How to Setup, Connect, and Use Amazon Alexa with the SmartThings Hub for All Your Smart Devices

When you have multiple devices in your home, they may not all speak the same language, and getting them to work in concert can be hard. Instead of one army of smart little minions ready to carry out your will, they’re often closer to an untrained French Foreign Legion from all different backgrounds and all different languages. That’s why you need a smart hub that can make them march in formation and communicate in a common tongue.

Rebooting vs. Resetting Your Router: The Differences Between the Two and When to Use Each Option

Reboot and reset sound pretty similar, but they are technically quite different. If your WiFi is slow, your WiFi is not working, or you are having trouble connecting devices to the WiFi, then both of these methods can help. But it’s important to know when to reset or reboot your router.

The Nest Learning Thermostat: A Review, Common User Issues and How to Handle Them

First things first, the Nest is so user friendly someone with little to no background in technology installation can put it up with ease. Everything you need to start using the thermostat will come in the Nest’s box; they even include a screwdriver with the system.

How to Recover, Restore and Reinstall Your macOS

When you started your Apple computer for the first time, you were likely amazed with its speed and ease of use. Computers generally run smoothly and efficiently at first. However, as time passes, a device can slow for several reasons. When this occurs, there’s a few things you can do, like reinstalling macOS. Additionally, this post covers how to recover and recover your Mac operating system if the need should arise.

5 of the Most Common Scanner Issues and How to Fix Them

To begin the troubleshooting process, look to see if your scanner is displaying an error code. If it’s not, check your computer’s error messages. Generally, the issue will display on the scanner. Your scanner will also likely provide you with step-by-step instructions on how you can move forward. If no error message is found, though, the common problems and solutions reviewed below will come in handy.

How to Use Mozilla Thunderbird Mail Client

Mozilla Thunderbird is a completely free email application you can easily install, use and customize on your devices. In some ways, Thunderbird is like Microsoft Outlook, which is a personal information manager users can purchase as a part of Microsoft Office. However, you might find Thunderbird a more helpful app because its customization options are much more plentiful.

How to Setup Your Personal User Account (and Personalize Your PC) for Windows 10

There is something about human nature that craves personalization. No matter if it’s with your house, car or the software you use, it’s nice to have the things you interact with cater to your preferences. With Windows 10, you won’t have to deal with any one-size-fits-all settings. Your PC is made to help you take… Read more →