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    December 2021

    15 December
    • Connect PC to Apple TV: wireless, Bluetooth

      If you use Apple products, then you must be familiar with AirPlay, which allows you to share (via streaming) multimedia content over a WiFi connection. One of AirPlay's best features is the ability to mirror the screen of your device on your Apple TV. This article will show you how to connect a Windows PC to an Apple TV.

    • How to fix no audio when connecting PC to TV

      One of the most common issues that arises when connecting a PC to a television through a cable is the loss of sound. This is often caused by using the incorrect cable or input, or not having the proper hardware requirements on your device. This walkthrough will show you some of the solutions you can implement to restore the audio content and fix audio issues with PC to TV HDMI connection.

    • LG TV energy saving mode: auto, won't turn off

      Like many televisions, LG Smart TVs use quite a bit of energy when running normally. Luckily, the TV allows you to enable energy saving mode to reduce the amount of power that you use while watching. This tutorial will show you how to do so enable the LG energy saving mode.

    14 December
    • How to change home screen on LG Smart TV

      If you are using LG Smart TV, the good news is that you can customize it and set up the homepage of your choice. Read this article to discover how to adjust this setting in three clicks on LG Smart TV.

    • How to stream Windows Media Player: to TV, to Chromecast

      Windows Media Player 12 allows you to stream multimedia content stored on your Windows PC directly onto your Smart TV without the use of cables or additional hardware. All that's required for this simple guide is a good WiFi connection. This article will show you how you stream Windows player to your TV and Chromecast device.

    • How to clear cache on Smart TV: LG, Samsung

      There are several benefits of clearing the cache from your Smart TV, firstly it can help improve the speed and performance of your device. It can also help protect your device from potential malware that target cache memory, and also improve the browsing. In this article we will show you how to clear your cache. The following methods should work for most models of LG and Samsung Smart TV.

    • Set LG TV sleep timer: without remote, not working, button

      The LG Smart TV is equipped with many features that aim to make your TV-watching experience more convenient and enjoyable. The TV includes an on/off timer that lets you configure your TV to power on and off at a time that of your choosing. This tutorial will show you how to use this feature on your TV with and without and remote and what to do if it is not working.

    • How to rename LG TV: 2021, AirPlay, inputs

      Like many of the other customizable options on LG Smart TV you can also change your TV name to facilitate access if you have more than one TV at home or if you want to easily connect to it with AirPlay for example. In this article, you will learn how to change your TV name on LG Smart TV and also how to rename the inputs so you can easily see which devices are connected to your TV.

    • Change language on LG TV: subtitle, keyboard, without remote

      LG Smart TVs are sold globally, and as such they come with many customizable settings, among which is the ability to change the TV's default language. This step-by-step will help you set the language settings, including how to change subtitle language and how to change keyboard language on your LG TV.

    13 December
    • How to change LG TV web browser

      It is possible to change the default search engine on the web browser of your LG Smart TV. You may prefer to use Google, Yahoo or Bing. Whatever your preference, you can change it, and also refer to the default settings if you change your mind.

    • Dual Play TV: 2021, LG, glasses, Samsung

      The LG Dual Play technology of an LG Smart TV allows users to play Split Screen games in full-screen mode. Follow this article to enable the dual play mode on your 3D LG TV and how to use Dual Play TV glasses.

    • LG TV subtitles: turn on, won't turn off, format

      The ability to display subtitles during a film or TV show is a useful tool that helps those with disabilities as well as those watching a program in a language that is not their mother tongue. It is built into most devices and is very easy to activate. This walkthrough will help you enable the automatic display of subtitles on your LG Smart TV.

    • How to enable motion control on Samsung Smart TV

      When enabled, the motion control option on your Samsung Smart TV allows you to switch channels, zoom images, adjust the volume and brightness as well as navigate on the menu using simple gestures and movements. Read on to discover how to enable motion control on Samsung Smart TV.

