Monday, April 22, 2019

Google Fiber TV Screensaver Photo Source

When I had Google Fiber installed, the Google Fiber Storage Box shared location, gfiberstorage, appeared on my Mac and Windows PCs, with three folders: Music, Photos and Videos. In the Photos folder,...

Changed MacBook Pro OSX DNS Setting Back To The Default Setting

Back in October 2012, I started getting the “Firefox can’t find the server at…” message, so I changed my MacBook Pro settings to use OpenDNS, which solved the problem. Until today, I...

Preparing An Old Gateway Computer for Google Fiber

I have an old Gateway FLEXATXPRN 930 MHz computer, from 2001, that had a lot of programs installed on it that I no longer used, like Microsoft Office 2000, LapLink, AOL,...

The Beginning of a New Era

On the same day that Google announced their new VUDU service, I was packing my DirecTV receivers and remotes in the box they sent me to return the equipment. I had been...

Google Fiber and Home Networking: My Initial Setup

Prior to Google Fiber, I used the Netgear DG834G Wireless Modem Router Router along with Netgear XE103 85 Mbps Wall-Plugged Ethernet Adapters for home networking. The Netgear XE103 85 Mbps Wall-Plugged...

Using Google Drive for the First Time with Google Fiber

Until today, I had only experimented with moving a few files between my MacBook Pro and Google Drive here and there, but now that I have Google Fiber, I wanted to...

My MacBook Pro Specs at the time of the Google Fiber Installation

MacBook Pro 13 Inch Laptop, Mid Summer 2009 Edition Processor: 2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Memory: 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 Operating System: OS X version 10.5.8