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The Tech Loft The Tech Loft is maintained by Sal Ciampa. Contributing writer on Technorati and content creator on YouTube. From software, hardware and electronic gadgets, you'll find what like shared here on The Tech Loft.

08 November 2015 ~ 0 Comments

OTA Buyers Guide

OTA Buyers Guide

My over the air setup is very basic and anyone can get involved and start receiving FREE HDTV in their homes. What I have done is write this ota buyers guide based on my ota setup which is currently up and running. When I first began receiving over the air TV, my setup was the […]

07 November 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Over The Air HDTV In Toronto


Readers, I started looking into OTA broadcasts in 2004. At the time, I was living in a small town house in Oak Ridges…actually, more accurately, Temperance Ontario. Which is a km West of downtown Oak Ridges. At the townhouse, I was using a Channel Master 4 Bay antenna and 2 way amplifier. From what I […]

24 October 2015 ~ 0 Comments

iOS 9 Battery Saving Tweaks


Here’s a list of iOS 9 battery tweaks to help your iPhone battery last longer. One of the main design features of iOS 9 is it’s better battery usage. For those that want to go the extra mile and trim and cut a few features out. Switch off Location Services Switch off Background App Refresh […]

30 August 2015 ~ 1 Comment

Update Kodi on Amazon Fire TV


Hi folks, here’s a short tutorial on updating your Amazon Fire TV to the latest version of Kodi. As of this post, Kodi is at version 15.1. Here’s what you’ll need for the update: adbFire (software to connect and push the Kodi installation pack) latest version of Kodi know your Copy and Paste keyboard shortcuts […]

25 May 2015 ~ 5 Comments

Add Kodi To Amazon Fire TV Home Screen


For those that have installed Kodi on their Amazon Fire TV, here’s the ‘How To’ to add Kodi to Amazon Fire TV Home screen. While watching the video, you’ll see the application we used is called ADBFire, however, you cannot link the app shortcut icon to no longer works, and this could be due […]

23 May 2015 ~ 2 Comments

Amazon Fire TV Unboxing

Amazon Fire TV Unboxing

The day has finally arrived that I pulled the trigger and ordered an Amazon Fire TV. Yes siree, after doing a little bit of research I found that Kodi can be side loaded on to an Amazon Fire TV..very easily I might add. The video below will explain the hardware that’s packed in this neat […]

21 May 2015 ~ 3 Comments

Kodi Repositories List


If you have an online repo you’d like to share, please leave the URL in a comment below and we’ll add it to our Kodi Repositories list. This is my Kodi Repositories list for you to add to your Kodi installation. Using repos is the easiest way to get all of the top Add-ons installed […]

19 April 2015 ~ 7 Comments

Beginners Guide To Vinyl Music


I’ve wanted to write this post for quite awhile, but never got around to making the accompanying video…well..I finally made my video. I’m going to call this my “Beginners Guide  To Vinyl Music”. I’ve assembled my turntable set complete with preamp, amp and speakers and it’s not too bad for an introductory turntable system. What I […]

01 March 2015 ~ 3 Comments

Sony PlayStation TV Unboxing


Sony’s new PlayStation TV is a pretty neat little device. It’s both a gaming console and remote PlayStation 4 player. While the PlayStation TV can download PSP and Vita games and play them locally off the console, you can also connect to your PlayStation 4 over a network connection and play your favourite PS4 titles. […]

28 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Kodi Google Drive Add-on


This Kodi Google Drive Add-on is great if you want to use your Google Drive as a repository for some of your media. And just because it says ‘Kodi’ this will work on XBMC versions of Kodi so those stuck on the old version, this will work for you. If you’re familiar with loading add-ons […]