Computer Tips

Best Ways to Text From Your Computer

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Texting from a computer can be convenient in certain situations, and it’s really easy to do from both an iPhone and an Android. However, there are some specific steps you have to take, and your setup might not be compatible with computer-based texting. Sending texts through a computer can be helpful if your phone is […]

Printer Ink Wars — EcoTank, Instant Ink, MegaTank, INKvestment Tank , Instant Ink

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Everybody has heard the adage that the major inkjet printer manufacturers—Brother, Canon, Epson, and HP—make more from the ink that keeps their printers going than from the sale of the printers themselves. This is not just simply an axiom; it’s absolutely true. Printer ink is not the only consumable that fuels the profit margin of […]

How to Reset BIOS to Default Settings

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There are times when users exhaust all their options and resort to resetting their BIOS in order to fix their computer. The BIOS can be corrupted because of an update gone bad or through malware. Learning how to reset the BIOS is important in the event that you’d need to troubleshoot your PC. What is […]

How to Change the Location of Spotify’s Local Storage in Windows

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One of the most frustrating parts of having a small SSD dedicated to your Windows operating system is the fact that some software installers simply won’t give you the option of installing outside of the primary drive. There are even some applications that allow you to store your installation data on a secondary drive but […]

What is WiFi 6 and Is It Worth Waiting For?

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The new Samsung S10 was just released and there was something in the specifications that you may have missed. It’s WiFi 6 ready! What is WiFi 6, you ask? Did you even know that there were different types of WiFi? If you did know there were different types of WiFi, you probably knew them as […]

Search for Only Add-On Items on Amazon

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Becoming a savvy Amazon shopper is an art. You’ve got to know how, when, and where to find the best deals and savings, how to utilize Warehouse Deals and Subscribe & Save offers, and so much more. However, what do you know about add-on items? Add-on items are a fairly new addition to Amazon, and […]

How to Find Your Public IP Address

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You public IP address is the address visible from outside your network. Most people don’t need to know their IP address except for very specific reasons, but fortunately, it’s extremely easy to figure out. You might need your public, or external IP address, when you’re remoting into your computer when away from home, or when […]

Netflix vs Hulu vs Prime – The Best Streaming Service in 2019

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Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime are almost more prevalent than cable these days. In fact, a news story from late 2017 showed that Netflix had nearly as many customers as traditional cable services did. The service has only grown since then. Streaming services win out because they offer more on-demand options at a lower price […]

What are Portable Apps and Why Should You Care?

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Have you ever tried to do real work on your phone or tablet? Your everyday, pay the bills, kind of work? It can be done, but with just a touchscreen, it’s a real pain isn’t it? There are some things for which you just need a real keyboard and mouse. But if you must start […]

How to Know If Your Password Has Leaked Online

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It doesn’t matter if your password is 32 characters long, alphanumeric, and would take several quintillion years to crack—it’s not secure. As a matter of fact, anything that touches the Internet isn’t secure! This is because password security does not only come at the discretion of the user who has created it but also the […]