How To’s

  • How to Split a String by a Delimited Char in SQL Server?

    In this article, we will discuss several ways to split the delimited string value. It can be achieved using multiple methods including. Use of STRING_SPLIT function to split the string Create a user-defined table-valued function to split the string, Use XQuery to split the string value and transform a delimited…

  • How to Install Windows on Chromebook

    Chromebooks don’t officially support Windows and generally, we can’t install Windows on a Chromebook. However, on many Chromebooks, there are several unofficial ways to install Windows. This is not generally recommended by Google but it gets the job done perfectly. Step 1: Requirements for Installation of Windows There is a…

  • How to Fix ‘Conversion Failed when Converting Date and/or Time from Character String’ Error?

    There are many instances when dates and times do not appear in the format you want it to be, nor does a query output fit the needs of the viewers. There are several SQL Server’s built-in features to format the date string according to your need but for the string…

  • How to Use Virtual Desktops on Chrome OS

    A Chromebook is a laptop or tablet running the Chrome OS as its operating system. Chrome OS is designed by Google on basis of the Linux kernel. It is derived from Chromium OS and uses Google Chrome as its main user interface. So, Chrome OS primarily supports web applications, in which data is mainly stored in the…

  • How to Order Food with Google Assistant?

    In today’s life where everyone is so busy with his routine activities, it gets really difficult to find the time out to relax. By relaxation I mean you have all the means by which you can assign your responsibilities to someone else. Someone, who can do those things as accurately…

  • How to Set up Google Home Parental Controls?

    Nowadays, the information related to any particular subject is available so abundantly that you do not even have to struggle anymore to get it. All of you have to do is to open any web browser of your choice, type in your query and simply hit the search button. Doing…

  • How to Use Google Home as a Smart Alarm Clock?

    All of us know the importance of Time very well. We completely understand that Time is Money, therefore, wasting time is never appreciated by anyone. If we want to be successful in life, then we must learn the art of Time Management. An alarm clock can help us a lot…

  • How to list all Databases and Tables using PSQL?

    PSQL is also known as PostgresSQL relational database management system (RDBMS). It is created by a global volunteer team that is not governed by any company or private entity. It is open-source software for free access to its source code. This command-line tool has a strong reputation for efficiency, reliability,…

  • How to Make Availability Zones in OpenStack from Linux Command Line?

    In the terminology of OpenStack, Availability Zones is known as the logical partition of network service (Neutron), block storage (Cinder) and compute (Nova). The main task of Availability Zones is to do a grouping of the workload of settings. These settings include both non-production and production. In this article, we…

  • How to Control August Door Locks with Amazon Alexa?

    August Door Lock refers to a smart lock with which you can keep your doors safe even without using any keys. These door locks can be operated simply with your mobile phones. It really does not matter where you physically are. You can easily lock and unlock your doors with…

  • How to Fix ‘Failed to install Dependency’ Error in Kodi?

    Kodi is a free and open-source media player software that is available across multiple platforms and has numerous add-ons available for it. It allows users to stream video, music, and podcasts. There is an option to add certain “add-ons” for the app that can increase its functionality. However, quite recently,…

  • Nest Hello vs Ring Video Doorbell: In-depth Comparison

    There is a great chance you are now in a dilemma to choose between Nest and Ring video doorbell. Which of the two is likely to fit your smart home needs? There are a good number of smart video doorbells available in the market today. However, our main focus here…

  • Google Chromecast vs Android TV: Which one is the Best fit?

    Competition is what keeps the world on toes as new technologies keep on advancing. This leads to the introduction of new products into the market each day. Since the best in the market achieves numerous customer votes, there is a zeal to outshine the best product by other upcoming products.…

  • Zigbee vs Z-Wave

    Zigbee vs Z-Wave: Which is the best for you?

    In case you don’t know, Zigbee and Z-Wave are wireless protocols which are meant to ensure all of your smart home devices are in sync with each other. There are higher chances that you have encountered the terms Zigbee and Z-Wave on most of your smart home products. They play…

  • Amazon Echo Show 5 vs Google Nest Hub

    Google and Amazon brands are in stiff competition as one is trying to outshine the other in several ways. One of the ways is the competition to introduce new advanced products in the market to satisfy the needs of the user. This is where the Google Nest Hub and the…

  • How to Fix ‘Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)’ Error while Uninstalling Google Chrome on Ubuntu?

    Chrome is one of the most used internet browsers due to its fast speeds and easy to use interface. It is available for almost all operating systems and is used by more than a billion people. However, quite recently, a lot of users have been complaining about having issues while…

  • What is KFDOWI and How to Remove it from Showing up on your Network?

    Nowadays, every computer is connected to some network especially the Wi-Fi. Now, it is easier to keep the wired networks secure as compared to the wireless ones. Since wired networks are in a closed-loop, it is harder to hack into them as a person has to be physically present. On…

  • How to Set Up and Use Philips Hue Starter Kit

    The advancement in technology has led to the tremendous improvement of smart home ecosystem. Having introduced the smart speakers, smart thermostats, smart video doorbells among others, there is also the introduction of a smart lighting system. This is where the Philips Hue lighting system comes in. Philips Hue is a…

  • How to Fix ‘Forbidden – You Don’t Have Permission To Access / on this Server’ on a Domain After Setting Up Apache?

    Apache is a web server software that is used by almost 67% of all the webservers in the world. This software is developed and distributed by Apache Software Distribution. It is open-source and available for free. Apache is fast, secure and reliable which is one of the reasons for its…

  • How to Undo the ‘init’ command on Git?

    Git is a system which is used for tracking changes in the source code during application development. It is a form of version control in which the codebase for the application is mirrored on every developer’s computer. It allows the developers to coordinate the work amongst themselves and improves the…

  • How to Turn your Regular TV into a Smart TV

    As the world keeps advancing in high tech innovations, the emergence of smart TVs has taken the world to a whole new level. This outshines the existence of the regular TVs which are being phased out slowly by slowly in this current era. Over the years, there have been several…

  • How to Side load Apps on Smart TV (Hisense)

    With Smart TVs, you are in a good position to download and install apps of your choice since they are just one click away. However, there arises a need that requires you to sideload apps on your smart TV. This allows you to unveil the extended functionalities of the apps…

  • How to Set up Google Chromecast Ultra

    Gone are the days when people used to watch and view contents from the traditional TV networks. Thanks to the introduction of new technology which has unveiled high-tech innovations into the world today. This has brought about the utilization of new great technologies one of them being the ability to…

  • How to Control Plex with Alexa

    Plex is a Media Server that allows you to organize video, audio, and photos from your collections and online services to enable the player to access and stream the contents. With the use of voice command, you can easily control Plex in a variety of hands-free ways, thanks to the…

  • How to Set Up Sonos one with Amazon Alexa

    Sonos One is one of the finest smart speakers available in the market today. These voice-controlled smart speakers by Sonos brand are designed with amazing features that are taking the world by storm. One of them is the ability to offer the best multi-room audio system in your home. Even…