Don't waste money buying music that you already own. Preserve your record collection using this proven workflow for converting vinyl LPs to MP3 or M4A (AAC) digital format for use in iTunes.
We can't all afford the absolute best when it comes to audio equipment, but that doesn't mean we have to settle for poor quality.
Many people make the mistake of buying a surge protector that gives little or no protection to their expensive electronic equipment. I'll explain what you need.
It is undeniably true that we cannot stop progress, and when technology develops, the society also develops.
It's predicted that perhaps in 10 years from now complete organs will be printed out from 3D bioprinters. Sounds like science fiction? Read on.
Printing from an iPad, iPhone, or iPod Touch is easier than you might think. You may already have everything you need. Here's what you need to know.
CB's beccame popular during the 1970's. Partly because of the 1973 oil crisis and a nationwide 55 mph speed limit. CB’s were used to help truckers locate stations having fuel and avoiding speed traps
There are distinct advantages and disadvantages of UHF radios. However, UHF radio is not a stagnant technology.
From their humble beginning in 1954 to worldwide applications in 2017, robots and robotics are influencing the world in more ways than you might imagine.
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
What are the strengths of Vivaldi antenna designs, and what are the weaknesses of the Vivaldi antenna?
My experience with Skillshare, Treehouse, Code School, Udemy, and other online learning sites, their niches and how they compare.
Arduino is an open source hardware/software programming platform based around Atmel microcontrollers. Arduino boards with their analog and digital inputs are ideal for artists and electronic hobbyists
There are several ways to use Objective-C to read, write and create files and directories. This tutorial presents one way, which is adapted for the IOS 5 SDK.
How the star-delta connection works to reduce the startup current for three-phase industrial motors.
You probably see fire hydrants of different colors every single day and may have wondered what the colors mean. Well each color has a meaning of its own.
This hub explain how do we use c++ bitset class to represent binary numbers and check individual bit fields in it.
When working with cables, finding out what each one does isn't always clear and knowing what's needed is even harder. Here is a quick guide to what common cables do and visual references to find them.
The means through which data is transformed from one place to another is called transmission or communication media. There are two categories of transmission media used in computer communications. BOUNDED/GUIDED MEDIA UNBOUNDED/UNGUIDED MEDIA ...
Did you know that the Harmonix Rock Band 3 Keyboard Controller doubles as a home-studio ready MIDI controller? You do now! Learn more about this awesome functionality here.
To write better computer "how to" instructions or procedures, first put yourself in the user's shoes. Use the simple "given-new" formula to guide your readers safely and quickly through each process.
Looking for a good and cheap Tripod setup for photo and video? Here are six options from $25 to under $50 and $100.
If you have a home electronics lab and build your own circuit projects, you may have searched for cheap and simple enclosure ideas to house your projects. I found possibilities at the dollar store.
In this tutorial, we will walk through all the processes involved for transforming an idea into a simple tangible object—a mounted coat hanger. We will use Solidworks to design this part.
This article explains how the pfflowd package can be used to export NetFlow data from pfSense. It also covers the basic process of setting up a flow analyzer on a remote machine.
Have you ever wanted to know what it takes to make your very own Let's Play! series? This is everything you need to know to create your first episode.
3D printing is an exciting and useful technology. 3D printers are becoming more affordable and some are suitable for home use. A 3D pen is also available.
There is a rising demand for developing websites for all kinds of business. This hub discusses about web development, developer, programming languages and CMS, which is gaining a lot of attention.
Looking for a cheap YouTube lighting setup or kit? Here are 6 affordable options from $10 to $50 you should know about.
It is important to take care of the ESD precautions when working with ESD sensitive devices. This will prevent instant or near future failure of the component involved in an ESD event or attack.
Here are three examples of sustainable design: the Peepoo bag, recirculating aquaponics, and solar cookers. All three are simple and serve an important need.
What is the UWB frequency range? What are the best ultrawide band antennas? Which applications call for a UWB antenna?
Security vulnerability starts with a weakness or loophole in a system.This is exploited by the attacker to compromise system integrity.
