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Original Ring Doorbell Hardwired But Not Charging – Fixed

<TLDR: I increased the power being provided to the Ring doorbell but using a different AC adapter (similar to a transformer that most doorbells use) and the device started charging> I have one of the  original ring doorbells, installed it around November 2015, making it 4 years and 3 months old.  I had temporary issues around July 2018 with our wired door chime buzzing whenever someone rang the doorbell.  It… Read More »Original Ring Doorbell Hardwired But Not Charging – Fixed

Ring Doorbell Chime Buzzing

I’ve had a Ring video doorbell for about two years now. All of a sudden, last week, after someone rang the bell, the chime started vibrating and making a humming noise. I removed the cover for the indoor chime and noticed the metal rod that strikes the plate was vibrating rapidly, causing the whirring, humming noise. It was like it was stuck between trying to ring and not ringing. It… Read More »Ring Doorbell Chime Buzzing

WordPress Twenty Seventeen Front Page Images Not Showing

I manage a website for someone, using the WordPress Twenty Seventeen theme.  I hadn’t been paying much attention the website until I just added some new content.  I also updated it to use SSL because Google is apparently going to start showing warnings on sites that don’t use SSL. Anyway, everything seemed to be working great until I tried to view the site when logged out.  The first image loaded… Read More »WordPress Twenty Seventeen Front Page Images Not Showing

Moto G6 Play Terrible Cellular Data Reception

I’ll add more details as I get time, but just wanted to quickly share my experiences with the Moto G6 Play. I got the unlocked version and using it on the sprint network was horrible. When outside, it was mostly tolerable, but indoors I was lucky to connect to a website half the time. These are all in areas where my Galaxy S5 had no issues ever. I spent way… Read More »Moto G6 Play Terrible Cellular Data Reception

Jabra Pro 930 for Skype USB Device not Recognized

Short answer:  Try to unplug the headset from the wall outlet and then plug it back in, and then connect to the USB port to the computer. Longer version: So, my wife works from home and I spent a ton of time researching a good option for her to use as a headset that will work with Skype for Business and also allow her to move all throughout the house while… Read More »Jabra Pro 930 for Skype USB Device not Recognized

Zagg InvisibleShield Glass Screen Protector Edges Not Sticking – Fixed!!

See the last paragraph of the post if you want to try to fix your current tempered glass screen protector – the video gives an excellent solution for most people.  Here’s my story of how I figured out why the edges do this (for some people at least) and how to prevent it from happening in the first place: A relative of mine recently got a new iPhone 8 Plus… Read More »Zagg InvisibleShield Glass Screen Protector Edges Not Sticking – Fixed!!

iPhone 7 Volume Down Button Malfunction

My wife just got an iPhone 7 and within a few days she told me the phone would suddenly show the ringer volume dropping as if she were pressing the volume down button. At first she thought it was the case she was using, but nothing seemed wrong there. Also, after taking the case off, I noticed at one point when the volume was all the way up, the volume… Read More »iPhone 7 Volume Down Button Malfunction

Activating Sprint Upgrade Phone on Another Line (Selling Sprint Upgrade)

I love my Sprint plan, but I hate Sprint customer support.  My plan offers an upgrade every 2 years, or approximately a $400 credit towards a new phone in exchange for agreeing to another 2 year contract.  I am still happy with Galaxy S5 (which is still working after getting wet thanks to the fix I found).  The Galaxy S6 I think was a step backwards and the Galaxy S7… Read More »Activating Sprint Upgrade Phone on Another Line (Selling Sprint Upgrade)

Sprint Galaxy S5 won’t charge after port got wet – fixed

I’ve had a Sprint Samsung Galaxy S5 since around when it came out over a year ago.  I didn’t bother with the warranty plan that would replace my phone for any reason.  I’d never taken advantage of the plan when I did have it with previous phones, so figured it wasn’t worth the extra cost. Now the Galaxy S5 is a waterproof phone.  Unfortunately, there is a little rubber tab… Read More »Sprint Galaxy S5 won’t charge after port got wet – fixed

WordPress Jetpack Mobile Googlebot seeing desktop version instead of mobile

I’m doing what I can to get all of my sites ready for the big Google mobile update scheduled for 4/21/15.  I got the notice in the Google Webmaster Tools for the site hosted through GoDaddy’s Managed WordPress that it was not mobile friendly.  I was surprised since I am using the Jetpack Mobile theme, and I have spent a lot of time customizing the appearance to optimize the ad… Read More »WordPress Jetpack Mobile Googlebot seeing desktop version instead of mobile