Moxi Tip #7: Moxi Vs ReplayTV

As a long-time ReplayTV DVR owner, comparisons are inevitable, so here are my rather lengthy impressions of Moxi in comaprison with ReplayTV. This comparison is an enhancement to a posting I made over on the AVS Forum. I have refined it a bit and added some more information, so read on for all you never […]

Moxi Tip #5: Throw some food at your TV!

This tip is based on findings by "Dyaus" and confirmed by "GlendaleHDTV" over at the AVS Forum. There is a hidden "Easter Egg" that displays various food items that you can move around and "throw" at the screen causing a messy splat! Read on to see how to digitally throw food at your TV screen... […]

Moxi Tip #1: What The Heck Is Moxi?

OK, so I'm providing Moxi information. I'm going to add some Moxi Tips. I'll be comparing Moxi to some comparable products. So you ask, "What the heck is Moxi?" Read on to find out... "Moxi" is a Digital Video Recorder (DVR) from Digeo (www.digeo.com) similar in concept to ReplayTV and TiVo, but it goes way […]

Vonage: Not For Me, But Still A Service To Consider

Well, after using Vonage for almost two months, we decided to cancel our Vonage service and remain with Bell South. Unfortunatly our situation is a bit different from many others, so your experience could be quite different. So read on to see why we canceled and why I still recommend Vonage as an excellent phone […]

Gmail Tip #30: Removing a Label

I just stumbled on this one. (Sometimes during a Beta period, you have to "find" new features yourself!) In the past, when you wanted to remove a Label from one or more messages, you would have to click on the desired Label on the left of the screen, select the message, and then click on […]

Vonage Tip #4: Network Availability Number

Did you know that even if your broadband connection goes down, you can still receive calls on your Vonage service? Read on to find out how... Like many VoIP providers, Vonage provides a "Network Availability Number" which is simply a secondary phone number of your choosing to which Vonage will forward all calls should it […]

ReplayTV Tip #7: UPDATE: Belkin F5D7230-4 Router

I purchased a used HP EN5000 Digital Media Receiver off of eBay. The EN5000 is a "Media Receiver" that lets me play (through my stereo and TV) MP3 files loacated on local network servers. It's not the most feature-rich device, but for a low eBay proce of $27.00.... Anyway, it requires an Ethernet connection, so […]

Gmail Tip #27: Adding Hotmail Contacts to Gmail

Do you have a lot of Hotmail contacts that you would like to add to your Gmail Contacts? "Montevino" submitted this tip on how to do just that. Read on to see how simple it is... By leveraging Gmail's new "Import Contacts" (see Gmail Tip #24), you can easily generate an importable file from your […]

Gmail Tip #25: Find Your Unread Messages

Want a quick and easy way to view all of your "Unread" messages? Here's a neat tip submitted by Mark Worsham describing how... If you have assigned Labels and archived unread messages, finding them later can sometines be challenging. Simply create a Gmail Label named "Unread", and you will see all of your unread mail […]

Gmail Tip #23: Cleaning Your Contacts

One of Gmail's "features" can leave you with extra entries in your Contacts list. Read on for more information... Gmail has a (debatably) nice feature that automatically adds to your Contacts list the email addresses of those to whom you send emails. While this can be helpful at times, just remember that EVERY unique email […]
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