This article walks you through how to get free games with your Xbox Live Gold subscription on your Xbox One.
This article walks you through how to create an Xbox account for your child that's associated with your Xbox Live account. This makes it possible to apply parental controls to your child's account.
This article explores how you can share an Apple iCloud Drive file with other people, and also how you can remove access you've granted to shared iCloud Drive files.
This article walks you through the list of devices that you can access Netflix through, such as smart TVs and Blu-ray players, Roku devices, and many more.
This article walks you through how to build a storage box for your child's stuffed animals with paracord sides. The paracord sides make it easy for a child to pull out any toy from any location.
This article walks you through how to add third-party storage services to the Apple Files app. Supported service providers include Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and Microsoft OneDrive.
This article walks you through how to mirror pictures on your Apple iPhone or iPad to a Roku device connected to the same wireless network.
This article walks through these basics, exploring everything from defining activities, estimating activity durations, sequencing activities, and finally, building a simple network diagram.
This article walks you through adding a TV show to Plex. The article discusses file naming, folder directory set up, adding a TV Show library in Plex, and then adding your TV show to the Plex library.
This article walks you through how to change your Xbox Live gamertag through the Xbox website. There is no cost to change your gamertag the first time, but you will be charged to change it after that.
This article walks you through how to turn off auto renew for your Xbox Live subscription. A video overview is included as well.
This article walks you through how to change the credit or debit card your Xbox Live subscription gets billed to.
This article walks through how to change your Netflix account password. This is a great way to kick people off of your account who are using without your approval.
This article walks you through how to set up the Facebook Messenger Payments service. The service is free to use, and can be set up using a Mastercard or Visa debit card.
This article walks you through how to connect a brokerage account to your Yahoo Finance account on a mobile device, and how to remove a connected brokerage account from your Yahoo Finance account.
This article walks you through how to either quit or mute group conversations in Facebook Messenger that you either no longer want to be a part of, or that you temporarily want to turn off alerts for.
When you load a new video to Plex Media Server, it doesn't always match it up with the right movie. This article walks you through how to fix an incorrect match directly within the Plex interface.
This article walks you through how to add a managed user account in Plex Media Server.
This article explores a variety of places to start troubleshooting if you're suddenly unable to access your Plex Media Server through one of the many Plex apps.
This article walks you through how to either leave a group chat entirely in the Messages app on iPhone or iPad, or hide alerts for a conversation when you don't want to be bombarded with alerts.
This article walks you through how to log out of your Netflix account on a Roku device.
This article walks you through how to install Microsoft Office on your computer for free through your Office 365 subscription.
This article walks you through how to use Cryptkeeper to password protect a folder in Linux Ubuntu.
This article walks you through how to activate and enable the Do Not Disturb While Driving feature on an iPhone.
This article walks you through how to use the built-in screen recording feature on the Apple iPhone or iPad to record your onscreen actions. You can also capture audio with your recording.
This article walks you through how to download Netflix videos to your Windows computer.
This article walks you through how to attach a PDF in both the Microsoft OneNote desktop and mobile applications.
This article walks you through how to post items for sale on Facebook Marketplace, in both the desktop and mobile Facebook applications.
This article outlines how to change the vibration associated with the home button on iPhone and iPad. Additionally, it walks through how to disable vibrations for all other system notifications.
This article walks you through the steps to unlock your iPhone from the ATT network.
This article walks you through how to permanently delete a OneNote notebook from the Microsoft OneNote desktop and mobile applications.
The articles walks you through how to use 3D Touch on your iPhone or iPad to access the list of open apps, turn your keyboard into a trackpad, adjust the built-in flashlight brightness, and more.
This article walks you through each step of restoring a backup to your iPhone or iPad from iTunes.
This article walks you through the process for removing your Apple ID from an iPhone or iPad.
This article gives a step-by-step overview of how to remove the OtterBox Defender case from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus.
This article gives a step-by-step overview of how to remove the OtterBox Defender case from the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, and iPhone 6S Plus.
The Microsoft OneNote app makes it easy to record conversations with your smart device, and then store those recordings in an environment that's simple to share with other people.
