Friday, December 26, 2014

Coffee #jokeoftheday

Friday, December 19, 2014

Beautiful video perfect for showing your kids at #Christmas. Hand making Candy Canes. #yum


I love Christmas Candy Canes. I don’t eat them so much anymore, but they once were so much a part of my Christmas that it still wouldn’t feel like Christmas with out at least a few. What would I love more than a candy cane right now? A chance to try and make one for myself after watching this video!







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A name to learn Peter Vácz (@vaczpeter) start by checking out this great #animation #shortfilm


I have always loved animation. 2D or 3D, it doesn't matter. In my early twenties I left my hometown in search of a carreer path whcih would allow me to be a computer animator, but alas, I had bills to pay and in the end I took a different path. If I had been an animator, I'd love to think I was creative enough to make something like the stunning "Rabbit and Deer" which is fantastic on so many levels. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.



Rabbit and Deer / Nyuszi és Őz – TRAILER from Péter Vácz on Vimeo.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Monday, December 1, 2014

#timelapse of the stripping down of a Triumph Herald engine #motor #triumphherald #oldskool


Great video! A time lapse of the stripping down of a Triumph Herald engine. At least I'm pretty sure it must be a Triumph Herald, I mean, I had at one time about four of them. I recognise the engine (which I also stripped and rebuilt just not with out help and not to this detail). The other tell-tail detail that it must be a Triumph Herald is that the bonnet which opens forward (and can be easily removed).



Anyway this brought back fond memories. I even painted my Herald engine in white and that exact same shade of blue. It was like I was looking back in time..



I also loved that fact that on the Triumph Herald you could easily remove the hard top with just a few bolts. many is the time we drove hurriedly home when it started to rain because I have removed the roof earlier that morning. Fun times.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Friday, November 21, 2014

How to delete email addresses that appear when you start typing in the Apple Mial App


So you’ve just realized that every time you try to send someone an email, the mail app present you with an old address instead of their new one. It autocompletes the mail recipient with an email that may not even work anymore even though you know the new email. Or it may just be that you have spelled an email incorrectly in Apple Mail App and although it bounced back, it also keeps appearing in the mail apps autocomplete function. Whatever the reason, you need to delete an email that’s old or incorrect to stop it from autofilling.

How to delete old email addresses that autocomplete in Apple Mail.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Saturday, November 15, 2014

My latest web design for @cabucoffee


Ok. So here is my latest web design (here):


3d view Cabu Coffee website



This site took quite a while because of constant internal (client) changes. It showcases all my own work (apart form the CMS and template on which it was built). The 3D capsules and art (most photos are stock, but some are mine) as well as the SEO were all done by yours truly. I'm quietly happy with the result.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Why is Facebook App suddenly not playing sound on my Iphone or iPad and how do I get sound back?



You tapped on a video on you Facebook feed and the video doesn’t have any sound? Right? I immediately thought this was a bug and that Facebook would fix the error soon and I would get sound back, but nope, even though I have auto updates on and Facebook was up to date , after a few weeks there was still no sound on videos in the Facebook app on my iPhone . Other apps and youtube videos on Safari were fine. Heres how to get sound back on Facebook videos:

Facebook App not playing sound on Videos iPhones and iPads





from Andrew Brett Watson.com


Thursday, October 16, 2014

Why is Facebook App suddenly not playing sound on my Iphone or iPad and how do I get sound back?



You tapped on a video on you Facebook feed and the video doesn’t have any sound? Right? I immediately thought this was a bug and that Facebook would fix the error soon and I would get sound back, but nope, even though I have auto updates on and Facebook was up to date , after a few weeks there was still no sound on videos in the Facebook app on my iPhone . Other apps and youtube videos on Safari were fine. Heres how to get sound back on Facebook videos:

Facebook App not playing sound on Videos iPhones and iPads





from Andrew Brett Watson.com


Monday, September 22, 2014

How to change the store icon on the map view of stores/shops in #Prestashop 1.6


It seams simple to want to change the size or style of the store icons shown on the “Our Stores page of Prestashop 1.6 and changing them is indeed easy, but only when you know where - and finding where can be time consuming.


Change the Store icon size in the “our Stores” map in Prestashop



Here’s the place to change the store icons:







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Saturday, September 20, 2014

How to delete items from the QuickConnect button list in FileZilla


OK. So you got Filezilla and you use quick connect. All good. One day you add a new server and you make a mistake, or maybe you just moved servers, or the details of your current version changed. Now you've got more entries in Filezillas quick connect than you wanted. So you want to delete some right? Ok here's how to do it.


