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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 ...
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Quick Guide to a VPN

What Is a VPN? And Why You Should Use a VPN on Public Wi-Fi If you’ve ever wondered if it’s safe to use public Wi-Fi, you are not alone. In fact, according to the Norton ...
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How to set up a NAS drive

Looking at making the move from traditional HDD backups to NAS storage or need some advice on the best way to set up your networked storage device? Well, check out our simple guide to setting up a ...
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Guide to Smart Plugs

Wi-Fi Smart Plugs are a great addition to jump start your Connected Home, it is a simple-to-use device that you can plug into any open outlet, allowing you to control multiple electrical appliances in your ...
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Introduction to Sound Cards

If you’re looking at improving the audio experience of your computer, then you’re likely looking down the route of a sound card- Ideal for gamers, home theaters, editors and audiophiles this guide will give you some ...
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How to choose a Processor

A CPU is central to the running of your machine, so much so it has ‘central’ in its name. The Central Processing Unit does a multitude of functions within a computer which it ‘sees’ as ...
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Guide to Powerline

Extending your home network : A Guide to PowerLine Technology There’s nothing more annoying than having parts of your home where your Wi-Fi won’t reach. However, it’s not necessarily all doom and gloom as PowerLine ...
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10 Uses of USB Flash Drives

Many of us use USB flash drives on a daily basis, primarily for sharing and transporting files from one device to another, however, these powerful thumbdrives have much more to offer than storing data. We’ve ...
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PC Cooling Tips

If you find your PC performance has gone downhill, the answer to your problems could be as simple as keeping it cool. Overheating can be responsible for many common problems with PC performance, from hanging ...
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How to Improve Outdoor Wi-Fi

If your diary’s filling up with BBQ’s, Euro and Olympics parties or festivals and weekends glamping, then it’s time to get your gadgets in order. Apparently, the average smartphone user spends 2 hours a day ...
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NVIDIA Launch New Graphics Cards

The GPU. It’s the centre piece of any gamer’s system. It’s the component that takes on the burden of pushing out each individual pixel in their millions at a speed fast enough to make the ...
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How to choose an SSD

How To Choose an SSD: Finding The Right Drive For You Solid state drives, or SSDs, are more prevalent and readily available than ever before. Offering big performance gains over traditional hard drives, or HDDs, ...
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Smart Home on a Budget

A smart home might sound like a daunting prospect, but security features aren’t the only way you can improve your home with the latest smart technology. If you want to use modern tech to save ...
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Laptops vs. Tablets 

Laptops and tablets have, despite being similar, come along way.  Still, it is hard to determine what you need, and how much you’re willing to spend to get what you need.  Before we go too ...