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19 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Beginners Guide To Vinyl Music


I’ve wanted to write this post for quite awhile, but never got around to making the accompanying video…well..I finally made my video. I’m going to call this my “Beginners Guide  To Vinyl Music”. I’ve assembled my turntable set complete with preamp, amp and speakers and it’s not too bad for an introductory turntable system. What I […]

01 March 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Sony PlayStation TV Unboxing


Sony’s new PlayStation TV is a pretty neat little device. It’s both a gaming console and remote PlayStation 4 player. While the PlayStation TV can download PSP and Vita games and play them locally off the console, you can also connect to your PlayStation 4 over a network connection and play your favourite PS4 titles. […]

28 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Kodi Google Drive Add-on


This Kodi Google Drive Add-on is great if you want to use your Google Drive as a repository for some of your media. And just because it says ‘Kodi’ this will work on XBMC versions of Kodi so those stuck on the old version, this will work for you. If you’re familiar with loading add-ons […]

02 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Apple TV 2: Update To Kodi (XBMC) v.14


Assuming that your Apple TV 2 is jailbroken, you can install Kodi media player on your jail broke device. For those that have an existing copy of XBMC on their Apple TV 2, i suggest completely removing XBMC along with dependencies and settings and installing a fresh copy of Kodi. At the time of this […]

08 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Aeropress Review


This review is 2 years LATE. You see, I received my Aeropress 2 years ago on a simple Google search for ‘best coffee maker’. And Google presented me with links and videos to the Aeropress. I clicked the link and began researching Aeropress reviews and videos. After reading all the positive reviews I began looking […]

15 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Essential Minecraft Handbooks


While walking through my local Costco, I stumbled on some really neat Minecraft guides. The guides are actual official books by Mojang; the developers of Minecraft. I like to call these guides, ‘essential Minecraft handbooks’ because the content in these books are great! The books are hard cover, full colour with lots of illustrations. Mojang […]

06 August 2014 ~ 12 Comments

Upgrade XBMC v.13 On Apple TV 2

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Hi folks. This tutorial is for the those with an Apple TV 2 that is already jail broken. For some of us, we’ve had our Apple TV 2’s jail broken for quite a while now and XBMC maybe be outdated. There’s nothing wrong with an outdated version of XBMC. When I first jail broke my […]

01 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Apple TV: Device Isn’t Eligible For The Requested Built


  Someone had given me their Apple TV2 to investigate why Netflix stopped working. The Apple TV2 was in firmware version 4.4.4, and it appears that Netflix has stopped working on anything older that version 5. And so the only was to resolve the issue was to load firmware version 5.3 and to get Netflix […]

01 August 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Kodi (XBMC): Dependencies Not Met


For those that are unable to resolve the “Dependencies Not Met” error in XBMC, this post will hopefully be your last stop. I decided to write this article because the I would normally deal with an XBMC unit that was displaying errors, was to wipe XBMC clean to default settings using the Fusion Repo. I […]

27 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Juicing With Joe And His Reboot Program


So a week ago I was advised to watch ‘Sick Fat and Nearly Dead’ on Netflix. It was a documentary on Joe Cross who drove around the USA and juiced for 60 days. Joe has a juicer in the back of his car attached to batteries which he would drink and share his juice with […]