Delete items from the QuickConnect button list in FileZilla







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Thursday, August 28, 2014

#Hiperlapse and #Instagram how does it work? A simplified answer.


#Hiperlapse and the #Instagram Hiperlapse app. How does it work? A simplified answer.


what is hiperlapse?




Instagram just released a free app (here) on the App Store to create Hiperlapse but how does its work?


This is an explanation for those who don't like the technobabble or don't have the time to understand it thoroughly, it's an over simplification of how Hiperlapse works.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Sunday, August 24, 2014

A new world creating video game tool which reminds me very much of #Minecraft and #Sauerbraten


I love video games and video game technology.



Behind the scenes of video games, is an ever changing world of 3D tools. These software programs which artists uses to create the 3D worlds of video games are constantly evolving and new tools are always emerging. Today I found out about a fun looking 3D editor which will allow realtime 3D world building a-la Minecraft or Sauerbraten at a higher res.


Voxel farm forest







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Saturday, August 23, 2014

My sons first video on youtube! Please share it with your #Minecraft lovin friends


Super proud. Here is my sons first Minecraft video on you tube. He love minecraft sooo much and has just discovoured Minecraft MODs, so wanted to share with people one of his favourites, the Animated player MOD.


Please feel free to give him a like and subscribe to his channel.


again,… super proud :)







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

My sons virst video on youtube! Please share it with your #Mincraft lovin friends


Super proud. Here is my sons first Minecraft video on you tube. He love minecraft sooo much and has just discovoured Minecraft MODs, so wanted to share with people one of his favourites, the Animated player MOD.


Please feel free to give him a like and subscribe to his channel.


again,… super proud :)







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Friday, August 8, 2014

I can only Rasterise Illustrator objects as CMYK how do I rasterize them as RGB?


CMYK are the primary colours of pigment (well, Cyan, Magenta and Yellow are - the black is a key colour, hence the “K”). But you may find yourself editing some artwork in Illustrator and you need to rasterize some vectors and/or images and the only option Illustrator gives to you is CMYK. This is fine if you are going to print the artwork because you will need the image in the primary colours of pigment in order to print them, but if you only want to view the artwork on screen or make a PDF for on screen viewing or if you are creating a web image, then you will want to rasterize as RGB.


How DO you rasterise images or objects in Illustrator as RGB if that is not an option?




How DO you rasterise images or objects in Illustrator as RGB if there is no option to do so?



Actually there IS a rasterise as RGB option in illustrator and it’s easy to find.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

#Photoshop just got #pwned. 2D photo objects turned to photo-realistic 3D ready for animation.


Wholly (i.e. not partially) mother of a daughter (or son). This is Epic. Photoshop just got owned in a big way and I love it.



I've been 3D modelling and photo editing for the better part of twenty full years professionally and today I got exited out my pants.



Check out this program which will allow you to replace a 2D objects in a photo with a 3D ones. It uses the information within the photo to create the lighting and material maps with some user assistance of course. Once the object is 3D, full animation and photo manipulation on a new level is possible.



Brain exploded.



Take a look at the vid and get ready to never ever believe anything you see ever again.


Oh, and you can actually download this freak'in shizzle and try it fo yo'self. Get busy!







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

#Phtosop just got #pwned. 2D photo objects turned to photo-realistic 3D ready for animation.


Wholly (i.e. not partially) mother of a daughter (or son). This is Epic. Photoshop just got owned in a big way and I love it.



I've been 3D modelling and photo editing for the better part of twenty full years professionally and today I got exited out my pants.



Check out this program which will allow you to replace a 2d object in a photo with a 3D one. It take the information to create the lighten and material maps from information in the scene and user assistance and once the object is 3D full animation and photo manipulation on a new level is possible.



Brain exploded.



Take a look at the vid and get ready to never ever believe anything you see ever again.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014

How do I remove the #Prestashop advertising photo on the bottom of the left column on the Category page of Prestahop?




How do I remove the #Prestashop advertising photo on the bottom of the left column on the Category page of Prestahop?

Change-or-Remove-the-advertising-image-in-category-pages-on-prestashop.jpg

Depending on how you install prestashop 1.6, there may be an image at the bottom left column of the prestashop category view which looks like a Mac Pro computer browsing the prestashop home page. If you click this image you go to the prestashop homepage. Heres how to remove or alter it:





from Andrew Brett Watson.com



How I survive...


