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iDrive Automatic Online Data Backup

iDrive Automatic Online Data Backup

WHO NEEDS DATA BACKUP? Have you considered what would happen if you suddenly lost all the data on your computer, laptop or phone? Years of family photos, taxes and bank documents, personal videos and even your iTunes account could be gone in an instant. Many of us have already experienced the displeasure of an unexpected …

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Hands-on with HackerBoxes ‘Hacker Tracker’ #0021

Hands-on with HackerBoxes ‘Hacker Tracker’ #0021

HACKER TRACKER ‘HackerBoxes’ is a monthly subscription box sent to aspiring hackers, nerds and tinkerers alike. Of course, when we talk about hackers, we’re not talking about the hood-wearing, bank-account-emptying type. When we talk about hackers, we’re imagining the bygone days of soldering EEPROMs onto circuit boards, bypassing long-distance telephone charges and tinkering with computer …

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Toshiba Qosmio Cleanup

Toshiba Qosmio Cleanup

DANGEROUS DUST When your electronic devices are allowed to collect dust and grime, performance suffers. Reduced airflow leads to increased temperatures, slower performance, an increased risk of component failure and general frustration. Keeping them clean is important – we recommend you get your computer cleaned and checked out once a year to maximize its value. …

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Computer Detailing – The Spaghetti Monster

Computer Detailing – The Spaghetti Monster

COMPUTER DETAILING I dubbed this pile of cables and dust bunnies the ‘Spaghetti Monster’ for obvious reasons. Not only did it look terrible, it also posed a fire hazard and ran the risk of component failure at any time. Performance was notably slower than usual and the temperature was notably higher. I had the pleasure …

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Basic Training: Use Your Credit Card Safely Online

Basic Training: Use Your Credit Card Safely Online

‘Hackers’ and ‘cyber’ have been all over the news in recent years. After the OPM hack in 2015 that compromised the personal data of over 20 million federal employees, it is understandable to be apprehensive about posting your credit card or financial information online. On the other hand, the convenience of retail services such as …

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Tech Trends 4/21: iPhone 8, SNES Classic, Mastercard, Microsoft Updates and Tesla Recalls

Tech Trends 4/21: iPhone 8, SNES Classic, Mastercard, Microsoft Updates and Tesla Recalls

SNES Console In The Works After Nintendo Canceled The NES Classic Original article by TechFrag Following the announcement that Nintendo will discontinue the popular NES Classic retro gaming console, a new rumor has surfaced detailing plans for the development of the SNES Classic. Nintendo has claimed that they want to focus development on their latest …

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