OneNote makes it easy to share notebooks, but you may not want everyone seeing everything. This article walks you through all aspects of using password protection in the OneNote iOS app.
Plex Cloud lets you connect to your Google Drive account, making it possible to add that content to and access that content through your Plex Media Server without having to host it locally.
This article walks you through how to pair a phone and also load your phone's contacts to a Ford vehicle's Sync with MyFord Touch operating system.
Common problems with the JBL line of soundbars includes power problems, audio issues, and subwoofer pairing challenges. Try solving your problems through troubleshooting before paying for help.
This article walks you through how to change the wallpaper on your Sync with MyFord Touch display in your Ford vehicle. The wallpaper size must be 800 x 384 pixels, and less than 1.5 MB.
The Night Light feature reduces the exposure to blue light, which results in less stress on your eyes. This articles walks you through how to turn on and adjust Night Light in Windows.
This article walks you through taking the Ubuntu installer ISO file and using the Rufus USB installer on a Windows computer to create a bootable USB Ubuntu installer.
The Dynamic Lock feature will automatically lock a user's Windows computer after a period of time after that device moves out of range. This article walks you through enabling the auto-lock feature.
Leaving an old Plex Media Server in the list of known devices on a new Plex Media Server can cause problems. This article walks you through removing an old server from the list of known devices.
This article walks you through how to use the Facebook Town Hall functionality. This feature lets you easily find and contact local, state, and federal representatives based on your location.
Plex Cloud lets you connect your Microsoft OneDrive account, choose content from your OneDrive account to make available in your Plex Cloud library, and then stream that content through Plex apps.
Plex makes syncing your content with iOS or Android simple. Syncing content to your device lets you access it anywhere, even if your away from the shared network with your server or a cellular signal.
The Plex team uses software updates to fix problems reported by other users, and push out new functionality. You can update your Plex Media Server on Ubuntu 14.04 from within the user interface.
Plex makes it possible for you to fling content from one device to another across its large suite of Plex applications across multiple devices. This article focuses on flinging from iOS and Android.
With a single tap you can now add a reaction to individual comments in the Facebook Messenger app. Reactions are visible to everyone in the conversation, and can be deleted at any time.
The light Linux Ubuntu 14.04 operating system makes a great place for Plex Media Server to live. Installing Plex and setting the application to boot up with your computer can be done quickly.
This article walks you through the steps to enable remote access on your Plex Media Server. This article gives these steps in detail for how to enable remote access on a Netgear router.
Sony's PlayMemories Home software makes it easy to import your Sony Handycam video to your computer. This article walks you through installing the software and how to transfer Handycam video.
Common problems with Vizio sound stands include power issues, no audio, audio quality problems, and more. This article walks you through troubleshooting steps to try solving the problem on your own.
Common problems include the device locking up, loss of connectivity with the Joy-Con controllers, power problems, and more. This article walks you through solving these problems on your own.
The first few weeks of a new project are the most critical. This article walks you through key pieces of information you'll need to gather early on to ensure the project goes smoothly.
There is no worse feeling as a project manager than the moment you realize your project is failing. This article walks you through the steps to regain control and get your project back on track.
The project management life cycle includes five high-level phases that account for all aspects of managing a project from beginning to end. This article takes a deep dive into each of those phases.
You need to be equipped with a very broad set of skills in order to be a successful project manager. This article walks through that skill set if you're considering a career in project management.
Resource planning can be painful. This article identifies all of the information you'll need to gather before starting, and then walks you through using that to build out a resource allocation file.
Weekly project status reports play a critical role in keeping projects on track. This article walks through key elements of a weekly status report, such as stoplight and status updates.
After you get over the initial shock of an acquisition, this article outlines some things you can do to shift the odds of surviving the acquisition or improving your situation in your favor.
Being a layoff survivor can be awkward for you and scary for the coworkers around you who were let go. This article walks through what you can do to help those coworkers get back on their feet.
If you're feeling stuck in your current job situation, this article outlines some of the options available to you for breaking free and continuing your ascent up the corporate ladder.