Otherwise, I simply couldn't make it through the day.


How I survive







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Old #Apple manufacturing video shows amazing build tech and even more amazing #mullets

It gets off to a slow start but it was really interesting to see the way Apple used to make Macs (Quadras I think). Even better was the cameo of an outrageous Mullet (I thought it deserved a capital letter).








from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

What is a Toxic Backlink, how does it affect my Google rank and what should I do about it?




This is a quick overview of Toxic backlinks:


In general, a Toxic back link is any link that intends to manipulate the PageRank, or the search engine results.


It can be a link to your site or an outgoing link from your site, it will be considered a toxic if Google decides it wasn’t natural and is seen as an artificial attempt to boost rankings. Toxic links are also called “unnatural links” and can be considered a violation of the Google Guidelines.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com


Friday, July 4, 2014

Free shipping if price is above #Prestashop 1.6


Took me longer than it should have to understand the way Prestashop handles free shipping when the order is above a certain amount. The biggest problem is that I was looking in the wrong place. So that you don waste as much time as I did here’s how to configure the Prestashop 1.6 options to offer free shipping with purchases above a set price.



Free shiping above a minimum purchase in Prestashop 1.6







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Joomla 3.x Fatal error: Call to a member function get() on a non-object in /PATH-TO-YOUR-SITE/plugins/system/remember/remember.php on line 94 - Solution



Joomla 3.x Fatal error: Call to a member function get() on a non-object in /PATH-TO-YOUR-SITE/plugins/system/remember/remember.php on line 94 - Solution



Here is the solution for the error you may get upgrading a Joomla installation to 3.x form any other Joomla 3.x version. I can't say if it will fix your problem in every case, but it worked for me when the "Fatal error: Call to a member function get() on a non-object in /PATH-TO-YOUR-SITE/plugins/system/remember/remember.php on line 94" appeared as I was upgrading Joomla.





from Andrew Brett Watson.com



Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Who is Rik Mayall? See for your self.


Not many people my age don't know about the comic genius of Rik Mayall. But youger people who hear about him in the news now that he has passed away might wonder who he was. So rather than jump right to a wiki, why not learn about him firsthand:


Rik Mayall: The Funniest Moments







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

You shouldn't NEED to see this, but if you drive, you should watch it.


I love it when advertising goes viral because of it's great community message. It seems like a good compromise.


But you don't need to see this right? You never do this right?







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Monday, June 9, 2014

Why is #Apple stock down so much? An image that would terrify the $aapl investor





Today Apple's (stock ticker aapl) seven for one stock split comes into effect. That means for every share that existed on friday, today there will be 7 shares. It also means that the pre-market statistics for aapl show a massive drop. I sure hope all the apple investors understand that they now have seven times as many shares at the new price...









from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Sunday, June 1, 2014

How Siri is helping me to quit snacking #iphone


I'm trying to cut down the food that I eat. I believe we (people in general) eat too much food. Studies of lab rats have shown that they live longer if they eat less. The biggest culprit is not actually food of any nutritional value, it's snacks that I eat just after a meal. So I came up with a way to try and stop snacking after meals, I enlisted the help of Siri on my iPhone. Now after I finish my meal and my body is still telling me I'm hungry, instead of reaching for something to eat, I hold down the button on my iPhone and ask Siri to set my timer for 10 minutes. When I say set the time "for ten minues" and Siri often sets it to fourteen minutes, no matter. A few minutes later when the timer goes off I allow myself to eat any snack I'm still hungry for... Funny thing is, ten+ minutes later I'm no longer hungry!


So far, it's working like a charm.








from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Thursday, May 29, 2014

How coffee should be #Espresso

I come from a place where drinking coffee means drinking filtered coffee; i.e. coffee filtered through a paper filter into a big jar (of watery coffee). But now that I live in Spain I've learn't the best method for brewing a coffee is to make an Espresso. This morning, just making a coffee on coffee my break and you can see how the plastic stirring stick sits up in the coffee because it's so thick and creamy. It's a whole different experience from filtered coffee I've been brought up with. Of course you can also add milk or frothed milk to make a cappuccino...






from Andrew Brett Watson.com

#Amazing new @Nissan Engine 400 Horsepower in a 40kg engine you could put in your hand luggage


Nissan is bringing an amazing new engine to Le Mans this year. It weighs only 40kg but produces an astonishing 400 horsepower. This is the "Range extender" engine every electric car needs. I don't believe in range anxiety, but hey, if you could pop one of these baby's into an electric car (just in case) wouldn't that be the shizzle?









