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MMORPG EVE Online 6VDT Battle Featured Record-Breaking 4,000 Players – Here’s the Technology Behind It

MMORPG EVE Online 6VDT Battle Featured Record-Breaking 4,000 Players – Here’s the Technology Behind It

EVE Online is one of the world’s most unique MMORPGs. It’s not the most popular MMORPG in the world, but those who like EVE tend to like it a lot. EVE is famous for its use of real-world currency, massive spaceships, and battles between hundreds of players. This past week, EVE Online broke yet another MMORPG record – the largest virtual fight in video game history. In a battle of epic pro

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Pros and Cons of a Mechanical Keyboard

Pros and Cons of a Mechanical Keyboard

If you’ve cruised around your local tech store lately, then you may have noticed mechanical keyboards on sale. Mechanical keyboards, at first glance, don’t look too special – until you see the price tag. So why are mechanical keyboards so expensive? And what makes them different than an average keyboard? Today, I’m going to explain the advantages and disadvantages of a mechanical keyboa

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Microsoft Admits that Windows Device Sales Haven’t Met Expectations

Microsoft Admits that Windows Device Sales Haven’t Met Expectations

Windows 8 was released in October of 2012. Since that time, Windows 8 laptops and tablets have been released in the millions. Unfortunately, sales of all of these devices have been mostly underwhelming. The tech world already knew that, but when pressed for comment, Microsoft would always say that sales figures were right on track and that the company had sold plenty of Windows 8 licenses. W

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The Top 4 Best Free Firewalls for 2013

The Top 4 Best Free Firewalls for 2013

If you have a Windows computer, then you already have a firewall. However, that firewall is disappointingly easy to hack, which is why many users simply don’t trust it to block out unwanted internet traffic. Well, this list of free firewalls isn’t significantly better than the Windows Firewall, but these firewalls do use a different protection system than Windows, which could mean that hack

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Competitive Gaming Achieves Recognition As Professional Sport in the US

Competitive Gaming Achieves Recognition As Professional Sport in the US

Great news for all your PC enthusiasts out there: PC gaming is now officially considered a professional sport. Specifically, the U.S. State Department has officially declared the League of Legends tournament a professional sport. The news was announced by the U.S. State Department on July 15, 2013, and is important for a number of different reasons. The first and most important reason why th

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Five Ways to Speed Up Your PC in 2013

Five Ways to Speed Up Your PC in 2013

If you’re reading the Speed Up My PC Free blog, then you’re probably interested in learning some of the best ways to speed up your PC. Well, PC technology changes every year, so we’ve updated our list to reflect the best ways to speed up any PC in 2013. 5) Install Chrome or Firefox Chrome is widely recognized as the world’s fastest internet browser. Firefox recently recaptured that crown

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Microsoft May Speed Up the Xbox One’s Hardware Prior to Release

Microsoft May Speed Up the Xbox One’s Hardware Prior to Release

The upcoming Xbox One console is Microsoft’s latest entry into the console industry. Set to be released late in 2013, the Xbox One has been surrounded by controversy since the very first day it was announced. First, the Xbox One had the world’s most restrictive DRM policies. Then, it cost more than the PS4 despite having weaker hardware. Then, Microsoft completely reversed its DRM policies

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How Fast Is Your Internet? Test It Today

How Fast Is Your Internet? Test It Today

If you’re a PC speed enthusiast, then you’re always looking for new ways to speed up your computer. One of the most noticeable ways to speed up your PC is to improve your internet speed. After all, if you’re like most people, then the internet is the primary thing you do on your PC. But how exactly do you check internet speeds? It’s easy. Just click here to visit a website called Speedt

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Do You Still Need Local Backups If You Have The Cloud?

Do You Still Need Local Backups If You Have The Cloud?

I’m not going to waste your time talking about how important cloud computing is because it seems like every tech website in the world is doing that. Instead, let’s cut right to the chase: you’re using a cloud service like Dropbox and you’ve stopped performing local backups. Is that really such a good idea? Here are a few reasons why you should still perform local backups: Companies and

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Top 5 Places to Be Wary of Your Wi-Fi Connection

Top 5 Places to Be Wary of Your Wi-Fi Connection

WiFi connections can be found just about anywhere in today’s world. However, just because we take a good WiFi connection for granted doesn’t mean you can take your security and privacy for granted as well. As more and more people access WiFi connections over smartphones and other internet-connected devices, hackers have realized that public WiFi locations are swarming with potential targets

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