Gathering requirements from project stakeholders often feels like pulling teeth. This article walks you through methods for capturing all of the requirements so you can start your project right.
The line between the roles of project managers and business analysts is a blurry one. This article explores how each role fits into the equation within the five standard phases of a project.
Common issues you can run into with LG sound bars include no audio, power problems, remote control problems, and more. This article outlines the troubleshooting steps to work through these problems.
Common problems with Anker SoundCore speakers include pairing problems, audio issues, power problems, and more. This guide walks you through how to try working through those problems on your own.
This articles explores the array of common problems that can plague Anker PowerPort USB chargers, including a single port not charging, none of the ports charging, devices charging slowly, and more.
Amazon's FreeTime functionality is relatively easy for both parents and children to use, but there are a handful of common issues people have with the feature. This article discusses those issues.
The project charter is the driving part of every project. This article outlines the key elements that should be included in every project charter.
Microsoft OneNote can serve as a soup-to-nuts solution for project managers where they can store everything from your meeting notes, generate and manage your to-do list, and more.
Dungeons and Dragons can be overwhelming for beginners. This article offers some guidance around what new players should expect, and suggestions for how they should work their way into the game.
While hooking up an HD antenna can be a cost effective way to access local shows, getting up and running with the device isn't always painless. This article walks you through resolving those issues.
Pairing your phone with the SYNC system can be cumbersome, and you may have to jump through some hoops to get it to work. This article walks you through what you can try to resolve that problem.
Scope creep can destroy a project, and the responsibility rests on the shoulders of the project manager to keep it in check. This article looks at five ways project managers can combat scope creep.
Common problems with the Oontz Angle 3 speaker include the device not turning on, pairing challenges, audio quality issues, and more. This article outlines techniques to work through those issues.
A great project manager puts in the legwork early to give the project the greatest chance to succeed, and serves as a leader when problems come up to drive the project through completion.
Sphero's remote control BB8 has a natural movement and animation that truly brings the character to life. Common problems can include charging issues, pairing problems, issues with the app, and more.
The UDI U818A Quadcopter is a great starter drone, but its not without its problems. This article helps you work through calibration, power, camera issues, and more to keep your drone flying high.
I've had my PMP certification for four years, and I wrote this article to give other people an idea of the requirements and the work involved in passing the PMP exam.
Finding the movie review podcast that's perfect for you is harder than you think. I've pulled together a list of the best of various types of movie review podcasts to make the hunt easier.
Common problems with Hasbro's remote control BB-8 include power problems, alignment issues, responsiveness challenges, and more. Work through those problems on your own to keep BB-8 rolling along.
Common problems with the Jabra Freeway Bluetooth speaker include challenges with pairing, audio problems, and more. Use troubleshooting to work through these challenges on your own.
Problems with the DKnight MagicBox speaker include power issues, pairing challenges, audio quality issues, and challenges with older technology. This article helps you solve those issues on your own.
The JBL Flip 3 is a Bluetooth, splashproof speaker that can bring your audio to life. Common problems with the speaker include a lack of responsiveness, pairing problems, water problems, and more.
There are a number of challenges with Sonos Play speakers that you can run into, such as: signal problems, audio quality issues, connection challenges, and more.
Toshiba sound bars are an affordable way to boost your audio experience. Common issues with Toshiba sound bars include power problems, Bluetooth issues, sound problems, and more.
I walk you though the steps involved with getting your Apple ID unlocked, regardless of whether you have no authentication, or two-step verification/authentication for your Apple ID.
I walk you through the benefits and the downsides of updating to the latest version of iOS on your iPhone or iPad, so you can make and educated and information decision about updating your device.
Determining whether solar panels are right for you is tough. This article calls out some of the high-level considerations when determining whether installing solar panels is the right move for you.
Use these instructions to delete specific pieces of content from your Netflix viewing history so that no one with access to your account can see that you've viewed something.
Use troubleshooting to work through a host of issues you can encounter with your Turtle Beach Ear Force XO One headset, including audio problems, hardware issues, and settings challenges.
Common problems with the device include power issues, Bluetooth problem, speakerphone issues, and more. This article helps you attempt to help you address those problems on your own.
