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Why Lithium AA Batteries “Fail” Out of the Blue

Here’s Why Lithium AA Batteries “Fail” Out of the Blue (And What to Do About It) – By Sydney Butler How-To Geek
If you’ve put a lithium AA battery into something like a gaming controller or any device with a battery meter meant for alkaline batteries, you may notice that the batteries seem to go dead suddenly, even if the meter still showing a full battery right up to the end. Why does this happen? The answer is surprisingly simple.

Live TV Streaming Channel Showdown

Live TV Streaming Channel Showdown: Compare the Best on YouTube TV, Sling, Hulu Live and Others – By See full CNET
Consider a live TV streaming service if you’re thinking about cutting the cable cord. These platforms offer competitive pricing and diverse channel selections, and some options allow you to watch sports networks or prime-time TV. And if you prefer not to be tied down with a contract, these apps could be more appealing. Not only do they offer a wider range of channels compared with antennas, but they also provide the convenience of watching on your desktop or mobile device.

Bad Wi-Fi Coverage? Do These 5 Things Before Buying a New Router

Bad Wi-Fi Coverage? Do These 5 Things Before Buying a New Router – By Russ Ware How-To Geek
Poor Wi-Fi coverage doesn’t have to be the bane of your existence, even if you live in a house with massively thick walls. I know because I do, and it was, but now it isn’t. Here’s what I did to ensure I no longer needed to walk around to find “the spot” where web pages would load on my phone.

It’s Time to Disconnect Your Smart TV From the Internet, Especially if You Have a Vizio

It’s Time to Disconnect Your Smart TV From the Internet, Especially if You Have a Vizio – By Joe Fedewa How-To Geek
Ever feel like your TV knows a little too much about your binge-watching habits? Smart TVs are notorious for privacy invasion, from voice assistants listening in to tech that tracks every show you watch. Now, with Vizio in Walmart’s shopping cart, it’s a great time to evaluate what your TV knows.

Best smart garage door remotes and controls in 2024

Best smart garage door remotes and controls in 2024 – By Savannah Howe Android Police
Whether you’ve just boarded a flight for a ten-day vacation or simply stepped out to the grocery store, an open garage door can expose your stuff and home to unwanted visitors. Accidentally leaving the garage door open can happen to anyone, and if you’re the forgetful (or paranoid) type, living with the worry is the only choice if you have a traditional garage door opener.

– Here’s How Each Streaming Service Enforces Screen Limits

Here’s How Each Streaming Service Enforces Screen Limits – By Katie Rees How-To Geek
If you’re sharing your streaming accounts with others, you may have run into the frustrating screen limit notification. Screen limits can be just that—limiting—but not all streaming services have the same rules here. So, let’s discuss the screen limits of Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, Max, and others.

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