Review: BESTEK 150 watt AV Power Inverter / Phone Charger

bestek-150w-av-power-inverter-chargerI review portable USB chargers on here all the time, and I’m always on the lookout for a car charger that does a little something extra for its owner. Today I’m going to tell you about a real gem of a charger from BESTEK.

The BESTEK 150w AV Power Inverter/Phone Charger will keep your smart phones and tablets charged and ready for use as well as any of them, but this nifty charger also includes a 150 watt DC to AC inverter for charging your laptop as well. [Continue Reading]

How to shorten and simplify your Public Profile URL on LinkedIn

linkedin-logoIf you have a LinkedIn account you might have noticed that the Public Profile URLs for many LinkedIn users are quite long and virtually impossible to remember. That’s just the way they are by default.

But luckily, you can shorten your LinkedIn Public Profile URL to something that is easy to remember and will actually fit on your business cards. Just follow these simple steps: [Continue Reading]

iOS 9: Make your iPhone’s battery last longer by enabling ‘Low Power Mode’

ios-9-logoiPhone users have been complaining about their phones’ horrible battery lives for years, and now Apple has finally done something about it by developing a comprehensive strategy for improving the battery life in their devices.

As part of that comprehensive strategy, Apple released iOS 9 with a new Low Power Mode that can greatly increase the length of a battery charge, which allows you to use your iPhone longer between charges. And believe me, it really does make a big difference. [Continue Reading]

Picture of the Day: “Midnight Sun”

Today’s “Picture of the Day” features the famous “Midnight Sun” that can be witnessed at times in the Earth’s far northern regions. It was taken at approximately 11 pm at Finnmark, Norway.  I hope you like it.

You can see more of photographer Juergen Kurlvink’s photos right here.

Here are the camera and settings used to capture this image:

Camera: Canon EOS 350D
Focal length: 41mm
Shutter speed: 1/60 second
Aperture: f/5
ISO: 400

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How to change the default network connection in Windows 10

Windows-10-logoHave you ever tried switching your laptop to a wired Internet connection when your Wi-Fi connection was spotty?

If so, you probably know that Windows can be pretty stubborn when you try to use a network connection that isn’t set as the default connection.

Luckily, it’s quite easy to change the default network connection in Windows with just a few mouse clicks. I explained how to do it in earlier versions of Windows in this post. Today I’m going to tell you how to do it in Windows 10. Just follow the steps below: [Continue Reading]

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