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Windows 10: Why now?

Are you still running Windows 8 or earlier? Perhaps you’re comfortable with your good old operating system and aren’t accustom to change or, like many of us, worry that updating your OS might lose your ...
Computing

Gaming and SSDs

In a previous post we outlined some of the various reasons you should look at upgrading your storage with an SSD. Now we’re going to take a look at some of the ways in which ...
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Desktop PCs v Laptops

Corrie and Eastenders. Liverpool and Manchester. Tea and Coffee. What do these things all have in common? They divide people’s opinions. Whether it be what your favourite soap is, which city has the best football ...
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The Evolution of Ebooks

Nothing brings together the timeless pleasure of reading with the lustre of shiny new gadgetry quite like an eBook. Here’s a visual guide to this relatively modern phenomenon, which has actually been around a lot ...
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Should you install an SSD?

Storage Wars: SSD Help for the Undecided I built a PC for the first time in a decade earlier this month. Fearing some catastrophic mistake, I nervously sent my potential build over to a friend ...
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Storage Buying Guide

There are lots of products designed to store your media files, applications and operating systems.  Depending on your needs, choose from SD cards, USB flash drives, solid state drives or hard drives.  “I want to ...
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How to protect children online

No doubt you’ve heard a lot of scare stories about the dangers facing children online, ranging from identity theft to bullying and also being the victims of predatory behaviour. Unfortunately, most of these threats are ...
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A Guide to AES Keyboards

Have you ever wondered how safe your wireless transmissions actually are, more specifically how secure are your keystrokes are? In today’s mobile world, more and more people are using wireless technology to input data in ...
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DIY Home Security

As the clocks go back and the evenings become darker earlier, homeowners all across the UK are being warned to heighten the security of their homes. Last year the Crime Survey for England and Wales ...