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  • Google Maps is a Growing User Review and Business Directory Service - IT Articles - May 23, 2016
    Yelp and Tripadvisor are probably getting a bit worried with Google pushing their map service more and more (or at least they should be). Google Maps already has pretty much, every known business on the planet listed. Try it out, search...
  • Evernote - Going Digital! - IT Articles - May 23, 2016
    I have recently started to get addicted to this app/online web tool called Evernote. I decided it was finally time to consolidate some of my files stored on Dropbox, Google Drive, my personal file server, and local HD on my laptop. We have...
  • DigitalOcean - An Incredibly Easy to Use Cloud Hosting Provider with Superb Customer Support - IT Articles - May 23, 2016
    I have finally moved away from using shared hosting...and man does it feel good! And if I knew how easy and cheap it was, I would have moved on a long time ago. But then again, DigitalOcean wasn't really around 5-10 years ago. So what is...
  • Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works - Business Articles - May 23, 2016
    One of the books on my recommended reading list is "Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works" by Roger Martin and A.G. Lafley. It's a very interesting read and I highly recommend it. Roger Martin and A.G. Lafley talk...
  • The Room - an iPad Game Review - IT Articles - May 23, 2016
    Wow! Where shall I begin? I have to say that this game is hands down the best game I have ever played on my iPad and it has seriously raised the bar for game developers on the iOS platform. The Room is the first game that Fireproof Games, the game...
  • Drupal Web Design Series - How-To Guides - May 22, 2016
    Welcome to my Drupal Web Design Series. I have decided to create a series of Youtube videos on how to create your own website using the Drupal CMS (Content Management System). Be sure to check out my Youtube channel and subscribe...
  • How to Create an Emotional Connection With Remote Employees - Business Articles - May 22, 2016
    Over the years, working in management roles in global companies, I've come to learn a few things about managing remote employees. Specifically, how to best motivate remote employees and how to keep them engaged and part of the global organization....
  • How to Disable the Shutter Sound on your Japanese iPhone - How-To Guides - December 12, 2015
    A bit of background: If you own a Japanese iPhone, you probably know that you are unable to disable the shutter sound. This can be quite annoying for those that wish to take a photo without causing noise and disturbing others. There are several...
  • How to Purchase from Amazon Japan (Amazon.co.jp) in English - How-To Guides - December 6, 2015
    Since the holiday season is upon us, I thought I would write up this quick tutorial on how to use Amazon Japan (www.amazon.co.jp) in English. In past years, my family would buy gifts for the holidays and then pay ridiculous amounts of money to ship...
  • Computer Wakes from Sleep by Itself (randomly) - How to Fix - How-To Guides - December 1, 2015
    I have recently come across a new issue where my computer wakes from sleep mode on its own. Basically, I will put the computer to sleep around 10pm and when checking in the morning, the computer is already powered on. I researched this issue...