Dirty Electricity: What it is and how to fix it

Dirty Electricity: What it is and how to fix it

While everyone is paying the most attention to wireless tech like 5G, dirty electricity is often completely overlooked. In short, all our wondrous gizmos generate noise that couples to the human body from the electrical wiring in our homes, schools, places of work,...

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Is Chrome’s Idle Detection really a threat to privacy?

Is Chrome’s Idle Detection really a threat to privacy?

Chrome 94 was recently released with a new feature: Idle Detection. Specifically, there's a new JavaScript API called IdleDetector. It reports two things to the JS code of the web page you're viewing: keyboard/mouse activity, and if your screen is locked or not. Much...

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What happened to RAVPower? Well, it’s nuts…

What happened to RAVPower? Well, it’s nuts…

RAVPower was all the rage not so long ago. They make some of the BEST USB power bricks and USB chargers that have ever existed. Then one, day, POOF! They were gone. What the heck happened? Join me for a look at the glorious world of Amazonism... Amazocracy? Whatever!...

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Why your WebRTC calls aren’t working: Timing is everything!

Why your WebRTC calls aren’t working: Timing is everything!

WebRTC is pretty cool. It allows any web browser to make voice and video calls to any other browser - no extra software required! The problem is that while there are tons of guides and gobs of sample code out there, nobody really explains how it works. The end result...

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mmWave Madness: No, you’re not crazy!

mmWave Madness: No, you’re not crazy!

Ah, 5G... It's a mixture of new technologies, the most "interesting" being mmWave, or millimeter wave. If you're wondering if a particular phone actually HAS mmWave, good luck figuring it out. Even worse, in most areas it's darn near impossible to find out what flavor...

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The Hidden Dangers of 5G & wireless tech

The Hidden Dangers of 5G & wireless tech

A friend recently bought a new 5G smartphone. She was worried about the '5G' part especially. Two problems: First, there is no 5G where we live, so I just turned it off. Second, the 5G Samsung phone only supports lower frequencies than our local 4G network - IOW, no...

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QUICK FIX: No more Snagit Mic Error!

QUICK FIX: No more Snagit Mic Error!

Video captures are pretty easy with Snagit. There's only one problem: That dreaded 'No Mic' error! It's almost made Snagit infamous instead of famous. Solutions abound, but THIS one actually works. It'll cost you a few bucks, but the same trick works with other video...

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What do YOU want to see?

What do YOU want to see?

This one's pretty simple: I make videos, and you get to choose what the next one is about! Let me know in the comments below or via the Contact form... YouTube: https://youtu.be/YR8qznfxUMQ Rumble: View on BitChute Let me know!! [ad]

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You’re using your A/C WRONG!

You’re using your A/C WRONG!

Common wisdom dictates that you're supposed to use your air conditioning in a certain way. Let it warm up during the day or when you're not at home. If you're really hot, turn it way, WAY down and it'll magically cool faster! How you use your A/C depends on who you...

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3 Easy ways to make screen recordings

3 Easy ways to make screen recordings

Taking screen captures is pretty easy. But what about VIDEO captures? It might seem like you need a PhD in computer science, but it turns out that recording a video of a single window or your desktop is VERY easy these days. Here are 3 easy ways to do screen recording...

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Missing subtitles in VLC? Solve it with a few clicks!

Missing subtitles in VLC? Solve it with a few clicks!

When I watch a movie on my NVIDIA SHIELD TV, the Kodi media player conveniently lets me download subtitles from OpenSubtitles.org if the file doesn't have any. It's pretty handy! But then when I want to watch that same file in VLC media player on my laptop, well... No...

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No more choppy video in VLC!

No more choppy video in VLC!

VLC media player is free, popular, and just awesome. It'll play just about any audio or video file you throw at it. Beginning in version 3.0.0, it supports hardware acceleration so that it should play even hi-res vids smoothly. But quite often when you try to play a...

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Is Chrome spying on you?

Is Chrome spying on you?

Chrome is a fantastic web browser - except when it eats all your CPU power and crashes your puter. What's going on here? I thought Chrome was lean, mean, and zippy? Well, it IS... But the Software Reporter Tool that it downloads and runs to scan your computer "for...

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Will Windows 11 run on your PC? YES!!

Will Windows 11 run on your PC? YES!!

Microsoft can't seem to get Windows 10 right, and maybe now we know the reason: because they just announced Windows 11! Coming sometime around the end of this year, Windows 11 promises to be everything Win 10 is not. There's only one problem: Everyone is claiming...

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The EASY way to use Material Design Icons

The EASY way to use Material Design Icons

If you're a web developer, you've probably used Google's Material Design Icon font. It's a great way to include 1 small file and get gajillions of icons - instead of making 20 different pixel sizes of numerous icons, and then creating sprites and all that jazz. The...

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Phishing Scams and how to protect yourself

Phishing Scams and how to protect yourself

Even if you don't know the term 'phishing scam', chances are you've already been targeted by many of them. A phishing scam is when someone uses a genuine-looking e-mail, login page, SMS, or whatever to fool you into giving up personal data - like logins, passwords,...

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