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8 tips to get more juice out of your notebook battery

  Notebook PCs have become hugely popular over the past few years and they have unchained us from our desks – allowing us to roam freely while working and surfing the net. Here are a few tips that can help improve overall battery performance —and keep us on the go. Correct charge-cycles One of the […]

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5 Tips for Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 or Windows 8

Time is running out for Windows XP users. Soon it will see the end of all official support — including security upgrades — from Microsoft. To protect yourself and take advantage of the many productivity enhancements that Microsoft’s more recent operating systems have to offer, it’s time to step up. Here are five tips to […]

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9 Tips to Help Make Your Smartphone Battery Last Longer

Smartphone batteries are notorious for draining at a rate that leaves many puzzled. You’ve only been using it to text, make a few phone calls, and play a few games, so why can’t it last longer than a day? The answer lies in the fact that smartphones are doing more than phones have ever had […]

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7 Tips to Protect Your Privacy on Mobile Devices

We use smartphones to do just about everything, from mobile banking to emailing, and from shopping online to gaming. It is no wonder that the smartphone is now the centralized source for all of your information and with this comes big risks, and the more you’ve connected and stored, the more you stand to lose. […]

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Tips to Keep Your Laptop Keyboard Working

If you have never experienced a broken keyboard then you should consider yourself lucky. Imagine your keyboard cutting out in the middle of writing up a report for work or an essay for school. There are only a few things you can do to fix this so we have mustered up some tips to help […]

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7 Good Online Security Habits

Good tech habits aren’t just for geeks and computer nerds. Your online security habits can help keep all of your personal information safe, help you avoid frustration, and can save you money in the long run. We’ve mustered up SEVEN online security habits that we think you and everyone else should have. 1. Create strong […]

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Tips to help you get comfortable with Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 was released on October 17 this year as an upgrade to the amazing (yet somewhat controversial) Windows 8. Since its release it has received millions of downloads worldwide and critics are claiming that it was a much needed upgrade that helps bring back the familiar feel of the older operating systems whilst at […]

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10 Tips to Help Speed Up Your Computer

There are few things in this world that are more frustrating than watching your computer struggle to do a task that you think should be relatively easy and simple. Many things that can be attributed to the slowing-down of your computer and luckily for you, we have compiled a list of 10 common and useful […]

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5 Tips to Help You Recover From a Virus Attack

We can spend hundreds of dollars and countless amounts of hours purchasing and setting up anti-virus software in hope of never having to deal with the horrors that come with a computer virus. But, what happens when we actually get one? What do we do? Are there certain procedures that should be followed? A virus […]

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Tips to Improve Your Wireless Signal

You know you’d be lying if you told us that you’ve never had a problem with a wireless signal, whether it be the Wi-Fi in your own home, at work, or at Starbucks. Being on the constant move means that we want to be able to download our emails, load our newsfeed, and stream our […]