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  • This guide explains how to connect a Macbook to a TV using HDMI. Depending on what version your Mac is, you'll need a Mini-Display Port-to-HDMI-Adapter, which supports both audio and video data.

    How to Connect a Macbook to a TV Using HDMI

    How to Connect a Macbook to a TV Using HDMI

    by Tobias45

  • 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 Franklin12

  • A USB modem or the presence of a single Ethernet port provides a working Internet connection only for one computer. Here's how you can easily share that connection with any wireless-ready device.

    How to Turn Your Windows Computer Into a WiFi Router

    How to Turn Your Windows Computer Into a WiFi Router

    by Alexandra Vasiliu25

  • 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

  • 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

  • Maybe you’ve been looking for a way to reduce your internet costs. Or, maybe you have a 4g hotspot and want to use it while you are on the road or while you are at home. In any event, with the 4g networks that may be available in your area, you...

    Use a 4g Hotspot for Internet in Your Home or Mobile Network

    Use a 4g Hotspot for Internet in Your Home or Mobile Network

    by alphajuno28

  • Losing my data got me to look at backing up with Time Machine, and reliability concerns prompted me to look at Time Capsule alternatives. Research brought me to Western Digital's My Book Live Duo, which has a number of big benefits over the Time Capsule.

    Best Alternative to Time Capsule

    Best Alternative to Time Capsule

    by Jason Menayan6

  • Has your mouse button or wheel stopped working. Is it double clicking by itself? Don't buy a new mouse, take it apart first. Here's a guide to getting a Razer Deathadder mouse working again.

    How to Dismantle and Clean a Razer Deathadder Mouse

    How to Dismantle and Clean a Razer Deathadder Mouse

    by Rain Defence14

  • 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

  • This tutorial will teach you how to use the file menu found in Microsoft Word 2003. It is important to familiarize with the file menu so that you can be able to work with Ms Word comfortably.

    Using The File Menu in MS Word 2003

    Using The File Menu in MS Word 2003

    by Patrick Kamau14

  • High quality graphs and can be achieved quite easily using Excel once you have a solid foundation of the basics. This tutorial walks you through the basics of how to graph a time series using excel. Everything from downloading a data set from the...

    How to Graph and Label Time Series Data in Excel

    How to Graph and Label Time Series Data in Excel

    by Zazuzu2

  • Looking for a good mid tower gaming case for your PC? Here are 8 budget options from under $50 to $150 that should be a top option for your next computer build.

    Best Mid Tower Desktop PC Gaming Case 2018

    Best Mid Tower Desktop PC Gaming Case 2018

    by Brandon Hart1

  • If you leave your gaming machine on as much as I do, then getting a good power supply with high efficiency is ideal. Here's a look at a few of the best gaming psu.

    Best Gaming Power Supplies by Budget 2018

    Best Gaming Power Supplies by Budget 2018

    by Brandon Hart0

  • 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

  • Here are 8 free and simple to use online word cloud generators. Let your words tell a story in a creative way and let your imagination run wild.

    Free Online Word-Cloud Generator Tools

    Free Online Word-Cloud Generator Tools

    by WorkAtHomeMums2

  • A good monitor doesn't have to be expensive. Here's a look at 3 monitors between $150-$200 that are perfect for any workspace. Includes an LED IPS, TN, and gaming option.

    3 Good LED Monitors Under $200 2018

    3 Good LED Monitors Under $200 2018

    by Topmonitors1

  • This is the best tablet for all engineering students and engineers. Surface Pro tablets are great for taking notes, managing files, syncing with various devices and they also support all software.

    The Best Tablet for Engineering Students 2017

    The Best Tablet for Engineering Students 2017

    by Roberto Eldrum1

  • In this article, I am reviewing Intel's i3-8100 Coffee Lake processor. This is Intel's newest line of computer processors that were released on October 5, 2017

    Intel i3-8100 Coffee Lake CPU Review

    Intel i3-8100 Coffee Lake CPU Review

    by William Cobb0

  • With the supply of the Pentium G4560 dwindling and the demand increasing, prices have skyrocketed on a once budget chip. In this article, I give you an alternative budget CPU.

