Category: Technology

Seinfeld banner on plex media server.

What is Plex? A Quick Description

Understand what Plex is without the need to speak tech. First, imagine how nice it would be if you could have a Netflix-like environment for all of your favorite movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, podcasts, and even personal media like pictures and home videos. Then, stop fantasizing because that’s exactly what Plex does. It’s a…
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April 2, 2019 0

All Your Music on a USB in Your Car

With smartphones, Bluetooth, audio streaming, and advanced auto technology, why would you bother with a USB to play music in your car? Well, there are a handful of advantages. It avoids having to use data to stream music, and saves on memory space and battery power on your smartphone. Not to mention having your entire…
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February 19, 2018 0

Format a Drive with FAT32 on Windows

First of all, you can get this information about formatting a drive with the FAT32 file system directly from the “horse’s mouth” – Microsoft has a nice write-up about partitioning and formatting drives, right here. If things don’t work as expected, read on. Format a Drive 32 GB or Smaller with FAT32 Open the Command…
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February 19, 2018 0

Optimize Your Windows Startup

When it comes to taking advantage of all the capabilities our technology affords us, most of us barely scratch the surface. However, a little curiosity and effort affords us the ability to improve the interactions with our tech. Automating minimal tasks help improve productivity by allowing us to only concern ourselves with things that absolutely…
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February 16, 2018 0

Keep Your System Safe with Virtual Machines

Risky web surfing and downloading? Keep your computer safe by running all your risky digital-escapades on virtual machines. That is, on a computer that was built within your computer. Of course, these virtual machines are only active when you run the necessary software. Some virtualization applications (software that helps you build and run your virtual…
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January 8, 2018 0
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How to Keep Track of so Many Passwords

Passwords are hard to keep track of and annoying when we have to reset them.  So, until we figure out how to automatically verify our identities for every account on every platform, I think that alphanumeric phrases are our best bet to remember all of our accounts’ passwords. Develop Your Own Password Generation Protocol To…
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April 6, 2017 0
Different forms of media storage used to backup files.

OMG! Would You Please Backup?

The most valuable thing about our technology is the data on it. Protect What Really Matters, Backup Files The files we accumulate throughout our lives are, in a sense, our lives.  The pictures we take, the music we listen to, and the documents we work hard to develop are all at risk, but we could…
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February 15, 2017 0