How to Forward Ports on Your Router

Although modern routers handle most functions automatically, some applications will require you to manually forward a port to that application or device. Fortunately, it’s really simple to do if you know…

How to Take a Good Portrait Photo

Portraits are one of the most powerful kinds of photographs. A great portrait can last for decades, memorializing a person’s entire life, or just a single instant. The difference between…

The Sigfox Micro Base Station test

sigfox micro-basestation characteristics The Sigfox Micro-Basestation is an indoor / outdoor basestation made to extend the Sigfox public network. You can’t use it to create a private network actually. Even…

Why Video Doorbells Are the Best Smarthome Gadget

Video doorbells are the most important smarthome device you can buy. Smart light bulbs may be flashy, but—when properly integrated—a video doorbell will become something you can’t live without. They’re…

Why Do New Electronics Have a Weird Smell?

Elnur/Shutterstock So, you’ve cracked open that new phone or laptop, only to be greeted by a familiar, plastic smell. Where does this strange “new electronics smell” come from, and why…