Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Use Xbox One as your Universal Remote

check out the how to guide by CNET to configure your TV and cable box settings on the Xbox One. Xbox One has the ability to control your entertainment center.

Please note that this feature may not work on your TV sets. Philips 46PFL5907F7 and Sharp Elite PRO-60X5FD cannot be use for this set up.

The new Kinect sensor can control your TV, cable box, and surround sound system. Here's how to set it up.

Here are the steps:

1. Connect your cable into the HDMI-in port on the back of the Xbox One, then plug your HDTV to the HDMI-out port. Plug your audio receiver to the HDMI-out port on the console, and they connect the TV to the receiver.

2. Turn on your Xbox One then go to Settings, TV & OneGuide, and select the "OneGuide" option. Click on TV Lineup, enter your zip code, and choose your cable or satellite provider from the pull-down menu.

3. Go back to the TV & OneGuide settings and select Devices. Choose your TV's manufacturer from the pull-down menu, or select "I don't see my brand" and enter it in manually.

4. Choose Next, choose Automatic setup, and click on Send Command. If the system is able to mute your TV, you're good to go. If not, try a few more automatic commands, or select the manual setup option, which will require you to type in your TV's model number.

5. From the Devices menu, enter the manufacturer of your cable or satellite box, as well as your audio receiver model (if applicable).

6. Go back to the TV & OneGuide settings, select Power settings, and choose which devices will be turned off when the Xbox One is powered down. The console can be configured to turn off your TV, cable box, or audio receiver with the command "Xbox turn off." You can also set the Xbox One to power on all of your devices with the "Xbox on" command.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Google Maps Shows Dead Kid

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San Francisco, USA - If you check out this coordinates 37.951594,-122.360465 on google maps it will lead you to Richmond, CA near the Shields-Reid Community Center. If you zoom it out you will see a police car and some people probably cops around a body laying on the ground wearing white.

As it turns out it's a dead body of a slain 14 year-old kid. Kevin Barrera was murdered on August 15, 2009, he was shot near the railroad tracks in North Richmond. His father Jose Barrera found out the image on Google maps just a few days ago and it still can be seen on Google maps as of press time.

The spokeswoman of Richmond police confirmed that the image is the real crime scene that day and the body on the ground is actually Kevin Barrera and the case is still open.

Jose Barrera said that he wanted Google to remove the image as respect to his dead son.

“When I see this image, that’s still like that happened yesterday,” he said.

Google Maps VP Brian McClendon said that they will remove the image by the end of the month.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

70,000 fall Victim to Facebook Credit Generator Scam

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Bitdefender blog warned people about a scam that claim to victimize about 70,000 users. The Facebook Credit Generator Scam let users generate credits for their facebook accounts. The blog said that it lures possible victims to a “goo.gl” URL that promise to generate up to 500 free credits without any downloads.

But before you can get the tool, you will need to follow steps like promoting the their link on the social network site. Once you have posted the message with their link on at least five gaming fan pages on Facebook, you would allegedly get the software for a limited time. But what will happen is, you will never get the promised credits you will just end up promoting their sites.

This kind of Free credit generator scams have been on Facebook for years now and users are advised to don't fall for this scams.