Speed up your Android Device
Why your device is slow
This article will enable you to speed up your Android device. One of the main reasons that Android mobile devices get (sometimes excruciatingly) slow is that your device memory is used up. When that happens, the system doesn’t provide running …
Private Networks – Public Internet – What is the difference?
In this series of articles, I have been
developing a plan for a low-cost video surveillance system for your home. Continue reading
connected home, firewall, hackers, ip, ip address, personal data, port, port number, privacy, private network, public network, router
Domain Names & Web Hosting
QUESTION: If I purchase a domain from a hosting service, can I change or use a different hosting service?
ANSWER: Absolutely! Although most hosting services provide a “free” domain name if you purchase hosting services from them, that is not the only way to acquire … Continue reading
Network Router Guide
Network Router Functions:
This network router guide describes some of the many functions of your router:
It serves as the local “node” for the Wide Area Network (WAN), which is generally understood as the Internet or “cloud.” To do this, it connects directly to … Continue reading
Video Security Part 2 – security camera setup
This is part 2. See the 1st article here.
This guide is for the Foscam IP Security Camera. Mine is a Continue reading
Intro to Video Security
This is the first article in this series. Look for additional articles in the coming days.
I live in a rural area and I have been looking for a good security system that would not break my bank. I want motion detection and video surveillance. Remote … Continue reading
This article describes the process of creating a boot device that will restore ChromeBook C7 to the original Stock … Continue reading
Ubuntu on ChromeBook
To read our overall review of the Acer C7 ChromeBook, visit our article ChromeBook Runs Ubuntu (including video).
I no longer recommend this option. A far better option (IMHO) is to use Crouton. Our guide to Crouton can be found here:
ChromeBook Developer Mode
This article shows how to set the Acer C7 into the ChromeBook Developer Mode.
It is necessary to enter Developer mode in order to install Ubuntu! [warning]-BEWARE- This process will erase everything on the ChromeBook’s hard drive and restore the Chrome OS to factory default. If you have … Continue reading
Jelly Bean USB connection
Jelly Bean USB connection – If you have trouble “seeing” the files on your Android (Jelly Bean) device, this could be the simple solution that you are looking for.
In settings / developer options / – set “USB debugging”
Connect the USB cable
Check notifications – see … Continue reading
How to select the best Smartphone: This guide lists the major considerations of selecting the phone best suited to your needs. I also tell you which one I chose – and why. Continue reading
New life for the G-Tablet is here: Two new ROMS were released recently for the GTab that appear to be what the GTab needs to make it live again. Links & easy-to-follow how-to guides are included in the article. Continue reading