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Top 5 USB Utilities for PC Repair and Recovery

A USB flash drive can save you from all the headaches that come with a broken PC. We already talked about creating a bootable USB flash drive for PC recovery and we also highly recommend having another USB flash drive with portable versions of PC repair programs. Below are just some of the programs you…

How to Delete Your Alexa Information

Amazon’s Alexa keeps records of what you say to her. Everyone knows this, and in fact, agrees to it when you agree to the terms of service. The Echo uses its recordings to help it better recognize your individual speech patterns.  Amazon claims not to use the information for marketing purposes, but many users are…

How to Update NVIDIA Drivers for Best Performance

NVIDIA graphics cards are powerful right out of the box, but by updating the drivers, not only will your computer and games perform better, you will also ensure that your PC stays compatible with your other peripherals. Here’s everything you need to know aboutupdating NVIDIA drivers. Know Your Graphics Card Model Before you begin, you…

How to Scan for Malware in Windows 10

Is your Windows10 computer performing slower than usual? Are you seeing different pop-ups thatweren’t there before? If these are thecases, you may have a malware-infected PC on your hands. There are ways you cancheck. This article will teach you how to scan your PC for malware in Windows10. WindowsDefender The first logicalplace to start would…

How to Overclock your Ryzen 5 1500x CPU (Gigabyte Motherboard)

When I was young, my father would tell me, “If you’re going to do something, you better know all the facts”. Overclocking your CPU is no different. From cooling solution to power supply, each component of your computer needs to be taken into account when overclocking. It’s very important to know what kind of heatsink…

The Best IFTTT Alternatives

IFTTT, or If This, Then That, is an online tool that makes it easy to automate almost anything . These automated processes are called “recipes,” and anyone can upload them. If you want to post all email subject lines containing the word “goat” to Twitter, you can. If you want your smart lights to flash…

5 Easy Ways to Transfer Files Between Computers on the Same Network

You may think something as simple as transferring filesbetween computers on your home network would be easy. Unfortunately, that’s notthe case. On corporate networks, the company’s IT department willoften create a network share drive where anyone with a computer connected tothe network can place and exchange files over the network. On your homenetwork, you don’t…

10 Tips on Getting the Most out of Github

GitHub is an online hosting service for mostly computer code with version control. Think about Github as a cloud-based development service for code and other similar types of files. Github boasts over 30 million users who are all sharing, developing and working together to build tomorrow’s software. It hosts source code projects in different programming…

How To Securely Transfer a File To Someone Using The Onion Protocol

There are LOTS of file transfer possibilities these days, ranging from the lowly and limited email address to bigger and better solutions such as WeTransfer , Firefox Send , and various cloud storage platforms. But the drawback for using any of these methods is that youhave to rely on someone else’s server to pass the…

The Best Add-Ons To Power Up Your Google Office Suite

We are in the era of the cloud, where word processing appsare free, online, and available wherever there is an Internet connection. It’sa good time to be creative. Although Microsoft is trying to break into the cloud word processing market with Office Online , it is Google who rules the roost in this area with…