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  • The PMT function within Excel is a financial function that is used to calculate loan payments (it can also be used to calculate the value of investments over time); with the associated IPMT and PPMT functions it is easy to create a worksheet that will calculate an amortization schedule for a mortgage or other loan.

    Mortgage Loan Calculator Using Excel

    Mortgage Loan Calculator Using Excel

    by Simon Cook2

  • The motherboard includes components crucial to the functioning of a computer. Among them, the Central Processing Unit and Random Access Memory. Learn more about the parts and their functions.

    Parts of a Motherboard and Their Function

    Parts of a Motherboard and Their Function

    by Patrick Kamau511

  • Text Boxes may contain the written word but they are really a graphic tool. Used properly, they can add polish and professionalism to any written presentation. This is my first installment in a series of tutorials on the graphic capabilities of Microsoft Word.

    Using  Word Text Boxes Effectively

    Using Word Text Boxes Effectively

    by Bruce8

  • Microsoft Excel has become the standard spreadsheet for most business use, but with it's functionality and ease of use the advantages of Excel can be used at home as well.

    Advantages of Microsoft Excel

    Advantages of Microsoft Excel

    by Simon Cook20

  • Android emulators for your Windows PC let you test your new Android application before you post it on Google Play, and also let you try out new Android games and apps.

    7 Best Android App Emulators for Windows

    7 Best Android App Emulators for Windows

    by Anurag Ghosh61

  • What's the best power supply for your gaming rig? We've taken out the guessing by categorizing current options into tier lists and telling you which ones we feel give you the best value.

    Best PSU/Power Supply for Gaming PCs 2017

    Best PSU/Power Supply for Gaming PCs 2017

    by TTGReviews10

  • Discover how you can Get Things Done in Wunderlist with this step by step guide to implementing a digital version of David Allen's productivity system.

    Getting Things Done (GTD) in Wunderlist

    Getting Things Done (GTD) in Wunderlist

    by Jonathan Wylie27

  • Here are step-by-step instructions for giving Lubuntu Linux a look that’s very close to Windows XP. The idea is to make the transition from Windows to Linux as easy as possible.

    How to Make Lubuntu Look Like Windows XP

    How to Make Lubuntu Look Like Windows XP

    by Ronald E Franklin10

  • The 1st computer generation was characterized by current flowing through vacuum tubes. The 2nd, 3rd, and 4th via transistors, ICs, and microchips. The 5th operate on artificial intelligence.

    Classification of Computers by Generation

    Classification of Computers by Generation

    by Alfred Amuno0

  • The Dell Latitude D430 is still a decent ultra portable notebook for basic web browsing, email and word processing needs for someone on the go, and upgrading the RAM in it can boost performance.

    Upgrading the RAM in a Dell Latitude D430

    Upgrading the RAM in a Dell Latitude D430

    by jesimpki6

  • Detailed step by step guide to creating a beautiful thermometer chart using Excel 2007. Starting with a 2D stacked column chart, each step is detailed throughout. Included are tips to remove the zero on the vertical axis and tips on creating the various shapes needed.

    Creating a Thermometer Graph or Chart Template in Excel 2007

    Creating a Thermometer Graph or Chart Template in Excel 2007

    by Robbie C Wilson0

  • I am bringing you my choices for the best gaming PC components for December 2017. These systems are good entry-level, budget gaming PC options for anyone looking to get into PC gaming.

    December 2017 Budget Gaming PC Builds

    December 2017 Budget Gaming PC Builds

    by William Cobb6

  • If you are searching for the proper platform on which to play classic computer games, take a close look at Itronic’s GoBook III. This metal-clad monster meets stringent military standards.

    Anatomy of a Rugged Laptop:  The Itronix GoBook III

    Anatomy of a Rugged Laptop: The Itronix GoBook III

    by Walter Shillington0

  • Looking for the best processor for your gaming or photo editing computer? Here's a guide to the top AMD and Intel Processors of 2017 so far.

    Best CPU 2017 Intel vs AMD Processors

    Best CPU 2017 Intel vs AMD Processors

    by TTGReviews14

  • If you're building a gaming PC and wondering what would be the best type of RAM for your gaming rig, then here's a look at my favorites. Also learn whether CAS Latency and Speed Matter for gaming.

    Best DDR3 Gaming RAM and PC Memory 2017

    Best DDR3 Gaming RAM and PC Memory 2017

    by Brandon Hart3

  • Microsoft Excel is a very powerful tool that allows you to produce professional line graphs quickly and easily. It's possible to create professional and relevant graphs with the click of some buttons!

    How to Make a Line Graph in Microsoft Excel

    How to Make a Line Graph in Microsoft Excel

    by Simon Cook2

  • The price is right, but are Chromebooks good enough to do what you need them to do? Here are some of the pros and cons of Chromebook ownership.

    Are Chromebooks Good? Pros and Cons

    Are Chromebooks Good? Pros and Cons

    by Jonathan Wylie78

  • In this hub I'll explain how to create a bootable USB drive for installing pfSense. Installing pfSense from a USB memstick is faster and more convenient than using a CD. Using this method you can setup a new fully featured router for your network in no time.

