Gadgets

Use a Smartphone as a Remote for Your TV, Set-Top Box or Console

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If there’s one thing I hate using nowadays, it’s the ancient remote control. You’d think it would be obsolete by now, but it still lives on and won’t go away anytime soon. Thankfully, if you have a device that is fairly new (a couple of years old), then you can use your smartphone to control […]

Upgrade to FIOS Quantum Gateway Router for Faster LAN Speeds

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If you are a Verizon FIOS customer, like myself, your setup and router may be slowing down your LAN speeds significantly. So what do I mean by LAN speed? Well, there is Internet speed and then there is LAN or Local Area Network speed. Your Internet speed can easily be checked by visiting a site […]

How to Get Started with the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B

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If you’re like me, you’ve probably heard of Raspberry Pi and how it can be used to create your own DIY projects like setting up a home media server or controlling a robot or monitoring the weather. If you like to tinker around with electronics, Raspberry Pi is a great starting point for beginners or advanced […]

Sony PS4 Remote Play to Windows or Mac Setup & Review

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Since I bought a PlayStation 4 last year as a gift to myself, I was quite excited to hear about the remote play feature coming in software update 3.50. I installed it immediately and tried it out on my Mac and PC to see how well it worked. Overall, I would give the remote play […]

Convert Video to iPhone or iPad Format

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Got some videos you would like to copy over to your iPad or iPhone for offline viewing? iCloud is great and works really well, but you can obviously only download content that is available in the iTunes store. If you have some home videos or downloaded movies that you’d like to get onto your iPad […]

How to Watch TV on Your iPhone or Android Device

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Looking to catch up on the latest news, sports, and entertainment on your iPhone? What better way than to watch TV on your iPhone! When I say watch TV, I mean either watching prerecorded shows or watching live TV. There are a whole slew of ways you can get content on your iPhone these days […]

OTT Explains How the Xbox One and Xbox 360 Coexist

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So you just got a new shiny Xbox One for Christmas? That’s pretty sweet, but what if you have an older Xbox 360 still sitting around? Can you play Xbox 360 games on your new Xbox One? Does your gamer profile carry over? Do you have to buy another Xbox Live Gold account or can […]

5 Tech Happenings to Look Forward To in 2013

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We’re already 4 months into 2013 and there haven’t been many exciting gadgets released or mind-blwing software created to make us more efficient. Luckily, there are a few things towards the end of this year that are more exciting. I’m really waiting for this year to end just to enjoy using the hardware and software […]

5 Old School Gaming Systems You Can Still Buy

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Even though I love my Xbox 360 with Kinect, I still feel a pang of nostalgia when I think about my Nintendo Game Boy or my Nintendo NES system or my Sega Genesis. Those were classic consoles when I was growing up. And if you happened to be born a couple of years before 1980, […]

4 Affordable 3D Printers

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Its seems like everyday I run into some article, tweet or news story about 3D printers. Apparently the price for a good 3D printer has dropped significantly over the last 2 years, which means a regular consumer like you and me can actually afford one. People have printed 3D iPhone cases, jewelry, figurines, guitars, and […]