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Waterproof products are very useful, but we sometimes forget the list that’s available. Water repellency is what we’re after, on the car, in the back yard, camping gear, marine, electronics, amateur radio gear, etc. Let’s finish the project with style. Top Waterproof Products 1. Scotch Electrical Tape Super 33+ Vinyl — The tape’s pressure-sensitive, rubber-resin […]

Eeeks! It’s just one of those days when the audio goes out on the television, which is connected to the DirecTV receiver box. The problem is actually to do with the DirecTV receiver box. For some unknown reason the TV turns silent and the universe is not complete. What to do? I want to hear […]

How to connect multiple devices to a television, even an old TV? Not a problem. Panlong 4-Way AV switch allows you to connect multiple video devices with AV out (such as Wii, XBOX, DVD, PS2, Cable Box, Raspberry Pi, Roku) to one set of standard yellow-white-red RCA connectors of your TV using AV cables. I […]

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. […]

Chromecast Not Working on Ubuntu

While trying to cast a video in Chrome on Ubuntu I discovered that the system wasn’t recognizing my Chromecast device. So I did what any techie would do: I tried turning the Chromecast off and on again. After that didn’t work I scavenged the Internet for answers. To my avail a savvy user had a […]

Not long ago the ink jet printer was considered the printing standard, but the new kid on the block is the all-in-one laser printer (Printer Copier Scanner Fax and Canon 137 Toner Cartridge). This version comes with 4-in-1 functionality – print, copy, scan and fax. It’s the latest in tech fashion. Let’s keep it real. […]

There’s no doubt about it. Life is full of uncertainty, friends sometime stray away, the roof may leak, the winds will howl often in the winter, and the hot summer sun will give you a good sunburn if you stand around too long. A positive outlook is required even for skeptics. If life gives you […]

RF Coax Adapter F Female To UHF Male PL-259 Connector From RG8X Coax To RG6 Coax. What is needed is this: RF coaxial coax adapter F female to UHF male PL-259 connector. Sometimes I will use an outside antenna that is not designed for this purpose, and feed it to my police radio scanner or […]

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