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Internet of Things

Internet of Things Security Risks

Have you started a sentence today with “Alexa,” “OK Google,” or “Siri”? If so, you may have put your home or business at risk. The Internet of Things (IoT) is exploding, but many people are still unaware of the risks introduced by smart devices. ...

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Internet of Things Security Risks

Have you started a sentence today with “Alexa,” “OK Google,” or “Siri”? If so, you may have put your home or business at ...

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Hardware

How to Format a Hard Drive: The Essential Guide

There comes a time for every PC or Mac where you need to start all over again and wipe your hard drive clean. Common reasons to do so ...

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HARDWARE

How to Format a Hard Drive: The Essential Guide

There comes a time for every PC or Mac where you need to start all over again and wipe your hard drive clean. Common ...

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Cleaning

The Essential Guide: How to Clean Up Your Computer

Never done a PC cleanup? Random files and unused programs are taking up your storage space if not. In this article, we’ll guide you ...

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CLEANING

The Essential Guide: How to Clean Up Your Computer

Never done a PC cleanup? Random files and unused programs are taking up your storage space if not. In this article, ...

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Speed

How to Speed Up Your PC

Remember how fast your PC ran when you first got it? Has it become all sluggish and slow as molasses? Don’t worry — we’ll help you boost your old Windows 7 or Windows 10 computer and get it running just like new.

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SPEED

How to Speed Up Your PC

Remember how fast your PC ran when you first got it? Has it become all sluggish and slow as molasses? Don’t worry — ...

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Speed

How to Speed Up a Slow Mac

Think Macs always run lightning-fast? Think different! Like all computers, Macs run slower over time. Luckily, you’re not doomed to a slow machine. Whether you want to fix the issues manually or speed up your Mac with software, we’ve got all the ...

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SPEED

How to Speed Up a Slow Mac

Think Macs always run lightning-fast? Think different! Like all computers, Macs run slower over time. Luckily, you’re ...

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Viruses

How to Remove a Virus from a Mac

You’re probably here because you’ve run into some Mac viruses. If so, you’re in luck: it’s not too late to remove malware from your Mac. Specialized software is the best way to handle Mac virus removal, though we’ll teach you a few alternative ...

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How to Remove a Virus from a Mac

You’re probably here because you’ve run into some Mac viruses. If so, you’re in luck: it’s not too late to remove ...

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Hardware

How to Clone a Hard Drive

It’s always a good idea to backup your hard disk. Hardware inevitably dies — even SSD — and without a backup your data dies with it. To prepare for such a case it’s smarter to start with a duplicate — a full copy or a clone — of the entire hard ...

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HARDWARE

How to Clone a Hard Drive

It’s always a good idea to backup your hard disk. Hardware inevitably dies — even SSD — and without a backup your data ...

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Cleaning

How to Defrag Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7 Hard Drives

If your computer has been running slowly, or if you’ve been doing constant computing without giving your machine a chance for ...

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CLEANING

How to Defrag Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7 Hard Drives

If your computer has been running slowly, or if you’ve been doing constant computing without giving your machine a ...

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Hardware

How to Check How Much RAM You Have

A key part of any computer is its random access memory (RAM). RAM is short-term memory, where the system works with applications and data loaded from the hard disk. When you don’t have enough RAM, the computer runs slowly. You’re probably wondering: ...

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HARDWARE

How to Check How Much RAM You Have

A key part of any computer is its random access memory (RAM). RAM is short-term memory, where the system works with ...

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What is RAM and Why is it Important?

Random access memory (RAM) is a computer's short-term memory. None of your programs, files, or Netflix streams would work without RAM, which is your computer’s working space. But what is RAM exactly? In this article, we explain what RAM means in ...

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HARDWARE

What is RAM and Why is it Important?

Random access memory (RAM) is a computer's short-term memory. None of your programs, files, or Netflix streams would ...