Category: "Public Service Articles"

eBay Bad Buyer Alert - Ken Johnson (chicagochristmas)

This is another in a series of articles about eBay, who believes that buyers can do no wrong. This is proven by the fact that sellers can't leave negative feedback for buyers. As any long-time eBay seller can attest to, there are PLENTY of bad buyers on… more »

Editorial - My Thoughts on New York State's Plastic Bag Ban

This editorial article is my own personal opinion on a particular subject matter. It is simply my thoughts on something that I had a strong enough opinion about to want to share it. If you agree with me, that's great. If you disagree with me, that's… more »

LG Smart TV Unknown Device Is Disconnected Fix

Have you purchased a LG "Smart TV" and found yourself inundated with "Unknown Device Is Disconnected" messages? Well, let me show you how to permanently rid yourself of that nuisance. more »

How to Identify Counterfeit Bootleg DVD Box Sets Being Sold on eBay and Amazon

Within the past year, I have been in possession of several counterfeit DVD box sets: Game of Thrones: Seasons 1-7, Mama's Family: The Complete Series, and Tales From The Crypt: The Complete Series. Three different counterfeit Thrones sets were purchased… more »

USPS Postage Store Comparison Review

If you sell physical goods online, and you live in the United States, you will eventually have a need to buy United Stated Postal Service (USPS) postage online. Not only is it more convenient, but it's substantially cheaper than buying it at your local… more »

Exposing eBay's Rigged Search Engine

This is another in a series of articles exposing eBay's shady business practices. About 15 years ago, before eBay was a corporate monolith, the site was tailor-made for the "little guy". The men and women who sold odds and ends from their home… more »

eBay Punishes Buyer For Leaving Feedback A Seller Didn't Like

This is the first in a series of articles exposing eBay's shady business practices. I have a love/hate relationship with eBay. I like the virtual yard sale aspect of buying from different sellers in one place, but I hate selling there because eBay does… more »

Consumer Notice - Dynamic Disc Sells Former Rentals As New

Here in New York, there is a budget media (DVD, Blu-ray, audio CD) distributor called Dynamic Disc. I believe they were formerly known as Dynamic Disc Company or Dynamic Disc Distributors. I used to find their products stocked in Pathmark and Waldbaums… more »

Resign Xbox 360 Game Saves & Convert From PlayStation 3

Okay, I will be covering two separate topics in this article, both of which involve Xbox 360 game saves. For both topics, you will need a Windows (XP or greater) program called Horizon, which can be downloaded from my Xbox page. Before I continue, I am… more »