Sunday, August 28, 2011

How to View Older Netflix Titles in Fullscreen - Remove the Black Bars

All content on Netflix is presented in its original aspect ratio, which for many titles, is 4:3. Unfortunately, most people view Netflix content on widescreen televisions, leading to black bars on the sides the image during playback.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Netflix Router Optimization Guide - How to Improve Netflix Performance on Home Networks By Using Quality of Service (QoS)

Unable to Connect to Netflix? Netflix fails will drive you crazy. This guide will show you how to optimize Netflix performance on your home router, without crippling network performance for other connected devices.

Netflix is a bandwidth-intensive application. Most home networks contain a LOT of devices (PCs, gaming consoles, network-connected media players, iPhones, etc.), and this can cause major network congestion - causing Netflix stuttering, decreased image quality and disconnects. 

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

How to Use PeerBlock - A Simple Guide to Using PeerBlock Peer Blocking Software

This guide will show you how to install PeerBlock, and how to use it more effectively. The default installation of PeerBlock blocks many known malicious and/or problematic hosts. By adding additional block lists, you can customize the IP ranges you wish to prevent from communicating with your machine. It is very useful for blocking domains associated with bots / zombies, and known attack ranges.