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Forum: Software & Technology 02-08-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,093
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I've currently got six Chromecast Audios and as...

I've currently got six Chromecast Audios and as we do renovations, I plan on adding a few more. The best part is making multiroom setups. The audio syncs very nicely.
Forum: Software & Technology 02-07-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,093
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Semi-related, you can force a Home (mini,...

Semi-related, you can force a Home (mini, regular, whatever) to play music on a separate Chromecast device. We have our mini on the fridge and a speaker set with Chromecast Audio on top of the...
Forum: Software & Technology 02-06-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,804
Posted By ahow
I recently read someone's review of the Pixel 2...

I recently read someone's review of the Pixel 2 XL and it was: "This phone is so perfect, it's boring."

I gotta agree. This is the first time in a LONG time (probably since my BlackBerry) that...
Forum: Software & Technology 02-04-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By ahow
I'm not 100% on what you are asking for, but is...

I'm not 100% on what you are asking for, but is this it?
https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/resize-a-partition-for-free-in-windows-vista/
Forum: Software & Technology 02-03-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,934
Posted By ahow
Is there some reason MS hasn't deprecated merged...

Is there some reason MS hasn't deprecated merged cells in favor of center across? I would love for someone to explain a possible reason for merged cells to even exist.
Forum: Software & Technology 01-31-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By ahow
As per usual, Swappa. ...

As per usual, Swappa.
https://swappa.com/laptops/buy/apple-macbook-air-2012-13
Forum: Software & Technology 01-17-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 50,607
Posted By ahow
Here is a thing. ...

Here is a thing.
https://twitter.com/hilare_belloc/status/953351694682869760
Forum: Software & Technology 01-01-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,744
Posted By ahow
I use Wave Accounting for my business since it is...

I use Wave Accounting for my business since it is completely online. I used to use Quickbooks but didn't have a Windows laptop (only a desktop at home, not the office). My life is much better with...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-27-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,093
Posted By ahow
https://twitter.com/AllisonCalhoun1/status/9453547...

https://twitter.com/AllisonCalhoun1/status/945354733899931648
Forum: Software & Technology 12-17-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,093
Posted By ahow
We've got a mini and I really like it. The kids...

We've got a mini and I really like it. The kids can play music without needing a device to do so. I like the "good morning" command. It lets me know my plans for the day, the weather, and some news...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-17-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 29,639
Posted By ahow
Make sure they are getting 2A or you'll have...

Make sure they are getting 2A or you'll have issues.
Forum: Software & Technology 12-01-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 16,511
Posted By ahow
Anyone have a used Chromebook they want to sell?...

Anyone have a used Chromebook they want to sell? I need two whose sole purpose will be for practicing typing for my daughters. Let me know.
Forum: Software & Technology 12-01-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,501
Posted By ahow
I'll add, if you want the best blend between...

I'll add, if you want the best blend between cutting edge and good value, get last year's model used just after Christmas and sell your previous device. For iPhones, that will cost you a net of about...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-01-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,501
Posted By ahow
I think the main reason is that resale prices for...

I think the main reason is that resale prices for devices flatten out at about 2 years. Before that, prices drop by about 50% per year. For example, iPhone 6S new was about $650, then $350 used after...
Forum: Software & Technology 12-01-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 310
Posted By ahow
I have a Synology NAS at my house and it has...

I have a Synology NAS at my house and it has Docker on it. I use it to run specific, small tasks. The main one is the controller for my wifi access points (Ubiquiti Unifi APs). It is a tiny program...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-29-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,501
Posted By ahow
Since I repair phones, I usually am searching for...

Since I repair phones, I usually am searching for deals and will occasionally upgrade early if I find a really good deal. For example, I found a Pixel XL with a tiny crack in the corner for $350. It...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-28-2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,804
Posted By ahow
Just a heads up for everybody who is concerned...

Just a heads up for everybody who is concerned about storage, USB-OTG (stands for On The Go) allows you to connect a thumb drive {or hell, a full sized portable hard drive) to your phone. You could...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-22-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 50,607
Posted By ahow
Pumpkin pie consumption.

Pumpkin pie consumption.
Forum: Software & Technology 11-20-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,520
Posted By ahow
For extra security, most have a button you can...

For extra security, most have a button you can press to set a secret encryption key between the two devices. Worst case scenario, if you didn't set the encryption, someone could plug another one into...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-19-2017, 11:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By ahow
Same price, Windows 10, larger HDD, more RAM: ...

Same price, Windows 10, larger HDD, more RAM:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073YHNPC6/
Forum: Software & Technology 11-19-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,520
Posted By ahow
I jackhammered the sidewalk out of the middle of...

I jackhammered the sidewalk out of the middle of my backyard and put in a paver path down the edge of the yard. I ended up putting conduit with Cat5 in the old sidewalk's trench before I backfilled...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-17-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 925
Posted By ahow
I'm not recommending anything specific, per se,...

I'm not recommending anything specific, per se, but a quick search on Amazon shows you can get something with way better than minimum specs for under $500.

An example:...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-17-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5,355
Views: 654,714
Posted By ahow
No, unfortunately. You'll need this, no root...

No, unfortunately. You'll need this, no root required:
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.iboalali.sysnotifsnooze
Forum: Software & Technology 11-15-2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5,355
Views: 654,714
Posted By ahow
I agree. The battery life is pretty incredible. I...

I agree. The battery life is pretty incredible. I would definitely HAVE to charge my 6P at work (halfway through my day, 11a-3p) to make it till bedtime. My 1st gen Pixel XL would have to be charged...
Forum: Software & Technology 11-03-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5,355
Views: 654,714
Posted By ahow
If you are a case guy, I'd recommend the...

If you are a case guy, I'd recommend the Caseology Parallax.
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