Common problems with the JBL Charge 2 include no audio coming from the device, Bluetooth issues, buttons on the device not working, and more. I walk through troubleshooting these on your own.
Plex offers both a media server for hosting your personal music, video, and image files, and apps on popular platforms (such as Roku devices, Android devices, Apple devices, and more) to give you a user-friendly interface where you can access that...
I offer solutions for common problems with Plex for Roku, including a Video Unavailable warning, video buffering issues, audio issues, problems related to server settings, and hardware issues.
Common problems with the LeapTV console include gaming cartridges not working, the pointer not working, problems with the device freezing up, and more.
Learn how to work through the following common LeapFrog Epic problems: can't install apps, device won't turn on, tablet doesn't respond, and DRM issues.
Common issues with Anker PowerCore chargers include issues powering up the charger, charging connected devices, not understanding the meaning of the LED lights on the device, and more.
The SoundBot SB510 is a serviceable, Bluetooth shower speaker at an affordable price. Common issues can stem from settings on connected devices, battery issues, and other environment factors.
Common problems with Samsung sound bars include issues with physical buttons not working, no sound coming from the sound bar, the sound bar not working with SoundShare, and more.
Common problems with the Misfit Shine include syncing, pairing, screen lighting, and a missing clock. Use troubleshooting to resolve these issues and get back on track.
Pairing your phone with your Ford vehicle with SYNC with MyFord Touch makes it possible for you to make hands-free phone calls and listen to music stored on your phone through your vehicle's speakers.
Blogger blogs are a great place to feed your podcast from. There are a few minor configuration tweaks you need to make, and then it's only a matter of publishing the post and configuring RSS settings.
Hosting audio files for your podcast can get expensive. Archive.org is a free, stable option that lets podcasters host their audio files for free.
Getting to 1 million views on HubPages isn't easy. I reached the milestone in two years and wanted to share some of my thoughts in getting there that can hopefully help other hubbers.
Updating the firmware on your Memorex Blu-ray player can add new features and resolve problems with the player's software. New features can include new streaming services that weren't offered on your player initially. For example, a player that may not have offered Hulu Plus initially may be added...
The OtterBox Defender offers two layers of protection for the Samsung Galaxy S3: a hard layer directly on the phone, and then a soft layer around that. The OtterBox Defender also has a built-in screen cover. However, all of this protection comes with a price, which is that figuring out how to put...
The LeapPad 2 by LeapFrog is an educational tablet-style device built to help kids learn. Educational apps can be installed on the device so kids can feel like they're using something comparable to tablets for adults, such as the iPad or Kindle Fire. However, like adult tablets, the LeapPad 2 can...
Updating the firmware on your Seiki TV is something you can do quickly to try resolving errors on your device and also compatibility problems with other devices. For example, Seiki has acknowledged that its TVs have issues communicating with the set-top boxes provided by some service providers, and...
Updating the firmware on your Toshiba Blu-ray firmware can add new features and functionality to your device. Additionally, Toshiba can also resolve software issues with its Blu-ray players after the devices are released from the factory through firmware updates.
HKC tablets are low-cost tablets running the Android operating system. HKC tablets come in a variety of colors and don't boast as many features or the slick performance of higher-end Android tablets. However, keeping your HKC tablet's firmware up to date ensures your device is running the most...
The OtterBox Defender case for the iPhone 5 can protect your device from just about everything except water. Putting on and removing the OtterBox Defender case for the iPhone 5 can be very confusing if you've never done it before, and can actually result in you damaging the case or device if you...
While the Amazon Kindle Fire HD tablet offers a wealth of improvements over the previous Kindle tablet, it's not immune to issues. Common problems with the Kindle Fire HD tablet include a frozen or locked screen, various battery issues, problems getting books to work correctly and more. There's no...
With the release of iOS 6 and the iPhone 5, Apple removed the YouTube app from the group of apps that are preinstalled on their devices. As a result, Google rolled out a native YouTube app for the iPhone and iPod Touch that can also be used on the iPad, however, the app appears the same size it...
