Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

The Top 3 Event Management Software

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A well planned event must have a very smooth and welcoming registration and greeting process. This initial stage is perhaps the most important step in making any event successful because it marks the first impression of the event in general and gives an idea to the person of what is to follow. Not only this but it also allows for an initial socialization platform and this part should be as well organized as possible. In the digitized […]

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The Advantages of Automatic Gates

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Nowadays, safety and comfort go hand in hand, and securing the premises of your home is now affordable, convenient and practical. If in the past driveway gates or any type of electric gates were only for the rich and famous, now they are within reach for all budgets. There are numerous options available on the market, all sorts of automatic gate systems to meet all preferences, styles and requirements. Whether they are for residential or commercial use, […]

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Basement Finishing & Theater Rooms – The Top 10 Ways to Hide Your Audio Visual Equipment

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If you’re getting set to start your basement finishing project, and are considering including a theater room or at least a family room with some high-powered home theater equipment, then you might also be wondering how to camoflauge all of that fancy equipment! Nothing kills “new home theater euphoria” quite like an ugly stack of equipment in the corner or (even worse!) equipment littering the base of your t.v. or projection screen. But what should you do […]

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iBeacon With HomeKit – What We Can Look Forward To

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iBeacon is a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) communication technology that enables mobile apps to capture signals from beacons in the physical world and react to them. It allows mobile apps to gauge their position on a micro-scale and deliver hyper-contextual content to users based on their location. We take a look at how these two Internet of Thing (IoT) endeavours by Apple will work together to make our lives simpler. iBeacon on HomeKit Currently, iBeacon has been […]

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What Is Wardriving And How Can You Prevent It

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Imagine a car equipped with nothing more than a laptop computer, a portable GPS receiver, and a wireless network card slowly strolls through your neighborhood. Unknown to any onlookers, this is no ordinary vehicle; rather, it is a wardriving machine. As the car strolls past homes and businesses, a wireless network card (available at any electronics store for as low as $25) scans for any wireless access points. Anyone with a wireless network (and there are many […]

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Product Review – GE Simon XT Home Security System

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It’s quite easy to review something that you use yourself especially after researching it to death before buying it. Yea, I just gave away the entire review as this is my favorite home security system on the market today! The GE Simon XT is made by their Interlogix Division. Interlogix has very long history in the security arena with a trusted and great reputation. What should you look for in a home security system? A home security […]

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How to Connect Two PCs Together and Play Multiplayer Games

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In this article we will describe how to connect two PC together so as to play multiplayer games or share files. We will be actually creating a LAN network with two computers. You can do this either using wireless network cards or using a wire. We’ll be describing the “wired” way. The “wired” way can be done either using two ethernet cables and a hub or by using a cross-over ethernet cable which is the cheapest and […]

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Make Your Home Affordable With Green Living

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There is no single prototype for living green. Lowering energy bills is the best way to increase long-term affordability of home ownership. Some builders create smaller spaces with a luxury feel or rustic Santa Fe style adobe housing. The quest to lower electric bills increases the foreign market for solar and wind energy. It is not one size fits all. Going green is based on lowering your carbon footprint. It includes a new solar or hybrid car, […]

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