    Budget CPU Alternatives to Intel Pentium G4560

    Budget CPU Alternatives to Intel Pentium G4560

    by William Cobb0

  • 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

  • If you find your Windows Vista PC or laptop to be too slow, here are ten easy and simple tips that you can follow to dramatically increase the performance of your Windows Vista computer. Each tip includes step-by-step instructions as well as visual guides to make speeding up you computer fast and easy!

    Top 10 Easy Steps To Speed Up Windows Vista

    Top 10 Easy Steps To Speed Up Windows Vista

    by Edweirdo7

  • 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

  • Network applications are software applications that utilize the Internet or other network hardware infrastructure to perform useful functions such as file transfers.

    Applications of Computer Networks

    Applications of Computer Networks

    by Patrick Kamau65

  • A well-built $400 gaming computer can play even today's most graphically intensive video games. This optimized build should give you a good idea of the performance you can get from a budget gaming PC.

    Build a $400 Witcher 3 Blood and Wine Gaming PC 2017

    Build a $400 Witcher 3 Blood and Wine Gaming PC 2017

    by Brandon Hart11

  • 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

  • Want to see whose connected to your PC right now? We'll open up the Windows cmd prompt, use Netstat, then use the "Foreign Address" info found to take a look at the connections on the other end.

    Use Netstat to check your Windows PC network traffic

    Use Netstat to check your Windows PC network traffic

    by Jeff Boettner1

  • Form controls can be added to an Excel spreadsheet to create interactivity with the user. This article looks at using option button controls to allow a user to choose the data they want to see on a chart. The first thing you need to do is have...

    Create an Interactive Excel Chart Using Option Buttons

    Create an Interactive Excel Chart Using Option Buttons

    by Alan Murray6

  • 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

  • This is a simple code for the program to estimate value of e and e^x (e power x) using factorials. It is coded by building on three different programs. The first part finds the factorial of a given number. The second one incorporates this...

    C++ Program to Estimate value of 'e' and e^x

    C++ Program to Estimate value of 'e' and e^x

    by StormsHalted2

  • 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 2018

    Best PSU/Power Supply for Gaming PCs 2018

    by TTGReviews10

  • Not ever mouse is equipped for MOBA genre PC games. The best mice are those which are comfortable and have at least 6 programmable buttons. Here's my take on a few LOL and MOBA mice released in 2018.

    Best MOBA and LOL Mouse 2018

    Best MOBA and LOL Mouse 2018

    by Brandon Hart2

  • A port is a connector at the back of a computer where you plug in an external device such as a printer, keyboard, or scanner. This allows data to flow between the computer and attached devices.

    Computer Ports and Their Functions

    Computer Ports and Their Functions

    by Patrick Kamau43

  • In this hub I will show you how to setup dynamic DNS in pfSense. Dynamic DNS allows you to automatically update a subdomain with your public IP address. This allows you to easily access remote services on your network without the need for a static IP address.

    How to Configure Dynamic DNS in pfSense

    How to Configure Dynamic DNS in pfSense

    by Sam Kear2

  • These are the different computer types; supercomputers, mainframe, mini and microcomputers. They are classified according to their size, power, and performance.

    Examples of Different Computer Types

    Examples of Different Computer Types

    by Patrick Kamau63

  • One of the most frustrating problems in Excel is having a spreadsheet which dates are in a funny format that isn’t recognised by Excel. This hub explains how to fix this problem and put these troublesome dates into a format that Excel will recognise.

    Excel Problems - Fix Date Formats

    Excel Problems - Fix Date Formats

    by Theeyeballkid3

  • 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

  • Computers are largely categorized by size as supercomputers, mainframes, minicomputers, servers, personal computers and embedded systems.

