This article is a step by step process on how to create interactive PDF forms using Adobe Acrobat. These forms are great for saving paper, time management, and regulating the information that is necessary. This is also great for users because it is quicker which in turn will increase a response rate. These forms can be used by any company and any business setting. They are completely custom, and easy to create.
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.
Game development has become much easier than it was a decade ago. Some of the best game creators offer an excellent toolset.
If you want wi-fi access everywhere, then set up a mesh network to extend wi-fi signals to every room of a large house (including the upstairs) and cover a large area.
This article looks at the best computer speakers with subwoofer currently available for those wishing to spend $100 or less.
Have around $600 in your budget for your gaming PC? Here are the top parts we recommend for quality and performance.
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.
Trying to find the best parts to build a $1,000 gaming PC? Look no further. This Coffee Lake or optional Ryzen 5 build focuses on quality and performance.
Photo or video editor on a budget? Here's a look at 4 top editing monitors for budgets of just under $500 in 2018.
A good monitor for gaming has a low response time, low input lag, and a great picture. A responsive IPS monitor can provide you all three if you know where to look.
Here’s how to install and use Google’s free remote access software to centrally control your remote computers.
A robot.txt file allows you to keep search engines from listing your online files. Here are some tips to help you set up a robots.txt file on your website.
CloudTrax is a free WiFi Hotspot management system designed for small to large WiFi networks with minimum configuration. The free software/system is ideal for free & paid WiFi Internet access.
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.
Reduce Excel file size using this techniques like file compression, data management, switching to a binary format and using PowerPivot or PowerQuery.
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.
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.
This article shows you how to create a scatter plot in Excel. Also, you will learn how to display different chart elements.
I was a PC user for over 30 years, but I recently switched to an Apple Mac Mini. I’ll tell you what I learned and what I needed to do to make the transition.
Looking for a good $500 Gaming PC? Why not build your own computer? Here's a look at the parts we'd recommend for a custom $500 Gaming PC.
My recommendations for the best MacBook Pro cases currently available, including the retina and non-retina versions, hard shells and sleeves.
Dynamic charts in Excel change automatically if data it is added or removed saving you time and effort. They use a formula with the OFFSET and COUNTA functions and named ranges using Defined Names.
Want to play your favorite AAA titles in 1440p and 4k? Here's a good desktop gaming PC build that is more than capable.
A small church or business can connect their workers, wherever they may be, using a free online network based in the "cloud."
Learn how to use the maths operators + - * / % ( ) and SUM, COUNT and AVERAGE in formulas in Excel 2007 and Excel 2010. Also how to use & to join cells and $ to make a cell an absolute reference.
Want to build the perfect custom gaming PC? Here are 10 good options from $500 to $2,000 for playing in 1080p, 1400p, VR, and 4k resolution.
In our world of advanced analytics and big data, there is no getting away from our beloved data crunching and wrangling tool: Excel. However, with large datasets, Excel starts to huff and puff. These 10 tips will help crunch your data for the last minute meeting like a pro.
File tagging can help you find electronic documents by browsing by a tag 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.
RAM is one of the most easily upgrade components in any PC or Mac. Adding more RAM to your computer can bring a significant performance boost and doesn't have to be very expensive.
This article will talk about load balancing terminal servers with relation to Windows Server 2008 R2 servers.
As wireless networks become increasingly popular, I look at the relative advantages and disadvantages when compared with wired networks.
Microsoft's withdrawal of support from Windows XP is forcing users to find an replacement. For those who can't or don't want to upgrade to Windows 7 or 10, Lubuntu Linux is a good alternative.
Looking for the right DDR4 for your gaming rig? Here's a look at the top value DDR4 kits for the money.
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
A Gantt chart in Excel 2007 or Excel 2010 is a Project Management tool that shows the progress of tasks over time. This hub shows how to create a 3D Gantt chart template from a stacked bar chart.
In this article, I compare the Noctua NH-D15 tower CPU cooler to the be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 CPU Cooler to find out which is quieter and performs better.
The VLOOKUP function finds a value within a range of cells and returns information about that value. The TRUE / FALSE values allow you to choose whether Excel looks for an exact or approximate match.
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! Best of all you have roughly a 30% chance of success, which is pretty good for a piece of garbage!
Want to play WoW, Lol, and Dota 2? Here's a Cheap and good $150 to $200 budget Gaming PC build that has fantastic performance.
The OM2P router is a high power, low cost WiFi router designed for quick and easy installations of WiFi networks. The OM2P features a 400 MHz processor & 64 MB RAM, dual SSID & zero configuration.
Insects can get into your computer, especially after natural disasters. Here are some things you don't want to do, and alternative suggestions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Android things is Google's port of open source Android OS for embedded devices such as low powered IoT devices. This article is about how to setup your Raspberry Pi 3 with Android Things OS and harness the power of vast amount of Low level as well as Android APIs for purpose of IoT.
