being your own sever admin. – WordPress Multisite

Life of a blogger and being your own sever admin. – WordPress Multisite

As I have written about before, I run quite a few websites. Low traffic ones for the most part, but I still run them. I have move around from hosting provider to hosting provider. From Free hosting , to cheap hosting, to really expensive Amazon AWS to now Digital Ocean. The move to Digital Ocean was easy for me, but it requires some real server setup(VPS).  I put everything on one Droplet and all was good.  but soon I was…

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