Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Solution to wd tv live youtube reboot next video

WD TV Live fails on most high resolution gaming guide videos and
toy opening/review videos.

WD TV Live's firmware is suspected that it is unable to adjust from
one video resolution to another, e.g. from high to low or from
low to high resolution quality videos.

Practical solutions to problem on video crash/reboot of device

1. Use the Next Video button |> to watch the next video.

2. Don't wait till the very end of the video you are watching.
If the video is  7:00 minutes and zero seconds, watch only until 6:55
then press  the Back button and watch the next video.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Asus black screen solution - Windows key, L, Enter

To login again:

Windows key



Click name


You are logged on again

To shutdown:

Alt F4


Repeat Alt F4 and Enter until all opened programs are closed

To restart:

Press Power button

Tab twice


Saturday, September 13, 2014


Emergency is Emergency:
You can call 911 from a cell phone without plan
You can call 911 from a cell phone with no service
You can call 911 from a brand new cellphone that is not even activated
You can call 911 from an old cell phone that is outdated

Operational Requirements:
1. Phone must have a working charged battery
2. Phone must have a signal from a nearby cellular tower


Cellular Networks/Carriers are mandated (required by law) to receive and route emergency 911 calls.

The Law is stated in the Emergency 911 Act in Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the USA.

The Law is stated in the Emergency 911 Act in The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) in Canada.


The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)
CRTC E911 Regulations

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
FCC E911 Regulations

Monday, June 23, 2014

How to speed up Smartphone Camera

1. Disable Anti Shake

2. Disable Auto Focus --- (because phone has motors to move the lens around)

3. Disable Picture Stabilisation

4. Disable Auto Location tag (geo tagging) [My Location -> uncheck Use Wireless Networks, GPS]

5. Disable Sound/Tone playback on capture

6. Disable Auto Contrast

7. Disable Blink Detection

8. Disable Guidelines

9. Decrease picture resolution

10. Set Review Time to None

11. Set ISO 100 for Normal lighting

12. Set Effects to Normal

13. Set White Balance to Daylight when taking pictures on Normal Lighting

14. Take pictures in bright light (so that shutter speed will be faster)

1. Settings are based on Samsung Galaxy smart phone camera.

Sunday, May 4, 2014

How to use your phone's wi-fi to call or text free

Mobile Carriers will CHARGE YOU EXCESSIVE MONEY when you use your
cellphone abroad/international outside your country. To avoid these
suckers of money from robbing you, follow these simple steps:

How to avoid roaming charges overseas:

1. Remove your SIM card.

2. Use Wi-fi to make free texts and calls.
    a. Settings
    b. Wireless and network
    c. Turn on Airplane mode (flight mode)
    d. Wi-Fi settings
    e. Turn on Wi-Fi

3. Find a wifi hotspot and download any of the following apps:
    - Textme
    - Pinger
    - textPlus
    - WhatsApp
    - WeChat
    - KakaoTalk
    - Viber

The person you are texting or calling will receive messages and calls
even without downloading the following apps in their smartphone:

No download required to receive messages or calls using:
    - Textme
    - Pinger
    - textPlus

Sunday, April 27, 2014

What does Prepaid Unlimited Talk and Text means?

Example: Unlimited Talk and Text Prepaid Plan
Cost:       $55 for 30 days

 - Today, April 27th, you bought $55 prepaid card
 - You load this card to your cell phone
 - You will then have:
    -- unlimited local incoming calls and messages (text, picture, video)
    -- unlimited local outgoing calls and messages (text, picture, video)

 - On or before May 27th
 - You must buy a $55 prepaid card to cover you for unlimited talk and text for the next 30 days (until June 26)


30 cents/minute
20 cents/text message

Topping up and carry over to the next month:


April 27th - I have 10 dollars remaining on my account

April 30th - My balance expires:  meaning that my 10 dollars will be gone and not carried over to the next month (unless I top up before April 30)

April 29th - I added 25 dollars:   so, because I topped up before April 30 (my expiration date), my total balance would be ( $10 + $25 ) = $35

Topping up before the expiration date:

- any unused balance will be carried over to the next month
- top up via: Credit card, Wireless top-up card, INTERAC Online, directly from your bank account


Unlimited Talk + Messaging 55

$55 for 30 days  

Unlimited local incoming calls
Unlimited local outgoing calls

Unlimited text, picture and video messages from Canada to Canadian and US numbers
Unlimited texts to international numbers
Unlimited incoming messages  

note 2:

30-day rate plans and add-ons expire after 30 days and are set to automatically renew every 30 days. You can remove autorenewal by calling #123 from your device or by logging in to your account at Rate plans and add-ons can only be renewed when there are sufficient credits in the account to pay the price. If you have less than 30 days left on your account balance and purchase a 30-day rate plan or add-on, the expiry date on your balance is reset to 30 days from the purchase, so that the balance and the rate plan or add-on expire at the same time. Pay per day add-ons are automatically renewed at 12:00am and the add-on price is withdrawn from the prepaid account balance.

note 3:

Premium and subscription messages are not included. Customers with devices not able to display picture or video messages will receive a text message that includes a web address for viewing. On BlackBerry devices, video and picture messaging are only available with a BlackBerry add-on.


$55.75 Prepaid Unlimited

    Unlimited anytime local minutes
    Unlimited text messages in Canada and Canada to U.S.
    Unlimited picture and video messages in Canada and Canada to U.S.
    Unlimited international text messages
    Unlimited international picture and video messages
    $0.50 /min. long distance within Canada and from Canada to U.S.
$55.75 /mo.