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Why clean Computers and Laptops.

By Scott D / Ryno De Jager

Importance of cleaning your Laptop and Computer.

As reliable as laptop or desktop computers may be, eventually they will get dirty and dusty – two things that can affect not only how your machine runs but also its lifespan. Ensuring your computer is clean and dirt-free as possible is something any owner can accomplish. Here are some tips on how to physically clean your computer.


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Best Way to Prevent Viruses.

By Scott D / Ryno De Jager

Best way to Prevent Viruses.

The best way to protect yourself against Viruses is by being aware of whats happening on the internet and email. Be careful on what you click, what attachments you’re opening and what you’re downloading, as this can be a Virus or Malware!

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Software updates: Why do them?

By Scott D / Ryno De Jager

Every other day an new update, Why?

Every other day your computer or phone is bugging you about some update that you need to download? Some updates seem huge, with massive interface redesigns and stylistic changes, while others don’t seem to do anything at all.

However, the updates that visually do the least, might actually be the most important ones to download.

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Picking a UPS (Battery Backup) for Your Mac or PC

By Tom Nelson / Marco Horn

Picking a UPS (Battery Backup) for Your Mac or PC

Protect your Windows or Mac computer from power surges and outages.
A UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply), also called a backup battery, is a wise investment for any Mac or PC user.
Even if you use software to back up your files, a UPS can be a lifesaver if you unexpectedly lose power.Information in this article applies broadly to a wide range of devices.
Check the specifications of individual products before making a purchase. 


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The 13 best computer tricks everyone should know

By Marco Horn / Reddit

The 13 best computer tricks everyone should know

1. Get back that tab you accidentally closed

If you want to get back a tab you closed, just press “Control” (or “Command” on Mac), plus “Shift,” plus “T,” and it will magically reappear.


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5 Easy Ways to Get Your WiFi Running Faster

By Marco Horn / Yahoo Tech

5 Easy Ways to Get Your WiFi Running Faster

Can you relate? If you’re sick of cruddy WiFi — or, worse, dreaded dead zones — luckily there are plenty of other hacks and tools you can try.
Here are five easy ways to boost your WiFi router’s range and speed at home or at the office: 

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9 Simple Computer Hacks That Are Legitimately Useful

By Marco Horn / Paul Petrone / Sanchit Jain / Pratik Shah / Kunal Bodke / Max Galka / Mahek Pavagadhi / Ishan Khedkarr

9 Simple Computer Hacks That Are Legitimately Useful

The Internet is full of “life hacks” that allegedly make this world easier to navigate. Unfortunately, most of them aren’t terribly useful, or only come up in very specific situations.
We decided to transcend that and find the computer hacks out there that are helpful, or at least particularly interesting. And while it’s unlikely all of the following hacks pertain to you, there’s a good chance several will, and that should make your life (slightly) easier.

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