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Starting to get hot here

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Published on: April 1, 2016

I don’t think it is do to the weather, according to Google it is only 63F out. But my Thermostat is reading 82F in the state of off. I have the air on circulate (no hear or AC just moving the air around) I have all the windows open in the APT. I just need[…]

Dunbar is a despicable company

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Published on: September 15, 2015

My dad made a post to Dunbar about their people illegally parking in handicap spots. The response they gave just floored me. They are very arrogant in the response. See for your self from the screen shot I took… (click to get a better view of the image)

Verizon FiOS limiting your choices

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Published on: May 6, 2014

Well I am angry. I decided I was going to setup to get broadcast TV, I go to get the converter, well a HDTV (small one, open box) was only $20 more, so I get it. The TV is fine but I go to hook up the antenna that the apartment building ran, only to[…]

What a day

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Published on: August 19, 2012

Just a bit of posting, today I spent the AM sleeping in, something I don’t get to do, I had to move my music lesson to a later time so I could sleep in. Then when I got home I did more work on my Linux Laptop to get FVWM to look the way I[…]

Remember When

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Published on: August 10, 2012

Remember when blogs were the thing (kind of funny to ask that on a blog) well I have moved my RSS reading from a program to Google Reader so I can not only read it on my computer but also I installed the Google Reader on my Android Phone so I can keep up with[…]

Roku 2

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Published on: July 4, 2012

Well it is day 5 with the Roku device, and I been working with it. In my last post I noted that the 2 shows I wanted that I could not find on Roku are The Simpsons and Regular Show. The second one I have found on Amazon’s Streaming Video service, so now the only[…]

The future of entertament

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Published on: November 14, 2011

I for one think the days of TV are numbered, why? well let me tell you about tonight. I for once had a chance to site back and relax. I pull out my tablet computer (And android device, but for the sake of this story it could have been any of them Android, Black Bary[…]

Speedup an older Andoid phone

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Published on: November 14, 2011

I found today a way to breath some new life into an “older” andoid phone. I have recently had some slow downs on my phone and it having some trouble getting a GPS signal. Today I cleared the dalvik-cache and I have noticed a slightly faster system and less GPS trouble. I am sure there[…]

The Issues Etc Android App

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Published on: October 17, 2011

For Issues Etc Fans I am finally ready to let a beta version of the Issues Etc Android App out. If you have any bug reports and/or suggestions please email them to mpop@mikeoconnor.net and in the subject line please precede it with “Issues Etc App:”. To install it follow the following instructions: From the Home[…]

SMECO

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Published on: September 6, 2011

SMECO has got to be the worst electric company there is. Heck I have come to believe my cell phone is more reliable then my electricity. Durning this summer I have been getting up to 5 power failures a week, annoying when I get home and find I have to restart my computer, and reset[…]

What a day

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Published on: August 29, 2010

Today I was a bit busy.  After church I did not get home till late since they were doing construction on 66 (I have to go up to Alexandria for church as there are, to my knowledge any good confessional/liturgical churches in SoMD)  So I decided on the way home to stop for some food[…]

Old stuff

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Published on: June 11, 2009

Well today I started some “cleaning” out of the apartment. You know the kind you pull the boxes of stuff you have stored in the closet and just trash stuff that you don’t need. I ran across a lock in one of the boxes. Now why did I ever keep this lock, it is the[…]

Interesting

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Published on: April 29, 2009

I have a friend that asked me to take http://www.netaddiction.com/resources/internet_addiction_test.htm for a research paper he was doing, he was asking several people to do it. I personally got a score of 29, I would have guessed my score would have higher, but I guess it is a good thing I did not score higher.

I heard something today, that makes me nervous

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Published on: June 26, 2006

I have a friend who’s son got hit by a car. Today he said he found out that in a pedestrian vs car accident, the car insurance of the pedestrian is responsible for the medical bills. I sure hope that he misquoted or was give bad info. My question is if he has right information,[…]

A new nightly schedule

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Published on: May 16, 2006

As I posted here, about a new schedule that I was thinking about well I have worked on implementing it. It is nice to get back into reading my books (I am way behind on the books I want to read). And it has kind of making my nights a bit more relaxing. Another thing[…]

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