There are many new features in Windows 8.1, but Microsoft has also removed some features for good. Here are 4 things Windows 8.1 has done away with for good.
Solid-states drives are often praised for their speed, but to enjoy it, you often have to pay a high price for it. This article explains why solid-state drives are so expensive.
You’ve probably heard of alternate DNS servers and how they could probably help you in some way or another. You may also wonder why you need to switch over. I’m going to give you some reasons why you probably should be using third party DNS server. You will end up wondering why you haven’t done it yet.
You wanted to get a surge protector to protect your equipment, but no one tells you how and what kind of surge protector you should buy. It’s time we addressed questions consumers frequently ask about these enigmatic pieces of hardware.
When it comes to cloud storage, one of the things you shouldn’t do is to place all your eggs in one basket. You should also take the precaution to backup the data to somewhere you can physically access. Allow me to explain why.
Have you ever wondered why your Internet speed is always not as fast as your service provider said it would be? It never hurts to examine the most common causes of slower-than-advertised Internet speeds and determine whether one of these is happening to you so that you can determine how to remedy the situation.
Who would’ve ever known that running 64-bit Windows makes your computer more secure? Tell this to any so-called computer wiz and they’ll laugh. However, there are some things you have to understand about Windows that will probably make you think twice about ever settling for a 32-bit version ever again.
Most of us know that piracy is illegal, but when it comes to download torrents, people are confused whether it is legal or illegal. What we will discuss here is what makes downloading torrent legal or illegal and what could possibly get you in trouble, in addition to some words about privacy with regards to torrents.
When the news that the NSA are keeping records of your phone calls and web data transfers broke out, people start to worry if they are really safe online and some of them switched to Tor to protect their privacy online. The question is, is Tor really safe? Does it really protect you from the NSA’s clutches?
The progress bar is supposed to make your life better by informing you how much more time it requires to finish the job. However, most of the time, it is inaccurate and it could show 99% for the last 5 minutes. We understand your frustration, which is why I’m going to explain exactly why these things happen.
It is disappointing that Microsoft didn’t make it easier to add shortcuts in “My Computer” area. There’s so much real estate there that’s not being used. It’s natural to be able to add program shortcuts there. Here is a workaround to create a shortcut in “My Computer” that works with today’s most popular operating systems!
Peer discovery is an essential part of the BitTorrent protocol. It’s how its downloads happen so quickly: You connect to multiple people, and each of them upload a little piece of the file to you. This article explains how the whole BitTorrent DHT peer discovery process works.
After some months of buying my own passive polarized display, I’ve realized that anyone new to this kind of hardware is probably going to have a hard time figuring it out. The learning curve isn’t incredibly steep, but there’s not much information on how to get passive 3D movies to play just how you want them.
Google Drive vs Office Web apps: You probably have heard of both of them. We’re going to put them head-to-head and see which one takes home the trophy.
Cookies are a major part of what makes websites work. However, there are certain aspects about them that could be used maliciously, particularly in the case of third-party cookies. We will dive into the differences between first- and third-party cookies and examine how they act maliciously on some websites.
Other than exe files, there are a few different file types that viruses can be present in. In this article, we will show you the different file types and discuss them in detail.
A lot of the people who have been exposed to Bitcoin already know a lot about the currency, but haven’t really done a whole lot of research on certain questions regarding the online currency and its fate. Today, we are here to ask those questions for you and then answer them.
You’ve probably seen the words “DoS” and “DDoS” pop up. In case you’ve been wondering what they are and how they affect you, we’ll delve into that and also mention a little bit on the the possibilities of protecting yourself from such an attack.