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By Selwyn Polit, 25 August, 2021

I just got off the phone a couple of hours ago in disbelief.  I was called by a Case Manager from HP and told that HP does not support printing labels on their printers.  I purchased an HP OfficeJet 4500 printer from Office Depot and delivered it to a client.  They had a great deal of frustration trying to print on labels and I was able to replicate their problem easily.  The label sheets seem to just slide around inside the printer and never print correctly.  They don't line up.  I called HP to try to get them to replace the printer wi

By Selwyn Polit, 25 August, 2021

Well I installed the finally released Drupal 7 last night.  It sure looks very slick and modern.  I'm glad it is finally rClick to view larger versioneleased but it does feel a little like having another child.  I had a tough time trying to understand the new way of doing taxonomy.  In Drupal 6, you

By Selwyn Polit, 25 August, 2021

This is the coolest thing I have ever seen.  This video clip shows designers who have invented a new road surface with embedded solar panels, leds etc which can collect and store energy, have communications conduits to connect homes and offices, can detect a pedestrian in the roadway and notify oncoming traffic and lots more.  The road surface is glass!  What a way to use glass.

check it out at http://www.wimp.com/solarhighways

By Selwyn Polit, 25 August, 2021

There is this super cool add-on that lets you create apps for your desktop. It is called Webrunner (from Salsita Software) It is a replacement for an app I loved dearly called Prism.  I use it with a gubb.net app for my to-do list, a google calendar app, a google docs app.  I even tried a gmail app but I prefer Thunderbird.  Check out how to do it at http://lifehacker.com/5823857/webrunner-turns-webapps-into-desktop-apps

By Selwyn Polit, 25 August, 2021

I found this cool website today when looking at the Austin Recycling website for a place that recycles old oil.  You see I wisely changed the oil in my motorcycle a while ago and it has been sitting in some bottles waiting for a new home.  So this site lets you search for a location to get rid of oil.  It is pretty neat.  You can type in a term like "oil" and a list pops down with terms like "agriculture used oil", "aluminium foil" and "contaminated soil" as well as cooking oil