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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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Citroen C4 picasso EGS6 diesel review

November 11th, 2012 · No Comments

In November 2012 me and my wife were on our honeymoon in France. We visited south France and rented a Citroen c4 Picasso, a Diesel EGS6 (electronic auto gearbox). We drove about 1000 km on it, throughout a week. We had one rainy day but the rest were sunny. We drove in town and outside […]

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How to sharpen a chainsaw chain with a rotary tool

June 8th, 2012 · No Comments

Here is a video guide on how to sharpen a chainsaw chain using the best method, with a rotary tool. You can order the exact rotary tool here Compare prices – chain Saw Sharpening Attachment (the 30° guide and bits kit) :

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How to recover/restore a deleted file/folder in Win7

March 25th, 2012 · No Comments

The other day I was cleaning up my desktop and I erased an important folder containing stuff I needed. Luckily, Win7 has the ability to restore previous versions of the folder. I also tried using the “System Restore” option, but it wasn’t able to restore the deleted folder. So what  I’m about to describe is […]

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KYOCERA ceramic kitchen knife

November 15th, 2011 · No Comments

Ceramic knives are a good alternative to premium priced knives. These knives are made of extremely hard ceramic material , and their main advantages are being: 100% rust proof Long lasting sharpness – with regular use can stay sharp for a few years and more. If it does need sharpening, most of the manufacturers will […]

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Hp officejet 4500 wireless – incomplete or blank prints problem

November 15th, 2011 · No Comments

I’ve noticed my printer having trouble with large files, especially long word documents. It would print pages with paragraphs missing or some other parts missing, while it did print short documents ok. My guess was that there was a spool problem or communication problem. What’s stranger, is that documents printed in best quality (instead of […]

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Lemon Squeezer + Lemon saver

November 15th, 2011 · No Comments

  Amco Enameled Aluminum Lemon Squeezer Hutzler Lemon Saver

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Gmail manager login problem – fix for Firefox 7+

October 6th, 2011 · 2 Comments

If you use this great add-on, use the following link to reinstall a patched version automatically. Clicking this link will then make firefox ask if you want to install. Click yes and that’s about it. Firefox will have to be restarted for the change to take place. https://github.com/downloads/athomas/mozilla-firefox-addons/gmail_manager-0.6.4.1.4-fx+sm.xpi If you want to do it manually, […]

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