This article walks you through how to export your Microsoft Outlook calendar to an ICS file so that you can import it into your Google calendar.
Easily hide an app from nosy friends, relatives, and spouses by placing it on its own page (alone or amongst random apps), or by tucking them into a folder with a bunch of other apps.
Most people don't realize they actually have a great deal of control over how text messages are displayed on their iPhone. In this article, I will show you how to change the display of your text messages on your iPhone.
Roku makes an app available for the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch that lets you control your specific player with your Apple device. You can add and remove channels, adjust the channel setup on your Roku player's home screen and also use the virtual remote to control playback on your device.
Common problems with the Roku 2 player can include the player's Internet connection dropping off, poor video quality, issues with channels and more. Most problems with the streaming media player can be resolved through troubleshooting without having to contact Roku's support hotline or exchange the...
IHome players make it easy to connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch and play the audio through an external speaker system. Common problems experienced with iHome players include the player not recognizing the Apple device, the player not charging the Apple device, audio problems, alarm problems...
Common problems with the Vizio Sound Bar include static, power problems, audio problems, and more. These issues can often be fixed with a little effort on your part .
Updating the firmware on your Dynex TV is a great way to add new functionality and features to your TV. Further, if you're having problems with your TV, try installing the most recent firmware update for your TV and see if that resolves the problem; this sometimes works because Dynex will attempt...
The OtterBox Defender case for the iPad can protect your expensive tablet from just about anything. However, the super shell for your iPad can also be confusing to put on and take off of your iPad. This article illustrates how to put on and remove the OtterBox Defender case for the iPad 2 and iPad...
Sharp occasionally releases firmware updates for its LCD TVs to improve existing functionality or add new functionality, or remove or add Internet applications. You can update your TV's firmware over a connected Wi-Fi network, or by downloading the firmware update to a USB flash drive and then...
Problems encountered by Coby Kyros tablet users include the device freezing, issues with an AppsLib error appearing, Wi-Fi problems and a host of other issues. Before going to the trouble of exchanging the device or attempting to get in touch with Coby support to work through your issue, try...
Issues that can drag down the Archos 101 tablet include the device freezing, charging problems, power problems, touchscreen issues and more. Use troubleshooting to see if you can work through your problem on your own before going through the hassle of exchanging the device or contacting the...
Common problems with Sony XBR series TVs include a No Signal error, issues getting Internet content to display, audio problems and more. Use troubleshooting to work through various potential causes for your problems to try resolving your problem without having to deal with Sony support or contact a...
Frequently encountered Philips GoGEAR media player problems include the device locking up, users forgetting the screen unlock pattern, the device not being recognized by your Mac or PC, and more. Work to resolve your problems on your own if the manufacturer's warranty has expired or if you don't...
Common problems with the Toshiba Excite tablet include the device not turning on, the battery not charging, the device freezing or locking up, audio problems and more. Try troubleshooting your problems to see if you can work through them on your own before ditching your expensive device or sending...
Common problems with the Sony Reader include the device freezing up, the computer not recognizing the device, problems opening files, problems opening books and more. Try fixing your problem on your own so you can hopefully avoid sending the device back to the manufacturer for repair or replacing...
Knowing exactly what model of the iPad you have (original iPad, iPad 2 or iPad 3) is important when looking at hardware to use with your device, software you want to run on your device and even protective cases for your device. There are various physical quirks associated with each model that can...
Common problems with the SanDisk Sansa Fuze media player include the device failing to turn on, problems getting audio files to play, the device freezing, the device not being recognized by a computer and more. Try working through your issues using troubleshooting before scraping the device in...
Common problems with the Bose SoundLink wireless speaker include the computer not recognizing the speaker, no sound being played through the speaker, problems with the remote control and more. Use troubleshooting techniques to try solving your problem on your own before sending the device back to...
Common problems with the Vizio VBR133 3D Blu-ray player include Internet apps not working, the picture not being output in 3D, the player not connecting to the Internet and more. Drill down to the heart of your problem using troubleshooting and take a stab at resolving your problems on your own...
