Internet Rumors, Upper NY Modified Garmin Maps, Scheduled Blog Entries, Mobiola Web Camera 3 – Use Your Cameraphone as a Webcam

Internet Rumors Ever play that game in elementary school where the teacher tells one kid something and that kid tells someone else, and it goes around the room until each student has told someone else? It’s an exercise to show how rumors and fact can be readily distorted, at least…

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Maytag Front-Loading Washer/Dryer, Addition/Old House, Another Watertown WIFI Spot, Some Free Blog (or Website) Graphics, Cat Pics

Maytag Front-Loading Washer/Dryer, Old Section of House, New Section of House We bought our old conventional washer and drier (Frigidaire) about ten years ago. For most of that period we had to use them in the cellar as there was no room in any other part of the original stone…

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My Birthday, Snowfall Totals, (Old) WRT54G Routers Long Distance Test, Avira Anti-Virus, Old Buildings

My Birthday It was my birthday Wednesday. It’s weird. I didn’t do a bit of work, no work on websites nor computers, I didn’t worry about having to do something or that I wasn’t doing something I should have been doing. I didn’t do anything for myself, for the house,…

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Dr. Blair Harff, Another Free Local Hotspot, Show or Hide Maps on eTrex Venture HC, Lockie Road/Scotch Settlement House Video

Dr. Blair Harff, Local Vet Unfortunately we lost a great local person, Dr. Blair Harff. He was a kind and gentle and very knowledgeable local vet, cut down in middle age by an accident on his farm. He also helped local kids see their potential by working with them in…

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USB to Virtual Serial Ports for GPS’s, Garmin GPS Screen Capture, My Own Successful Map Upload

USB to Virtual Serial Ports for GPS’es Really enjoying this Garmin eTrex Venture HC, and with nicer weather on its way it’s time to get back into GPS’ing and mapping with it. Good little unit, of course if you are looking for something for road navigating it can be used…

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Heston & Gun Control, OLED TV’s, Free Local WIFI Hotspots, Garmin eTrex Venture HC, Draft.blogger.com

Heston & Gun Control I’ve always tried to be a supporter of the rights of America. Gun rights included. I’ve pretty much always owned guns, not for hunting (no, never ever for hunting) or anything like that but as the last line of defense in protecting myself, others close to…

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April Fool’s Day, Craigslist Missing Son Ad, Best Thing Anyone’s Said To Me All Year, High Dynamic Range (HDR), eTrex Venture HC GPS Receiver

April Fool’s Day Yea, it’s always good to take a break on April 1st if you’re blogging or writing any sort of article on the Internet; just to make sure someone doesn’t take what you say as an April Fool’s Day joke. Believe me, heh heh. On a webboard I…

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Spammers Defeat Gmail CAPTCHA, Recording Off an HD Tuner, A Flickr Pic

Another Google Trick Another small Google trick (again, you can find lots of sites with these or figure them out using the Advanced search options in Google itself). Find all pages with a certain URL in the search. Example: inurl:view/index.shtml – searches only for pages with “view/index.shtml” in them. Spammers…

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Subscribing to Blog, Acer Drivers, Google Tips, Kira, SPCA, Zootoo, Watertown Dog Park

  (The is blog entry below is no longer relevant)   Subscribing Links/Feedburner.com Firstly, you might notice over on the right a couple new things. There’s both a “Subscribe to Random Bits & Bytes by Email” link as well as a “Subscribe in a reader” link. Eventually I need to add…

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