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Small Air Compressor To Clean Computer

After being frustrated with the overpriced little cans of compressed air, I decided that I needed something better to clean my computer. I just couldn’t see buying those little cans over and over, especially because they seemed inefficient to begin [...]

Schedule your favorite TV program and record it on your PC.

HDHomeRun EXTEND OTA TV Tuner Turn your computer into a true media center with software and the SiliconDust HDHomeRun EXTEND 2-Tuner. Watch the game live on your phone or tablet wherever you are in your home. Extend’ your multi-room, multi-device, [...]

From Computer DVI To HDMI Port

Here is a solution when going from a computer with DVI port to a monitor, HDTV, or projector with HDMI port, or from a computer, Blu-ray player, TV box, or game console with HDMI port to a monitor with DVI [...]

Connect Multiple Monitors To Your PC

With this device you can connect multiple monitors to your computer: Plugable USB-VGA-165 USB to VGA Adapter for Multiple Displays up to 1920×1080 / 1600×1200 Each (DisplayLink DL-165 Chip). Supports Windows 8.1, 8, 7, and XP. Also works with the [...]

Samsung Galaxy Phone Requires Proper Battery

After a consumer’s Samsung smartphone caught on fire, the company’s response revealed that it requires the proper battery. The company said that the fires were caused by unauthorized batteries. If you own Samsung products, it would be a good idea [...]

If Roku Freezes Try This

Update Nov 25, 2014: I’ve owned the Roku for some time now and it does freeze occasionally. It’s very frustrating and one wants to believe that the Roku box has gone bonkers! I just followed the procedure and my remote [...]