    Classification of Computers by Size

    Classification of Computers by Size

    by Alfred Amuno20

  • 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

  • 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

  • Find out if it is better to buy the latest TP-Link Archer C9 or older TP-Link Archer C8 based on a detailed comparisons between these two Gigabit routers to get the best deal

    TP-link Archer C8 vs C9. Is C9 better

    TP-link Archer C8 vs C9. Is C9 better

    by James Causian1

  • The hard disk drive has experienced numerous changes since it was invented. This has led to different types being introduced in the market. We will examine these here.

    Types of Computer Hard Disk Drives

    Types of Computer Hard Disk Drives

    by Patrick Kamau9

  • 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 2018

    Best DDR3 Gaming RAM and PC Memory 2018

    by Brandon Hart3

  • 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

  • A reliable internet connection can mean the difference between life and death in the game. Here's a look at a few cables I like and some tips for making sure your connection is a good one.

    Best Gaming Ethernet Cables

    Best Gaming Ethernet Cables

    by MyFiveKids3

  • Your computer is a valuable electronic investment that needs to be cared for. Here are some basic and simple tips to take care of your computer. Pick up a laptop sleep, laptop case or a laptop bookbag to carry around your computer. You can even...

    11 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Computer

    11 Simple Ways to Take Care of Your Computer

    by puddingicecream16

  • In this article, I bring you a review of the Corsair H60 CPU Liquid Cooler. This is a fantastic, 120mm all-in-one liquid CPU cooler from Corsair that is very budget friendly. Check it out.

    Corsair H60 Liquid Cooler Review

    Corsair H60 Liquid Cooler Review

    by William Cobb2

  • It's always a good idea to backup the configuration of your pfSense firewall or router in case something goes wrong. Config files can be backed up and restored using the web gui. You can also set up automatic off-site backups for extra security.

    How to Backup and Restore Configurations in pfSense 2.0

    How to Backup and Restore Configurations in pfSense 2.0

    by Sam Kear7

  • 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 Joanna1

  • If you make the bold decision to block automatic updates for Windows, you have the options to disable related services or use NetBalancer to control and block individual resources.

    How to Stop Automatic Windows Updates

    How to Stop Automatic Windows Updates

    by Alfred Amuno0

  • System software can be broken down into five categories: Operating systems, device drivers, firmware, programming language translators and utilities.

    The Five Categories of System Software

    The Five Categories of System Software

    by Alfred Amuno0

  • 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 Causian9

  • The CPU is similar to human brain. Its performance is based on simple operations, which are called instructions. Find out how your CPU works and how its speed is measured.

    What Are the Main Functions of a CPU?

    What Are the Main Functions of a CPU?

    by Silwen13

  • Looking for the best processor for your gaming or photo editing computer? Here's a guide to the top AMD and Intel Processors of 2018 so far.

    Best CPU 2018 Intel vs AMD Processors

    Best CPU 2018 Intel vs AMD Processors

    by TTGReviews14

  • 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 Liam26

  • 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 chriscamaro11

  • 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

  • Before buying a G-Sync monitor, you want to know not just what products are out there, but what products are coming. Also learn about FreeSync, AMD's response to the new technology.

    Best G-Sync PC Gaming Monitors of 2018

    Best G-Sync PC Gaming Monitors of 2018

    by Brandon Hart0

  • In this article I compare the Ryzen 5 1600 against the Intel Core i7-7700K in a suite of benchmarks. Can the budget friendly Ryzen 5 1600 hold up to the i7-7700K?

    AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i7-7700K

    AMD Ryzen 5 1600 vs Intel Core i7-7700K

    by William Cobb0

  • Buy Motorola SB6141 or SBG6580? This is like asking - buy apple or orange? Arris Motorola SBG6580 is a gateway while Motorola SB6141 is a cable modem. Find out which gives you better value and why.

    Arris Motorola SB6141 vs SBG6580: Which Is Better?