from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

How to delete statistics/dummy data from Prestashop 1.6


You just installed Prestashop 1.6 on your server and it looks great! Especially all those statistics which show past sales. I bet you can’t wait for your shop to look like that! OK. Now you’re over it. You’ve started customising Prestashop and want to remove the statistics/delete the data. Here’s how:









from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

How to customise the frontpage menu in Prestashop 1.6


Changing the homepage/frontpage menu in Prestashop 1.6 is not obvious especially to those who are used to other systems. Prestashop 1.6 like many other systems uses modules placed in various positions on your prestashop online shop. These positions are called hooks, but you don’t need to know that, you just need to know how to find the “Top Horizontal Menu” module so you can edit/customize/change it to suite you needs. Here’s how:









from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Friday, May 2, 2014

Google wins, a tragedy for #competition and the consumer


A sad day for competition today. I just received an email from CONTAXE a German contextual web advertising company which competes against Google's dominant advertising service. I myself have used this service and am currently using Google. I think the service was great and admit to only be using Google because I real have no other choice. There were simply are not enough advertisers CONTAXES to make the contextual system work well and ads serve were not relevant enough to be successful. Of course without publisher support like mine it must have been hard to attract advertisers a catch 22 situation for which advertisers and consumer will ultimately pay.


I encourage anyone reading this to talk about other alternative in the comments so that we can help keep competition alive.


Here is the translated email for you:







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Why does it take so long for attitudes towards Cannabis to change?


Cannabis is a plant that can be used to get high. Sure, there's that, but it can do much more as you will see in the video below. Most adults (I know) have at tried it and therefore are aware that it's no big deal. I am never afraid to admit to the fact that I have smoked Marijuana in the past. I was young, it was fun. I grew out of it. Some of my friends also grew out of it and some still partake. So what? I have seen many more harmful effects from abuse of alcohol than from "weed". I, as a non smoker don't wish to impose my will on these who enjoy it and I see more danger to my children by keeping it underground.






Cannabis plants growing at the village of Kalopani, Nepal.





from Andrew Brett Watson.com

#Fomula1 new technologies, rules and power units explained in 3 great videos


Here are three great videos which show how the rules for furmula 1 cars have changed for the 2014 season. They give you a look inside the cars with some great 3D views which show how the new power units (motors) in furmula one cars now work.


Video 2014 rule changes explained







from
Andrew Brett Watson.com

Thursday, April 24, 2014

iPhone 5s video quality vs Cannon EOS 550D





What happens when you give a Canon 550D and and iPhone 5S to two inexperienced camera operators?



Here is a short video comparison between the Canon 550D video capture and the iPhone 5S video capture. I love the iPhone 5S and wanted to see if I could do away with the Canon 550D altogether and rely entirely on my iPhone 5S for quality video.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Life is like a cup of coffee

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Free CMYK colour swatch printing chart download


















CMYK colour swatch free dowload


If you're looking for a CMYK colour swatch to print so that you can control which colours are output on your printer, feel free to download this CMYK colour swatch chart.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Friday, March 21, 2014

@jimmyfallon and @billyjoel is really the best internet of the day #toomuchawesome

Boom. A modern Total Annihilation style #RTS insipres me to battle @UberEnt


Let put this out there. I love RTS's. Love em. Lately I haven't really found a good AAA RTS to play. Admittedly I don't have a lot of time and so I am trending toward top class iPad tower defines games because I can pick them up and put them down again. But on my computer I haven't really been playing RTS for a while. That may soon change.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Two beautiful videos about the birth of modern computers that #Mac users will love.


Xerox invented some of the most significant innovations in commuter history like the mouse and the GUI. Apple Computer (as it used to be called) then fine tuned these technologies with a flair for creating user friendly productivity orientated computers and came up with something truly revolutionary; the Mac. Released in 1984 the Apple Mac really did establish a new path for computers which every piece of technology since has followed.



