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How to Unsuspend a Hotlined Verizon MVNO Account

Verizon sells prepaid devices like the Moto G4 Play (XT1609) or the Moto e 2nd Gen (XT1528) at a huge discount compared to the normal unlocked versions at places like Best Buy, Family Dollar, or Walmart. They subsidize these phones so you’ll pay for their $40/mo+ plans to get their money back. Technically, these phones…

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Buddypress: BP-WP Profile Reviews and Rating Plugin

BP-WP Profile Reviews was created to fill the need for reviews, ratings, and testimonials on Buddypress on member profiles. This plugin is an adaptation of the amazing plugin BP Group Reviews. This plugin has two functions that can be used together or separately: Buddypress Member Profile Reviews – This option enables a Reviews tab and…

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How to Use Heimdall to Flash ROM’s, Modems, Bootloaders

Using Heimdall to flash files to your Android device can be confusing if you are a Mac or Linux user. Heimdall is an alternative to Odin, which is Windows based. Odin is a little more straight forward and I found Heimdall pretty confusing. Most the time, you can flash files to your Android device using…

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Fix No Sound/Calls on Sprint S4 – SPH-L720

After flashing many custom ROM’s that work, you may run into a no sound or calls problem after a normal flashing procedure (data wipe –> ROM/Gapps Flash). If this problem happens to you, you most likely have run into a baseband (radio), kernel, or bootloader incompatibility. Recently, I ran into this issue again after flashing…

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Malicious, Spammy, or Other Links in WordPress

If you’re finding random links to malicious or spammy sites on your Wordpress website, it can be very frustrating to find the source. In a recent case, a Wordpress website was injected with random text links to gambling and casino sites in the body of any Wordpress page/post text. These linked to iFrames hosted on…

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3G/LTE Data Connection Fix – Sprint S4 – CyanogenMod

This post is how I fixed my 4G LTE signal intermittent dropping and broken/non-existent 3G connection on my Sprint Galaxy S4 phone while running CyanogenMod. Background I’ve been running CyanogenMod stable on my Sprint Galaxy S4 (jfltespr) since the day I got it. The version I stuck with was 10.1 (Android 4.2.2) because it had…

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WordPress Admin Permission Error – s2Member

Recently a website was presenting the dreaded “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page” message when logging in. However, I was able to access the Wordpress backend by clicking links in the top admin navigation. I still had access to create/edit posts and pages, edit themes, install and activate plugins, add new…

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Upgrade Warning for Internet Explorer 10 and Below

I recently had a request to display a warning message to Internet Explorer users who use IE 10 or less. There are many Wordpress plugins and other suggestions, but they all pretty much apply to Internet Explorer 8 and below. I tried jReject, but there seems to be a compatibility issue with IE 8 and…

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