Miguel Leiva-Gomez

Miguel is an eccentric techie who loves to open up any subject to do with computers in the appropriate conversation. With more than a decade of experience, Miguel still doesn't grow tired of computers and their components. Think of a subject, and he'll have the know-how on it, even when you're talking about whether to declare a "char" pointer or "string" in C++. He now runs his own blog called The Tech Guy where he just blurts about computers in his own free time.

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4 Myths About Computer Monitors You Might Believe

4 Myths About Computer Monitors You Might Believe

When buying a computer monitor, the truth is that most people have no idea how they’re being duped into buying displays that throw fancy numbers at them. For this reason, I’ll point out the biggest myths revolving around these displays.

Everything You Should Know About Your IMEI Number

Everything You Should Know About Your IMEI Number

IMEI numbers are a source of both mystery and paranoia within many circles around the internet. While these numbers are typically associated with phones, they’re not exclusive to these devices. Here we will show you what you need to know about IMEI number.

The Beginner’s Guide to Smartphone Camera

The Beginner’s Guide to Smartphone Camera

If you plan to use your phone to take pictures and video, you’ll need a phone from a manufacturer that prioritizes the camera. Unless you get this, you’ll be missing out completely on features that can make your pictures look professional.

Understanding Your Firewall Setting

Understanding Your Firewall Setting

If asked what firewalls do, most people would answer that they keep you safe. You might have noticed that the firewall you’re using has two sets of “rules”: inbound and outbound. Do you really need both of them? We’ll discuss this and discover what you should know about these concepts.

Why You Need A Third-Party Uninstaller

Why You Need A Third-Party Uninstaller

Windows comes with its own uninstaller, but it is mostly useless in removing all the files. To prevent this problem from happening, you need an uninstaller that looks through every crack and crevice of your computer for signs of life that the program doesn’t let Windows Installer see. Third-party uninstallers are exceedingly good at doing this.

3 Things You Wanted To Know But Never Asked About MAC Addresses

3 Things You Wanted To Know But Never Asked About MAC Addresses

If you’ve ever looked at the details on your network card, you might have noticed an awkward-looking series of alphanumeric characters. As you gaze upon this sequence of characters, a question may pop up in your head: “What in the name of Torvalds is a MAC address?!” And the answer is here.

Top 6 Free Collaboration Tools for Freelancers

Top 6 Free Collaboration Tools for Freelancers

Freelancers are always running their business on a budget, yet still have to be able to handle the high workloads and stresses of keeping up with multiple clients. Luckily there are many free collaboration tools that you can use to get your groove on!

Everything You Need to Know About Email Headers

Everything You Need to Know About Email Headers

When you look at an email, all you usually see is the message body, subject line, sender, and recipient. When you dig into the header, you see a large amount of enigmatic text that can be very confusing. Learn how to decipher the email headers and prevent yourself from falling into trouble.

4 Ways Hackers Steal Your Passwords

4 Ways Hackers Steal Your Passwords

There are tons of ways that a hacker can steal your passwords. Here are the 4 commonly used methods. We will also show you ways to help prevent this from happening to you.