Tips on How to Enjoy Watching Movies at Home

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Watching movies at home is a very useful leisure activity because, on top of entertaining you, it makes you a better person at the end. A thrilling movie will fill your mind with imaginations. It will challenge you to emulate the on-screen heroes and heroines. In this article, I will give you a few tips on how to enjoy watching movies at home.

Create the right environment for the movie

If you are to enjoy watching a movie at home, you need to create the right environment for it. Prepare yourself to watch the movie. You don’t want to be moving up and down when the movie is on. Keep your room well ventilated and comfortable. Invite a friend or relative if you like. Adjust the screen, volume, image brightness, and other controls according to your preferences. Sit upright and enjoy.

Unplug from real life completely

Now that you have chosen the right movie for yourself and you are in the movie watching mood forget everything else and focus on it. Forget about your daily ups and downs. Don’t think about work or stressing family issues. Think about the situations presented by the movie. Avoid all the activities that will distract you from the storyline.

Select the right movie

select the right movieLet us begin with the choice of the movie. For the movie to be helpful to you, it should relate to your everyday life. If you just found love, for instance, it is time to watch a romantic movie with your newly found significant other. If you lost a loved one, choose a movie on bereavement. If you are looking for inspiration to do something, choose a relevant movie. You want a movie that presents the problems that you are going through and provides the possible solutions to them. When selecting a movie to watch, don’t worry on its format, you can confirm it later. For instance, in this article you can learn How to convert MP4 to AVI – Freemake, which is a free video converter.

Don’t be in a hurry

Take your time to enjoy your movie. Digest each episode. You have all the time in the world to pause or play the movie in slow motion so that you can understand something that seems complicated. You can even rewind or watch a certain episode as many times as you wish as long as it makes you happy.

Allow yourself to experience emotions expressed in the movie

A movie is full of emotions. Given that the problems presented by the movie are in keeping with your daily life, these
emotions and the way they are expressed will be meaningful to you. Therefore, if the movie makes you laugh, laugh loudly. If it makes you cry, cry. Put yourself in the shoes of the actors to experience their emotions fully.

Let the movie be more than entertainment to you

Finally, as you watch the movie, try to learn something out of it. Take notes. Choose a character that you can emulate. Get inspired to work harder, love more, travel far and wide and believe in your abilities. Know how to treat your loved ones well. Learn how to express your ideas and emotions. Aspire to be a better version of yourself by the time you watch another movie.…

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How to Stay Safe Online

As we advance in technology, scams, viruses, identity theft, ransomware and loss of information are becoming popular. That said, computer users need to be more careful and adopt measures which keep them safe online. This article will give you some tips which will help you and your loved ones stay safe online. Read on and share.

How to keep your computer, tablet, and smartphone clean

  • security softwareMake sure that your device is on the latest software. Software updates come with enhancements and security updates.
  • Your software security, commonly known as antivirus should be kept up to date. It is only the latest version of security software that will identify the latest malware and virus. Smartphone owners think this point is directed to computer and laptop owners, but your smartphone needs an antivirus as well.
  • Scan all the external devices. Before opening any external device be it a USB or a hard drive, please scan it. This is the only way to make sure that external viruses do not get into your computer.

Be web savvy online

  • Watch out for any suspicious links and attachments. When the doubts are too much, delete it. Cybercriminals use links in emails, SMS, posts, and advertisements to access your computer. Delete, mark as junk or block any suspicious attachments.
  • If you love shopping online, it is important to protect your bank details. Make sure that the websites you are using have secure socket layer. SSL protects your passwords and banking details.
  • Beware of phishing. This is when cybercriminals mask genuine websites with theirs to steal your confidential logins. Unless you requested, never click on requests to verify your passwords.
  • Avoid the usage of public WIFI hotspots. At times you will have to use them but advance your security level. Set your computer such that the antivirus and software can adjust accordingly after connecting to public WIFI networks. Turn off the WIFI to public networks immediately you are done using.

Protect your personal information

  • passwordsYour passwords must be kept complex. Do not use generic passwords online. Complicate it with the use of symbols, numbers and upper and lower case characters. If you make it too hard to remember, install secure password manager to keep track.
  • Make use of two-step verification. This feature makes it more difficult to access your online information. In case the criminal already got your password, they will not be able to access the account if they do not have access to your other devices.


    Make sure that your photos, data, documents, video and any other digital information is backed up.

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Benefits of Using USB Flash Drives

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USB flash drives are used to transfer data to or from a computer. Among the major advantages of USB drives is that they are portable and can be used for multiple purposes. In addition to that, they are durable because they do not have moving parts. They will serve you longer compared to the hard drives. This article will discuss some of the major benefits of flash disks. Read on.


flash drive, small sizedFlash drives are small in size. This makes them easily portable. You can attach them to a keychain or slip them in your shirt or trouser pocket. Majority of these devices are between two and three inches. However, we have the largely sized designs bought by a specific group of buyers. You can be sure that you can carry it around without noticing you have it.


They can carry between 1 to 128 GB sized data. The 1GB drives are cheap and are used to carry light files and for simple file transfers. If you want to use a flash drive to back up a program, a bigger size is required. If you have large loads of data to store, I would recommend that you buy USB drives with 32 GB and above. The largest size can store large files like of music, pictures, and movies.

Transfer speed

The 3.0 version of USB drives has been recorded to transfer data at a speed of 4.8 gigabytes per second. This is great speed compared to that of SD memory card, which transfers 312 MB per second.


This device is the standard option to connect all electronic and storage devices to a computer. You will notice that laptops, notebooks, and desktops have multiple ports meant for the USB. Other than that, we have the dual purpose USBs which can read memory cards.

Low power

We already said that the device does not have movable parts. This feature makes it consume less power. Compared to hard disks which need the writing and reading parts to function, this device consumes less power.

Purpose made applications

Notebook, flash driveThere are many applications, and programs build to run directly from the USB. Software applications like image editors, games, web browsers and office software can be booted directly from this device. If you have been looking for a storage device, the above are enough reasons to make you buy a USB flash drive.…

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