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TDA7297: Audio Amplifier Board For Your Old Speakers

TDA7297: Audio Amplifier Board For Your Old Speakers

The TDA7297 is a 2.0 Audio Amplifier Board, that can drive your old 4-8 ohm 10-50 watt speakers. I had a couple of old Bose cubes, and Cambridge Soundworks speakers lying around so this was a cheap way to give them a second wind. They can be bought from eBay, Aliexpress or Taobao. Taobao’s the …

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Windows 7/8 Tip: Deleting Folders (Access is Denied)

Windows 7/8 Tip: Deleting Folders (Access is Denied)

From time to time, when attempting to delete folders, Windows may deny you that ability and may pop up an error message that states “Access is denied”. Windows work in funny ways. This happened to me recently when I was trying to remove Windows.old which contained old Windows installation files that had been left behind …

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How to Root the Galaxy S4 (i9505) – Singapore Set

How to Root the Galaxy S4 (i9505) – Singapore Set

Singapore users who just purchased the Galaxy S4, take note that the model number is actually i9505 which refers to the Snapdragon processor instead of the alternative Exynos Octa 8 processor. ┬áMore techy users would be interested in rooting the handset, to gain the added functionality, and also access to useful applications, such as Titanium …

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Watching PPS out of China (China Proxy Servers)

Watching PPS out of China (China Proxy Servers)

China has a lot of streaming media (video, audios, MP3s) available but they are starting to attempt to play nicely with copyright rules and limit access to local IPs. This bars access for users not within China to popular programs such as PPS or China MP3 websites.

How to Sign Documents Electronically with GMAIL

How to Sign Documents Electronically with GMAIL

The signature has always been considered an official endorsement of a document. Even with email and other forms of electronic communication, there has still been a large reliance of the old pen signature to endorse it. The incorporation with electronic systems involved downloading the document, printing it off, picking up a pen with either black …

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Transferring Contacts from BlackBerry to Android

Transferring Contacts from BlackBerry to Android

With more users transferring from Blackberry to Android phone, no thanks to the iNo-One usurping the throne of the non-camera phone, users may find a challenge in migrating their contacts especially now that Google Sync is down.