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Archive for / 'Computers'

October 13, 2015

Computers News Anthony Gonzales
How to Turn an Old Car Into A Connected Device

How to Turn an Old Car Into A Connected Device

Newer cars sport great features like Apple’s CarPlay or Android Auto, but older cars can be connected too with just a little bit of tech know-how. Let the Fixer show you how.

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September 21, 2015

Computers News Andrew Reichenberg
Your Password Security Questions Are Terrible

Your Password Security Questions Are Terrible

  According to Google’s research, which was based on “hundreds of millions of secret answers and millions of account recovery claims,” 40 percent of English-speaking people in the United States couldn’t recall the answers to their secret questions when they needed them.

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August 24, 2015

Computers Jason Korwek
How to Make Your Laptop’s Battery Last

How to Make Your Laptop’s Battery Last

One of the most persistent problems faced by people who make extensive use of their laptops is the lack of battery life. Given a specific period of time, the rechargeable battery slowly diminishes and you can do nothing about it except buy a new battery or opt for a new model. However, given that you […]

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July 10, 2015

Computers News Anthony Gonzales
Does Google Steal Your Ideas?

Does Google Steal Your Ideas?

  Through its myriad media mechanisms, Google has access to a worrying amount of our data – but even more than that, it has an unprecedented number of our thoughts, art and ideas at its fingertips. Is Google stealing our ideas?

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July 9, 2015

Computers News Jason Korwek
Internet Capacity Nearing Overload

Internet Capacity Nearing Overload

There’s a warning tonight that the internet is on course for a ‘capacity crunch’ that could put the whole system on the brink of collapse.

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March 19, 2015

Computers News Jason Korwek
Australians Are Betting on the Name of the New Internet Explorer

Australians Are Betting on the Name of the New Internet Explorer

  Australians are having a punt on the new name of Microsoft’s next generation browser. Despite worldwide celebrations that Internet Explorer had been killed off by Microsoft, the company confirmed Wednesday to Mashable it is yet to totally pull the plug on one of the world’s most hated browsers. According to The Verge, Microsoft’s marketing […]

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February 27, 2015

Computers Wireless Rachel Suggs
Steps to Cleaning the Screen of your Tablet

Steps to Cleaning the Screen of your Tablet

When you buy a tablet, the first thing that you will need to do is to get a protective cover for the screen. A tablet or a smart phone which has touch screen is at high risk for scratches, thumb prints and so many other things. This is why, along with getting a protective cover, […]

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July 27, 2014

Computers News Software Anthony Gonzales
How to Set Up and Start Using Cortana

How to Set Up and Start Using Cortana

  In the land of virtual assistants a new “face” is joining the lineup. Microsoft’s got an answer to Siri and her name is Cortana. Cortana, which takes its name from the Halo video game series, will receive voice commands to call contacts, pull up apps and search the Internet. CNET’s Dan Graziano shows you […]

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July 19, 2014

Computers Jason Korwek
Beware of Internet Scams

Beware of Internet Scams

Internet scams have become pretty common these days. There are multitudes of ways through which hackers and scammers try to get hold of your pc. One of the most used techniques these days is that of malware. The term malware simply applies to viruses that are sent out throughout the internet via email. Today, despite […]

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July 3, 2014

Computers Gadgets News Software Anthony Gonzales
Tech Invention Allows Remote “Touching”

Tech Invention Allows Remote “Touching”

  Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have invented a device that allows people to remotely manipulate objects using a camera that sees in three dimensions and what they call a motorized “pin screen.” The technology has been named inFORM by MIT’s Tangible Media Group. The device works when a person puts an object […]

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