Sharon and Jacques' Excellent Blog

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The case of the Mysterious Movie

June 29th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Preface: To make sense of this story, you need a little background. I purchased an iPhone a few weeks ago and have been playing with it non-stop. Sharon, in a fit of marketing genius, rebranded herself iSharon as she felt she was lacking attention. iSharon also had surgery on Friday to fix a problem in […]

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Site, Weather and Recommendations Updated

February 10th, 2008 · No Comments

During a fit of insomnia: I upgraded the site to the latest version of WordPress, the blogging software used on the site Changed the Weather tab to display real-time weather from my weather station, updated every minute because weather is never current enough Added AVG Anti-Malware to the Technology Recommendations page. Its the anti-virus scanner that I use and […]

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D-Link DHP-300/DHP-301 Powerline Ethernet Adapter: It Rocks!

January 6th, 2008 · No Comments

I live in a house that was completed in 1970. It’s a wonderful architectural house with amazing lines and a true joy to live in. {wp-gallery-remote: gallery=0; rootalbum=9242; showalbumtitle=true; showsubalbums=true; showimagesheader=true; imagefilter=include:9330,9333,9348;} The house is built to last. The walls are 8 inch solid concrete with steel re-bar throughout the entire house. The house also […]

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Manual Monitor Calibration

December 26th, 2007 · No Comments

One of the most common complaints that I hear is that my pictures are too dark or too light or printed output doesn’t match what you see on the screen. There are 2 sources for this problem. One is monitor calibration, the other is printer calibration which will not be addressed. Monitor calibration is an […]

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Tags: Photography · Technology

New Gallery Software

December 9th, 2007 · No Comments

I’ve spent a very busy weekend installing new software for displaying galleries of images. I wanted something that was better integrated with WordPress (the software that does the blogging). The old software that I had is about 9 years old at this point and it shows. The new integration let me posts shots from galleries. If […]

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