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How To Prepare for the 5 Biggest Problems Facing a Home Owner

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    Whether you are a first time home owner or have lived in one for a long time there are a few things that can go wrong around your house that you need to prepare for before they go wrong. In some cases you will be able to decide whether you want to do the work yourself or hire it out to a contractor but sometimes there just isn’t a choice and you are stuck calling …

    How To improve your Cell Phone Reception with a Repeater Antenna

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      Depending on where you live and who your provider is you may find that your cell phone reception is less than great. There are two parts to cell phone reception there is the signal strength which we all know from the number of bars we get on our phones and then there is signal quality. In most cases as signal strength gets lower the quality of the signal will also go down. However …

      How To Setting Up a XBMC and Media Center Solution Difficulty Overview

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        If you have been following some of my How Tos in the past few weeks you probably saw me talking about different solutions for setting up a Media Center for your home using Windows Media Center, XBMC Kodi and a variety of different hardware devices.

        I wanted to go over some of the problems that I have been confronted with so none of you spend vast amounts of hours to only find the same …

        How To Choose between Chromecast and Roku or a Media Player

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          If you are adding internet or file streaming services to your televisions you should be aware of all of your choices before you make an investment. There are many different offerings out there and today we will take a look at the differences between a device like the Google Chromecast or Roku plugin devices and a Media Player.

          The first thing you should decide when looking at a television upgrade is what type of …

          How To Replace your Computers UPS Battery

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            Computers and Home Electronics are expensive so it is important that you protect them. Although the minimum protection of a surge protector should make sure that no really high voltage gets into your computer and destroys the electronic parts they won’t help you when the power goes out.

            A UPS Backup Power Supply will protect your computer from voltage spikes and when the power goes out it will kick in and give you enough …

            How To Build your own computer to save money

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              Unlike most other electronic devices in our homes and businesses the idea of taring apart or building a computer is not foreign to a lot of people. If you are willing to put in a little time to research what you need and you have general ability and a screwdriver the likelihood is you too can build your own computer.

              This How To will cover the basics of what you need, what you might …

              How To choose a HD Mini Dashboard Cam for your Car

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                Depending on where you live and how much you drive installing a dashboard camera may be something that is really useful for your everyday driving. If you commute hours a day on busy highways or if you have business vehicles a dashboard camera can give you evidence you need when other people cause accidents or even if you just want to monitor your employees use of the delivery truck.

                The type and cost will …

                How To Connect a TV Antenna to your Satellite Dish using a Diplexer

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                  If you have a satellite dish and you would like to get your local stations too then you may have the option of paying extra to receive them over your dish. This may not always be true and most likely you won’t be able to receive all of the stations that a regular antenna can pick up. Additionally you won’t be able to pick up TV broadcasts from more than one market. So …

                  How To Wire your home for Television Antenna Reception

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                    Many people are returning to Antennas for Television reception. The reason for this can be many but for most of us it is the high prices of Cable or Satellite TV programming and the quality of programming available on these services.

                    Most homes and even apartments have more than one television today. It seems we just can’t go without television for a moment and they can be found not just in our living rooms but our …

                    How To Television Media Player Options for Cutting Cable TV Bills

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                      One of the larger trends to day is saving on utility bills and this often means using your cellphone as your primary phone and downgrading or eliminating your Cable TV Bill.

                      Lets face it paying hundreds of dollars a year for the pleasure of having a 100 tv channels of which you probably watch 5 is really not cost effective. Unfortunately unless cable tv and dish companies come out with plans that allow you to only …