Typing speeds improve as we practice more. But how much does the type of keyboard, and our age affect our typing skills?
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
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!
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Here’s how to install and use Google’s free remote access software to centrally control your remote computers.
Are you a noob at using a MacBook? Have you just recently switched to a Mac OS platform? Then this list of Top 39 Mac Keyboard Shortcuts is made just for you! Why use an off-number? Well, I did start with 45 but realized the other 6 were unnecessary.
Windows 7 is no longer supported by Microsoft. It is still alive, it still works, but is kind of on its death bed. Continuing to use it is likely to become increasingly problematic and potentially dangerous as security flaws and vulnerabilities will no longer be addressed by Microsoft.
My selections for the best MacBook Pro cooling pads, suitable for the 13 inch version, including personal experiences.
Kali Linux is a powerful distribution designed for penetration testing. This article explains how to create a bootable USB drive that can be used to run Kali.
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.
Want to play your favorite AAA titles in 1440p and 4k? Here's a good desktop gaming PC build that is more than capable.
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.
It's easier than ever to screencast on a Chromebook. With the help of a free screen recorder app, Chromebook fans will be able to create high quality video in no time.
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.
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.
Shows how to create a transcript in Microsoft Word from a Youtube Video. A macro is created in Word to make adjustments to the text formatting.
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.
This tutorial will go through the steps of installing Microsoft System Centre Operations Manager 2012R2 ( also known as Microsoft SCOM 2012R2 ).
You’re on a budget, yet you want a laptop equipped with the best mobile processor for your needs. Do you go for an 8th gen Intel Core i5 or Core i7? This guide compares CPUs and provides answers.
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.
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.
A review of 2019's best full tower gaming cases by price. We take you through budgets of $100 to $300.
Is your router large and only available in one place? I switched to using a portable travel router full time for my phone, tablet, and laptop. It's the best decision I ever made!
Game development has become much easier than it was a decade ago. Some of the best game creators offer an excellent toolset.
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.
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
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!
A small church or business can connect their workers, wherever they may be, using a free online network based in the "cloud."
Why pay a high price for a computer monitor when you can use an HDTV for a lot less. Here’s what I learned from my research when searching for a good monitor for my desktop computer.
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.
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.
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
This article looks at the best computer speakers with subwoofer currently available for those wishing to spend $100 or less.
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.
Browser extensions for Microsoft Edge are now available. Learn how to add the ones you need to super charge your favorite Windows web browser.
AMD's Ryzen 3000 CPU thrives off of fast memory speeds. So, here's a list of some good Ryzen compatible memory to help you reach that 3600MHz sweet spot in 2020.
This tutorial shows how to configure a Remote Desktop Client to use a Remote Desktop Gateway. It shows how to configure the Remote Desktop client on both Mac and Windows. It also shows how to use a Self-Signed SSL Certificate with the Remote Desktop Gateway.
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.
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.
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.
Covers how to use the VLOOKUP function in Microsoft Excel with examples on the correct syntax to use.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Finding similar but not identical photos can help you pick the best of a group of the same scene. For text documents, you can find the latest version, the original Word document from which you obtained a PDF or all the slight variants of an email that you sent. There's a lot of software to help.
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.
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.
Photo or video editor on a budget? Here's a look at 4 top editing monitors for budgets of just under $500 in 2019.
These are the recommended laptops for engineering students in 2020. Perfect for civil, mechanical, computer and software engineers looking for best laptops for their engineering majors.
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.
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.
The importance of computers in many sectors of human society has created the need to create links and channels that aid in the transfer and sharing of data and information from one computer to the other computer, or from one sector of society to the other sector.
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.
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.
Want a good motherboard for your Coffee Lake system? Here's a look at our favorites from under $150 to $500.
This article contains a list of Microsoft Office shortcuts and tips for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
There’s plenty of free backup software available, but this solution is even better because you’ve already got it as part of the Windows operating system! All you need is to do is to write a few lines of commands to create a Windows batch file. You can even make it run on a schedule.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Geographic Information System (GIS) is a software application that can store, manipulate and display location based data. This article explains some of the basic concepts and theory behind GIS.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 2019.
This article will talk about load balancing terminal servers with relation to Windows Server 2008 R2 servers.
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.
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.
The advent of digital technology has brought with it many many great advantages, here I list 16 of the main ones.
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.
Skype is a computer communications program that enables free voice/video calls between two computers with an Internet connection. You can also make international calls at the cost of a local call.
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.
I compare using Ubuntu to Windows 10. I go over if this is something people will want to do or not. I also my own Ubuntu usage.
As wireless networks become increasingly popular, I look at the relative advantages and disadvantages when compared with wired networks.