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How To Understand The Best Use Of Gigabit Routers And Switches For Your Home Network

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    If you are like most people you have a variety of devices in your home that you want to connect to the internet and also connect to each other. There are many different methods for doing this from WiFi to Fiber Optic Devices but it can get a little confusing when you are trying to layout your network in the most efficient way.

    In this How To we will talk about the best practices of laying …

    How To Unlock Your Phone And Change Providers

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      If you are looking at new phone plans you might be thinking about staying with your current provider because your phone was purchased from them when you started your service.

      This is a problem for a number of people because not only might you be missing out on better plans but you might move to a location where service isn’t available from your original provider.

      If you move to an area were cell services is no longer …

      How To Migrate From Apple To Android With All Your Stuff

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        If you are a power user of your phone then you might find that the product you purchased first is the one you stick with because you have so much invested in it. Many people and even businesses will do this. You have apple products at school or work or maybe another family member has Apple products and because you want to be compatible you don’t look at the other options you have.

        I am …

        How To Install a Multi Door Doorbell with Unique Chimes for each Door

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          If you own a home with a front door that is away from normal traffic and a side door that might be at your garage and used as a primary way for you and visitors to enter your home then you may want to install a doorbell that gives you the option to know which door someone is at.

          This type of doorbell is called a two tone or multi door chime and you can …

          How To Reduce Your Cable Internet Bill

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            If you are in an area that provides internet over your cable tv company’s line then you have probably looked at the costs involved. The first thing you should know is that if you are a large data user the major internet providers are going to limit your data download amount with what is called a Data Cap. Although there are FCC rules that force cable and phone providers to provide open access and …

            How To Listen To Free Live FM Radio On Your Phone Without Streaming Music

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              If you live in an area where you can pickup FM Radio but you like to use your Phone to listen to music there is a way that you can without eating into your Data Caps.

              Most Phones now have FM Radio Tuners and you can checkout if your phone does by reading the specs on your manufacturer’s website. If your phone does have a FM Tuner you will need an application to be able …

              How To Choose a Home Backup Server

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                Choosing home backup server depends upon the amount of storage that you need and whether that storage needs to be accessible by many devices.

                If you are simply backing up your local computer then a USB attached storage device should be sufficient for your needs. If you’re backing up more than one computer or need to share the files with more than one device then you want to look at …

                How To Find out which Cell Phone Provider has the Best Coverage in your area

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                  If you are like many people the cell phone coverage you have is spotty. At home you might have 5 bars but three miles down the road at the supermarket you only get one.

                  Many problems with reception can be spotty like that but when you are choosing a provider you want to plan for the best case scenario. This means you should find a provider that gives you good coverage at home and at …

                  How To Rewire A Remodeled House For Internet And Antenna or Dish

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                    A friend is about to move into a fixer home and it will require a complete rip-out of most of the walls, plumbing and electrical so they are at that point where they are considering what they should do to bring the home up to current standards for entertainment and internet access.

                    At this point the home will basically be in the same state as a new home. Everything will be accessible and this will …

                    How To Protect Your HTPC Microsoft to make Windows 10 an Automatic Update

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                      If you are running a CableCard Tuner or any type of TV Tuner in your Windows HTPC there is some important information you need to be alert to.

                      Microsoft has been pushing their Windows 10  Operating System on owners of Windows 7 and 8 Systems so hard that the upgrade is Free. This might be good news for normal desktop users that don’t capture TV Shows from Cable or Antenna but if you are someone …