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Using Mini Smart Sockets

Over the past year or so, I’ve been getting into using the Google Home (assistant). It’s nice to be able to turn lights on, ask general questions and set appointments just by talking. But one of the most disappointing things about the Google Home habitat is the ancillary devices/switches. A lot of them are fairly …

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Netflix: Whoops, something went wrong… with your VPN use

There’s a fine line between legitimate use and misuse of a service. You can name everything starting with Napster, to Peer-to-Peer, Torrent’ing and VPN’s. Over the past couple of years, people have been using VPNs to circumvent the problems they’re having with their local ISPs not giving them full download speeds because they know that …

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Will PC Games Make A Comeback?

Back in mid-2015, there is an article about PC games making a comeback. In my opinion, PC gaming has taken a big hit since the entrance of the gaming consoles. Gaming consoles take the headaches of having to learn anything technical to make something happen. If your PC gamer, a diehard PC gamer, not only …

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2015 Christmas Gift Ideas For Smartphone Users

I think it’s always difficult to try to purchase a gift for someone who’s into technology. If you’re someone who’s not technically inclined or know what the latest gadgets are, you might need some pointers on what’s cool. For this article, which is going to be focusing on accessories for smartphones. Pretty much everyone has …

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Comcast Is Combating Cord Cutters With ‘Data Caps’- Sorry; ‘Data Usage Plans’

Beware cord cutters, Comcast is on to you and they’ve already made adjustments to account for your sneakiness in the future. And if that’s not enough, Comcast continues their downward spiral towards the most hated company in America by blaming their customer base for their security problem; but that’s another story. It wasn’t too many …

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Windows 10: Great OS, bad supporting software

Windows 10, from its base release, seems to be a really good operating system. All irritating stuff from windows 8 and 8.1 seems to have been refined and fixed. Microsoft returned the start button and mixed in a little bit of the Metro tiles. Everything seems to have a little bit of an adjustment to …

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Review: U8 SmartWatch

Recently, I picked up a you U8 SmartWatch for doing a review. In the past, I’ve made comments and posted articles about how I think the concept of SmartWatches is just a horrible idea. The whole driving factor behind SmartWatches is for manufacturers to simply prove that small devices with limited abilities can be manufactured and people …

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"Windows 10 As A Service" Is What Everyone Remembers Most

In my opinion, the biggest news last week was that Microsoft announced that Windows 10 is going to be free for users of Windows 7 and above; the upgrade from Windows 8 to 8.1 is free. Microsoft has already said that there are some exclusions, meaning that users of Microsoft Surface 2 and Microsoft Surface …

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Review: IRulu X9 9 inch Android Tablet [x1943]

This is a review for the iRulu eXPro X9 9 inch Android quad core tablet. It comes preloaded with Google android 4.4, KitKat. It has a 9 inch capacitive touchscreen with 1024 x 600 resolution for nice clear pictures. The iRulu tablet is running the AllWinner A33 quad core processor at 1.3 GHz, with the quad …

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Will your Smart TV support 4k playback? Probably not.

I was doing some video playback testing with a new Android TV box the other day and I got hit with a reality check on 4k; those 4k video files are going to take a lot of CPU/GPU power to res out that Ultra HD video for everyone to enjoy. If you take in to account …

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