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  • 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 Brandon Hart4

  • 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 Liam39

  • The view menu is important when working with Microsoft Office Word 2003. It contains commands that are used when editing and formatting word documents. This tutorial is specifically designed for you.

    View Menu in Ms Word 2003

    View Menu in Ms Word 2003

    by Patrick Kamau14

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 2019

    Top 5 Long Range Wireless Mice for 2019

    by GadgetSavvy10

  • 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 computer. Each tip includes step-by-step instructions as well as visual guides to make speeding up your computer fast and easy!

    Top 10 Easy Steps to Speed Up Windows Vista

    Top 10 Easy Steps to Speed Up Windows Vista

    by Edweirdo7

  • 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 Cook23

  • 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 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 sengstar200522

  • 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 Amuno71

  • The role of the computer's Central processor is to fetch, decode, and execute program instructions. This is made possible because the processor has a number of internal components that help it function effectively.

    The Central Processing Unit and Its Internal Components

    The Central Processing Unit and Its Internal Components

    by Patrick Kamau14

  • 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 Boettner3

  • 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

  • Plex Cloud lets you connect your Microsoft OneDrive account, choose content from your OneDrive account to make available in your Plex Cloud library, and then stream that content through Plex apps.

    How to Set Up Plex Cloud With OneDrive

    How to Set Up Plex Cloud With OneDrive

    by Max Dalton9

  • 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 SpaceShanty168

  • 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 sengstar20054

  • 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 Kamau99

  • 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.

    3 Easy Steps to Setting Up Skype on a Computer

    3 Easy Steps to Setting Up Skype on a Computer

    by Eugene Brennan0

  • 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 Kamau613

  • 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 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 Tobias48

  • 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!

    How to Fix a Dead Graphics Card

    How to Fix a Dead Graphics Card

    by chriscamaro23

  • 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

  • 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

  • Text Boxes may contain the written word but they are really a graphic tool. Used properly, they can add polish and professionalism to any written presentation. This is my first installment in a series of tutorials on the graphic capabilities of Microsoft Word.

    Using  Word Text Boxes Effectively

    Using Word Text Boxes Effectively

    by Bruce10

  • 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.

    What's the Best Software for Tagging Files?

    What's the Best Software for Tagging Files?

    by Simon Kravis20

  • 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

  • Want to come up with a cool team name for your Tech group, but just don’t know how? Do not fret! This article makes life easy with an epic list of tech team names and also provides a detailed perspective on how to get creative with ideas for team names.

    100 Best Tech Team Names

    100 Best Tech Team Names

    by Ansel Pereira0

  • 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

  • The article will show you how to create a set of buttons allowing you to filter a table within a spreadsheet and revert to your original view quickly. A document template for the task will be provided.

    Create a Macro Button in MS Excel 2016 to Filter Data

    Create a Macro Button in MS Excel 2016 to Filter Data

    by Joshua Crowder0

  • 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

  • In this article I bring to you a quick look at AMD's CrossFire technology in 2018. I test and review benchmarks of CrossFired RX 580s and CrossFired RX Vega 64 across 2 games and give you my recommendations. So, is CrossFire worth it in 2018? Red below and find out.

    AMD CrossFire Technology in 2018 With Benchmark Results

    AMD CrossFire Technology in 2018 With Benchmark Results

    by William Cobb2

  • 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 Brennan7

  • A beginners guide to the free Notepad++ code editor, with everything you need to know to get started as a programmer!

    A Beginners Guide to Notepad++

    A Beginners Guide to Notepad++

    by Dean Walsh19

  • The four functions of a computer actually explain the core reasons why it was built. These functions include data input and processing, and information output and storage.

    The Four Functions of a Computer

    The Four Functions of a Computer

    by Alfred Amuno30

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

    How to Reduce a Large Excel File

    How to Reduce a Large Excel File

    by Kevin Languedoc16

  • Analog signal processing represents data in continuous infinite values. On the other hand, digital signal processing manipulates the same in binary digits. Meanwhile, hybrid signal makes use of the best of analog and digital in order to process· data.

