No, it’s not ChatGPT.
And it’s not exactly Google, either.
When you have a tech problem and you want to solve it quick, that’s part of the problem.
But if you take into account simple human nature, you can solve your problems in record time – and learn something along the way!
This is a fun one!
You try to install some updates to Windows, and your puter reboots. And reboots, and reboots, and reboots…
It seems to get stuck at 35% or some percentage, but then it does nothing.
Restarting your puter doesn’t help, because it just stays at the same point in the update process, forever and ever.
So, how to break the cycle and finish the update? Read on!
Windows is giving you trouble? Stuff is crashing?
Normally, you’d just pull out your hair and start screaming.
But what if you could see exactly WHY it’s crapping out on you?
Actually, you can! And it’s easier than you think…
Join me for a look at Windows logging and how you can become a Pro Techie and amaze your friends!
A little while ago, my electronic lockbox / key safe started eating batteries.
When I opened her up, I discovered the problem: condensation!
Join me for a look at how you can save your own battery-powered devices from the scrap heap…
And save some bucks in the process!
Despite the prevalence of touch devices these days, chances are you still have an “old fashioned” computer with a keyboard.
Many keyboards are very quiet and comfortable to type on, but they don’t last very long. Enter the Gaming Keyboard!
It’s old school durability and reliability meets modern tech.
Only trouble is, these things are SUPER noisy to type on… Or at least, they were super noisy.
Behold the world’s most silent gaming keyboard!
Who doesn’t love superglue?!
Well, I suppose there are some people who glued their fingers together one time…
Anyhow, superglue is still super-useful. There are just a few tricks you should keep in mind for best results.
You can save a ton of money and even unstick your fingers in record time.
So join me for the secrets of of my favorite adhesive!!
This time, for video #151, I’m gonna do something a bit different.
A few weeks ago, I decided to propose to my girlfriend.
Naturally, I had to include tech in my proposal because, um, I’m a nerd.
Well, you’ll just have to watch to find out what happened…
So you want to prevent Dirty Electricity, but you don’t want to spend a fortune on filters? No problem!
With a few tools and some parts, you can DIY your own DE filters that perform just as well as pre-made Greenwave or Stetzerizer filters.
I made 14 additional filters and saved a TON of money.
Just be aware that you should probably have some experience soldering and working with 120/240V AC equipment.
Raw materials, parts, even cardboard – everything’s in short supply these days!
So, what do you do when your alternator is dying and you can’t even find a new one?
Why, you repair it yourself!
While it may seem like this is way beyond your ability, it turns out it’s not so difficult.
With a few tips and a bit of patience and persistence, you can DIY your alternator back into like-new working condition!
Sometimes, you just need to Print Big.
Historically, this was done with Microsoft’s Paint application. But recently, they noted that Paint will be getting an update.
If recent Microsoft ‘innovations’ are any indication, they’ll remove this terribly useful feature.
What are we supposed to do then?!
It turns out you already have 2 other methods to turn a photo into a giant multi-page poster. You just don’t know it yet!