An introduction to HTML and text editors. Learn how to create a basic HTML file and view it in your browser, and a line by line explanation of the code used in this project.
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.
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.
Best computer speakers under 100, best 2.0 and 2.1 computer speakers compared, know where to buy them cheapest
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."
In this article I review the Thermaltake Contac Silent 12 CPU air cooler and give my recommendations on whether you should buy it or not.
The motherboard form factor describes its general shape, the type of case and power supply it can use, and its physical organization. There are a number of motherboard form factors as described here.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Traditional desktop computers don't seem so necessary these days, but sometimes you need the advantages a big box PC can give you.
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.
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.
Software testing can seem overwhelming at first, but breaking down the basic types of software testing is an immportant first step.
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.
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.
If your data range contains many blank cells, it can be hard to correctly create a chart. Use the IF function to convert blank cells to #N/A which Excel ignores or change how Excel deals with blanks.
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.
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 personal experience. and what I learned from my research when I was searching for a good monitor for my desktop computer.
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.
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.
Improve wireless performance on slow browsing computers. Learn what negatively effects wireless and solutions to overcome slow internet browsing. Speed up the internet.
Get your Yoga 2 Pro up-to-date with these quick tips and fixes for common problems associated with this Ultrabook.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Have around $600 in your budget for your gaming PC? Here are the top parts we recommend for quality and performance.
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.
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.
Technology is constantly changing making old PCs and laptops obsolete. It seems a waste to throw them out with the trash. If only there was an environmentally sensitive answer to the problem? There are a few. Here are some ideas to make good use of your old computers.
In this article I compare the AMD Ryzen 5 2600 processor to the Intel Core i7-7700K processor with included benchmarks and recommendations. Both are very good processors and decent to great value for performance. Which one wins? Let's find out.
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.
As wireless networks become increasingly popular, I look at the relative advantages and disadvantages when compared with wired networks.
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
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.
TorrentFreak ran a series of interview to uncover the VPN providers that truly care about your privacy. However, what they say may not actually be happening and so this article attempts to dig deeper.
In this article, I bring you a very nice AMD Ryzen 5 2600 PC build. I discuss all the parts and reasoning for them. This is a great little build and packs quite a punch for performance.
Game development has become much easier than it was a decade ago. Some of the best game creators offer an excellent toolset.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here’s how to install and use Google’s free remote access software to centrally control your remote computers.
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!
Check boxes can be used to create visually striking but easy to use lists including To Do lists in Excel 2007 / Excel 2010. This hub covers how to create, configure, edit, copy and align a check box.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
A review of the top-rated LGA 1150 motherboards that are compatible with the Haswell CPU. We'll also take a look at some good Haswell motherboard-CPU combos.
Pivot tables within Microsoft Excel help you summarize large amounts of data quickly and efficiently. They are very easy to use and format and can be refreshed very quickly if the data changes.
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.
The Insert Function allows you to search for a function and easily create formulas. The Function Library groups all Excel 2007 and Excel 2010's functions in logical groups to make them easy to find.
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.
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.
This article will talk about load balancing terminal servers with relation to Windows Server 2008 R2 servers.
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.
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.
Port forwarding (NAT) allows users on the internet to access services running on a computer inside your home network. This hub explains how to set up port forwarding using pfSense.
Upgrading the hard drive in your laptop can provide more space and also improve performance. This hub will demonstrate how to upgrade the hard drive in the Alienware M15x laptop with a solid state drive.
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.
A basic computer system encompasses three major components; hardware, software, and humanware. Each of these depend on the other to make up a working computer system.
The AMD RX 570 was released in April 2017. In this article, I review and test the MSI Armor OC 8GB version in 10 different games.
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.
Looking for the right DDR4 for your gaming rig? Here's a look at the top value DDR4 kits for the money.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
One of the premium air coolers for CPUs on the market is the be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 dual tower cooler and I have a review of that very cooler here. I detail my testing methods and results as well as my recommendation to buy or not.
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.
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.
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:
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.
In this article, I review and benchmark the PowerColor Red Dragon RX Vega 56 graphics card. I test this card in 5 games from 5 different genres of gaming. How did it perform? Read on and find out.
My selections for the best MacBook Pro cooling pads, suitable for the 13 inch version, including personal experiences.
A small church or business can connect their workers, wherever they may be, using a free online network based in the "cloud."
The CHOOSE function allows you to ask Excel to select an item from a list, add up or average a range of numbers by using CHOOSE with SUM or AVERAGE or to replace multiple nested IF statements.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Want to build the perfect custom $2,000 gaming PC in 2018? Here's a fantastic computer build that's 4k and VR ready in 2018.