Nothing Lasts Forever – Disc Rot

You know all those CD’s and DVD’s you have? They could be slowly (or quickly) deteriorating. Especially if they have been poorly taken care of. Nothing lasts forever. Continue reading “Nothing Lasts Forever – Disc Rot”

How To Install: Mounting Dream Full Motion TV Wall Mount

Looking to upgrade your media center but unsure how? Well this post will show you how. Literally! I purchased the Mounting Dream Full Motion TV Wall Mount and will show you in video form how to install it. Continue reading “How To Install: Mounting Dream Full Motion TV Wall Mount”

Wiring Your Home Network Part 2: Making Wall Plates and Tool Review

Earlier this year I wrote about why I choose to wire my apartment with Ethernet. I reviewed the crimp tool I use to make patch cables(connect from the PC to the router or wall). Now I will show you the tools you need to make the wall jacks themselves.

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Product Review: La Crosse BC700 Alpha Power Battery Charger

Interested in greener technology but not sure where to start? How about purchasing some rechargeable batteries? Not only will it cut down on waste, but it will save you money in the long run. However, does it matter what charger you buy for your rechargeable batteries?

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Learn Computers Series: What is a Server

Servers, you may have heard of them before as they are very important for modern life.  They power the web, gaming services, many of the apps in smartphones and much much more. So what are they and is so special about them? What do you, the regular user need to know about them? Read on to find out! Continue reading “Learn Computers Series: What is a Server”

Your Guide To Buying TV’s and Monitors

Need a new TV or monitor but don’t know where to start? In this guide I will tell you how I shop for and purchase displays. Continue reading “Your Guide To Buying TV’s and Monitors”

Troubleshooting: Phillips SoundBar (HTL2101A/F7)

Have you purchased the Phillips SoundBar (HTL2101A/F7) and it’s not living up to expectations? Fear not, there is still hope! This guide will walk you through all the troubleshooting steps you need to get it working correctly or determine if it’s defective and needs replaced.    Continue reading “Troubleshooting: Phillips SoundBar (HTL2101A/F7)”

How and Why to Buy Cheap Cables

Looking for a new HDMI cable, or perhaps just a new 3.5mm cord, to connect your music player or phone to your car or home stereo?  Have you seen cable prices in stores that are sky high?  Fear not, as more than likely you can buy one of the cheap off-brands and get the same kind of quality.

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