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  1. Setting up a Smart Home

    Setting up a Smart Home

    One of the most exciting challenges available to homeowners and renters today is taking their space to the next level - specifically, setting up a smart home. With so many technological innovations available today,it can be hard to decide where to begin when you’ve decided to create your own DIY smart home. What areas of the home can you automate? Which devices do you need? What’s the best way to set them up? Read on as we take you through the ins and outs of smart home devices to help you build your very own smart home.

    What is a Smart Home?

    A “smart home” is a common phrase that refers to a home that has been optimized, automated, and enhanced by technology. In a smart home, there are typically a number of devices or added technology items in place that automate tasks w

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  2. Connect Wireless Headphones To Vizio

    Connect Wireless Headphones To Vizio

    If you’re trying to minimize outside noise to enjoy your Vizio TV, you may want to try using wireless headphones for an optimal audio experience. Worried about knowing how to make Vizio TV Bluetooth discoverable between devices? Don’t be! Though it’s fairly common to experience some issues when pairing Vizio TV Bluetooth headphones, we’ve got a step-by-step guide for you that makes the process a snap. Let’s dive into the process of Vizio TV Bluetooth headphones pairing. Trying to connect a different TV to Bluetooth? Check out: How To Add Bluetooth To TV.

    Does Your Vizio TV Have Bluetooth?

    Don’t be surprised if your Vizio TV already has Bluetoo

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  3. How To Add Bluetooth To TV

    How To Add Bluetooth To TV

    Most modern TV sets today come equipped with Bluetooth (BT) technology. This allows you to wirelessly stream media and control your TV with a variety of devices. Not sure how to add Bluetooth to TVs? Wondering how Bluetooth receivers for TVs work? Read on, as we take you step-by-step through the process of adding BT to your TV and then setting it up to unlock a whole new world of entertainment!

    Do You Need a Bluetooth TV Adapter?

    The answer to this question depends on what your TV is already equipped with. If it’s a Smart TV, chances are it already has Bluetooth. If you still have the manual, check it to see if your TV is Bluetooth compatible. You can also do a quick Google search using the make and model number (usually found on a sticker o

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  4. 5 Reasons Bluetooth 5 Is The New and Better Choice

    Universal Bluetooth Audio Transmitter with Bluetooth 5

    Bluetooth 5 is the latest and greatest in technology. Compared to its counterpart Bluetooth 4.2, its range and capabilities are far reaching in comparison.

    5. Listen Alone or With a Friend with Dual Audio

    Instead of just streaming to one device now, you have the capability to stream to two devices simultaneously. Grab your pair of headphones, and get ready to listen to music or your favorite shows - whether alone, or with a partner. You could even upgrade your sound system for two different sound systems. Our Universal Bluetooth Audio Transmitter with Bluetooth 5 is perfect for just that.

    4. Take a Few More

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  5. How to Make Your Home More Inviting and Warm

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    Having a space is one thing, but having a warm and inviting space is another thing. Whether it’s for yourself or for simply making it a inviting space for guests (or both), here are some helpful tips on how to make your space more warm and inviting.

    Incorporate Candles

    Cheesy huh? They say that instinctually, humans are attracted to the elements of the earth and that includes fire. Candles are inviting, smell great, and can really alter your home to ordinary to classy. Incorporate a soy based candle that’s a bit more eco-friendly than your standard wax candles (it’ll say on the jar).

    Incorporate Music

    Make your guests feel invited with some music - turn up the tunes whether it’s playing the radio or listening to some Pandora. Our WiFi radio

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  6. What to do When You’ve Broken Your Phone

    I’ve dropped my phone in water, 3 times to be exact. You could say I’m kind of an expert on water damage and all things damaged. Here are some prevention tips and other helpful tips to avoid damaging your phone, and also what to do when the deed is done.

    Get Insurance

    I was never big on phone insurance up until now. You can either get it from your phone’s insurance policy or from your homeowners insurance. With smartphones costing anywhere from $700 and upwards, it might be a safe bet to do this (especially if you’re accident prone like me). It can save you hundreds of dollars and is worth investing in.

    Get a Screen Protector

    I definitely recommend getting a temper glass screen protector and avoiding a plastic one. This is

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  7. Digital Photo Frame Buying Guide

    With so many digital photo frames in our collection to choose from, it can be a bit overwhelming as to which frame is perfect for you and your home. All of our frames have different characteristics and we’ve laid out the different options to make choosing a frame quick and painless. Keep in mind that there really is no right answer when choosing a frame, but it really is dependent on your needs.

    Home Aesthetics

    Our frames come in a variety of styles to fit any home or office decor. Looking for something modern, traditional, or rustic? We’ve got the right frame to fit your style.

    Black Digital Photo Frames

    Our black digital photo frames are per

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  8. How to Set-Up and Upload Photos to your Aluratek Wifi Digital Photo Frame

    Congrats! You've bought an Aluratek Wifi Digital Photo Frame! Here you will see step-by-step instructions on how to setup your frame and start uploading pictures! Stay tuned to the bottom for a Pro Tip!

    1. Open up your wifi frame box and plug in the frame into an outlet. Make sure you fully charge the device with batteries before initial use.
    2. Click on settings
    3. Then select WiFi setting and navigate to your home wifi network. Enter in your network password and wait for it to say connected. If it does not say connected it is not properly set up. (Secured means it is not properly connected)
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  9. How to Add Bluetooth to Your Old Car

    bluetooth phone and car It's okay if you have an old car...really. But when you want to jam out to your favorite tunes, listen to that suspenseful audio book on the drive, but are left with no auxiliary cord, then that could be a problem. Enter our bluetooth receiver and FM transmitter which solves just this problem. Here are some of the reasons we absolutely love this product (and we are not just saying that):

    Stream Your Favorites

    When you're on that long car drive to cross country and need a little audio book pick me up, or just need some tunes to jam in the car, simply plug this in to your cigarette lighter adapter port, turn on the bluetooth function on your device and turn to a unused FM radio and start rocking (or reading?) out.

    Chat On The Ride

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  10. Ewaste: How to Save your Identity

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    We all spend time making sure to shred our important paper documents, but what do you do with your ewaste and old electronics? How much thought do you put into your old cell phones from 5, 10, even 15 years ago sitting in that junk drawer? It turns out that old electronics are vulnerable to being hacked. Even if you've cleared off the data. Old passwords, your social security number and other personal information are vulnerable to being stolen from an old device. It is important to properly dispose of your ewaste, if you don't you could have a massive headache on your horizon.

    Here are 3 ways you can get rid of your ewaste:

    1. Find a hard drive and phone shredding service: The easiest way to ensure that your hard drive is completely wiped of your personal information is to destroy the hard

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