How-To Guides

Below is a list of how-to guides I have written over the years. Please enjoy these tutorials and feel free to comment and email me with any suggestions or requests.

  • Drupal Web Design Series - 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 Disable the Shutter Sound on your Japanese iPhone - 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 - 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 - 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...
  • Drupal "Broken Links" Module - How to Fix Permission Restrictions Deny you Access Issue - SOLVED - August 11, 2015
    For those of you with multilingual Drupal sites using the Link Checker module to identify broken links on your site, you may come across this issue where you have nodes showing up in the broken links page with only a message of: "Permission...
  • Windows 10 - How to Configure Privacy Settings - August 2, 2015
    Windows 10 by default wants to learn everything about you to offer you targeted ads. Now this is good if you wish to receive targeted ads, but if you like to have some privacy then you may want to disable a few things. I will show you how to turn...
  • Windows 10 - How to Set Cortana to Always On Voice Command (Listen for Hey Cortana) - August 2, 2015
    If you have just upgraded your copy of Windows to Windows 10, you are probably interested in seeing how far Microsoft has come with their assistant Cortana (the new rival of Siri and Google Now). You may have noticed you need to click the microphone...
  • Windows 10 - How to Set Google Chrome as your Default Browser - August 1, 2015
    For those of you who have upgraded to Windows 10, you may want to know how to set Google Chrome as your default browser. As Cortana starts to become your go to application, it will no doubt start to open many things up in the default browser. That...
  • How to Root Galaxy S2 GT-i9100 - February 3, 2014
    I finally got around to hacking my Galaxy S2. The galaxy S2 is a fantastic phone and can be picked up very cheap. I got myself an unlocked S2 a few years ago. I use it when I go on vacation and want to pick up a local ...
  • How to Fix Drupal /tmp Temporary files directory Not Fully Protected - SOLVED - December 7, 2013
    For those of you upgrading to the latest version of Drupal 6.29. You may run into an issue with the security settings for the Temporary files directory. You probably already went to http://drupal.org/SA-CORE-2013-003 and followed the directions...