How To Change Your Wifi Password

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If you kept the default username and password for your WiFi network, it’s probably just because the mangled collection of letters seemed more secure than anything you could imagine. The fact is, it’s better to have a unique name and password for your WiFi. There are more connected devices today than ever before, and entering […]

Is PC Water Cooling Actually Better?

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The introduction of water-cooling revolutionized PC building, and presented a new, incredibly efficient way to cool an entire system. Since that time, water-cooling has been thought of as the ultimate goal for a PC build – sleek, sexy, and high performing. But is it really better than a powerful fan with a good heatsink? This […]

The Best Virtual Private Networks Compared Side-By-Side

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Virtual private networks, or VPNs, are more popular than ever before – and easier to find, too. VPNs let you access the Internet through a secure connection and greatly increase safety when browsing online and accessing personal information. But the benefits don’t just stop there. Through the use of a VPN, you can: Bypass region-specific […]

The 3 Best SEO Plugins For WordPress

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Anyone that’s so much as breathed a whiff about Internet marketing has heard the term SEO, an acronym for search engine optimization. This is the process of building clout on search engines, primarily Google, to help a website rank higher in search results. It involves optimizing a page through the proper use of keywords, backlinks, […]

The Skinny on the AMD Ryzen 3000

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At Computex 2019, an international technical conference held in Taipei, AMD announced something that sent tech enthusiasts everywhere into a frenzy: the AMD Ryzen 3000 series, new processors that promise to push the limits on any hardware shown before.  This is notable because AMD has held the second-place spot for processors for quite a long […]

A Breakdown of File Transfer Speeds

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In the modern world, large files are more common than ever before. In the early days of computing, programmers and developers did what they could to compress file sizes out of absolute necessity. In 2019, when NAS devices are readily available and petabyte drives are just around the corner, file sizes do not have to […]

The Ultimate Guide to Making Firefox Safer

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Out of the box, Mozilla Firefox’s open-source browser has more privacy functions than most other mainstream options. While a few of the default settings are powerful bastions against malicious cyber activity, the majority of this safety stems from settings—and as with any kind of software, you can improve the functionality by changing and modifying these […]

Give Yourself a Privacy Makeover and Secure Your Digital Life

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Cybersecurity has taken a central focus in many of our lives. The FBI even has a “Cyber Most Wanted” list that details 42 of the most dangerous cyber criminals and groups. The types of cyber crime have expanded from the simple phishing attempts of the early-2000s to far more sophisticated and insidious attacks. With this […]

The Best IFTTT Alternatives

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IFTTT, or If This, Then That, is an online tool that makes it easy to automate almost anything. These automated processes are called “recipes,” and anyone can upload them. If you want to post all email subject lines containing the word “goat” to Twitter, you can. If you want your smart lights to flash your […]

How to Delete Your Alexa Information

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Amazon’s Alexa keeps records of what you say to her. Everyone knows this, and in fact, agrees to it when you agree to the terms of service. The Echo uses its recordings to help it better recognize your individual speech patterns.  Amazon claims not to use the information for marketing purposes, but many users are […]