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

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 ...