A few years back I had an office mate who used a standing desk. He said that he had been using a standing desk for many years and that once he got used to it he liked it much better. Since then, I have noticed a number of studies that indicate sitting for extended periods of time is just plain bad for you.
For a while I have been wanting to make the switch, and today I took the plunge.→ Continue reading “Making the Switch to a Standing Desk”
Changing the color of the block that get’s displayed in the right-hand side-bar when an occurance of a variable, field, or method is selected:
Eclipse > Window > Preferences > General > Editors > Text Editors > Annotations > Occurrences > Color
Alias package names in the Package Explorer: Window > Preferences > Java > Appearance >  Abbreviate package names→ Continue reading “Some Handy Eclipse Preferences”
A couple of months ago I stopped being able to purchase anything through the Google Play Store on my Nexus 7 Android device. There were a number of different errors that were displayed:
General error messages:
- Couldn’t sign in. There was a problem communicating with google servers. Try again later.
From the Google Play app:
- “Authentication is required. You need to sign into your Google Account.”
I tried everything:
- Re-installing Play
- Dumping the cache and disabling and re-enabling Play
→ Continue reading “Couldn’t sign in. There was a problem communicating with google servers. Try again later Error On Nexus 7 Tablet”