This tutorial demonstrates how to make a silent connection using VBA (or Visual Basic), either from an Excel worksheet or VB client. The tutorial uses the BAPI Control and SAP Logon Control, both of which, are included with the SAPGui and RFC SDK.
Git has become the version control system of choice for most software developers, but do we really understand it well enough to use it effectively? You may be your own worst enemy and don't know it.
Learn to create PDF documents using the APIs in the iOS UIKit. Use the UIGraphicsBeginPDFContextToFile and the UIGraphicsBeginPDFContextToData to quickly create and save PDF files with this sample iOS iPhone app.
Learn how you can use the internal ADC module of the dspic30f and dspic33f series micro-controller in your projects. ADC example code provided.
What are the major types of UHF and VHF antennas? What are the benefits of each type of high frequency antenna?
Have all the files & folders in the SD card suddenly became shortcuts once you connect it to your computer? Learn how to solve the problem step by step.
Learn how to import AFL codes in Amibroker. Also, learn how to apply the formula to a candlestick chart and how to run it to get automatic buy/sell signals.
Here is a comparative description and list of differences between lithium ion (li-ion) and nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries.
Looking for a good chair that's budget-friendly and ergonomic? Here are 5 good and cheap options for your office in 2018.
I still have my father's Vintage Webster-Chicago recorder that uses magnetic steel wire reels. Hear it play in my video.
The Transact-SQL language has many far fetched functions and commands. This tutorial show how to use cmdshell to execute DOS commands and insert the results into a table.
The internet can help you find out about the people and places in old photographs. Here are some tips on how to do this as well as my experience of researching such a photo.
You don’t need to be a professional orator to talk into a microphone but knowing how to use it is very important — that is, if you want your audience to understand what you’re saying. Check out these tips on microphones and how to use them.
Learn the basics of generating PWM from the dspic30f and dspic33f series micro-controllers. See how you can configure its PWM module to get your desired PWM output.
The Faroe Islanders were disappointed their isle did not appear on Google Street View. However, with the help of their sheep and sheep-cam they persuaded Google to visit.
The Disc Genie, a supposedly award-winning "AS SEEN ON TV" product, promises that it can repair "Up to 100 Game Discs, DVDs, and CDs." But does the Disc Genie actually work? Let's find out!
This Storyboard Connections tutorial provides insight on how to create connection in a Storyboard, set delegates, add code to interact with the different objects. It is designed for new programmers or at least programmers just learning the technology. It also show how to dismiss the keyboard suing the resignFirstResponder.
Texting by thinking is the future of smartphones. Will iPhones soon use virtual telepathy to change the world?
We all know heating and cooling devices are the top power consumers, but what about the other end of the spectrum? These are some home devices you can use without worrying about the power bill.
Dish Vs DirecTV. Which is the better value? Which has the cheapest add-on packages? Is the Hopper 3 better than the Genie" Which service is cheapest? Here are all the answers.
This article walks you through how to post items for sale on Facebook Marketplace, in both the desktop and mobile Facebook applications.
Send and receive data through UART communication using this example code and tutorial for dspic30f and dspic33f series micro-controllers.
This tutorial demonstrates how to display data in a detail view controller for an iOS app, based on the selection in the UITableView.
How can you build your own planar disk antenna? What can you use to build a planar disk antenna at a low cost?
How can you use a 400-1000 MHz LP antenna? What are the performance considerations for 400 MHz log periodic antennas?
Green is perhaps the most tranquil, most passive, and the easiest on the eye of the three primary colours of light. In this page I look at shades of green in the RGB colour production system
Traffic exchange websites promise you to increase hits on your websites, but is that a good way to promote your website?
Drawing circles and arcs in HTML5 can be quite a challenge. In this tutorial I explain how to draw circles and arcs and how the angles of arcs are measured. This tutorial contains many examples.
If you are just looking for something to listen to while pumping iron at the gym or while sitting in bed as to not disturb your spouse, then they’ll do the trick.
