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How to Set Up Your Kindle Fire

When you turn Kindle Fire on for the first time, you see a series of screens that help you set up and register the device. The first screen is titled Welcome to Kindle Fire. This is the point in the setup process at which you connect to a Wi-Fi network. You need this connection to register your device. [more…]

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How to Use Siri

Siri is a personal assistant built into the iPhone 4S, so you don't need to download anything to start using it. When you turn on the iPhone 4S for the first time, you're prompted to set up a few things, such as enabling location information and using Siri, so be sure to choose Yes to these options. [more…]

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What is the Ring Doorbell?

The Ring Doorbell is the latest way to help create your smart home. In a world of quickly advancing technology, there are so many ways that you can arm your home to protect yourself. You can turn on your [more…]

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What is the Tesla Powerwall?

The Tesla Powerwall is a battery pack designed for your home. This lithium-ion battery can be used as an alternative for powering your home. Depending on your needs and goals, you can utilize the Tesla [more…]

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Probe a Pushbutton Switch

A pushbutton switch is a type of tactile (meaning touch) switch, which is an on/off switch that is activated when pressure is applied to it (usually by a finger). [more…]

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What Is Radio?

In scientific terms, radio is the transmission of a certain kind of electromagnetic energy through the air. Electromagnetic energy is energy that is radiated [more…]

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Suppliers of Electronics Parts

Unfortunately, there isn't a store in a shopping mall close to your house where you can just walk in, pick out all the electronics parts you need, plunk down about [more…]