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Best 2019 Budget Gaming CPUs Compared – Intel vs Ryzen for Low End Builds

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Whilst Intel used to hold the crown for the best gaming CPUs, it has completely changed now that AMD has brought their Ryzen line into the industry. To begin with, Ryzen absolutely blew their competition out of the water at the low end, and for some time, Ryzen was the clear choice for low end […]

How To Stop Spam Emails From Reaching Your Inbox

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Email has long been an essential part of our online lives. Pretty much everything we do on the internet requires an email address, from login credentials to subscribing to newsletters, to commenting on websites. Spam emails are an unfortunate byproduct of the many interactions we have online. While many are harmless and simply congest our […]

A Beginner’s Guide To Bitcoin & Bitcoin Wallets

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Any hallmark of a developed society can be measured by its currency. Throughout history, we started off with simple bartering. Then we progressed to banknotes and coins. As the Internet advanced its rapid pace, it was inevitable that the next stage of currency evolution was just around the corner. Of course I am talking about […]

What is a Deepfake and How Are They Made?

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You may have seen a video of Nicholas Cage’s face transposed onto another character doing the rounds on the internet recently. No, we don’t mean a clip from the movie Face/Off. These are scenes from various movies in which Nicholas Cage did definitely not play, yet they look very convincing indeed. How did they pull […]

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 […]