New Year, New Stuff – Post #1

New Year, New Stuff – Post #1

Welcome to 2016, hopefully you have some really cool plans for it.  If not, maybe you should sit down and have a think about what you want to achieve this year.  It could be anything, from small to big or anything in between. I’m not going to have any “New...
The end of year wrap up

The end of year wrap up

This year has almost come to and end and it hasn’t felt like it has been going that fast really.  But I do know that I have been feeling really tired. Highlights from this year for me: I moved house I rebuilt the Op Shop website I changed web hosting provider We...
Sam’s Secret Santa Sleuthing Guide

Sam’s Secret Santa Sleuthing Guide

Twitter Secret Santa is fun for all, in this post I talk about ways to get the best out of it for you and your recipient. If you have somehow stumbled onto this post and are wondering what it is all about then, you really should check out my project page on Twitter...
How to Fix Internet Issues in Windows 10

How to Fix Internet Issues in Windows 10

In this post I am going to give you the solution to an internet problem I was having with Windows 10.   Read on to find out if it is the same problem you may be experiencing. The Problem: My internet would consistently drop out randomly.  It wouldn’t happen for...
Dietbet is Over

Dietbet is Over

If you had listened to any of the Chris and Sam Podcast episodes in the past then you would have heard us talk about a thing called DietBet. I’d sort of heard about it before in the past but had never known anyone that done it.  We got asked to participate in it...
Only Humane Film Shoot

Only Humane Film Shoot

So there are a bunch of people I know that are involved in different aspects of filmmaking, and someone always has some sort of project on the go.  This time it was Adam’s short film project Only Humane, which I will sum it up as being about a vet having a bad...
Web Hosting

Web Hosting

I find web hosting a strange beast sometimes. To have a website you need to pay someone to host that for you, the trick is finding out who to host said website/s with. There is a huge amount of companies out there, and I mean a really huge amount out there that can...
Zencastr – High Fidelity Podcasting

Zencastr – High Fidelity Podcasting

If you podcast with guests or hosts via Skype or Google Hangouts then you need to check out Zencastr. If you have had the hassles of hooking up sound boards,calls dropping out and dealing with crappy internet when trying to record podcasts and want to speed up your...
The Problem with Directory Themes

The Problem with Directory Themes

You may or may not know, that I came up with and run www.opshopdirectoy.co.nz it’s the website for Op Shops here in NZ. It started as a random idea, and I’ve had it for a while now, and get around 12,000 visitors to the site a month.  Which for something...