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Google
Kegan Mooney

The Best Google Chrome Extensions for Productivity in 2024

If you’re looking to increase your productivity, picking one or more of the best Google Chrome extensions can not only help increase your productivity but also help you stay focused on the task at hand. Google Chrome is currently the world’s most-used web browser, this is partly due to its

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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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Hardware
Don Houk

5 Easy Ways to Take Care of Your Laptop Hardware

Computers are sensitive devices, and since laptops are portable, they’re easier to physically damage. If you’re not careful with your machine, you could end up destroying it quickly or over time. Let’s consider some of the most important ways to care for your laptop physically, which will help you keep

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Hardware
Don Houk

What You Should Know About Computers and Heat

Just like your body can become overheated, a computer can overheat as well. And while computers are built to withstand a high level of heat, it’s still possible for them to become too hot. Let’s look at the basics of how heat affects computers, including normal operating temperatures and how

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Hardware
Don Houk

3 Reasons to Consider a Mechanical Keyboard

If you work on a computer for most of the day, a mechanical keyboard is one of the best PC upgrades you can make. You may think that they’re only for gaming purposes, but mechanical keyboards are fantastic for general productivity work too. Let’s take a look at the some

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Understanding the Different Types of USB Cables and Ports

USB (Universal Serial Bus) is the standard for connecting all sorts of devices today. But the universal in its name can be a bit misleading, as there are many different types of USB connectors and a few different standards. If you don’t have your own dedicated IT helpdesk, it can

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Hardware
Don Houk

8 Standard Computer Components and What They Do

Computers are complex machines, with much of the processing and work being done at a microscopic level. But did you know that inside a computer are several parts that you can see or identify with ease? These computer components are what make any machine run and affect its performance. You

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Why an SSD is the Best Computer Upgrade You Can Make

Whether you’re using an old PC or just got a new one, you probably wish it was faster all the time. You’ll see all sorts of advice online about how to make your computer faster; ads on TV even claim their product can double your PC’s speed, but of course

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