How to use ComplyFoam 500 series with Backbeat Go2

Note: ComplyFoam now makes a 600 series which works with the Backbeat Go2 I kind of have a fetish for headphones. Perhaps not as bad as some folks, but I have four or five pairs of earbuds, the kind that go in your ear and a couple of pair of over-the-ear headphones....

1Password

Occasionally, I'll write about great apps here. 1Password by Agilebits is one of them. With so many websites, programs, apps et. al requiring accounts with passwords, many persons will choose to use the same password over and over. THIS IS DANGEROUS! Why? Because if a...

Mail coming in from gmail automatically marked as read

For a couple of weeks or maybe more, new email messages coming in from my gmail accounts were automatically being marked read before I ever opened them. It was maddening. I've spent a couple of days looking into this and there seem to be several things which might...

High CPU Usage in Google Chrome?

Ever had the fan on your MacBook Pro just run continuously while Chrome was open? Me, too! I knew it was Chrome because I opened Activity Monitor and sorted the CPU column. When I did this so the highest CPU usage (which is what causes the fan to kick in) was at the...

Home Shared iTunes not showing all music on iOS device

Recently, I'd been having a problem where my main computer's Home Shared music wasn't showing all the music in my iTunes Library when I opened it on one of my iOS (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) devices. After some research, this is the solution to fixing that misbehavior....

Use Google Calendar Delegation

With Google Calendars, you can have others in your business act as delegates, or a trusted representative, for your calendar. Here's the instructions, directly from Google: To delegate your calendar: Sign in to your calendar at...

How to Move Google Calendars to iCloud

I've been really happy with Google calendars for a few years. Until recently. Within the last year, either Google or Apple or both did something that was causing me more work (and aggravation) than I will allow. Either something works or it doesn't and when it...

How to add Contacts from iCloud on an iOS 4 device

You can setup contact syncing to iCloud on an older iPod Touch (2nd Generation or newer), iPhone (3G or newer) or any iPad still running at least iOS 4. Sorry, 1st Generation iPod Touch owners, the maximum iOS which can be used on these devices is iOS 3.1.3. You need...