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  • 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 Cook25

  • 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 Kamau626

  • Learn how to highlight your PDF documents with a PC or Mac. You can use Adobe on your PC or Mac or use a program online for free. Scanned documents are more difficult to edit and highlight but there are some ways around it.

    How to Highlight in PDF

    How to Highlight in PDF

    by Katy Medium2

  • 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

  • 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 2019

    Best DDR3 Gaming RAM and PC Memory 2019

    by Brandon Hart3

  • An easy way to protect sheets is to create a "Login" for your workbook, this can easily be achieved using VBA. Explained for people who know nothing about VBA, this guide will help you create a Login

    Excel VBA - Guide To Create A Login Form

    Excel VBA - Guide To Create A Login Form

    by Liam43

  • As a casual video creator, it doesn't make sense to shell out a lot of money up front for a professional-grade video editor. There are numerous free video editing software offerings to choose from that will do just about anything a casual user needs.

    Best Free Video Editing Software Programs

    Best Free Video Editing Software Programs

    by John Coviello2

  • Looping allows us to repeat certain operations or actions in sequence in our code. Python offers us for and while loops and some functions on "collection" data types.

    Looping Constructs in Python

    Looping Constructs in Python

    by Sam Shepards0

  • There are five types of systems software, all designed to control and coordinate the functions of computer hardware. They enable functional interaction between hardware, software and humanware. They are: operating systems, device drivers, firmware, programming language translators and utilities.

    The Five Types of Systems Software

    The Five Types of Systems Software

    by Alfred Amuno56

  • 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 Kear32

  • 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

  • Marie Kondo can deal with your physical stuff but what about your computer? What's taking up all the space? Find out how to clean up storage on domestic computers and in the workplace.

    How to Clean Up Your Computer Storage

    How to Clean Up Your Computer Storage

    by Simon Kravis2

  • Anything that humans drink or eat may end up on a laptop keyboard. In many cases, the laptop doesn't work afterward. Find out what to do in this situation here - all is seldom lost.

    How to Deal With a Liquid Spill on Your Laptop

    How to Deal With a Liquid Spill on Your Laptop

    by Simon Kravis1

  • 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 Shebel7

  • There are three major functions of a computer system: hardware, software, and humanware. Hardware and software exist together to make up the actual computer. The humanware component adds to the life factor to bring the whole computer into a functional existence.

    The Three Major Components of a Computer System

    The Three Major Components of a Computer System

    by Alfred Amuno79

  • 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 Kear11

  • Every Excel workbook that is more than a couple of sheets deserves a Main Menu. This makes it much easier to navigate the workbook as well as keeping the bottom tab bar nice and tidy

    Excel VBA: Creating a Main Menu

    Excel VBA: Creating a Main Menu

    by Liam0

  • Which is more suitable for you? The Arris Motorola SURFboard SB6190 or Motorola SB6183? Find out in this simple to understand review and get the best DOCSIS 3.0 modem for your needs.

    Arris Motorola SB6190 vs SB6183 - Which to get?

    Arris Motorola SB6190 vs SB6183 - Which to get?

    by James Causian11

  • 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

  • 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 Computer Buses

    Types of Computer Buses

    by Patrick Kamau126

  • CSS stands for cascading style sheet. A CSS code is used to style an HTML document. When you create a website a browsers read the HTML file and any CSS code, javascript, etc., written within the HTML and displays it according to what those codes...

    How to Make a CSS Stylesheet in Notepad

    How to Make a CSS Stylesheet in Notepad

    by Joanna3

  • 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 Kear25

  • Many tutorials are geared toward PC users. Mac users are often left on their own. Here are 3 methods to capture a screenshot for Mac users. GIMP, is a great free GNU Image Manipulation Software that can be used to capture a screenshot on a Mac or PC.

    3 Ways to Capture a Screen Shot on an Apple Computer

    3 Ways to Capture a Screen Shot on an Apple Computer

    by Mark Shulkosky6

  • 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

  • Shortcuts are all about efficiency. If you are a Mac or Apple user, you know that keyboard shortcuts make work so much easier. Learn the most useful tips and tricks to navigate and get the job done on your computer.

