Affordable Backup Solution: Flash Drives

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What is a Flash Drive? In a previous article, we discussed some differences between flash drives and external hard drives. Now, in this article, we are going to discuss why and how flash drives can be more practical than lugging around an external hard drive. But first, what is a flash drive? A flash drive,… Read more »

Is Using a Data Recovery Company Right for You?

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Past Times of Data Recovery Before the internet became a household sensation, storing and recovering important data was a time and space consuming task. The creation of the Floppy Disk first revolutionized data storage. But then, back then, we weren’t using gigabytes of data. If we were still using the old fashioned floppy disks to… Read more »

Detecting Hardware and Software Malfunctions

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Differences Between the Two If you use a computer enough, then you know how annoying, inconvenient, and costly computer problems can be. But how do you know if the problem you are experiencing is due to a hardware or software malfunction? Usually the answer can be pretty clear. Of course, you probably already know the… Read more »

Geeks 2 You Spotlight on Security Cameras

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Security Cameras Throughout the Years Security cameras have been around since before man first walked on the moon… Well, ok, only by four or so years. 1965 is the first recorded year of security cameras being put to use. Back then, all cameras, especially ones for video, were big and bulky, and not easily concealable,… Read more »

Flashback virus infects over 650,000 Apple Macs!

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Apple isn’t quite as stable as it used to be. There is now a virus called Flashback that is infecting systems like crazy. Be on the lookout for weird issues with your Mac, as you may be infected. If so, it can be difficult to remove. The company that reported the information about the virus… Read more »

Windows 98 and Windows XP Sounds Only

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Here is a cool Youtube video of a song someone made with ONLY Windows 98 and Windows XP sounds! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsU3B0W3TMs&feature=player_embedded Keep in mind, if you are still using Windows 98 and Windows XP, it is time to upgrade! Windows 7 is a fantastic operating system, and has great resource management. It’s repair utility can even… Read more »

Troubleshooting a Stubborn Cable Modem

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If you’ve had a cable modem connection for a while, then you understand that they can be a bit subborn at times when trying to connect them to the internet. Sometimes it’s as easy as connecting a couple of cables. But what happens when that doesn’t work? A lot of people don’t know how what… Read more »

5 Techniques for PC Troubleshooting

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Computers… Oy! Computers are the greatest technological creation ever, in some opinions. They solve countless equations in seconds, you can create images so real you swear it was a photograph. And they are capable of storing unbelievable amounts of data… When everything works right, that is. Most times, your computer won’t give you any issues…. Read more »

5 Tips for Working Securely on a Wireless Hotspot

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What is a Wireless Hotspot? A wireless hotspot is something most of us have used, but probably don’t give much thought to. Wireless hotspots allow you to connect to the internet via Wi-Fi. No running and connecting cables, or fiddling with modems. They are a great convenience, especially when you are on the go, and… Read more »

5 Steps for Removing a Trojan Virus

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First, What is a Trojan Virus? A Trojan Virus isn’t like most viruses your antivirus software catches and gets rid of. They are sneaky, and can wreak havoc on your computer, or any other device you have connected to the internet. The worst part is, you may download one and not even know it. If… Read more »