The Best Way to Stream from Android to PS4

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If you have an Android device and a PlayStation 4, you might be wondering what’s the best way to stream your photos and videos from your phone or tablet to the PS4?  If you do a Google search, you’ll get all kinds of results with a whole bunch of different possible solutions. I tried out […]

Setup Chrome Remote Desktop to Access Any PC Remotely

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Looking for a quick and easy way to access your Windows, Mac or Linux machine from an Apple device, an Android device or even from another Windows, Mac or Linux machine? If so, then there is one solution that works really, really well: Chrome Remote Desktop. In order to use it, all you need is […]

How to Tell if an Email is Fake, Spoofed or Spam

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So a friend recently told me that they got a verification email from Apple stating that a new email address had been added to their Apple ID. The person knew that they didn’t add any email address and when they logged into their Apple account, no other email other than their own was showing up. […]

How to Export WeMo Energy Usage Data to Excel

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Yesterday, I wrote about controlling a WeMo switch using Alexa and today I wanted to write about how you can export the energy usage data from a WeMo Insight switch to Excel. The WeMo Insight switch generates a lot of detailed information that is really useful if you’re trying to figure out how much energy […]

How to Control a WeMo Insight Switch using Alexa & Echo

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So I recently bought an Amazon Echo and a Belkin WeMo switch and I heard that the two could be used together. After playing around with the two devices for a bit, I managed to figure out how to control my WeMo switch by talking to Alexa on the Echo. The great thing about using […]

Getting Started with Your New Amazon Echo

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Have you recently jumped on the bandwagon and purchased an Amazon Echo? If you’re like me, you’ve probably heard a lot of great things about the device and how a lot of people simply love their Echo! Well, I decided to see what all the hype was about and got one for myself. I have […]

Review – iClever Portable Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker

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Looking for a quality Bluetooth speaker that sounds good, supports the latest tech and isn’t super expensive? Well, the team over at iClever sent me several of their gadgets to test out and the one I’m probably most impressed with is the Bluetooth wireless speaker. It should be noted that I have been given a […]

Migrate Data from MS Access to SQL Server Database

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Recently, I had to migrate the data from an Access database to SQL Server 2014 because my database was getting too large for Access to handle. Even though the process is fairly simple, I figured I would write an article with step-by-step instructions. First, you need to make sure you have SQL Server or SQL Server […]

2 Ways to Add More Storage to Your iPhone or iPad

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It’s truly pathetic that Apple still sells iPhones and iPads starting with only 16GB of storage. This is a device that can take 4K video, but will literally run out of space in a few minutes if you try! Obviously, the best thing to do is get a higher capacity device, but some people simply […]

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 […]