Author: Luke G.

Review: WakeMate for Apple iOS — Introduction

I hate the process of waking up.  Seriously.  I have never been a morning person, and doubt seriously that I ever will be.  That having been said, my job requires me to get up early.  So, I have been struggling to find some way to force myself to get up. I’ve tried alarm clocks, of

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Fix: Problems with Visual Basic 6 / ADO / MDAC after installing Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Have you been successfully compiling programs using Visual Basic 6 under Windows 7 in the past, only now to find that the following events now occur: programs using Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) / MDAC now crash with an automation error when running on Windows XP? the Package and Deployment Wizard hangs after you select

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Nintendo DS Lite top screen replacement

Have you ever failed at something more than once, but kept trying in hopes that it would eventually stick and you’d get it right?  Sure, we all have.  Usually it’s not something involving replacing a DS Lite screen.  For me, this is my third time.  *sigh*

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Review: iLuv alarm clock with bed shaker part #2 — Alarm features

The iLuv alarm that we purchased is a dual alarm clock.  This is important for our needs.  It also allows you to set the type of alarm independently.  For instance, alarm 1 could be set to use the buzzer, while alarm 2 uses the radio and bed shaker.  It’s a nice concept.

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Review: iLuv alarm clock with bed shaker part #1 — Introduction

Our old digital alarm clock had issues.  For one, not all of the digital segments worked, so you could not really tell the difference between a 5 and a 6, or an 8 and a 9.  It had a built-in CD player, but would not play any burned CDs.  It was also about 10 years

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