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How to Read New York Parking Signs

New York has some of the strictest parking laws around, especially in New York City. The signs are sometimes confusing and can lead to parking tickets when the driver doesn’t realize that the space is not available for parking. Reading the signs and understanding what they mean is very important to avoiding tickets and traffic […]



How to Build a Card Reader

Have you ever sat there looking at your credit card or driver’s license and wondered what on earth could be stored on that tiny magnetic strip? Now you can find out for yourself by building your own magnetic strip card reader at home for less than $30 and it will connect to your personal computers’ […]



How to Open a UDF Reader Disc

CD-R or CD-RW discs which have been formatted using Universal Disk Format (UDF) will require the use of specific software to open and view the contents of the disc. UDF was used with the Easy CD Creator program from Roxio. If a copy of this program is no longer available, an alternative will be needed […]



How to Use the Actron Cp9135 Auto Code Reader

Although the Actron CP9135 is no longer in production, it is still a widely available code reader in the automotive repair and parts industry. The CP9135 is OBD II compliant. This was the second phase of automobile on-board diagnostics that standardized plug connections and tools to read trouble codes on all vehicles manufactured from 1996 […]



How to Use Freon Gauges

A vehicle owner who wishes to charge his air conditioning system soon finds out that the procedure does not involve simply hooking a can and a hose up to the engine and turning a valve. Some AC units have to be completely evacuated, then pulled for vacuum and then recharged. The use of AC gauges […]



How to Read Cell Phone SIM Memory

You can retrieve contacts, rescue deleted text messages and organize your phone’s memory with a SIM card reader. Most activity on your cell phone is stored on your Subscriber Identity Module, or SIM, card. Every phone has a SIM card because it stores the subscriber key that identifies the mobile user. Once you buy a […]



Can You Read Your iPad App Magazines on Your Computer?

With the size of the screen and the user-friendly interface, many people rely on the iPad for their magazine reading needs instead of opting for the print version. If you purchase magazines on your iPad regularly, you may also wish to read them on your computer monitor. Depending on the method you use to get […]



How to Read a Height Gauge

Height gauges are primarily used in workshops and factories to measure the depth of a feature or to measure a distance with accuracy. According to “Quality Digest Magazine,” all height gauges consist of a base, vertical shaft, a measuring unit that travels up and down along the shaft, and an arm protruding from the measuring […]



How to Read a Carpenter’s Ruler

One of the basic tools in any construction or remodeling project is the measuring tape. Understanding how to read it will be the knowledge that you will use more than any other skill learned in the industry. From the beginning of the age when man started constructing shelters to protect himself from the elements, he […]



How to Make a Living by Reading Books

If you are one of those people who can sit and read for hours on end, you should consider finding a job that pays you to read. Reading books is a good job for the elderly, stay-at-home parents, disabled people or others who just want to work at home. Advertise proofreading. Brush up on or […]



How to Read Your Water Meter in Atlanta, Georgia

Many Atlanta residents complain about the high cost of water. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta residents pay 108 percent more than New York City residents and 144 percent more than San Antonio residents for water. A water meter calculates total water usage in cubic feet, and it doesn’t reflect the amount of water you […]



How to Troubleshoot a Car Engine Temperature Gauge

To troubleshoot your car’s temperature gauge, you need to know how it works. [IMG] http://img-aws.ehowcdn.com/640/cme/photography.prod.demandstudios.com/19b1d430-dece-4f7a-b8ab-1cf315ed59e0.jpg [/IMG] (Image: Getty) The temperature gauge reading starts out as a reference voltage that is sent to the coolant temperature sensor. This sensor is nothing more than a thermistor — a variable resistor that changes resistance with temperature changes. As […]



How to Turn on a Screen Reader

A screen reader is a software component that interprets the words on a computer screen and re-represents it in either text-to-speech or a braille output device. Screen readers are part of family of technology used to help the visually impaired, illiterate, or disabled use mainstream computers and other devices. Microsoft, Linux and Apple all have […]



How to Calculate Reading Light Requirements

It’s convenient to have an extra light in a room specifically for reading. Reading requires more light than other activities. By having a reading light, you can keep the rest of the light in your room muted while still having enough in one area to read comfortably. If you put a reading light next to […]



Why are Phonics Important for Reading?

Definition When educators talk about phonics, they are referring to the explicit teaching of the relationships between phonemes (the sounds of language)and graphemes (the written representations of language) so that students can decode (sound out) words. Why Phonics? While it’s true that most of us do memorize whole words on occasion (such as names or […]



How to Read a Tape Measure

Tape measures in the U.S. mostly utilize Imperial measurements, which means that you measure in feet, inches and fractions of inches. When using a metric tape measure, the measurements appear in centimeters, millimeters and, sometimes, meters. But not all tape measures are alike. While some only contain Imperial measurements, you can also find some with […]