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While trying to set up my Windows Media Center to work with my new HDHomeRun Prime (Buy at Amazon), I encountered the message, “Your Computer is not Digital Cable Ready.” I knew that I had a HDCP compliant video card so I didn’t know what the deal was. After some Googling I found that I needed to install Microsoft’s Digital Cable Adviser (DCA).

You can find the DCA using the links below:

x86: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=195559

x64: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=195560

I installed the download to my Windows 7 desktop and restarted my computer (I don’t know if it’s required). Now when I open Windows Media Center and access the Extra Library, I see a new icon that looks like a coax cable. Click on the icon (it may take a second to start) and follow the on screen instructions.

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Amazon Echo Pros and Cons Review Video 2015

The Amazon Echo is now available to everyone for purchase. Previously an invitation was required to purchase the Echo. It’s current release date is July 16th, 2015 and it retails for $179.99 ($149.99 for Prime Members). Not bad pricing for what’s basically a smart Bluetooth speaker. But even at this price, is the Amazon Echo worth it?

Buy the Amazon Echo

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Best Windows 10 Apps for Microsoft Surface Pro and Windows Tablets

This article contains well over 75 touch friendly Windows 10 Apps for your Microsoft Surface Pro and other Windows Tablets. The list is organize by category and is optimized for mobile displays. Discover new Windows 10 Apps and share your own favorite apps.

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Windows 10 Cortana Commands List - Voice Commands

With the pending release of Windows 10, Microsoft will introduce for the first time its Cortana personal assistant app to desktops and tablets.  Similar to Siri and Google Now, Cortana allows users to operate and interact with Windows 10 computers and phones using natural language commands.  Check out this article containing a comprehensive Windows 10 Cortana Commands list, as well as a tutorial video.

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Best Windows Tablet Comparison Chart

I finally got around to updating the best Best windows Tablet Comparison Chart available.  Check it out at TechBlog.tv. I currently own the Asus VivoTab 8 and the Acer Iconia W4.  I’ll be putting a review up soon.  Then I have to figure out what to do with all these damn Windows Tablets I have. 🙂

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite pros and cons 2015 review video

The new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite goes on sale on June 30th, 2015. With this release, Amazon’s latest Kindle features an improved, higher resolution screen, more ram, and better performance. In other words, it appears that the world’s best dedicated e-reader just got a little better.

Should you upgrade to the new Kindle Paperwhite? How does it compare to other Kindles? Should you buy one now or wait for the next Kindle? Answer these questions and more in this Amazon Kindle Paperwhite pros and cons article.

Buy the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Pros and Cons - Advantages and Disadvantages

The Samsung Galaxy S6 is Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone. Some people are already calling it one of the best Android smartphones available on the market. Every year, the Galaxy S is released with new specs and features. The new 2015 Galaxy S6 is no different.

The S6 is facing strong competition these days, however. It’s being challenged by the iPhone 6 Plus, Motorola Droid Turbo, and the LG G4. Should you choose the S6 over the rest? To answer this question, let’s review the Samsung Galaxy S6 Pros and Cons.

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Tablet Comparison Chart - New Tablets - Upcoming Tablets

In July 2015, we will publish a tablet comparison chart, allowing you to compare new tablets and upcoming tablets. You will be able to compare tablets side by side, allowing you to choose the best tablet for you.

Want to find the best cheap tablets? Looking for the tablet with the best battery life? We will have you covered.

We are currently compiling this information and developing a comprehensive tablet comparison chart. Users will be able to filter on different tablet specs in order to narrow down their selection. We are very excited about the new site. Check back soon for updates. In the meantime, check out our sister site, Tech Ranker.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Pros and Cons Review

The Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is the best Microsoft Tablet so far.  I own the Surface Pro 3 and I love the device.  It’s biggest advantage is its versatility.  I like being able to use it for work, for school, and for play.  By being able to support some many use cases, the SP3 provides a surprising amount of value.

Just like any device, the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 does have a few drawbacks. For a complete list of the Surface Pro 3’s advantages, disadvantages, benefits, and limitation, check out my latest article, Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Pros and Cons Review.

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Wordpress Tutorial for Beginners Step by Step video 2015

Learning how to start a blog or create a website doesn’t have to be hard or expensive. In this free WordPress Tutorial, see how to install and configure WordPress, as well as customize a WordPress theme.

You’ll also find resources related to domain names, web hosting, social media, and general blogging tips. Check out wpsnap.com today!

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ASUS Transformer Book Flip TP300LD review price specs release date

Not feeling Windows Tablets?  Why not consider trying a convertible laptop instead? These devices can convert from a conventional laptop to a tablet PC.  It’s like having the best of both worlds.  Learn more about convertible laptops in my latest article at TechBlog.tv.

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iPhone 6 Plus Pros and Cons Advantages and Disadvantages

I just picked up the new iPhone 6 Plus.  After using it for about two weeks I can tell you that it’s the best iPhone of all time!  It’s not without it shares of negatives, however.  In my latest article, I cover the iPhone 6 Plus pros and cons.  I review its top advantages and disadvantages.  If you are considering purchasing the iPhone 6 Plus, be sure to check out this article beforehand.

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Dell XPS 13 Review Pros and Cons Specs and Discounts

During the 2015 CES conference, the Dell XPS 13 (2015) was introduced and immediately became one of the most compelling devices of the event.  Highlights include its near bezel-less display, it’s 13″ chasis squeezed into an 11″ laptop foot print, and its estimated battery life of 15 hours.  Many tech journalist immediately crowned the 2015 Dell XPS 13 as the Ultrabook laptop to beat.

While the XPS 13 is definitely compelling, it isn’t without a few drawbacks.  Find out everything you need to know about this device in my 2015 Dell XPS 13 Review, Pros and Cons article.

I also have a review posted on Amazon (400+ helpful votes!).

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Best Windows Tablet Pc Comparison Chart 2015

With the pending release of Windows 10, Windows Tablets appear to have been granted new life.  Microsoft will finally give us an OS that works the way it should for both Windows Computers and Windows Table PCs.

If you are in the market for a Windows Tablet PC, check out this Windows Tablet Comparison Chart.  It contains the best tablets for Windows, including key specs and differentiating factors.  Check it out!

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Siri Commands - Funny Questions to Ask Siri App

Looking for a comprehensive list of Siri Commands? Want to learn how to use the Siri App for your iPhone or iPad? Want to see 100 funny things to ask Siri? Check out these sites below:

* Full List of Siri Commands

* 100 Funny Things to Ask Siri