Unlocked Galaxy S20 WiFi Calling Issues

I purchased my unlocked Galaxy S20+ for use on the T-Mobile network in late July. While I do love the phone for the most part, as of late there has been an issue where the unlocked Galaxy S20 WiFi Calling Preferences are randomly changed by the system. I have used…

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Channels DVR: Remapping Channel Numbers

We've been using Channels DVR to allow us to record and pause/rewind/fast forward live TV associated with our Locast, AT&T TV Now and Philo streaming accounts for the past two years. The one thing we weren't really happy with was the numbering scheme that Channels uses. I had hoped to…

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Home Assistant: Updating w/ Custom Components

A few months ago, I wrote a tutorial on modifying Home Assistant to allow for customizing Ecobee hold modes. Today, I'll explain how to upgrade HASS once you have this (or any other customization) in place. It's a little more complicated than just a straight upgrade as described in their…

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Adding CYA to a Pool

Adding CYA (Chlorine Stabilizer) Up until a few weeks ago, on the rare occasion when I'd need to add CYA (CYanuric Acid / chlorine stabilizer / conditioner) to our pool water, I would go to Leslie's and get their liquid conditioner. It is be pretty much instant mixing. No need…

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Ravioli Lasagna Bolognese from Costco

Kirkland Signature Ravioli Lasagna Bolognese: Childhood Comfort Food Growing up, I often visited my aunt and uncle who lived in the Bronx, NYC. They often took me to a restaurant near their house which I remember only as "The Wedge." They closed years ago (I want to say it was…

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Ecobee: Customizing Hold Modes in Home Assistant

For more than a few years, I've been using Home Assistant to run our home automations and smart home devices. I've always loved pretty much everything about it. However, one of the few things I disliked was their integration of Ecobee thermostats - of which we have two. My main…

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TapTes Tesla Model 3 Wireless Phone Charger Pad

TAPTES TESLA MODEL 3 WIRELESS PHONE CHARGER PAD: Horizontally Or Vertically Dual Qi Wireless Smartphone Charging Mat M3 Accessory for Qi Enable Phone, Compatible Tesla Model 3 - Gen 2 No Software Issue Main Issue: Cannot power phone while using navigation from front USB ports. Don't bother if you ever…

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ARKON Windshield Dash Suction Car Mount

ARKON WINDSHIELD DASH SUCTION CAR MOUNT: For XM and Sirius Satellite Radios Single T and AMPS Pattern Compatible, Black - SR114 Adhesive on disc isn't great It may have been what I stuck it to, but the adhesive on the back of the dashbaord disc only lasted about 3 or…

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