Here are a couple of great videos about the early days of the Mac that graphic designers around at the time will particularly enjoy.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Just #stupid. #SoloClimbing that high with no ropes #deathwish @AlexHonnold


I'm not the only one to see this and be a little angry. The climber in this video (Alex Honnold) will eventually die an unnatural death if he carries on climbing the way he does. There will come a day when a gust of wind, the naturaly aging of his body or some other element will cause him to slip and fall to his death. This video should have been more responsible. It should have warnings, a simple "do not try this at home" would be a start. Instead it paints Alex Honnold as someone to be revered for his skill. People seeing this video might be inpsired to emulate him and not everyone has his skill. But more fundimentally, why is this considered an accomplishment? Climbing with ropes (free climbing, which I used to do) is the same exact thing only safer. We wouldn't exalt a race car driver who doesn't use seat belts and a helmet in the same way, would we? Climbing like this is just wrong. It helps that Alex Honnold doesn't seam to have too many people in his life or I would go as far as to call him and asshole (yea, I said it) for what he would eventually put them through. I feel really sorry for his mother. There is no doubt Alex Honnold has amazing climbing ability, that is without question, and it will be a great sporting loss when he dies in a fall the way many others already have. Solo climbing is not smart. It is not an schievement. It's a failure in every sense I can imagine.









from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

#Glados explains the difference between Fusion Fission. Best #kids #science ever.


What's better than finally learning the difference between Fusion Fission? Having GlaDOS teach you! She didn't explain how portals work though, I guess I'll have to put my portal gun making plans on hold. Bonus: How to make a potato battery.









from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Holy shizzle. #Webdesign take note; A most inspiring web dev program indeed! Good job @macawco


This has to be the best web development tool ever. I must admit, I don't build websites this way, instead of html and CSS I use a CMS which takes care all of that for me. One of the reasons I do it that way is that there is no way to "deisgn" a web site like using illustrator or coreldraw. Or should I say there WAS no way previously. Many have tried to make a "wysiwyg" HTML/CSS editor but up until now they ALL had the wrong goals. They all tried to force the user to work within the confines HTML/CSS. Macaw seems to be built to allow the web designer to construct websites in the way they would with a graphic design program. Then Macaw builds the best code it can from that. Brilliant, well done!









from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

More than 20 years before #Gravity this was mind blowing, made on a home computer


It's really hard to put describe how impressive this little video my friend and I made well over 20 years ago was at the time. It's not going to win Oscars like the film Gravity, but it was fun to make!









from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Thursday, February 27, 2014

#Pepsi's new #viral video. If I was the victim, someone would get punched in the face. With a brick.

Cringe and horror. Kudos to Pepsi for nailing the viral nature of this video. Just to prove the last video they made wasn't fake. And now the question will arise: Is Pepsi's new non fake viral video a fake? I fear I would not have been so such a good sport.






from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Seamless relationship outsourcing. Get the #BroApp #thatsjuststupid

Sometime I just post because I lol. The Bro app video certainly is funny... and... seems legit. I might download it for fun to see what gives, but I would never unleash it one my wife (#divorce!).








from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Saturday, February 22, 2014

As a father I love videos like this: Boy freezing at a bustop (youtube)

God versus Science



Not being able to disprove the existence of something is not proof that it exists. It is only proof that it cannot be confirmed or denied.



It is ok to have faith that something not yet proved to exist. It’s ones prerogative to feel an intuitive connection. Scientist should appreciate this because intuition leads to the creating of hypothesis which are the starting blocks of proven science.



It is also reasonable to accept measured and observed proof to gain a definitive understanding of our universe.






Ergo, Arguing against undisproved faith is as asinine as arguing against absolute scientific proof.



What does this mean?



1) God may/may not exist.

2) Dinosaurs did exist and we live on a planet floating in Space.





Deal with it.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Wise words for the internet addict...

How to fix and turn off the toner light on a brother HL-2240D if you know the cartridge is new.









I put a new cartridge in my brother HL-2240D but the light stayed on and I was unable to print. What was the problem? Where is the fix/solution? Eventually brother tech support helped me I can now pass along the solution to getting rid of the toner light if it stay’s on on your brother HL-2240D after you install a new cartridge.






from Andrew Brett Watson.com


Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Amazing 3D printing/ Air Hockey hack proves robots might one day take over.

