Fixing the WordPress “Cannot Modify Header Information” Error

by Michael 19 October 2013

I recently started seeing a PHP-related error that kept popping up while clicking around in my WordPress dashboard. Whenever I’d toggle a plugin, change themes, try to preview a post, it would pop up. How very annoying.

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Apple iMessages Out of Order

by Michael 22 August 2013

I’m a huge fan of Apple’s iMessage. Since pretty much everyone in our family has an iDevice of some sort, and because messages come through to my iPhone, MacBook Pro, and iPad, it’s a great way for staying in touch. That being said…

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How to Comment Out HTML Code in WordPress Posts and Pages

by Michael 12 July 2013

The other day, I had to remove a bit of content in a WordPress post. It was related to an affiliate offer that had expired but I wanted to save the relevant text/code in case they brought the offer back. I thus decided to comment it out.

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Asus Laptop Won’t Charge

by Michael 24 June 2013

Yesterday afternoon, my son reported that his Asus laptop wouldn’t charge. It’s about a year and a half old and has shown no other signs of trouble. A bit of basic troubleshooting suggested that it was the laptop itself, not the charger.

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DirecTV Error: Your TV Does Not Support This Program’s Content Protection

by Michael 13 June 2013

I just ran into an annoying but easily solved problem with our DirecTV system. I went to turn on the TV this morning and got an error message advising me that our TV doesn’t support the program’s content protection. On every channel.

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Share Parental Control Across TVs With the DirecTV Genie System

by Michael 10 June 2013

As a quick followup to my earlier post describing the inability to share favorite channels across TVs with the DirecTV Genie whole house DVR… I just wanted to point out that a similar limitation applies to the parental settings.

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Share Favorite Channels Across TVs With the DirecTV Genie System

by Michael 10 June 2013

We just switched from Dish Network to DirecTV for our TV service. I’ve thus spent the past few days familiarizing myself with the system and getting things customized to our tastes. As part of this, I’ve been setting up a custom list of favorite channels.

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Jailbreak Fix for the DirecTV iPhone/iPad App

by Michael 6 June 2013

We’re in the process of switching from Dish Network to DirecTV. Unfortunately, the DirecTV app for iOS doesn’t work on jailbroken devices. I’m not really sure why they bother blocking jailbreakers, but they do. Pretty annoying, huh?

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