March 24, 2013

Drupal modules failing to update on PHP 5.4

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This entry is mostly just a summary or a recap if you will of a few posts ( and 2 pages of replies and comments on the Drupal site Drupal Bug Page ). If you are experiencing the following error messages on a Drupal 7 site Update failed! See the log below for more information. Your […]

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February 6, 2013

Flashing a Google Nexus 7

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This post is going to describe the process of flashing your nexus 7 from stock android ( the google nexus 7 doesn’t come with any carrier add-on software ) What You Need : Android Platform-Tools from the Android SDK (Install Platform-Tools only… You do not want nor need the Google USB Drivers) Universal Naked ADB/Fastboot/APX […]

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January 4, 2013

AVD Emulator crashes on MAC ( emulator64-arm quit unexpectedly )

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I recently got back into doing some android development. Its been an adjustment period to say the least. One of those adjustments has been the slight differences of working on a Mac. I came across a bug today, that baffled me for a while and required some of my best “google-fu” to figure out. I […]

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December 3, 2012

Google’s Panda update

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An interesting article came through my news feeds today, something that I’ve been too busy to really notice. This isn’t something new, just an update to a platform google released about 18 months ago now, but I’ve not even noticed. It’s called Google Panda. You think I am trying to be funny, or joke around, […]

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August 26, 2012

Rouge Boeuf : A humble review

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On August 25th, my wife and I decided to try a new restaurant for our date night.  We typically go to the same restaurants, and felt like we wanted something new. There is a new Rouge Boeuf that opened near our house a couple months ago, and it is usually pretty packed ( typical sign […]

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July 18, 2012

Gas prices in Quebec

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This is probably just another rant, one of thousands around about gas prices, and how outrageous they are, if that is what you guessed, then you are right, but there is a twist.  Last weekend, we went on a quick road trip to Ottawa ( from Montreal ) to visit some family.  That isn’t the […]

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July 8, 2012

La ferme Guyon

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Today we decided to take the kids out for a different kind of outing. Something that wasn’t too far, something not too expensive ( taking 2 adults and 3 kids, can get expensive ), and all in all something we don’t do very often.  We took them to La Ferme Guyon, off of highway 10, […]

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May 20, 2012

Streaming m4v from a DLink-321 NAS

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I made a simple but effective ( for me ) discovery this week-end.  I’d been ripping some of my DVD’s with Handbrake ( so that i can put the physical DVD in storage, and clear some room ), and was uploading the m4v ( default settings in Handbrake ) to my DLink NAS ( model […]

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April 28, 2012

New Job

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For those of you that are here regularly, you’ve probably noticed that i haven’t written much in the last couple of week, I’ve kinda been busy with other things.  I’ve got another post in the works ( describing the situation ) but i first wanted to write about my new job, and the reasons i […]

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March 28, 2012

Aquarium Reboot

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Well, i don’t know how to start this, so i’ll just dive right in.  I’ve been an aquarium entheusiast most of my life.  i’ve always loved the peaceful tranquility that an aquarium brings to whatever room its in.  My dream for the longest time was to have a aquarium wall ( an aquarium the width,not […]

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