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How to Build a Cheap Home Automation System

Home computerization frameworks, which let one remote control lights, window shades, indoor regulators, entryway locks, security cameras, even an individual’s home excitement apparatus or machines, which used to be expensive is no more. A DIY unit called Ninja Blocks, and…

How to Build a Custom TV Lift

Recently, there has been the invention of motorized TV lifts though they have been costly and only designed for a certain range of TVs. In addition, it has been a challenge if the TV size or installation location did not…

Using VNC With Your iPad

When Apple released the iPad, it was met with strong sales and a receptive buying audience. Soon there were a large number of apps designed for the iPad on the App Store, and sales climbed to multiple millions. Almost anything…

Stop It! How To Do A Quick Stop Motion Movie

Today’s laptops are amazing machines, and even a modest unit typically includes audio recording, a camera, ample storage, and the ability to run a lot of varied software. So, when my 7 year old son asked about how they did…

5 Tips For Using A Virtual (On-Screen) Keyboard

Let’s face it – the DNA of the average smart device is changing, and the physical keyboard is being replaced by a virtual on screen one. Residing completely within the realm of the touch screen and its coding, the new…

How to Install Windows 7 on a Mac

So you picked up your shiny new copy of Microsoft’s latest OS offering – Windows 7 and want to install it on your (cue dramatic music)…….. Intel based Mac. Mac fans will view this as blasphemy and Windows lovers will…