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TV Everywhere (TVE) Single Sign-on Feature Update The next software update for Roku players will add a convenient feature many users have requested: TV Everywhere (TVE) single sign-on. Now instead of having to log in to every TVE service you will only need to authenticate just one and the rest will sign-on automatically. The Roku […]

Email With Or Without The Internet Is there an emergency and you need wireless communication? Got Winlink? “Winlink is an all-volunteer project of the Amateur Radio Safety Foundation, Inc. (ARSFI), a non-profit public benefit corporation.” BTW, you need an amateur radio license to operate. “Winlink is a worldwide radio messaging system that uses amateur-band radio […]

Any outside event that is planned has a chance of being stifled. You plan, hope, and then wait. Hopefully mother nature will cooperate. The clouds are always a threat. On August 21, 2017, all things agreed for most of us in America. Did you see the eclipse? Honestly, some solar glasses were bought previously, but […]

Big Data Is Becoming The Norm

Satellites and GPS technology are tools that have reached big industry. Take railroad for example. One piece of technology will replace 500 employees when indicating a hot box detector. Bad for employees good for stockholders. Is this beneficial for society? Only time will tell. A new farming trend is precision farming. Goodbye to conventional farming? […]

There Seems To Be Fog Over Portland On September 20, 1952, Oregon’s first television station had the honor of being the first commercial television station to broadcast on the UHF band. KPTV (CH 27) made it as Oregon’s first television station. The year of 1952 must have been a good one. Antennas were installed all […]

Shadow SH T16 Mini 2.4GHz Wireless Touchpad Keyboard with Mouse for PC, PAD, XBox 360, PS3, Google Android TV Box, HTPC, IPTV [2017] Look. I need function buttons and I need them now! I have my movies plus the usual important geek stuff, but what was truly missing in my life was my shadow. No, […]

The Raspberry Pi is a neat little gadget which is hooked up to my HDMI port on the new television set. But what about RPi in the bedroom? How to connect Raspberry Pi to an old style TV? Is this possible? A simple adapter is required: Parts Express 3.5mm Plug (4 Pole) To 3 RCA […]

It’s Easy As Raspberry PI 3

Grasping today’s technology is invigorating if not, shall we dare say, enlightening. We’re entering another phase of technology if you will, and it’s easy as saying Raspberry Pi 3. If you want to discover the future of computing, then here’s the action kit: CanaKit Raspberry Pi 3 Kit with Clear Case and 2.5A Power Supply. […]

The Twenty-One Foot Man Eater Nearly Got Me! Well, I could pretend this was a wild fishing expedition on the Atlantic Ocean, just off the coast of Florida somewhere, but let me be honest. The green screen, also known as chroma key, arrived in the mail and I’m having some fun with it. The photo […]

Send digital audio to the old stereo with digital to analog adapter. Don’t you hate it when you buy the 43 inch HDTV and the audio output is limited? Why can’t the manufacturer add better audio outputs? Anyhow, if you’re lucky enough to have an optical output, here’s an adapter that may be of use: […]

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