    How to Install pfSense From a Bootable USB Stick

    How to Install pfSense From a Bootable USB Stick

    by Sam Kear9

  • Dropbox backs up files and syncs them between different devices. The free version offers limited online storage space, but this space can be easily increased.

    How to Get More Space for Free on Dropbox

    How to Get More Space for Free on Dropbox

    by Linda Crampton18

  • In this article, I revisit a top end graphics card from 2015; the nVidia GTX 980 Ti. I tested the card in 5 modern 2017 games to see if the card could handle modern gaming. Here are the benchmarks.

    nVidia GTX 980 Ti 2017 Review and Gaming Benchmarks

    nVidia GTX 980 Ti 2017 Review and Gaming Benchmarks

    by William Cobb0

  • A bus is a common pathway through which information is transmitted from one component to another. This pathway is used for communication and can be established between two or more computer components

    Types of Buses in Computer  Architecture

    Types of Buses in Computer Architecture

    by Patrick Kamau110

  • Tor, also known as The Onion Router, is a network of thousands of relays which can provide anonymous internet access. In this hub you'll learn how to install and configure a Tor Proxy on pfSense.

    How to Set Up a Tor Proxy Server on pfSense

    How to Set Up a Tor Proxy Server on pfSense

    by Sam Kear27

  • Did you think that video card that died on you the other day is ready for the recycle bin? Let's not get ahead of ourselves. I'll show you how to bring that card back from the dead better than ever!

    How to Fix a Dead Graphics Card

    How to Fix a Dead Graphics Card

    by chriscamaro10

  • In this article, I go over the components of the entry level gaming PC I was challenged to build recently. I was quite surprised I could build a Coffee Lake i3 for under $500.

    $500 Intel Core i3-8100 Gaming PC Challenge

    $500 Intel Core i3-8100 Gaming PC Challenge

    by William Cobb0

  • Dual WAN routers allow you to increase the internet bandwidth on your network by combining two internet connections. Using pfSense you can turn an old computer into a powerful multi WAN router.

    Dual Wan Router: How to Load Balance Using pfSense

    Dual Wan Router: How to Load Balance Using pfSense

    by Sam Kear24

  • Easy, step-by-step instruction on installing Ubuntu on VirtualBox. VirtualBox is an easy way to try out (or use) a new operating system on a virtual machine.

    How to Install Ubuntu on VirtualBox

    How to Install Ubuntu on VirtualBox

    by Melanie Shebel5

  • Wireshark is a very useful tool for capturing, and analyzing network traffic. This hub explains how to run Wireshark remotely over an SSH session to analyze traffic in real time. This method saves time because it doesn't require a capture file to be downloaded to another computer before it can be analyzed.

    How to Run Wireshark on pfSense Using X11 Forwarding Over SSH

    How to Run Wireshark on pfSense Using X11 Forwarding Over SSH

    by Sam Kear2

  • Learn how to easily set up a captive portal using pfSense. Captive portals provide an easy way to authenticate users accessing the internet at Wi-Fi hotspots, hotels, apartments, or business centers.

    How to Set Up a Captive Portal Using pfSense

    How to Set Up a Captive Portal Using pfSense

    by Sam Kear29

  • Browser extensions for Microsoft Edge are now available. Learn how to add the ones you need to super charge your favorite Windows web browser.

    How to Add Extensions to Microsoft Edge

    How to Add Extensions to Microsoft Edge

    by Jonathan Wylie2

  • In this article, I give you a parts list for the December 2017 gaming PC build for enthusiasts. I discuss all components of this beastly gaming and productivity system on the Ryzen 7 platform.

    December 2017 Gaming PC Build for Enthusiasts

    December 2017 Gaming PC Build for Enthusiasts

    by William Cobb0

  • It is important to know how to format a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel as it can transform data into information. This article covers the basics of formatting an Excel spreadsheet.

    How to Format Spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel

    How to Format Spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel

    by Simon Cook3

  • Over time the clock on your computer can gain or lose several minutes. Correcting the time manually can be a daunting task, especially on networks with hundreds of computers. NTP allows you to automatically synchronize the clocks on all of the computers, and other devices on your network. In this hub I'll show you how to configure pfSense to function as an NTP server.

    How to Set Up an NTP Server Using pfSense and OpenNTPD

    How to Set Up an NTP Server Using pfSense and OpenNTPD

    by Sam Kear2

  • This page is a tutorial on building a large / Citywide WiFi network/hotspot to make money. I am currently building a large WiFi network in my town so this will be a tutorial/diary.

    How to Build a Large Citywide WiFi Hotspot/Zone

    How to Build a Large Citywide WiFi Hotspot/Zone

    by SpaceShanty155

  • This tutorial will go through the steps of installing Microsoft System Centre Operations Manager 2012R2 ( also known as Microsoft SCOM 2012R2 ).

    How to Install Microsoft SCOM 2012 R2

    How to Install Microsoft SCOM 2012 R2

    by sengstar20050

  • When you can't scroll properly with your mouse, the cause can often be due to dust and fluff which has made its way into the wheel. This is really easy to clean with little effort

    Help! - I Can't Scroll With My Mouse!

    Help! - I Can't Scroll With My Mouse!

    by Eugene Brennan13

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