    Classification of Computers by Analog and Digital Signal Processing

    Classification of Computers by Analog and Digital Signal Processing

    by Alfred Amuno5

  • 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

  • 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 or Windows 10 Pro.

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

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

    by Roberto Eldrum27

  • A port is a connection point 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.

    Types of Computer Ports and Their Functions

    Types of Computer Ports and Their Functions

    by Patrick Kamau49

  • Computers are arguably one of the most important inventions in modern history but their invention actually dates back further than most would expect. Here is a quick look at their evolution.

    The Evolution of the Computer

    The Evolution of the Computer

    by Ashley Doyle JMBG1

  • 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

  • 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 Kvasnikoff34

  • 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.

    How to Turn off Automatic Updates in Windows

    How to Turn off Automatic Updates in Windows

    by Alfred Amuno9

  • In this article, I go over the components of the entry level gaming PC I was challenged to build recently. I was quite surprised I could build a Coffee Lake i3 for under $500.

    $500 Intel Core i3-8100 Gaming PC Challenge

    $500 Intel Core i3-8100 Gaming PC Challenge

    by William Cobb0

  • 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

  • PfSense can easily be customized to meet your needs by installing packages. This hub contains a list of the best pfSense packages that are available and descriptions of what they do.

    The Best pfSense Packages

    The Best pfSense Packages

    by Sam Kear8

  • Windows Task Manager can help users end unresponsive programs and applications, as well as adjust performance priorities. Learn how to open and use Task Manager today!

    How to Open and Use Task Manager on a PC

    How to Open and Use Task Manager on a PC

    by Jessica Peri0

  • 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

  • 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

  • As someone who suffers from chronic wrist pain I know just how important it is to find a good ergonomic keyboard. This, along with placing it in the correct spot, can limit some of the daily pain.

    5 Good and Comfortable Ergonomic Keyboards 2018

    5 Good and Comfortable Ergonomic Keyboards 2018

    by Brandon2

  • 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 Silwen15

  • 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 Kamau27

  • 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 Kamau79

  • VirtualBox is great for testing out different operating systems and makes it easy to prepare for CompTIA exams. However, wouldn't it be great if you could carry all of your virtual machines on a usb drive? Here's how to do it!

    Installing Oracle VM VirtualBox on a USB Drive

    Installing Oracle VM VirtualBox on a USB Drive

    by jesimpki2

  • 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

  • Computers are classified into six major categories according to size, with each excelling at specific functions. They are supercomputers, mainframes, minicomputers, servers, personal computers and embedded systems.

    Types of Computers: Classification of Computers by Size

    Types of Computers: Classification of Computers by Size

    by Alfred Amuno36

  • When working with a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel, you may have to end up merging and unmergin cells a lot. This article covers multiple easy ways to unmerge cells in Microsoft Excel.

    How to Unmerge Cells in Microsoft Excel

    How to Unmerge Cells in Microsoft Excel

    by David Livermore6

  • 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.

    Motherboard Form Factors

    Motherboard Form Factors

    by Patrick Kamau9

  • 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 Brennan14

  • 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

  • The linux terminal blocks (waits) when programs are run in the foreground. When you close the terminal you often kill the process. See here how to launch and continue other tasks.

    Run Process in Background Linux Terminal

    Run Process in Background Linux Terminal

    by 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 Amuno50

  • 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

  • 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 Palen7

  • Generations of computer explain the computer history timeline based on evolving technologies. The 1st had current flowing through vacuum tubes and transistors for the 2nd. The 3rd used IC chips while the 4th used microprocessor chips. 5th gen computers are meant to be artificially intelligent.

    Computer History: Classification of Generations of Computers

    Computer History: Classification of Generations of Computers

    by Alfred Amuno21

  • Computers are used widely and are an important part of our lives. Yet there are people who don't know how to use them and that's why I've prepared this introduction to computer basics.

    Introduction to Computer Basics

    Introduction to Computer Basics

    by Patrick Kamau4

  • 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 Defence18

  • 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

  • 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 alphajuno35

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