Are you tired of paying your cable or satellite provider exorbitant amounts of money each month? Are looking to reduce your monthly expenses? Take a look at what cord cutting has been like for us.
There are various types of batteries on the market today. Different sizes, different technology, different voltages, rechargeable, and single-use disposables. So how do you know which to use?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of log periodic antennas? What are the pros and cons of log periodic antennas?
Java is a great, versatile language. In this article, I shall discuss the basics to help you on your journey in Java programming.
Aviation has developed hugely from the simple mechanically-operated Wright Flyer to the modern fly-by-wire, electronically controlled machines filling our skies. This has led to a shift in the skill requirement of pilots from hands-on flying ability to systems management and computer operation. Pilot training has been slow to keep pace, potentially contributing to accidents.
Nuisance calls are worse than annoying. Scammers target vulnerable people and make them afraid to answer their phone. Here are some ways to cope with these calls.
Not many of us have access to a large format printer for paper larger than A4; this guide can be handy for when you need to transfer something significantly larger than an A4 page into more than 2 A4 papers.
Combining the hybrid IT networks with an Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) approach requires technological knowhow. Refer this checklist for joining the set pieces of Hybrid Ecosystem .
Geographic Information Systems are making their way into every profession and field of study. This technology is a powerful tool which allows us to manipulate data and do things that would have otherwise been impossible.
Want to have giveaways on your blog? Follow these tips to hosting a giveaway on your blog, along with helpful tips about choosing prizes, giveaway widgets, promoting posts, and disclosure notices.
The battery of choice when it just has to work! Even today, Ni-Cd batteries remain among the best that money can buy when you absolutely need something powerful, reliable and worry free.
iOS UIPickerView is a versatile UI control in the UIKit of the Cocoa Touch Framework. Learn how to create single and multi-column UIPickerViews with this tutorial.
Protecting a word document is easy. But did you know that you can password protect a text file? Learn how to encrypt a .txt file with the help of this step-by-step guide. While one can’t encrypt a text file, one can surely take the help of a software program to save it in a password protected container.
It's hard to avoid mentions of Grammarly and all the services they provide to enable you to write more effectively. But is Grammarly all it claims to be?
A dissertation on what the concept of Drawing Levels mean. There is a surprising lack of understanding when a "Level 3 drawing package" is the topic under discussion. This is a standard set of terms.
Plex Cloud lets you connect to your Google Drive account, making it possible to add that content to and access that content through your Plex Media Server without having to host it locally.
Discover how augmented reality and virtual reality may continue to change the world in 2018. AR and VR are just getting started.
Intel researchers say the computers of the future will be just chips that will process their data through the internet itself, without the use of hardware, such as video card, RAM, HD and processor.
Hunting for the top handheld or portable digital storage oscilloscopes? This article is written to review a handful of my faves. I'll do my best to list the best priced / featured units, if possible.
To ensure your telephone system operates reliably, it is advisable to conduct some form of routine maintenance. This article covers the original Magic Jack, Magic Jack Plus and Magic Jack Go.
This Arduino tutorial will explain the benefits/features of the hardware, practical applications and how to use them in software. See why these simple boards are often better than their pricier kin!
What are the pros and cons of yagi antennas? What are the advantages and disadvantages of yagi antennas?
This article walks you through the steps to enable remote access on your Plex Media Server. This article gives these steps in detail for how to enable remote access on a Netgear router.
Today I received my new Case Logic camera case (SLRC-206 model). This particular model is a backpack style with many innovative features including a drop-resistant hammock, laptop compartment & more.
This page describes the step by step procedure to install Tomcat into Spring Tool Suite or Eclipse IDE.
We often hear about analog and digital in the context of communications, sound recording and consumer electronic devices. But what exactly is the difference? This article explains the mystery
Compact fluorescent bulbs are a more efficient way to provide electrical light within homes and other buildings. These bulbs are one of the easiest ways to save money. Despite the benefits, CFLs have a number of negatives as well. Health problems, mercury levels, and hazardous waste management are some of the issues.