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Forum: Software & Technology 04-12-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By ahow
Don't knock plaster too much. It can withstand...

Don't knock plaster too much. It can withstand most abuse (water, fists, etc) far better than drywall. But yeah, it won't let through much signal, especially since they often used chicken wire to...
Forum: Software & Technology 04-12-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 483
Posted By ahow
Another consideration is the obliqueness of the...

Another consideration is the obliqueness of the angle from the WiFi router to the device. For example, if your device is directly on the opposite side of the wall, the signal penetrates say 6” of...
Forum: Software & Technology 04-02-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,164
Posted By ahow
I mounted my active Monoprice directional antenna...

I mounted my active Monoprice directional antenna (on sale for $15 a few years back) out on my gutter and it works like a charm. I had it indoors for a while and it was worthless. Make sure to use...
Forum: Software & Technology 03-31-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,593
Posted By ahow
I sort of hate the future.

I sort of hate the future.
Forum: Software & Technology 03-30-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 40,678
Posted By ahow
I haven't actually used a bookmark manager in...

I haven't actually used a bookmark manager in years. Chrome keeps my history from, umm, forever or so. Stuff I'm going to read later goes into Pocket. RSS goes through Feedly.

Do you have a...
Forum: Software & Technology 02-08-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,690
Posted By ahow
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, 12:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,690
Posted By ahow
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, 10:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,419
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, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 362
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, 03:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 11,972
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, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
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, 04:32 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 57,066
Posted By ahow
Here is a thing. ...

Here is a thing.
https://twitter.com/hilare_belloc/status/953351694682869760
Forum: Software & Technology 01-01-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,924
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, 09:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,690
Posted By ahow
https://twitter.com/AllisonCalhoun1/status/9453547...

https://twitter.com/AllisonCalhoun1/status/945354733899931648
Forum: Software & Technology 12-17-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,690
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, 08:48 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 30,286
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, 02:08 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 16,701
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, 01:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,081
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, 12:58 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,081
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, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
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, 01:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,081
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, 12:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,419
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, 12:45 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 57,066
Posted By ahow
Pumpkin pie consumption.

Pumpkin pie consumption.
Forum: Software & Technology 11-20-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,774
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, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 997
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/
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