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4 Useful Tablet & Smartphone Benchmarking Tools

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Tablets and smartphones are quickly becoming the main daily computing device. In fact, for people who aren’t PC gamers or who don’t need to use an office suite, there are few reasons to own a laptop or PC these days. In a pinch you can even use something like the Samsung DEX and turn your […]

What Should You Look For In a New Modem Router?

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Shopping for a good router has become quite a challenge, given the many options in the market today. It’s even more challenging for buyers looking to buy their very first router. Take all the jargon you will find in the box. What does it all mean? Do you find yourself asking “What wireless router features […]

The Best 4 Alternatives To Google Chromecast

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One of the primary reasons a Google Chromecast alternative is sought after would be the lack of a standalone graphical interface and operating system. Anyone who currently owns a Chromecast can attest to the need to rely on other devices for control and management, like a PC or smartphone. Another, and likely the biggest reason, […]

Does Faster RAM Matter? – 2400MHz vs 3000MHz & Better

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It seems RAM is getting faster every day, but does faster RAM matter? Does it make sense to buy 3000MHz or is something like 2400MHz good enough? Let’s take a look at what higher frequency RAM actually does for your system and whether it’s worth buying or not. Once you have finished reading, you will […]

Block Websites For Free With Parental Control Software

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Since the internet found its way into our homes, there has been a new avenue through which our children can be exposed to inappropriate content. Your children are only a click or a tap away from violent or pornographic content. Before the advent of smartphones and tablet there was usually only one PC in the […]

The Best Apps To Monitor Internet Usage

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There are quite a few tools available to the general public that can help you monitor your monthly internet usage limit. Seeing as unlimited plans are not considered the standard in the United States, these tools can be seen as almost necessary to avoid overspending.  Most users are unaware of how much data they’re using […]

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 […]

6 Best Screen Sharing Apps to Remote Connect to Any PC

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Screen sharing apps are very useful for helping people with computer issues, no matter where you or they are located. This may include helping family members with computer problems or helping work colleagues with issues from anywhere in the world. Some screen sharing apps are simple cloud-based apps that let you launch a video conference […]

5 Portable Apps You Definitely Want To Have On Your USB Stick

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I have a bit of a soft spot for portable apps. They require no installation on your computer and can be run on a USB stick. This means your computer can stay free of all the dross files which gradually accumulates from installed software. But the downside is that portable apps are only for Windows […]

How To Rip Your DVDs & Blu-Rays Effortlessly With MakeMKV

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Whatever the dubious legality surrounding it is all about, I would argue that you have every right to make a digital backup (“rip”) of your legally bought DVDs and Blu-Rays. Discs do not last forever so you need to have a digital backup sitting on your hard-drive just in case. As long as you don’t […]