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Vance Tran

Vance is a dad, former software engineer, and tech lover. Knowing how a computer works becomes handy when he builds Pointer Clicker. His quest is to make tech more accessible for non-techie users. When not working with his team, you can find him caring for his son and gaming.

Facebook is one of the most popular social media platforms, with billions of users worldwide. However, with its massive user base, Facebook is also a prime target for hackers seeking to gain access to personal information and wreak havoc. It’s essential to take steps to protect your Facebook account from hackers to prevent unauthorized access …

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There is nothing as annoying as having to get up from the couch when you are all set to watch the next episode of your favorite series. When streaming on our devices, pausing or muting is as easy as a click of your mouse or a flick of your headphones. The same cannot be said …

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Life during the past years’ lockdowns would have been drastically different without technology. Many of us manage everything in our lives, from work to entertainment, largely online. It’s gotten to the point where we would stare at screens for hours on end. For many families, that involves phones and their smart TV. But sometimes tech …

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The term “Dolby Digital” is one that we are all familiar with because we notice it so frequently, but many of us don’t know the first thing about it.  We often see this phrase and the logo on a computer’s spec sheet, at the beginning of movies, or on those DVD cases back in the …

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If you want to achieve cinematic quality audio at home, investing in a soundbar is a good idea.  Soundbars are popular for making crisper and sharper background sounds—but does a soundbar make voices clearer in scenes with dialogue?  Compared to your TV’s built-in speakers, a soundbar will have significantly better audio quality. In other words, …

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Philips has been producing televisions for decades, but from all signs, it looks like they are on the way out of this market.  However, you can still buy their TVs, but the real question is, should you? How does Philips compare to other brands, and how reliable are their panels?  These are all questions we …

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The Chromecast is a cost-effective alternative to SMART TVs and Android TVs. It’s an excellent choice for those looking for an inexpensive way to enjoy their favorite media on the big screen. While it works seamlessly for many, for some, there are pervasive issues that need addressing. One of such issues is experiencing inadequate volume …

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The smell of buttered popcorn. The cold air-conditioning and seeing the lights dim as the trailers start to play. Everyone loves going to the movies. Seeing fantastical worlds, dramatic scenes, and your favorite characters coming to life onscreen is a magical feeling. But who says movie magic can only be felt in cinemas? Movie nights …

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Projectors are becoming a more common appliance in households. They make it incredibly easy to watch shows or movies on a larger scale, making it perfect for those who don’t have big TV screens at home. Traditionally, projectors are mounted onto the ceiling or high on the walls with screws and a sturdy mounting kit. …

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Wall mounts are excellent space-saving techniques for tenants and homeowners who live in small spaces.  All you will need is a good-quality  from Amazon, a few tools, a measuring tape, your TV, and some wall space. But what if the only wall space you have left is right above your radiator? Is that safe for your …

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