Rick BroidaPCWorld

For more than 20 years, Rick Broida has written about all manner of technology, from Amigas to business servers to PalmPilots. His credits include dozens of books, blogs, and magazines. He sleeps with an iPad under his pillow.

How to reset the Wi-Fi password at your parents’ house on your holiday travels

Nothing spoils holiday travel quite like getting locked out of the house Wi-Fi. Here's how to help your folks set their networks aright.

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How to add YouTube to your Roku box, the sequel

The beloved VideoBuzz channel is back. Here's how to get it.

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How to put your DVD library in the cloud

Free your films from their shiny silver prisons so you can watch them forever on your phone, tablet, Roku box, game console, and other devices.

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Transform your PC into a mean, media-streaming machine

All you need is a trusty PC and good media-server software to stream your music, movies, and photos wherever you want them to go.

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Ceton InfiniTV 6 review: A six-tuner dynamo for Microsoft’s dying media center

Tired of renting your cable company's lousy DVR? Buy this box, and you can record six channels at once—and watch those recordings on any PC in your house.

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The "Other" Facebook inbox you didn't know you had

You might just have a boatload of unread messages waiting for you.

How to add YouTube to your Roku box

Want to stream the latest Harlem Shake videos on your Roku? With this handy add-on, you can.

Ceton Echo review: Extend Windows Media Center from your PC to your TV

The Ceton Echo works as advertised, bridging the gap between your PC and your TV; but its awkward remote, lack of Wi-Fi, and high price sour the deal.

How to fix jerky YouTube video in Google Chrome

If you're a Chrome user who's tired of choppy playback, this quick fix should smooth things out.

How to Use Plex to Get Media From PC to Roku Box

If you're savvy, you can use the free Plex Media Server to access your personal photos, music, and videos on your Roku.

Resume YouTube Videos Where You Left Off

Clever browser extension Pause for Later lets you return to your spot, even after closing your browser.

How to Gauge Camera Size Before Ordering Online

The amazing CameraSize.com compares camera sizes so you can tell exactly what you're getting--and how well it fits in your hand.

How to Get the Most From Your Netflix Streaming Subscription

Netflix Unlimited Streaming is still a great deal, and we've uncovered a few tips and tricks to help you take full advantage of your Netflix streaming subscription.

Connect Your Tuner-Equipped PC to Your HDTV

Now that you're pulling down sweet, sweet over-the-air TV shows, let's get your computer hooked up for big-screen viewing.

Use an OTA Tuner to Turn Your PC into a TV and DVR

Good news, cord cutters! With an inexpensive tuner and Windows 7, you can view and record unlimited broadcast TV shows, without monthly fees.