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Brother printer does not turn on

August 13th, 2019 · No Comments

Remove the power cord for at least 30 seconds. Press and keep holding the printer’s ON/OFF button down, and then insert the power cord back into the Brother machine. Do not release the ON/OFF button until the machine has been powered on completely or for at least 20 seconds. I did that with my 2700 […]

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Windows 10 does not wake from SLEEP mode [solved]

October 3rd, 2016 · 1 Comment

I’ve been warned about using the sleep mode, as it’s unreliable and can sometimes get your laptop stuck in a SLEEP mode, not being able to wake up with the usual lid opening or power button press. Today I stupidly put my LENOVO Z50 to sleep as I needed to USB charge some gadget. After […]

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Removing garlic odur from your hands + A Zhug recipe (Yemen style Hot pepper paste)

June 2nd, 2016 · No Comments

The other day I was making a Yemen pepper paste (“Zhug”) and the garlic I used left my hands smelling awful. The odur gets stuck and water and soap didn’t really help. I found out that rubbing my hands thoroughly with a tablespoon of salt and some lemon juice, completely deodorized my hands. And to […]

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Disable a Brother laser printer from going into a “Deep Sleep” mode

May 31st, 2016 · 1 Comment

I just got me a Brother MFC-1910W. It is a wireless laser printer with a scanner and a fax. Shortly after installing the printer I noticed that it goes into a deep sleep mode and won’t wake up, even when trying to initiate a remote printing job. I could not cancel the deep sleep mode […]

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Reverse Evolution

June 28th, 2014 · No Comments

What is a reverse evolution? It’s when things go backwards instead of going forward. It’s making a new product that is less functional and less user friendly than the old product. It is mostly annoying when it comes to products you use daily and depend on, like your Email account or your preferred browser or […]

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How to check if an online store is real and trustworthy?

March 9th, 2014 · No Comments

Shopping online can be secure and safe when you buy at AMAZON or Ebay. But you sometimes bump into online stores that you don’t recognize, that offer good deals. In this case there are two things you should check: Is this store real and n0t some scam? If it’s real, is it reliable? You can […]

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How to protect your sound mixer from dust

March 6th, 2014 · No Comments

I wanted a solution to dust going in my sound mixer plug holes. I could have used a towel or a cover but I wanted something that would not hide the mixer and still give me dust protection. So, I just plugged ear-plugs in the holes. For the RC plugs you can use RC plug […]

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Screen brightness disabled/disappears after hibernation on Win 7

February 10th, 2013 · No Comments

This post is about fixing a problem with the screen brightness adjustment. On Win7, hibernation causes the screen brightness adjustment to not function, thus, staying stuck in the last brightness set. Using the keyboard brightnes key’s doesn’t do a thing. Also going directly via the control panel > power options doesn’t help. In the later, […]

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Changing Firefox address bar search to Google

January 6th, 2013 · No Comments

As far as I remember Google is the default address bar search. But sometimes a software you install, changes this value without your consent or by mistake (to Conduit, or whatever). To switch back to the good old Google do the following: Open firefox Type about:config in the address bar and hit the Enter key […]

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Bialetti Venus Stainless Steel Espresso Maker

November 12th, 2012 · No Comments

Anyone who likes good coffee should have this espresso  maker at home. The bialetti maker is made from 3 main parts: water reservoir coffee compartment coffee reservoir The Bialetti is a stainless steel, stove top espresso maker , that produces 4 cups of rich, authentic Italian espresso in just 4-5 minutes. Bialetti also has the […]

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