    • Samsung TV Game Mode: settings, on or off

      If you have found that your Samsung Smart TV becomes slow or unresponsive when you try to play games on a console connected via HDMI, you're not alone. Samsung foresaw this possibility and included a Game Mode in these devices. Here's how to activate Game Mode settings on Samsung Smart TVs on different models.

    • Reset Smart Hub Samsung TV: PIN, 2021, without PIN

      The Smart Hub on your Samsung Smart TV allows you to customize your settings. If, for some reason, you'd like to reset your Smart Hub settings to their default state, this article will help. We will show you two methods, one for older Smart TVs and one for 2021. We will also show you how to reset your Smart Hub PIN.

    10 December
    • Connect Samsung TV to PC: wireless, Windows 10, with HDMI

      This article will explain how to connect your computer to your Samsung Smart TV. This will allow you to mirror any media stored on your computer. The Samsung Smart TV is DLNA compliant, so you should configure your computer to act as a DLNA server. We will show you how to connect your TV to your PC wirelessly and with an HDMI cable.

    • Clear Samsung TV history: viewing, browser

      Your Samsung Smart TV keeps track of the content that you have previously viewed. If you don't wish to revisit past titles that you've viewed, you have the option to clear your viewing history. Likewise, when you use the built in browser your data is saved. This article will show you how to clear all history.

    • Samsung TV 3D: settings, mode, effect disabled

      If you are the lucky owner of a Samsung 3D Smart TV, you probably already know that you can use 3D mode to make the most out of your TV and watch movies in three-dimensional format. Read on to discover how to enable this feature on your Samsung 3D TV.

    • Turn off Samsung Smart TV menu sounds and notifications

      Your Samsung Smart TV offers you the possibility of customizing several of your device's settings to ensure that you benefit from an optimal viewing experience. Two of these options are the ability to turn off system sounds and notifications on your TV, in this article we will show you how.

    9 December
    • Samsung Smart TV voice control: app, without remote

      If you are a fan of new technology and love using Siri on your iOS devices or Google Assistant on Android, you will probably love the Samsung Smart TV voice recognition feature. Read on to discover how to activate it using the app and with or without a remote.

    • How to change Samsung TV picture size settings

      Is your Samsung TV zoomed in or not displaying correctly? Depending on a host of different factors, certain programs will look better when watched in a certain picture size. Like all TVs, the Samsung Smart TV allows you to change the size of the images on your screen.

    • How to reset Samsung TV: to factory settings, without remote

      If you are experiencing problems with your Samsung Smart TV, a simple factory reset of your television may suffice in fixing any minor glitches. This reset will allow you to reconfigure all of your television's settings and get your TV working properly again. There are different methods, depending on the age of your TV and the software that it is running.

    3 December
    • Christmas music: YouTube, radio, free download, streaming

      Christmas festivities need Christmas music! Nowadays, streaming services have replaced physical formats and are the easiest option to find music to get the party started! Whether you want to listen to the classics, or if you are looking for the more modern iterations, here we will show you where to listen and download Christmas music for free.

    • Christmas photo apps: free, for iPhone, iOS

      Christmas portraits were already considered a tradition long before there were smartphones. Now that we all have access to decent camera on our phones, the possibilities have multiplied! In this article we will present five apps for Android and iOS that allow you to turn your Christmas photos with family and friends into genuine works of art.

    2 December
    • Best Christmas movies 2021

      Сhristmas and New Year are coming, and even though this year was tough for everybody, now it's time for some festive mood and relaxation. That's why we selected the best Christmas movies: from classics like "It's a Wonderful Life" and "Home Alone" to "Holidate'' and a slasher "Black Christmas".

    1 December
    • Watch the best Christmas-themed TV shows episodes

      The Holiday Armadillo, Bart Simpson burning the Christmas tree and many more funny and sometimes dramatic Christmas episodes of our all-time favorite series in this listing. Get comfortable, turn on your Christmas tree lights, watch or rewatch these holiday season episodes of your favorite series and enjoy, you've earned it!