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Windows 8 Promises USB 3.0 Support

Windows 8 Promises USB 3.0 Support

While your computer might run fine with a Windows 7 installation and USB 3.0 slots, you currently cannot exploit the full potential of USB 3.0’s speed without installing compatible drivers from a website or disc. Microsoft promises that Windows 8 will support USB 3.0 natively, meaning that you’ll be able to enjoy the qualities of […]

Replacing the USB to Dock Charging Cable For iPhone/iPad

Replacing the USB to Dock Charging Cable For iPhone/iPad

Nothing is more maddening than wanting to charge your iPhone or iPad and misplacing the dock charing cable, or even worse, having it not work well because the cable is starting to fray. While it seems easy to replace, as USB to dock cords are readily available both in stores and online, not every cord […]

How to Create a Windows 8 USB Boot Disk [Quick Tips]

How to Create a Windows 8 USB Boot Disk [Quick Tips]

So you have downloaded the Windows 8 Developer Preview and wanted to give it a test in your machine. If you are planning to do a clean install, the fastest way is to burn the ISO file into a DVD and boot from it. However, as DVD ROM drive is getting obsolete, more and more […]

How To Share Wireless Connection Settings Through A USB Drive

How To Share Wireless Connection Settings Through A USB Drive

While securing your wireless connection is as easy as entering password, it is often not the security mechanism that makes the wireless connection vulnerable. If you are sharing your security key with many other people (such as in the office environment), the chances of them compromising your wireless security is higher. Most people leak out […]

What is Thunderbolt Technology And How It Can Benefit You [MTE Explains]

What is Thunderbolt Technology And How It Can Benefit You [MTE Explains]

You may have heard that Apple has recently refreshed their Macbook Pro product line and the latest arrival comes with a new port, known as the Thunderbolt technology. What is Thunderbolt technology I am sure you must have heard of and used a USB port before (unless you are still using a 486MHz PC). A […]

Codysafe – Carry Your PC Wherever You Go

Codysafe – Carry Your PC Wherever You Go

We have work to do and we have places to go for completing those tasks. So it is an obvious necessity to carry your working tools along. If that means digital documents, our USB drives comes to rescue. And very recently, the dominance of portable tools has also made the job a lot more easier, […]

How to Remove Windows Viruses with Linux

How to Remove Windows Viruses with Linux

Viruses. They happen to almost everyone. If they don’t happen to you, it’ll be your cousin Stan who get joins the malware-of-the-month club, and you’re the only person he knows who can fix a computer. The problem is, things are so screwed up that Windows won’t even start properly. And if it does, the virus […]

How to Create Your Own USB Linux Distro with LiLi

How to Create Your Own USB Linux Distro with LiLi

Linux Live CDs have long been well known as a handy tool in PC repair. Personally I’ve used Linux CDs dozens of times to repair Windows problems, from virus scans to file retrieval to partition adjustments. As great as Live CDs are, they still have a few drawbacks, like an inability to save any new […]

How To Boot And Install Windows 7 From USB Flash Drive

How To Boot And Install Windows 7 From USB Flash Drive

Updated: An updated version of this tutorial can be found here, featuring an easier and faster way to create a Windows 7 USB installer drive. The Windows 7 beta has been released for quite a while now. If you want to follow the crowd and test it in your system, but do not want to […]