    Arris Motorola SB6141 vs SBG6580: Which Is Better?

    by James Causian6

  • Is the Arris Motorola SBG6782 AC or Motorola SBG6580 a better buy? Read this first before you decide which of these two Motorola Surfboard modem router combos best suits you.

    Arris Motorola SBG6782 vs. SBG6580

    Arris Motorola SBG6782 vs. SBG6580

    by James Causian10

  • 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.

    How To Make Interactive PDF Forms in Adobe Acrobat

    How To Make Interactive PDF Forms in Adobe Acrobat

    by dappledesigns22

  • 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 Kear30

  • 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 Kamau111

  • 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

  • A NETWORK-ATTACHED storage (NAS) device is a great way to share files in your home and provide always-on storage.A NAS device isn’t just useful for local storage. It can also give you access to your files wherever you are in the world. This Hub shows you how to make that connection.

    How to Remotely Connect to Your NAS Device

    How to Remotely Connect to Your NAS Device

    by Raj1

  • In this article, I bring you my monthly gaming PC build. This month, I have decided on a Ryzen 5 1600 system with an nVidia graphics card. Great performance for the cost.

    January 2018 Gaming PC Build

    January 2018 Gaming PC Build

    by William Cobb0

  • Searching for a wireless mouse with long range? This article reviews a handful of the best bluetooth powered wireless mice, giving pros and cons for each one.

    Top 5 Long Range Wireless Mice for 2017

    Top 5 Long Range Wireless Mice for 2017

    by GadgetSavvy8

  • If "Search" in Windows 7 is not working properly, it may be due to indexing issues. Here is a simple step-by-step guide to fixing the indexing function.

    Windows 7 Search Not Working: Quick Fix

    Windows 7 Search Not Working: Quick Fix

    by Anurag Ghosh20

  • 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

  • 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

  • Backtrack Linux is a powerful distribution designed for penetration testing. This hub explains how to create a bootable USB drive that can be used to run Backtrack. The USB boot method is the preferred method for running backtrack because it doesn't require a DVD.

    How to Run BackTrack 5 From a Bootable USB Drive

    How to Run BackTrack 5 From a Bootable USB Drive

    by Sam Kear0

  • Going insane trying to figure out a quick way to remove that white background from that .jpeg that was handed to you to make a logo out of? Follow the steps below and find transparency bliss!

    How to Remove Background of a .jpeg in Illustrator

    How to Remove Background of a .jpeg in Illustrator

    by Forest and Ance Kvasnikoff28

  • 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

  • Here is a solution to successfully turning off your HP Laptop in Windows 10. This method words on all HP Notebook and Elitebook models that have recently been upgraded to Windows 10.

    HP Laptop Won't Shut Down in Windows 10? Do This.

    HP Laptop Won't Shut Down in Windows 10? Do This.

    by Roberto Eldrum6

  • JPerf is a graphical utility that can be used for generating network traffic. Using this tool you can test a network link to determine the maximum amount of network throughput it can support. JPerf runs on Windows or Linux computers.

    How to Measure Network Throughput Using JPerf

    How to Measure Network Throughput Using JPerf

    by Sam Kear4

  • Steam is a free piece of software from Valve that's part DRM, part games library and part gaming community. Not sure how it works? Get the answers here.

    How Does Steam Work? A Basic Overview

    How Does Steam Work? A Basic Overview

    by Cecil Wilde1

  • 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

  • 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

  • Reduce Excel file size using this techniques like file compression, data management, switching to a binary format.

    How to Reduce a Large Excel File

    How to Reduce a Large Excel File

    by Kevin Languedoc8

  • 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.

    How to Use Pivot Tables in Microsoft Excel

    How to Use Pivot Tables in Microsoft Excel

    by Simon Cook2

  • 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 Kear11

  • Taking your own printer with you to college could prove to be very convenient. But which printer will do its job well, fit into cramped student digs and not break your budget?

    Best Printers for College Students in 2016

    Best Printers for College Students in 2016

    by aa lite3

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