Common issues with the Turtle Beach Ear Force PX5 wireless headset include the headset unexpectedly turning off, the mic not working, the transmitter unexpectedly turning off when changing the PlayStation 3 game, hearing hissing or buzzing when the headset is connected to an Xbox 360 wireless...
Common problems with the Toshiba Thrive tablet PC include issues charging the device, problems getting the device to turn on, the device not charging, the tablet freezing and more. Use troubleshooting to work through the various causes of your specific problem so you can resolve it on your own...
Updating the firmware on your Sony Walkman MP3 player can improve the device's performance, add support for new file types, add new features to the device and more. You can download firmware updates specifically for your device model from the Sony Support website and install them to your device...
Common problems with the Tritton AX 720 surround sound gaming headset include no volume at all being played in the headset, the Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 chat microphone doesn't work, or you hear an echo in the headset. Try resolving your problems using troubleshooting techniques before exchanging...
Common problems with Sony Walkman MP3 players include the device freezing, static or other noise playing in the background of your files, files not playing, the device not turning on or being recognized by a computer, and more. Use troubleshooting to hone in on your specific problem and resolve it...
The Turtle Beach Ear Force X12 headset for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 or PC can be crippled by various issues, including: overheating, chat or game echo, one side of the headset not working, buzzing and hissing in the headset, and more. Most of these problems can be resolved through...
Common problems with the Turtle Beach Ear Force PX21 headset include humming, buzzing, static and other unwanted noises in the headset, the headset getting hot when connected to a PC, an echo of the chat or game audio and more. Work to resolve these problems through troubleshooting before ditching...
Common problems with the Samsung BD-D5100 Blu-ray player include the audio not playing, a "Prohibited" message appearing on the screen, the picture not displaying, poor-quality HDMI output, problems updating the device's software version and more. Try resolving your problem with the player through...
Common problems with the Turtle Beach Ear Force X41 headset for the Xbox 360 include no sound, popping, buzzing or hissing audio, an echo, the mic not working and problems figuring out how the headset connects to a PC. Most of these problems are the result of bad connections, bad hardware or...
Firmware updates can take your Pandigital Novel eReader to a whole new level. Firmware updates can add new functionality, improve existing functionality and optimize overall performance of the device. Updating the firmware on your Pandigital Novel can be done relatively quickly using either a Wi-Fi...
This video tutorial shows you how to convert source M2TS video files outputted by the Sony Handycam into a more common file type, such as WMV, using the Picture Motion Browser (PMB) software that comes with the camcorder. You can use the PMB software to convert the source M2TS files to WMV, MPEG-2...
This tutorial shows you how to install Sony's Picture Motion Browser (PMB) on your Windows 7 device.
This video tutorial shows you how to extract SIT or SITX files in your Windows operating system. Windows users are used to seeing compressed files in the form of ZIP files and are often thrown for a loop if they receive a SIT or SITX file (generally from a Mac user) it doesn't appear they can do...
This video tutorial details how to make a horseshoe sandwich. The horseshoe sandwich is an open-faced sandwich invented in Springfield, Illinois that encourages you to take your favorite sandwich, open it up, cover it in French fries and then smother it in your favorite cheese sauce. This lets you...
This video tutorial outlines how to transfer the video from your Sony Handycam to your computer, including prerequisite software and step-by-step instructions.
A tutorial to show you how to clean your Ionic Pro air purifier to ensure it pulls as much dirt, grime, mold, and other debris from the air you breathe.
Honda Civics come with a built-in USB adapter built for connecting your iPod, iPhone or other Apple device to your car's speaker system. You can view songs within a specific playlist, or sort the audio content on your iPod by artist, song or album from the audio controls on the Civic's dashboard...
Putting up and taking down a Graco Pack N' Play doesn't have to feel like you're trying to crack the DaVinci code. Stop fighting with your portable play center and learn the right way to do it so you can get either task done in a matter of minutes. A video tutorial is included for reference.
This video tutorial walks you through uninstalling or installing Netflix on your Nintendo Wii. You may want to uninstall Netflix on your console if you find yourself watching the streaming service more through Blu-ray players, TVs or other devices that can stream Netflix in high definition....