I have a large format digital printer/plotter and can totally understand the technology involved here. It proves that robots will eventually be (unless we make them otherwise) faster, better and (also) stronger at everything. Nice job, now people can build their own to have a robot opponent for airhocky.





from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Amazing collection of Free Sci-Fi stories






Like Science fiction? You’re in good company. Yesterday I stumbled across this collection of short Science fiction stories which you can download free in a variety of file formats. I’m getting this on my iPad lickety-split.










from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Behind the scenese of Apples new made on iPhone video

This is (I think) better than the original. Yesterday I posted about an Apple celebratory video shot entirely on iPhone and Apple have followed up with a video showing the making of that spot. I will have to remember that aftermarket accessories is another reason I'll have to add to my post about Why you should get an iPhone. Just look at all those iPhone steady cams and booms - cool.





from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Monday, February 3, 2014

Apple celebratory video shot entirely on iPhone

A beautiful Apple celebratory video of the first 30 years of Mac. I love the way they sum up through imagery the Apple difference, that Apple devices allow us to create, achieve and invent. For me technology should be our tool and not our master. Happy birthday (1.24.14) Mac.





from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Sunday, February 2, 2014

A Doom-like game Developed by the Makers of HALO play it free






In case you didn't know, the makers of the incredibly popular HALO series of video games started by making games on the Mac. Marathon is a first person shooter released around the same time as Doom (ID software), but for the Macintosh. It was famous for among other things, introducing the ability to mouse look. If you want to see their first games you can do that now. Mac (OS X), Windows and Linux, are supported.



Clike to download Marathon, Bungies first big hit:




You can find out more about Marathon on the wiki page here:









from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Here’s how to Contour path a text or Object on Illustrator.




Here’s how apple a Contour path a text or Object on Illustrator.



Contour is a Coreldraw term. The more common term is offset. One of the first things a user does when they change from Coreldraw to Illustrator is to look for how to contour text or objects.






from Andrew Brett Watson.com

How to remove space around a Gavick Pro Joomla template module position





How to remove space around a Gavick Pro Joomla template module position.



I wanted to take out the gap abound a modules position from a Gavick Pro joomla template. As I am not that great with CSS I was hoping for a simple module class suffix that would do the job.



Instead I found that removing the padding from a Gavick Pro template required a bit of custom CSS, but don’t worry rather than asume you have any previous CSS knowledge here is a step by step about how you can remove space around a module in Joomla if you are using a Gavick Pro template and don’t have much technical programming knowledge.






from Andrew Brett Watson.com


Funny Pic "Why OS X is better than windows"





This pic is because I have been using computers for over twenty years, I know windows inside and out. I don't actually want to hate on Windows it's just that OS X (IMHO) is so much better and whenever I'm asked to explain it, well, the list is too long. I can't be bothered. This Pic says it all.







from Andrew Brett Watson.com

9 gagger quote of the day goes to anhonestopinion


So I saw this quote and I was quite impressed, anhonestopinion wrote:







It turns out the original quote comes from Steven Weinberg: http://ift.tt/1fvqOzw



Steven Weinberg said: "Religion is an insult to human dignity. With or without it you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion.”



Thanks to 9 gagger anhonestopinion for showing me this gem.











from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Saturday, January 25, 2014

What are eye floaters? Am I going blind?

What are eye floaters? I thought I was going blind when I first discovered eye floaters and watched them move around my eyeball. I completely expected that in under 10 years I would loose my vision completely, boy was I happy to find out they are not only common but completely natural and benign. It turns out an eye floater is simply the collagen in your eye's clumping together and creating a less translucent area which impedes the flow of light to your retina. At least that is MY simplified explanation of eye floaters, for more understanding, checkout this video:






from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Video teardown shows the guts of a PS4 and interesting facts.

I'm a big fan of the playstation. Sure the Xbox is good too and I am genuinely amazed at how well both Microsoft and the developers who built games for the Xbox did with what they had. The Playstation though is my favourite it's always had the superior computing power and the Playstation 4 is very impressive. Yes, you can build a PC to beat it, but for the price the PS4 is a lovely piece of kit. Bonus comment: Is it just me or does XBone look like X-Bone (which sounds like X-flop or X-Shit) ... that's a big marketing fail imho.






from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Apples video celebrating 30 years of the Macintosh

I got my first Apple Mac in the nineties. I continued to use windows and still do but I think that OS X is by far the best opperating system there is. I look back at windows version remebering the frustrations, I look back at Apple Mac and Mac OS's with the findness of a retro arcade game. I wish Apple every succes and view growing OS X adoption as a great thing for creativity and productiviy for everybody.





from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Steve Jobs documentary

A video documentary of the late great Steve Jobs. Steve change our life in many ways and I found this documentary to be an accurate depiction of the beauty and the beast that was Steve Jobs.






from Andrew Brett Watson.com

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Steve Jobs documentary

A video documentary of the late great Steve Jobs. Steve change our life in many ways and I found this documentary to be an accurate depiction of the beauty and the beast that was Steve Jobs.






from Andrew Brett Watson.com