Computer Tips

The Best Password Managers You Should Be Using

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Password security has improved in recent years. Corporations require new passwords on a rotating basis, and you aren’t allowed to get by with just a simple eight-character phrase. Upper and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols have become the norm, but even that isn’t enough. You can’t use the same password for more than one account […]

5 Best Ways to Find Someone’s Email Address

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Finding somebody’s email address can be difficult because unlike phone numbers and physical addresses, there’s not a phonebook-like database of email addresses. However, there are a few tips you can employ that will make your email-finding process easier. Find an Email Address With a Search Engine Google or another search engine is a great place […]

What Are Tracking Cookies and Are They Bad?

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Have you ever been in the middle of a virus or malware scan on your PC and been surprised at the climbing number of “threats” detected? Your laptop surely doesn’t have 220 trojans festering on it, right? Assuming you use a bit of discretion while browsing the Web and downloading files, this is highly unlikely. […]

How to Retrieve Windows Files Using a Linux Live CD

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Sometimes Windows just won’t start. That’s alright, you’ve been making regular backups or syncing your hard drive with a cloud service like Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive. You haven’t been making backups? You don’t have a cloud storage service? Oh. That’s okay, we’ve got this. Let’s use a Linux Live CD to get in to […]

How to Schedule Emails to Be Sent Later

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There are several really great email services out there, and some of them even let you schedule emails. A scheduled email is a message you can send in the future; just write the message in advance and set up the email delay so that they won’t go out until the day and time you specify. […]

How to Make Sure You Get the Network Speeds You Pay For

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In a world where consumer rights are so important, it seems strange that internet companies can constantly offer ‘up to’ speeds or fail to deliver on the speeds you pay for. In this article, we take a look at the steps you can take to ensure the speeds you get are the speeds you should […]

Advanced Search on Reddit Like a Pro

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Over the past decade, Reddit has gone from a simple Digg competitor to a complete replacement for a large portion of the internet’s forum and chat communities. Today, with over 26 million active users, it’s the go-to social news and discussion platform. If you don’t use Reddit, you’re missing out on a wealth of breaking […]

Advanced Search on Twitter Like a Pro

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Did you know that Twitter churns through over 500 million tweets per day? While plenty of that is content that you and I might not care about, if even 1% interests us then we’ve got a never-ending supply of fresh material on our hands! However, how are we supposed to go through millions of tweets […]

What is Cryptojacking and How Do I Stop It?

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You know about malware and ransomware. You know what a computer virus is and probably had one. But do you know about cryptojacking? Cryptojacking is a bit like ransomware, but stealthy and potentially worth more money to the criminals that use it. While ransomware takes your data hostage until you pay the ransom, cryptojacking uses […]

7 Ways to Print Documents When You’re Out of the House

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Printing when you’re on the road is never a simple matter. Where you choose to print depends on when you need your printed document. If you only need to pick up your printout when you get home, printing over the Internet to your home computer is the way to go. This is possible from either […]