Calibrating the Leapster by Leapfrog

My son’s Leapster seems to need calibration every so often. Below are instructions to re-calibrate the screen.

The following are instructions for calibrating the Leapster™ handheld.

1. Insert a cartridge*, turn the unit on and wait for the sign-in screen to appear.
2. Hold down the Home, Hint and B buttons simultaneously.
3. When the screen changes, press the A button.
4. Using the Stylus, touch the center of the targets.

*if your unit has built in games you will not need to ...

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Optimizing Firefox 3 for speed (aka about:config hacks)

There are a lot of articles and “tweaks” that explain how to to speed up internet browsing with Firefox on the net these days. I have listed a few of the safer ones below.

The first thing you will need to do is open up Firefox and type in “about:config” (without the quotes) in the address bar and press enter. You will first be greeted with a popup that says you may void your warranty, just dismiss this popup by clicking ...

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Playing the guitar, practice makes perfect….

So about a year and a half ago I decided I wanted to learn how to play the guitar. I’m left handed and had never really played before, I was told it wouln’t matter if I decided to play left or right handed. Everyone I spoke with at diffrent music stores kept urging me to play right handed saying I would have a much better selection of guitars. I will admit that that I am very picky about everything I ...

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