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Sick of slow public Wi-Fi? New software makes public networks 4 to 7 times faster

Sick of slow public Wi-Fi? New software makes public networks 4 to 7 times faster

Public Wi-Fi is a fantastic invention. In fact, it’s one of the only reasons I visit Starbucks and McDonalds when I’m away from my house. But public Wi-Fi has one major shortcoming – it slows down when a lot of people are using it. Whether you’re at an airport or your local coffee shop, you’ve probably been the victim of slow Wi-Fi speeds at some point in your life. Since tablets and

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How to download Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7

How to download Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 7

Microsoft is investing a lot of marketing dollars into Internet Explorer 10. If you’ve seen the flashy new commercials on TV, then you know exactly what I’m talking about. But does Internet Explorer 10 live up to the hype? Now, Windows 7 users can answer that question themselves thanks to a new free trial. That’s right: Microsoft recently released a free trial version of Internet Explo

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Top 4 Myths About Speeding Up Your PC for Free That You May Believe

Top 4 Myths About Speeding Up Your PC for Free That You May Believe

Everybody likes a fast PC. Unfortunately, not everybody knows how to get one. Today, we’re going to make owning a fast PC a little easier for you by teaching you about some of the most pervasive myths surrounding PC performance. Here are the top 4 myths about speeding up a PC free that many people mistakenly believe: 4) Defragmenting my hard drive will improve its performance In the pas

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DirectX 11.1 Will Be Windows 8 Exclusive

DirectX 11.1 Will Be Windows 8 Exclusive

Up until now, performance PC users have had little reason to upgrade to Windows 8. After all, Windows 7 is a fantastic operating system for both gamers and average PC users alike, and why fix what isn’t broken? Well, it looks like Microsoft wants to make Windows 8 a little more appealing to performance PC users like gamers. DirectX 11.1 – the next version of the popular suite of multimedia

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Futuristic fast PCs will be controlled by your eyes

Futuristic fast PCs will be controlled by your eyes

Right now, you’re most likely using a mouse or a touchscreen to navigate this webpage. But in the future, such primitive user interfaces could be seen as ancient technology. Today, more and more research is being done about the power of eye tracking hardware. Eye tracking hardware for computers is nothing new. However, in the past, it’s always been too finicky, expensive, and glitchy to exp

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Rumor: Microsoft to announce new Xbox Surface

Rumor: Microsoft to announce new Xbox Surface

Right now, there are Microsoft Surface tablets and Xbox 360 video game consoles. In the future, those two devices could merge to become the Xbox Surface gaming tablet. That’s according to a new rumor by The Verge, which states that Microsoft is currently developing a secret 7-inch gaming tablet that would bring the Xbox experience into the hands of gamers anywhere they go. The Verge cites

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The 10 worst programs for viruses and malware

The 10 worst programs for viruses and malware

Kaspersky is one of the best-known names in the antivirus software community. And when Kaspersky performs studies on various aspects of computer security, people tend to listen. Such was the case when Kaspersky recently released a list of the 10 worst companies in terms of viruses and malware. Kaspersky looked at some of the worst offenders when it came to spreading malware and viruses among co

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Internet Explorer 10 is world’s first browser with default Do Not Track protection – what does that mean for you?

Internet Explorer 10 is world’s first browser with default Do Not Track protection – what does that mean for you?

The release of Windows 8 has come and gone, and that means millions of users around the world are now using Internet Explorer 10. Although Internet Explorer 10 might look like just another web browser, it has one feature that makes it unique from any other web browser ever made. That feature is Do Not Track protection, which Internet Explorer 10 has enabled by default. Although other browsers h

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Top 5 Free Tools for Windows 8

Top 5 Free Tools for Windows 8

Although it’s too early to tell whether or not Windows 8 will be successful, millions of users around the world have already upgraded to the new operating system. And that means these people are searching for easy ways to enhance their OS. Although Windows 8 is only days old, there are already plenty of free programs available that will enhance the Windows 8 experience. Here are our five favo

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  • Free Up Disk and Memory Space
  • Speed up your System
  • Fix System Errors And Crashes
  • Improve Internet Access
  • Boost Start-up Speed