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 […]

How to Setup an iTunes Library On an External Hard Drive or NAS

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Did you know it was possible to move your iTunes library over to an external hard drive? If you’re low on space and you have a lot of media that simply cannot be stored using iCloud, then one great option is to move everything to an external USB drive. I personally never use iTunes anymore, but […]

Mac vs. PC Pros and Cons List

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Can’t decide if you should buy a Mac or PC? It’s a tough decision because both platforms have different advantages and disadvantages. It really also depends a lot on external factors like what other devices you own and what kind of software you use. For example, if you own an Xbox One, a Windows Phone, […]

Hide One Friend From Another on Facebook

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On Facebook, once you friend someone, they normally can see all of your friends by default. This is not very helpful if you want to friend someone, but don’t want that friend to know about another friend that you may have. Maybe you’re friends with two people who were together, but are now split up and hate each […]

USB 2.0 vs. USB 3.0 vs. eSATA vs. Thunderbolt vs. Firewire vs. Ethernet Speed

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Your desktop or laptop computer has a wide variety of ports and connection types, but what are they all for and how do they differ? USB 2.0, USB 3.0, eSATA, Thunderbolt, Firewire, and Ethernet are some of the technologies that are built into many of the computers sold today. So, what’s the fastest connection type? What […]

How to Lock a Note with a Password or Touch ID in iOS

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With the release of the latest version of iOS, you can now protect your notes in the Notes app using either a password or Touch ID. For me, this was really great news because I use the Notes app a lot on my iPhone, but hate the fact that I have to use a different […]