    Need-to-Know Mac/Apple Keyboard Shortcuts

    Need-to-Know Mac/Apple Keyboard Shortcuts

    by Layne Holmes2

  • Traffic shaping (QoS) is no longer something only expensive commercial routers can do. An inexpensive home router with custom firmware like Tomato can prioritize certain types of traffic quite well.

    Bandwidth Management for Home Networks

    Bandwidth Management for Home Networks

    by carny48

  • Big Data is a buzzword. You hear it everywhere, but what is it and how is it analyzed? Hadoop is one of the common Big Data analysis technology toolsets, let's figure out how it works.

    What Is Big Data Analysis With Hadoop?

    What Is Big Data Analysis With Hadoop?

    by Sam Shepards0

  • This tutorial will go through the steps of implementing a Remote Desktop Gateway on a Windows Server 2016 server. A Remote Desktop Gateway is often used to allow remote desktop clients to connect from the internet to servers behind the Remote Desktop Gateway located on the corporate network.

    How to Setup a Remote Desktop Gateway Windows Server 2016

    How to Setup a Remote Desktop Gateway Windows Server 2016

    by sengstar200527

  • 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 Franklin13

  • Why pay a high price for a computer monitor when you can use an HDTV for a lot less. Here’s the scoop on my experience and what I learned from my research when searching for a good monitor for my desktop computer.

    The Best Computer Monitor is an HDTV

    The Best Computer Monitor is an HDTV

    by Glenn Stok44

  • File tagging can help you find electronic documents by browsing their tags and by letting them be in more than one place a time. There’s a lot of software to help you add tags to electronic documents and then retrieve them by tag. But they aren’t all equal.

    What's the Best Software for Tagging Files?

    What's the Best Software for Tagging Files?

    by Simon Kravis23

  • 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 SpaceShanty172

  • You've got a great piece of software that many people in the world would like to use, and you'd like to market it digitally in order to earn enough to cover costs. It's harder than you might imagine to do this—get some hints from this article.

    Developing and Marketing of Niche Software

    Developing and Marketing of Niche Software

    by Simon Kravis0

  • In the pre-digital era, keeping any artifacts that you might want to share with your grandchildren was a matter of putting them in a box. For digital photos, videos and documents it's a lot more complicated. This article helps you decide how to do it.

    Digital Preservation for Future Genealogists

    Digital Preservation for Future Genealogists

    by Simon Kravis0

  • 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 Wylie104

  • If you're building your dream machine, which full tower case will give you the best value for the money you spend? We take a look at our favorite desktop cases under $100, $150, $200, and $300.

    Best Full Tower Gaming Cases for the Money 2018

    Best Full Tower Gaming Cases for the Money 2018

    by Brandon Hart15

  • This article considers the history of computer storage and some of the facts behind the need to keep regular backups of our most important files and folders.

    Why Backup Our Files and Folders?

    Why Backup Our Files and Folders?

    by James F Turner0

  • FreeNAS is an open source project that allows you to turn an old computer into a network attached storage system. This hub will walk you through the process of setting up FreeNAS 8.

    FreeNAS Setup Guide - How to Build Your Own NAS

    FreeNAS Setup Guide - How to Build Your Own NAS

    by Sam Kear13

  • This tutorial will show how to install Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2016 but it can be applied to Windows 2012 or Windows 2012R2. The steps are based on a scenario where there is currently no Remote Desktop Services for Windows 2012 or later installed in the domain.

    How to Setup Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2016

    How to Setup Remote Desktop Services in Windows Server 2016

    by sengstar20056

  • 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

  • The binary numbering system is the basis for storage, transfer and processing of data in computers and other electronic systems. It uses base 2 rather than base 10 which we are normally familiar with

    Why Is Binary Used in Electronics and Computers?

    Why Is Binary Used in Electronics and Computers?

    by Eugene Brennan8

  • 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

  • In the earlier tutorial about data types, we saw an introduction to strings in Python. In this tutorial, we will learn more about Strings.

    Strings in Python

    Strings in Python

    by Sam Shepards0

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