Hardware

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What To Do If Your Computer Makes Noises

If your computer makes noises, then you're having a hardware issue of some type, which means you'll probably need to open the case to... Read more »
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Smart Home Checklist To Save Your Marriage

Being a technology early adopter has always posed problems for me and my spouse. Me, because I am always attracted to new and shiny... Read more »
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Steps To Install Ambient TV Back-lighting

Having ambient TV back-lighting is not something most people consider when setting up their home theater. LED and OLED televisions are extremely vibrant and... Read more »
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Stylish Surge Protector With Functionality And Protection

One of the most often overlooked, yet most important component for your electronics is the surge protector. What makes a good surge protector? What is... Read more »
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Anatomy Of A Good Computer Case

What makes a good computer case and what makes me qualified to give my opinion on this delicate topic? It's simple, I like hot... Read more »
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Troubleshooting USB Devices

There's nothing more frustrating than plugging in a USB device and watching as nothing happens. The device does not appear at all or fails... Read more »
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Computer Signs Of Impending Doom

Your computer is a machine destined to fail. While we'd all like to think our machines will boot faithfully until the end of time,... Read more »
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What To Do If Your Recovery Disks Do Not Work

You've been responsible. You've either created those recovery disks like you were supposed to or you saved the disks that came with the computer.... Read more »
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Hard Drive Recovery Types

Hard drive recovery is a serious matter. Many of us use our computers for business and personal tasks, and losing data on the hard... Read more »
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Should You Buy An All In One Computer

Should you buy an all-in-one computer? As you may already know, an all-in-one computer is a desktop built directly into the monitor. Consider it... Read more »

NES Custom External Hard Drive

What to do with all of the extra data you have laying around.  I know, le'ts put it in a nice safe external hard... Read more »

What To Look For When Buying RAM

From the outside looking in, RAM can be one of the most confusing pieces of hardware to buy for a system.  With all the... Read more »