9 Tips To Save Internet Bandwidth Usage

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If you have a limited amount of Internet bandwidth a month, maybe because you’re on a mobile data plan, learning to save internet bandwidth usage can be quite difficult. So many websites and apps today are designed to use as much data as possible—from HD videos to even web-based spreadsheets. The … [Continue reading]

How To Build Your Own External Hard Drive Step By Step

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Building your own external hard drive is easy, and it allows you to choose all of your own parts, giving you control over capacity (disk space), interfaces (such as USB3 or eSATA), size, power requirements, and case styling. We’ll break the steps into three categories: choosing your requirements, … [Continue reading]

Intel Core i3, i5, i7 Laptop CPUs Explained

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In November 2008, Intel changed how it branded its computer processors (CPUs). Instead of naming each processor after how fast it was or how many cores it had, Intel named each processor after how high-performance it was at the time it was released.The Core i3 brand included low-end processors, … [Continue reading]

Change Your Wireless Channel On A Technicolor TG797n v3

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When you're having network connection problems, changing the channel that your wireless router or gateway is using is just one troubleshooting method to try. My Technicolor TG797n v3 was slow and lost connection far too often so I decided to try and change the wireless channel on my router … [Continue reading]

USB Flash Drive Buying Guide

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If you just need a basic USB flash drive, it’s ok to just buy pretty much any drive. However, if you want a fast drive or a drive with special features such as encryption, buying a drive can get a bit tricky. Here are some of the things you should consider. Flash Drive Capacity An old sysadmin … [Continue reading]

5 Ways To Hack Into Your Neighbor’s Wifi Network

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Hacking into your neighbor’s wifi network may be easier than you think—and, conversely, your neighbor may think it’s easy to hack into your network. Considering that the police are going to blame you for any activity which happens on your Internet connection, keeping wifi trespassers off your … [Continue reading]

How to Improve Your Wireless Network Security

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Wireless network security is the hot topic on everyone lips at the moment. Not only are the big business and corporations using wireless network setups, but the average home user has it as well. It has become the way that everyone would like to connect to the internet. And why wouldn't you? A … [Continue reading]