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AI
Kegan Mooney

How AI Can Help Your Business

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a powerful tool that businesses can use to help revolutionize the way they operate. By leveraging AI, businesses can enhance efficiency, improve decision-making, and gain a competitive edge. However, don’t over-rely on AI. It can be wrong. If you are using it to write, people can

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Best Software
Kegan Mooney

The Best Productivity Apps 2024

If you find yourself struggling to hit deadlines and manage your busy schedule, it might be time to take a look at some of the best productivity apps to help you manage your workload. Staying productive is more crucial than ever. Thankfully, there is a wide range of digital tools

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IT Security
Kegan Mooney

Malware Statistics 2024: A Comprehensive Overview

As technology advances, so does the threat landscape, with malware evolving into a significant concern for organizations globally. With a staggering 560,000 new malware instances detected daily and over 1 billion already in circulation, the challenge to secure systems is more pressing than ever. The malware statistics in 2024 are

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Microsoft
Kegan Mooney

How to Find Windows Dump Files on Windows 11

Are you fed up with seeing the notorious BSOD (Blue Screen of Death)? Thankfully every time you see that dreaded blue screen, it creates Windows dump files that offers some insight into what is wrong with your PC. The only issue is, Windows 11 doesn’t make it obvious where to

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Microsoft
Kegan Mooney

How to Roll Back Windows Updates in Windows 11

Sometimes it can be necessary to roll back a Windows update, this might be due to compatibility issues, or the update simply added a feature that’s causing you trouble. However, it’s important to first make sure that rolling back the update won’t cause you any security problems, leaving you vulnerable

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Hardware
Kegan Mooney

Ethernet Cables Explained: Choosing the Right RJ45 Standard

When it comes to networking, the RJ45 Ethernet cable acts as the backbone for transmitting data between devices. However, not all Ethernet cables are created equally, newer Ethernet standards offer much quicker data transfer rates, but at a higher price. But what is the difference between Ethernet standards, and is

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Business Intelligence
Don Houk

What Is Metadata?

The term “metadata” has become more common as our technology allows for more advanced data collection and storage. But what is metadata, and what does it show about you? Let’s explore the concept of metadata. We’ll consider some examples and see how you can handle this information. What Is Metadata?

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Business Intelligence
Don Houk

What Is Display Resolution and What Does It Affect?

You’ll hear the word “resolution” used when referring to various display aspects of computers, like monitors and video. But what does resolution mean, and how does it affect the screens you use every day? Below, we explore display resolution and how to understand it clearly. What Is Resolution? When used

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Business Intelligence
Don Houk

3 Ways to Force-Close Frozen Apps on Your PC

Hopefully, apps don’t freeze on your computer frequently. But when an app stops responding, it’s important to know how to force it to close. And if you have to do so regularly, there are other ways to force-close apps more efficiently. Let’s look over the best ways to force-close apps

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Business Intelligence
Don Houk

How to Troubleshoot Google Chrome When It Doesn’t Run Properly

While Chrome is the world’s most popular browser, it’s not perfect. If you’re having an issue with Chrome crashing or chugging along, you can switch to another browser, but that’s not a long-term solution if you rely on it. Let’s walk through troubleshooting fixes for when Chrome isn’t working right,

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Business Intelligence
Don Houk

5 Commonly Confused Sets of Computer Terms, Defined

Like any field, there’s a lot of jargon involved in computing. And while the advanced terms don’t concern casual users, with the prevalence of technology today, it’s easy to confuse even common terms. Let’s look at several pairs of computer and internet terms that are often used interchangeably or incorrectly,

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Business Intelligence
Don Houk

5 Tips for Better Computer File Organization

It’s easy to fall into bad organization habits with the files and folders on your PC. Since the search function in modern operating systems is so powerful, you might not feel the need to have a clear setup. But search isn’t perfect and the mess will become too much eventually.

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Business Intelligence
Don Houk

What Is the Blue Screen of Death?

Most people have heard of the blue screen of death, and if you’ve used Windows, chances are that you’ve seen one yourself. While it’s hopefully not a common occurrence for you to deal with these, it’s useful to know what they are and what you can learn from them. Let’s

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Business Intelligence
Don Houk

What Is a Creative Commons License?

If you use online media for your own purposes, like featuring images in company blog posts or using songs for an advertisement, it’s vital to understand Creative Commons and how it lets you use creative works. Let’s look at Creative Commons and how to interpret its terms. What Is Creative

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Business Intelligence
Don Houk

An Introduction to How Computers Handle Time

Time is something that’s both straightforward and incredibly complex at the same time. On one level, it’s easy to check what the time is, and time is, at its simplest, a series of increasing seconds. However, keeping track of time across the world is a much more difficult practice, and

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Business Intelligence
Don Houk

What Is Markdown? Why It’s Great for Writing Online

If you do any writing online, whether for your job or personally, you should know about Markdown. It’s a simple system that allows you to focus on your text and basic formatting, without excess details getting in the way. We’ll introduce you to Markdown, including what it is, how it

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