Removing McAfee Security Center from Windows 7 PC

Our subscription expired for the  McAfee Security Center  internet security antivirus software.  So we wanted to delete it off of our Windows 7 computer.  Why?  Because of the many pop ups about time left on our subscription. The $49.99 renewal price, Plus, the many deals they offered to renew.  Well, in a few weeks, we … Continue reading Removing McAfee Security Center from Windows 7 PC





ATX Power Supply Short Pins to Turn On Instructions

Use a desktop personal computer ATX-style PC desktop switching power supply anywhere you need 12 or 5 volts DC.  These power supply units (PSU) offer fairly well-regulated, well-filtered, and high current sources.  ATX PSUs make a decent bench supply.  So here, we offer ATX power supply short pins to turn on instructions.  These show which … Continue reading ATX Power Supply Short Pins to Turn On Instructions





Power Off Computer Pros and Cons

As personal PC computer hobbyists, and tablet users, we ponder whether to turn off computers when not in use.  Indeed, we find many advantages as well as disadvantages to shutting down during off-hours.  So in this piece we summarize the power off computer pros and cons. We hope thus, that this information helps you will … Continue reading Power Off Computer Pros and Cons





How to Change WiFi Network on iOS Devices, iPhone, iPod, iPad

Knowing how to change WiFi networks on your iOS devices allows you to quickly connect to local wireless networks anywhere you go. So in this piece, we detail how to change WiFi network on iOS devices like the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, et al. You may need to connect your iOS mobile device to different WiFi … Continue reading How to Change WiFi Network on iOS Devices, iPhone, iPod, iPad





Asus RT-AC87R Router Boosts Wifi Reliability, Big Time!

Before we bought the Asus RT-AC87R router, we saw many lockups, freezes, and errors.  They said something like, “an unknown error”. These showed up while streaming HD video from our Tivo DVR (digital video recorder) to an iPad Air tablet. So, to improve the reliability of our wireless network, we spent some money.  We bought … Continue reading Asus RT-AC87R Router Boosts Wifi Reliability, Big Time!





Transfer Music from iPod to iTunes Instructions

There are free ways to copy music from iPod to iTunes library from one or more iPods.  Even if you have no original copies of the music, you can indeed get it off your iPod. Here, we offer instructions on how to transfer your music from an iPod to iTunes on a computer. Copyright Warning … Continue reading Transfer Music from iPod to iTunes Instructions





How to Get Alexa to Play Spotify Playlists

Here, we cover hot to get Alexa to play Spotify playlists.  You can ask an Amazon smart speaker to play any public playlist on Spotify, as well as playlists that you’ve created in your own Spotify account.  Further, you must link that account to your Amazon account via the Alexa app.  Once that’s done, you … Continue reading How to Get Alexa to Play Spotify Playlists





Sound Check vs Replay Gain, iTunes Vs. Winamp

Sound Check in iTunes and iPods is about the same as Winamp’s Replay Gain feature.  In this piece, we discuss Sound Check vs Replay Gain. Sound Check vs Replay Gain Introduction What is Sound Check?  What is Replay Gain? The two automatic volume control mechanisms trh to ensure that the recordings in your audio library … Continue reading Sound Check vs Replay Gain, iTunes Vs. Winamp





How to Fix Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Failure

We show here how to fix Honeywell WiFi thermostat connection failure issues, as seen on man Honeywell internet controlled thermostats from time to time. How to Fix Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Failure By this, we mean that the thermostat was connected properly prior to the failure, but has recently lost its wireless connection, and will not … Continue reading How to Fix Honeywell WiFi Thermostat Connection Failure





Finding Radio Stream URL Using URL Snooper 2

Perhaps you like listening to an internet radio station on your computer on the station’s web site. But you would also like to play it on an internet radio that does not contain a web browser for playing.  To do this, you may need to know the actual radio stream URL.  Indeed, if your radio’s … Continue reading Finding Radio Stream URL Using URL Snooper 2