How to Stay Safe While Shopping Online

Online shopping is becoming increasingly popular throughout the world. While in the past, long lines used to forming in front of stores long before opening hours when a new product, such as a smartphone, was coming out, now many people opt to stay in the comfort of their homes. Good old shopping is … [Read more...]

Get an external hard drive

Top 5 External Hard Drives for Your Computer written by: loveforwriting Backing up and saving your digital storage is considered to be insurance. Even though you always hope that you don’t have to use backup, it’s still necessary to make sure you don’t lose any data. It’s worth mentioning that … [Read more...]

Quick Fixes

Follow our quick and easy steps to clean up your computer.  Have you noticed problems with your computer -- annoying pop-up windows, browser hijacks, erratic behavior, error messages, or just plain slow performance?  You need to take steps to fix your computer before things get worse.  If you wait … [Read more...]

Windows Slow Startup

Now that you’ve switched on the power button on your PC, you can go and brew fresh coffee for the whole office because that’s how long your system takes to go from ‘on’ to ‘active’. If your PC is being bogged down by a huge number of preinstalled and unwanted applications and programs which … [Read more...]

Updating Your PC BIOS

What is BIOS? BIOS, an acronym for Basic Input/Output System, is the very basic software built into your computer when the motherboard is manufactured. It is powered by a small, black read-only memory (ROM) BIOS chip soldered to the motherboard. The BIOS controls how each of your computer's … [Read more...]

Security Settings for your Internet Browser

"Warning: We believe state-sponsored attackers may be attempting to compromise your account or computer" Google’s new pop-up warning is part of a long-running battle over the security of the most important program used today: the web browser. However, despite its use as a gateway for hackers and … [Read more...]

Custom Order PC Online

When it comes time to buy a new computer, one of the first issues to be dealt with is whether to buy the computer at a nearby retail electronics store, or custom-order your PC online.  Nowadays, even the big name brand manufacturers such as Dell and HP allow you to hop on their website and customize … [Read more...]

Re-Install Windows Operating System

Nobody ever wants something to go wrong with their computer, but sometimes technology gets the better of us all. When something goes awry with your Windows Operating System, fixing it can be as simple as rebooting or as drastic as reinstalling the entire operating system. Should you ever need to … [Read more...]

Advanced Home Network Security

Free can be very good! Make use of alternate DNS servers. freely gives its clients access to its name servers. In the past couple of years DNS has been a topic of discussion in the security community. One could do all of the right things in the home or office, but due to the insecure … [Read more...]

How to Set Up a Home Network with Windows 7

A home wireless network offers users convenience and flexibility. With a wireless network you will be able to transfer files from one computer to another without needing to save them to CDs or floppy disks. You can print documents from your computer to a printer without connecting wires, and all the … [Read more...]