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IPX Waterproof Rating Chart: All IPX Codes (0-9) Explained

If you’re confused about IPX ratings on electronic devices, you aren’t alone. In this guide, you’ll learn the basics of IPX waterproof ratings, including an explanation of both numbers (solid and water) and what it all means. Plus an IPX rating chart of increasing protection against intrusions. If you’re looking for the best IPX waterproof …

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GoPro Charging Cables: All Model Guide (USB Cable for Data/Power)

Over the years, GoPro has used three types of USB cables: USB-C, Micro USB, and Mini USB. If you’re wondering what GoPro charging cable you need, this post will help. We’ll also cover, what kind of charger does a GoPro use? In this post, you’ll also learn about HDMI cables and accessories for direct viewing …

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How to Charge GoPro Battery & Camera: 4 Ways (All Models) 7 Charging Tips

GoPro batteries will typically last less than 2 hours. If you’re out for an adventure, that probably won’t cut it. In this post, you’ll learn how to charge a GoPro battery – both in-camera and with an external charger. Plus the average GoPro charging time, tips for faster charging, and the best gear to charge …

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What is an XMP File? 9 Ways to Open and Use It

XMP (extensible metadata platform) files contain metadata, or information, about your files. This file format is used by Adobe programs, including Photoshop, Lightroom, and Bridge. Although you can open an XMP file in several programs, you can only edit the metadata using an Adobe program. What is an XMP File? What is an XMP file? …

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Should I Cover My Laptop Camera? 3 Reasons and 4 Ways

Reports of remote hacking, ransomware, and extortion have many tech users concerned about their online privacy. Should I cover my laptop camera? Yes. Here’s why. You should cover your laptop camera when not in use. There are real privacy risks to having an uncovered laptop camera. And it’s easy to cover it – with sliding …

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How to Hide a Camera in Plain Sight (9 Methods) Room, Security, GoPro

The placement of cameras is important for at-home security. What are the best places to hide a camera in plain sight? Here’s how to hide cameras around your home – to keep you and your family safe. Cameras can be hidden both inside and outside the house. Key points to mount a security camera to …

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How to Block Neighbor’s Security Camera (8 Ways to Disable / Disrupt)

With security cameras hidden on neighbors’ property, it can be difficult to keep your own life private. Whether placed intentionally or otherwise, cameras that cover any part of your property can feel like an invasion of privacy. Here’s how to disable and disrupt your neighbor’s security camera. To block your neighbor’s security camera, you can …

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4 Ways to Charge Sony Camera Battery (No Charger) 4 Types

Ready to start shooting and your Sony camera has a low battery? Here’s how to charge your Sony camera battery without a charger. Models covered include Cybershot, Handycam, a6000 (mirrorless) and the ZV-1 vlogging camera. Plus guides to battery life, charging times, and ideal operation temperatures.  How to Charge Your Sony Camera Battery How can …

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4 Ways to Connect Sony Camera to Computer: Upload, Webcam (Windows/Mac)

Filling the SD card is the easy part. Now it’s time to upload and edit your footage. Here are 4 easy ways to connect your Sony camera to your computer. Upload your footage or use it as a webcam. There are four ways to connect your Sony camera to your computer. You can direct connect …

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