The Best Linux Distros To Help You Take Control of Your Computer

So, you’ve either decided to take the plunge, escape the abusive world of Windows or dump your OS X for something that is fully customizeable, gives you tons of options, costs nothing, and allows you to act really superior to your friends, eh? Then welcome to club Linux. Now it’s time to get you outfitted …

What is The Cloud and How Do You Use It

There’s a load of information – and more importantly, a load of misinformation about what is and is not “in the cloud.” Cloud computing has gotten enormous in recent years and gone from a simple, basic idea into an entire infrastructure that leaves most of us – professional and layperson alike – very confused. Not …

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The 8 Best Home Design Software Programs For Living The Dream

Making a dream home requires complete control of every facet. If you’re going to invest the exorbitant fees and tackle the countless tribulations of building your house, the least you ask is to get exactly what you want. The trouble is, knowing exactly what your special sanctuary requires and being able to explain it to …

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6 Tricks To Buying a Used Computer and Saving a Bundle

When buying a computer, many people make the mistake of going for a new model, with the assumption that it will have less problems. This is patently untrue, as computers fresh off the line haven’t been properly vetted, they just carry warranties against defects. Going with a slightly older model can save you money and …

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14 Tips On Protecting Your Computer From Viruses and Ransomware

Hacking, malware, Trojan horses, viruses, and ransomware should be on the mind of everyone who owns a computer. With an increasingly connected world, all your personal information can be up for grabs to any fiend with enough know-how to get at it. Furthermore, you can easily be attacked by hackers who will then force you …

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6 Best Virtual Private Networks To Protect Your Online Privacy

Ever since congress decided to put the internet browsing data of all of us up for grabs to the highest bidder, more people are scrambling to protect themselves from the spying eyes of our ISPs (Internet Service Providers), and many are looking at VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) as a possible solution. The Privacy Problem If …

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Computer Clamour: The 9 Best Desktop Speakers Under $500

Though nothing can compare to a full home theatre system, we’ve found that getting a decent set of desktop speakers for your computer can wildly enhance your enjoyment of time spent sitting at the glowing box that loves you. Music for your home office is better, podcasts come through clearer, games are more immersive, YouTube …