Firmware updates for Sharp Blu-ray players optimize the performance of your device and address problems that became apparent after the player was built. Updating the firmware can also make the device more compatible with software and hardware released after the player was built, such as new audio...
Calorie-dense smoothies are a great way to get a picky toddler to eat, or to make foods he normally wouldn't eat but needs for healthy growth more appealing. Learn how to whip up a calorie-dense smoothie for your toddler in a matter of minutes.
Magnavox releases firmware updates for its TVs to resolve problems that were discovered after the TVs left the factory. Examples of problems that firmware updates from Magnavox have previous addressed include TVs turning on and off randomly, the TVs clock not working properly, the TV's image...
Common problems with the Optoma HD20 projector include the image becoming out of focus, the image not displaying, images appearing distorted, images not being positioned correctly, the projector not responding and more. Try resolving your problems with the projector through troubleshooting before...
Firmware updates for Magnavox Blu-ray players optimize the performance of the company's Blu-ray players, address issues that were discovered after the device was shipped from the factory and can add new functionality to your device. All you need is a computer with an Internet connection, a blank...
Updating the firmware on your Toshiba TV is an easy way to try resolving software problems with your TV. For example, if the volume isn't working as it should, the Wi-Fi cuts in and out without reason and many other problems. Additionally, Toshiba adds functionality to optimize the TV's performance...
Westinghouse Digital uses firmware updates to improve the performance of its TVs. This can include enhancements to how video feeds are processed for better output, improving the response time of certain features and broadening the spectrum of what existing features are capable of. Firmware updates...
Updating your Panasonic TV's firmware is an easy way to fix software problems with your TV and add new functionality. Firmware updates are released after the TVs are rolled out to the public to resolve discovered problems and add functionality, such as making it possible for the TV to recognize...
Firmware updates add new functionality and optimize your LG TV's performance. As a result, installing available firmware updates for your TV is a great first step in troubleshooting software problems with your TV. Firmware updates require a USB flash drive and a computer that supports the firmware...
Firmware updates are released by companies after the device hits the market to resolve software problems and add new features to those devices; in the case of Insignia TV's, it's the latter. If you're experiencing software problems, such as the TV randomly turns itself on and off or if the TV's...
Common problems with the Motorola Xoom include a frozen screen, the Wi-Fi randomly disconnecting, bad battery life, strange messages appearing during the startup process and more. Before giving up on your tablet PC, try resolving these issues using a variety of troubleshooting techniques.
Common problems with the SanDisk Sansa Clip Zip MP3 player and how to resolve them using troubleshooting techniques.
Installing firmware updates on your Sony Blu-ray player can add functionality and support for more file types, improve performance and resolve known software problems. You can install firmware updates over an Ethernet cable, or by downloading the files from the Sony eSupport site yourself, burning...
Common problems with Netflix on the PS3 include a poor connection or no connection between the Netflix app and your PS3, and a blurry or pixelated Netflix picture. While it's highly likely that any problems with Netflix are the result of a system glitch with the app or Netflix's server being down,...
The Garmin nuvi 1100, 1200, 1300 and 1400 series of GPS devices make it easy to get from Point A to Point B -- when they're working. When they're not working, they can be the biggest obstacle in getting where you need to go. Use troubleshooting to work your way through a wide array of problems with...
Unlike the red rings of dead on your Xbox 360 console's Power button, a red light on your Kinect sensor isn't a death sentence and can be fixed on your own. However, because there are so many potential reasons your Kinect sensor is red, use troubleshooting to work through potential problems to get...
Netflix can be crippled on the Xbox 360 in a variety of ways. Common problems include content being displayed as temporarily unavailable, videos being pixelated or blurry, and the application simply not responding. Use troubleshooting to drill down and see if you can solve the problem on your own.
Learn how to troubleshoot a stuck Xbox 360 / 360 S disc tray so you can try fixing your console on your own and potentially spare yourself the headache of taking it to a repair person or sending it back to Microsoft.
