PCTechBytes Computer Repair http://www.pctechbytes.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:38:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.3 The Perils And Pitfalls Of Your Free Internethttp://www.pctechbytes.com/security/perils-pitfalls-free-internet/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/security/perils-pitfalls-free-internet/#comments Sat, 29 Mar 2014 14:52:53 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=59878 The Internet is a vast wonderland of free sites and services, a glorious cornucopia of software and information donated through the kindness of others who expect nothing in return. Unlike the real world, there is no deceit, no scams or greed-driven conspirators trying to make a buck at your expense. The Internet is a virtual […]

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Protect Your Smartphone From Hackers and Thieveshttp://www.pctechbytes.com/android/protect-smartphone-hackers-thieves/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/android/protect-smartphone-hackers-thieves/#comments Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:39:33 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=59870 Smartphones filled with private messages, photos, and passwords to bank accounts contain more sensitive information than most people’s wallets. However, protecting these pocket-sized computers is often overlooked by most consumers. Unless you are willing to give away all your data to the nearest thief, smartphone security is something that should be taken seriously. Check out […]

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Definitive Guide To Surviving The Death Of Windows XPhttp://www.pctechbytes.com/windows/definitive-guide-surviving-death-windows-xp/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/windows/definitive-guide-surviving-death-windows-xp/#comments Sun, 16 Mar 2014 14:03:10 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=59851 On April 8th 2014, Microsoft will unplug life support for Windows XP. There will be no more security updates or tech support for the beloved Operating System that has been the workhorse OS for business and home users for the past 12 years. But what does this mean for the millions of users still running […]

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Samsung HW-F355 Is The Best Soundbar For The Pricehttp://www.pctechbytes.com/home-theater/best-soundbar-price/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/home-theater/best-soundbar-price/#comments Sun, 02 Mar 2014 14:31:11 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=59831 As televisions get thinner and thinner, so do the speakers inside the screen. With some televisions being as thin as half an inch, it’s not hard to believe the sound quality on these expensive sets being so terrible. To get decent sound from your LED television, in most cases you’ll need to resort to an […]

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5 Tech Tools to Keep Grandparents Connectedhttp://www.pctechbytes.com/tips/5-tech-tools-keep-grandparents-connected/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/tips/5-tech-tools-keep-grandparents-connected/#comments Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:20:31 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=59840 It’s no surprise that Gram and Gramps might be resistant to new technology. Today’s ever-evolving array of gadgets can often feel unfamiliar, complicated and intimidating to seniors. However, once they get on-board the tech train with a few less intimidating gadgets and apps, their ability to stay connected to family makes conquering their technology insecurities […]

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New Battery Tech Promises Infinitely Longer Lifetimehttp://www.pctechbytes.com/hardware/new-battery-tech-promises-infinitely-longer-lifetime/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/hardware/new-battery-tech-promises-infinitely-longer-lifetime/#comments Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:07:07 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=59837 Batteries are the cornerstone of mobile technology. They’re right up there with WiFi and 4G. However, the current equipment isn’t quite where it should be in terms of usage and safety. Recent developments have changed the game for recharging. Scientists have discovered new technology that’ll cut down on the danger associated with current lithium ion-batteries. […]

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Choosing the Best Laptop in the Arena for Gaminghttp://www.pctechbytes.com/gaming/choosing-best-laptop-arena-gaming/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/gaming/choosing-best-laptop-arena-gaming/#comments Sun, 02 Feb 2014 14:47:16 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=59819 Laptops have moved from being a portable version of our desktop systems to our primary work stations. Time Tech quotes an exec from Digital Storm (the high-end gaming computer manufacturer) as saying that laptops have become as powerful as desktops for gaming. If it’s time for you to invest in a new gaming laptop, follow […]

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Shut Down and Boot Your Computer Automaticallyhttp://www.pctechbytes.com/tips/shut-boot-computer-automatically/ http://www.pctechbytes.com/tips/shut-boot-computer-automatically/#comments Sun, 19 Jan 2014 16:54:07 +0000 http://www.pctechbytes.com/?p=59800 To shut down or not to shut down, that is the question. Since the birth of personal computing, users have been debating whether or not it is necessary to shut down your computer every night. Some complain it takes too long to boot their computers in the morning so they simply leave it on all […]

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