Review of HP Envy 15t, 15 inch laptop with FHD IPS WLED- backlit screen. 6th Generation Intel Core i7 processor 6500; 8GB Ram memory; 256GB SSD storage;Windows 10. Comparable to Dell Inspiron 15 7000
This article shows how to use, understand and implement the VLOOKUP function within Microsoft Excel 2016. A simple example is used to show step by step how to create a VLOOKUP that will return data from a table.
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.
The Pascal release is here and GPU prices are dropping. Here's a look at some good AMD and Intel CPUs to use in combination with these graphics cards for awesome performance.
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.
This tutorial will go through the necessary post-installation tasks to make the Exchange Server able to send and receive e-mails with the outside world.
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
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.
If you upgraded to Windows 10 from a computer that came with Windows 7 pre-installed, reverting to Windows 7 will wipe out your product key and mark your operating system as "not genuine."
I was searching for a decent headset that could be used for online gaming. Combatwing’s Lightning II M180 appeared to be a good choice.
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.
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.
What is quantum computing and what can it do in the future? What does the field of Quantum Mechanics study? How does quantum mechanics work? What can non-classical computing do for me?
Shows how to activate the Bing Map application add-in and how utilize the add-in to display data on multiple locations of a map.
The OFFSET and COUNTA functions allow you to create dynamic ranges of data. Formulas created to SUM this data (for example) will automatically update if data is added or removed from within the range.
Shapes in Excel 2007 and Excel 2010 can be renamed and reordered using the Selection Pane. To save time, shapes can also be grouped so that they can be formatted, manipulated or moved together.
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
The calendar in Outlook is a great organization tool. If you have alot of appointments to add, enter them in Excel and import them into Outlook.
If you make the bold decision to turn off automatic updates for Windows, you have the options to disable related services or use NetBalancer to control and block individual resources.
Building a PC for photo editing doesn't have to cost a fortune or take away your child's college fund. Here's a look at four builds for budgets of under $500 to $2,000.
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.
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.
Browser extensions for Microsoft Edge are now available. Learn how to add the ones you need to super charge your favorite Windows web browser.
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.
Conditional formatting in Excel 2007 and Excel 2010 allows you to add visual impact to your spreadsheets. Use icon sets and cell formatting to add colour to highlight data or illustrate trends.
Do you still have your old 1980s Macintosh in the garage or attic? There's never been a better time to cash it in with this resale guide!
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.
Looking for the right gaming keyboard for your RTS or FPS game of choice? Here's a look at the best mechanical keyboards available in 2018.
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.
Polipo is a fast, and lightweight web proxy server with support for several useful features including pipelining. This hub demonstrates how to install and configure a Polipo proxy server on pfSense.
Heavy bandwidth users can slow down your entire network. This hub will show you how to use pfSense to set up traffic shaping to prioritize internet traffic.
Find out if it is better to buy the TP-Link Archer C7 or TP-Link Archer C8. This review compares the C7 and C8 features side-by-side.
Guide to installing and configuring the shadow copy client on Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 2000 and Windows 98. Detailed Instructions for the configuration of Shadow Copy on a server running Server 2003. Demonstration of how to use Previous Versions to restore a deleted file or a deleted folder.
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.
Why popup blocking software is not only a waste of money, but may be more harmful to your PC than the popups.
A good HTPC case can be hard to find. This is especially true when you're trying to make it into a Gaming PC. Here's a look at six good Mini and Micro ATX Computer cases for the money.
Don't be fooled by the cable industry: There is no thing such as a HDMI Cable 4k or an HDMI 2.0 Cable. What you really need for Ultra High Definition TV is something else:
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.
A computer functions on three major system components; hardware, software, and humanware. Hardware and software exist together to make up the actual computer. The humanware component adds in the life factor to bring the whole computer into a functional existence.
What are the best parts to use in building a custom $2,000 gaming PC in 2018? Here's are 2 builds, Intel and AMD, that are excellent options.
Displaying the developer tab in Microsoft Word requires a few easy steps. In this tutorial I show step by step how to display the developer tab in Microsoft Word 2016. In addition, I go over some the options available after the tab is displayed.
After April 8, 2014 Microsoft will no longer supply security updates for Windows XP. Here’s what one small church plans to do to be able to continue to safely use WinXP.
Toggle Buttons in Excel 2007 and Excel 2010 using Visual Basic code allow you to toggle or switch between two states; e.g. turning grid lines on and off, hiding or showing rows by clicking a button.
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.
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.
Want a good value? Take a look at AMD's Am3+ platform in 2018. It's still widely available and has a lot to offer in terms of performance.