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How to Speed Up Your Computer Hard Drive

How to Speed Up Your Computer Hard Drive

It is annoying when your computer starts to slow down. There are a number of reasons why it may happen. Hopefully it is nothing serious, in which case these tips should help you. Be wary of using downloaded tools to speed up your website, as they are often filled with malware and may create security […]

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How to Prevent Logical Drive Failures and Recover Crucial Data

How to Prevent Logical Drive Failures and Recover Crucial Data

Hard drive crash is one of the prevalent computer issues that may have hit your entire work schedule at some point in time. Such catastrophes are undoubtedly a pain in the neck for the user. However, it does not necessarily mean data loss. In order to remedy this problem, you need to understand the underlying […]

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Stellar Partition Manager 2.0 Product Review

Stellar Partition Manager 2.0 Product Review

Every Operating System or platform requires effective partition management for easy organization of data and free space. Hard Drive partitioning makes sense as it can solve all your computer-related headaches and make your experience a breeze. If you look at Mac, there is an inbuilt tool ‘Disk Utility’ that allows for creating partitions, formatting drives, […]

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5 Utilities for Repairing Bad Sectors in Mac Hard Drives

5 Utilities for Repairing Bad Sectors in Mac Hard Drives

Apple is held in high regard for a number of things: branding, design, innovation and security. All these apply to their entire line of products. What cannot be denied, however, is that there is no device that runs flawlessly. Even Apple’s high-end computers—the desktop workstation Mac Pro and the laptop MacBook Pro—can still run into […]

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Symptoms, Causes and Recovery of Data from an Unmounted OS X Mac Drive

Symptoms, Causes and Recovery of Data from an Unmounted OS X Mac Drive

Symptoms of Unmountable Drive: Based upon many users’ experiences, the following can be summed up as the symptoms when a drive begins to unmount. A Drive failing to mount either through a firewire or USB. Files can be seen but any task on them like copies, moving can’t be performed. The drive may once or […]

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Using a CCTV Camera to Ustream

Using a CCTV Camera to Ustream

If you have not heard of a website called Ustream, it is basically a site that allows a user to broadcast live video on the internet.  You can achieve this simply from a CCTV camera that is connected to a DVR.  In this blog post, I’ll be demonstrating how to use an existing camera system […]

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Best Wireless Router for Comcast XFINITY

Best Wireless Router for Comcast XFINITY

Not all wireless routers perform well with high speed broadband. If you’re a Comcast customer who has the XFINITY high speed internet and you have a G-Router, you need to upgrade to get the most out of your wireless network. The G series wireless routers are only capable of delivering 54Mbs and will cause bottlenecks […]

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Security, Apps, FreeNAS – TechJaws Year in Review

Security, Apps, FreeNAS – TechJaws Year in Review

I stopped myself from listing all the top stories in the news in 2010, because so many media sites had already captured the true essence of the hottest trends, news and passing’s in 2010. I wanted to list our top articles that created the most buzz in 2010. Before I dig into the archives, I […]

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9 Unusual Facts About Photocopiers

9 Unusual Facts About Photocopiers

Copy machines had their origins in 1440 when Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing press. The old printers used movable type, oil-based ink, and a press to transfer ink onto paper. The modern copier uses a plastic-based toner, electrostatic charges, and heat. In both cases, the goal was to accurately recreate documents. Here are some little-known […]

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Dell S2409W Full HD Monitor Review

Dell S2409W Full HD Monitor Review

The Dell S2409W Full HD Monitor has stunning detail and clarity with full High-Definition resolution (1080P). If you are a gamer or into multimedia than this is a must buy! The high definition S2409W monitor delivers higher quality images than standard resolution monitors. A 1920 x 1080 resolution injects a heavy dose of reality in […]

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How to Repair Faded Letters on a Keyboard

Replacing a keyboard these days is easy and cheap . . . with USB keyboards. But if you have a laptop, a USB keyboard can be cumbersome. For laptops, however, there are replacement keyboards for certain models. Nevertheless, you will have to disconnect/reconnect a ribbon cable under the keyboard in a laptop. For some models, […]

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Happy Birthday Mouse!

Happy Birthday Mouse!

A former naval radar technician, Doug Englebart, directed the invention of the first computer mouse in the mid 60s at Stanford Research International (SRI). Englebart and Bill English worked together comparing various pointing devices for speed and accuracy. Bill English built the original mouse from Englebart’s conceptions. So, “It is safe to say Bill English […]

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