Category: Not So Average

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7 Tips for Easy International Travel

The following was submitted by a listener to Home Gadget Geeks after listening to HGG418. These are excerpts from a much longer list (which I will include in longer post later) based on his own international (and domestic) travel experience. Big thanks to Jim Shoemaker for this contribution to the blog. Flights                     If you want to actually really and restfully sleep on an overnight flight you will probably need to be in a lie-flat business class seat. If that is not possible, accept that all other experiences will pale by comparison. Electronic Entertainment Be sure to load all audio

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What to Consider When Purchasing a Motherboard

Are you seeking ways to enhance the performance of your PC? Do you want to upgrade your existing PC without replacing your existing processor i7 7700k? If yes, then you need to find a motherboard that is compatible with your processor. People like professional gamers and those who do multitasking know how a motherboard is a heart and the nervous system of PC. It can significantly impact the performance of the system. Hence, it is crucial to choose your motherboard very carefully. However, with countless numbers of options available, choosing the right motherboard is quite tricky. There are many variables

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5 Ways to Protect Your Finances From Fraud

There is nothing good about fraud, and yet sometimes we glorify it when major financial institutions fall victim to it. Our growing distrust of the banking system is perhaps the explanation, but multi-billion dollar heists hurt ordinary people just as much as wealthy bankers, if not more. Our friends at fortunly.com have studied countless banking hacks throughout history, and the usual offenders are average individuals with above-average computer skills. No matter how relatable we find these fraudsters, they are no Robin Hood. They often do it for their own gain at the expense of innocent consumers. Now that the financial

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9 Tips To Improve Your Astrophotography Images

You don’t have to be a professional photographer to be able to take stunning night-time images. All you need is a digital camera and a tripod and you have all the equipment you require to take astrophotography images. If you’re just getting started then keep reading below, as I’ve got some great tips to help you get started on your night time photography journey. What is Astrophotography? There are many types of photography styles, from wildlife photography, street photography to portrait photography, each requiring a different type of equipment and skills.  Astrophotography is all about capturing the night sky. Objects

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The Five Best Home Automation Gadgets Under $100

From robotic vacuums to motion-sensing lights, there are a million ways the little tasks of everyday life have already been automated. But some of us want to take the next step to push the boundaries of technological convenience a little bit further. Choosing the right tech to make your life easier is always difficult, and there are more gadgets out there now than ever before. We’ve put together the list below to help you find the gadgets that are best for your home, and your wallet.   1. Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Light Switch HS200 First on our list is the

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5 Cutting-Edge Motion Graphic Design Trends in 2018

Motion graphic design is a branch of graphic design that focuses on incorporating various artistic visual techniques into animation. It’s used everywhere, from video games, films, television, mobile apps, and webpages. Motion graphic design is more than just “animation”, however – because typically, there’s an emphasis on incorporating modern visual styles into motion graphic design, or trying to set new trends. Thus, a lot of popular aesthetic styles you see in mobile and web application, find their way into motion graphic design – in some ways, old concepts (such as minimalism) can be given a breath of fresh life when

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