HDG Explains : What Is a Computer Server?

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“The server is down!” “I can’t log into the server.” “The servers are at capacity.” These are the sorts of phrases we hear on a daily basis when using the […]

What Is the Best Format For External Hard-Drives? Pros & Cons Of Each

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External hard drives, flash drives and other similar forms of removable storage have made life pretty easy when it comes to moving data around. However, we live in a world […]

What Should I Upgrade On My PC? Investing In The Right Hardware

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One of the best things about modern computers is how modular they are. Desktop computers in particular make it relatively simple to swap out just about any component for a […]

Should You Defrag an SSD?

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“Defrag your hard drive” has been the cure-all advice for PC performance woes since the command line was the standard interface for home computers. It’s a technique meant to improve […]

5 Best Software Programs to Manage Dual Monitors

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Having a dual-monitor setup has been the secret weapon of desktop productivity for years. Of course, these days a much more elegant solution is to buy a large ultrawide screen. […]

Best CPU, Video Card and RAM Tuning Utilities

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Computer components such as CPUs, GPUs and RAM all have a standard performance rating on paper. However, manufacturers are actually pretty conservative when it comes to deciding how fast their […]

HDG Explains : What Is RFID & What Can It Be Used For?

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RFID or Radio-Frequency Identification technology is everywhere. Employee ID cards, on items you buy at a store and even inside our pets. It’s a simple yet ingenious technology that is […]

HDG Explains : What Is Bluetooth & What Is It Most Commonly Used For?

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Many of you reading this might remember the bad old days of getting any two gadgets to talk to each other. Cellular phones (not smartphones!) all had their own proprietary […]

6 Windows Equivalents To Popular MacOS Features

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While Windows dominates the desktop PC world, those who love MacOS really love MacOS. Apple’s enduring operating system has a lot to recommend it and is filled with hundreds of […]

Create a Portable Version of Any Application in Windows

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These days, most of us have multiple computers that we take with us, but what if you wanted to turn any computer into your computer? That’s where the idea of […]