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Many Popular Home Routers Contain Serious Security Vulnerabilities – Is Yours on the List?

Many Popular Home Routers Contain Serious Security Vulnerabilities – Is Yours on the List?

The router is one of the most important parts of our home’s internet connection. The router, as the name suggests, sends internet traffic wherever it needs to go. But unfortunately, that same router you know, trust, and love every day could be silently stabbing you in the back by exposing serious security vulnerabilities. That’s right: a number of popular routers were recently found to h

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How to Identify and Remove Space Hogs on Your Hard Drive

How to Identify and Remove Space Hogs on Your Hard Drive

Most PC users have had to deal with the pain of a full hard drive. Over time, the hard drive fills up with all of our data. Sometimes, we downloaded this data deliberately. In other cases, your computer has simply accumulated junk data over time. But in any case, identifying and removing this space hogging data from your hard drive has a number of different benefits: -Reduce PC errors -Ma

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The Best Microsoft Word Tips and Tricks

The Best Microsoft Word Tips and Tricks

If you’re like me, then you use Microsoft Word almost every day. From college papers to work reviews, Microsoft Word is an important part of many peoples’ lives. But in spite of that fact, most people don’t spend more than a few minutes getting to know the program. You type words into it, change the size of a few headings, then call it a day and print off the document, right? Well, Mic

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Does Increasing Page File Size Actually Make Your PC Faster?

Does Increasing Page File Size Actually Make Your PC Faster?

When your computer runs out of RAM, it draws upon the page file. The page file is a part of the hard drive that the computer has set aside to use as memory. So, instead of having your computer blow up when it reaches its RAM capacity, it can simply draw upon the page file in order to get by. There has been a long persistent belief in the tech community that increasing the size of the page fi

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How to Add a Super-Powerful Start Menu in Windows 8

How to Add a Super-Powerful Start Menu in Windows 8

If you’ve ever read a Windows 8 review, then you’ve undoubtedly noticed that one of the biggest complaints is: “Umm…where’s the Start Menu?” That’s right: Microsoft scrapped one of the most popular Window features ever made. Nobody is quite sure why they made that decision, but if you ask a Microsoft exec, you’d get an answer that contains lots of words like: “touch screens”

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The World’s 5 Most Frustrating PC Games

The World’s 5 Most Frustrating PC Games

Most online games are designed to be fun. They’re supposed to be a fun way to kill time when you’re on your lunch break (or not) at work, or when you’re taking public transit home from school. But there are a rare few online PC games that are so frustrating that you can’t help but play them. These games are so stupidly difficult that players have formed a love/hate relationship with the

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PlayStation 4 Graphics Still Don’t Look As Good As Today’s PC Games

PlayStation 4 Graphics Still Don’t Look As Good As Today’s PC Games

The PlayStation 4 hasn’t been released yet. In fact, it’s still about half a year away from being released. But that hasn’t stopped PC enthusiasts from comparing the PlayStation 4’s hardware to today’s PCs. And the results? PC graphics continue to blow consoles out of the water. That’s surprising, because soon after the Xbox 360 and PS3 were released, it took average PC users about

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It Took Windows 8 Five Months to Beat Linux’s Market Share

It Took Windows 8 Five Months to Beat Linux’s Market Share

Linux is the most popular open source operating system in the world. But having said that, Linux remains a fringe operating system compared to major players like Windows and Mac OS X. But there’s nothing wrong with third place. Well, there is some good news for Linux fans: it managed to fight off Microsoft’s latest operating system for the last five months. That’s right: teams of open-sou

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Yes, You Can Overclock Your PC Monitor – Here’s How

Yes, You Can Overclock Your PC Monitor – Here’s How

When we talk about overclocking a PC, we’re generally referring to the graphics card or CPU. After all, those are the two main hardware components that overclockers usually overclock. People focus on overclocking their graphics card and CPU because they have the biggest impact on performance – specifically gaming performance. But what about that part of your computer that you stare at ev

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Research Firm Says Tablet PCs Will Be King in As Little As Three Years

Research Firm Says Tablet PCs Will Be King in As Little As Three Years

It’s no secret that tablet computers are becoming more and more popular every year. Today’s tablet computers are more powerful than many desktops people have at home. And instead of upgrading their machines, people are realizing that they’re perfectly happy with tablets. Well, these consumer trends have started to take their toll on the desktop/laptop PC market. And according to a recent

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