Google Calendar disables SMS notifications on June 27, 2015! But gmail filters provide a workaround.

I liked the SMS notifications that the google calendar provided.  I pay way more attention to SMS messages then I do email message.   So when Google disabled the SMS feature on June 27th 2015 I was disappointed.  However Google provides a hack via gmail with it’s forwarding feature and the email to SMS connection provided ...

DIY Reflector for Alzo 85 Watt CFL Oversized Bulbs 1

DIY Reflector for Alzo 85 Watt CFL Oversized Bulbs
The Alzo 85 Watt CFL bulb is so huge it won’t fit in most reflectors or clamp lamps.  I had been using 27 Watt CFLs for my photo light box but I was looking to brighten it up.  I ran across some references to the Alzo 85 Watt CFL bulb and it sounded like a ...

Why is there no Mini Cooper Clubman Rear Bike Rack… Sucker! 7

Why is there no Mini Cooper Clubman Rear Bike Rack... Sucker!
I needed a bike rack for my 2008 Mini Cooper Clubman S.  I could not understand why there is no Mini Cooper Clubman rear bike rack.  I was looking for a cheap “strap on the back” rack that I could take on and off easily.   But after a few days of research I found ...

Hack the SpikenzieLabs Calculator Kit into a Subnet Calculator

Hack the SpikenzieLabs Calculator Kit into a Subnet Calculator
When I heard about the programmable SpikenzieLabs Calculator Kit I knew just what I wanted it to do.  I wanted to hack the SpikenzieLabs calculator kit into a subnet calculator. I support over 800 Internet devices so every day I run across the need to calculate subnets to find the useable host IP range.  I ...

How to export directly to HTML from Clarify without uploading to Clarify-it.com

I was attempting to export to dropbox and I accidentally choose the wrong folder. But I notice that Clarify successfully exported my HTML to a non dropbox folder. So then I went back and put in a fake dropbox User ID and Clarify still successfully exported my HTML to a local folder. So it appears ...