The OtterBox Defender case for the iPhone 4/4S does such a good job of protecting your smart phone that it can be difficult to remove the case for cleaning and then difficult to figure out how to put the case back on. This article outlines how to safely remove your case and then put it back on.
Learn how to tell exactly what model of iPhone you have by looking at the physical characteristics and markings on your device. Knowing what iPhone model you have lets you know what software your device supports and what third-party devices are compatible with your iPhone.
Learn how to get audiobooks or eBooks on your iPhone, iPad or iPod from your library for free using the OverDrive Media Console. You can download content directly to your device over a Wi-Fi connection or download it to the OverDrive Media Console desktop client and then transfer it to iTunes where...
This article walks through what you can do to try and improve a poor or slow wireless signal.
Tired of connection problems or poor video quality when playing Netflix on Wii? Learn how you can troubleshoot to get the best quality streaming Netflix content possible through your Nintendo Wii.
If you're prone to missing phone calls on your iPhone because you can't hear the ringer or don't feel the vibration, check out this article to learn how to make your iPhone's LED screen flash when you receive incoming calls.
Learn how to update your iPhone from anywhere you can access a Wi-Fi connection -- without iTunes. With wireless updates you can upgrade your iPhone to the latest version without having to connect your iPhone to your computer and update it through iTunes.
Boil your baby bottles, nipples and other items regularly to sterilize them so they are as free from bacteria and germs as possible before giving them to your child. This article explains the process so that you can start sterilizing your baby products immediately.
Learn how to update your Insignia Blu-ray player's firmware in just a couple of minutes. Update your Insignia Blu-ray player's firmware to resolve compatibility problems with other devices, internal software problems and add new functionality.
Learn how to update the firmware on your Panasonic Blu-ray player in a few quick minutes. Updating your firmware can resolve compatibility issues with external devices and internal software problems, in addition to adding new functionality.
Learn how to connect your laptop to your TV so you can duplicate your desktop, extend your desktop or just display your laptop on the larger screen. Connecting your laptop to your TV can be done in a few minutes.
Common problems with the Panasonic DMP-BDT210/DMP-BDT110 Blu-ray player include problems with the 3D functionality, picture distortion, failure on the part of the player to recognize a connected USB device, forgetting the parental passcode and more. Try solving these problems on your own using...
Common problems with the Vizio VBR122 Blu-ray player include poor picture quality, the player not connecting to a wired/wireless network, and problems playing discs. Most of these problems can be resolved through troubleshooting without having to take your device to a professional repair person or...
Setting up your Samsung TV to display two inputs on the screen at the same time can be done in a few clicks. Also, troubleshoot common problems with Samsung's PIP feature on your own.
In just a few clicks you can set up either your Vizio TV's picture-in-picture or have two pictures side by side. Also, learn how to troubleshoot common problems with your Vizio's PIP and POP feature, such as no audio, not being able to select an input or a distorted picture.
Common problems with the Kindle Touch include issues transferring purchased content, forgetting your password, a frozen touch screen, lines on the screen, problems playing songs and audiobooks, and more. Almost all of these problems can be resolved on your own through troubleshooting with minimal...
Blurry LCD TV screens can result from defective or bad hardware, not having your LCD TV set up properly, an attempt to play a low-quality file, a poorly positioned antenna or any number of other problems. Before ditching your TV or sending it back to the manufacturer, work to solve the problem on...
Common problems with the Kindle Fire include frozen screens, difficulties receiving files, your computer not recognizing the device, and battery problems. Learn how to fix these problems yourself.
Troubleshoot problems with your Magnavox MBP5220F Blu-ray player Wi-Fi, audio, picture and parental lock to see if you can fix the problem on your own before visiting a professional repair person.
Common problems with the Sony DVP-SR200P CD/DVD Player include picture problems, audio problems, MP3s not playing, JPEGs not appearing, the tray being locked and the player all around not functioning properly. Use troubleshooting to drill down and see if the problem is something you can fix on your...
Common problems with Samsung 650 series LCD TVs include dotted lines on the edge of the screen, a distorted picture, the TV turning off automatically and issues connecting a computer. Use troubleshooting to isolate these problems so you can determine how to best fix your problem.