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We Were Good People Before Technology Got Us

Some people say computers enhance our lives, and some will adamantly explain to you in a ten-thousand page handwritten manifesto just how computers have ruined family, communities and the gosh-darn entire planet. Those digital nay-sayers are just barely old enough …

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Are You A Technology Fanboy?

Being a technology evangelist, I frequently recommend software or hardware devices to friends, relatives and complete strangers walking down the street. I feel it’s my duty to inform the world about everything they’re missing out on in life. The other …

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Buy Or Build Your Next Computer

Computers die or quickly become obsolete. Having to replace a computer can be an exciting endeavor for some or something that instills dread in others. So when the time comes, do you buy or build your next computer? There is …

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New Software Pricing Model: Rent or Buy

If you’re still using Office 2000 on that Windows XP machine, you know you’re falling behind the pack in terms of compatibility, functionality and security. The same goes if you’re still running Photoshop 7. Sure, they still work and do …

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Take Your Computer To The Shop

What? PCTechBytes has been preaching DIY computer repair for a decade and now they are recommending we take our computers to the shop. Why? Let’s face it, some people do not want to fix their own computers or do not …

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Are You Stuck With Obsolete Technology

If you live on the bleeding edge of technology, you’re bound to get burned buying “the next big thing” at least once in your life. If you’re like me, however, you sit atop a pile of useless gadgets that once …

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Micro Purchases Make Me Mega Broke

I’m an impulse buyer. I admit it. Lock me up and throw away the key. I never used to be that way, however. It wasn’t until a few years back when Apple and Amazon introduced their one-click purchasing schemes that …

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Stick With Your PC Or Switch To A Mac

Are you sick and tired of hearing how great Macs are? Are you simply bored with your PC? If so, we’ve narrowed down some of the top reasons for staying with your PC or finally buckling to the pressure and …

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Should I Get A Laptop Or Desktop

A common question an IT person will get asked by friends and family is “Should I get a laptop or desktop” when they finally realize their old computer has bit its last byte. This is a difficult question to answer …

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Should I Or Shouldn’t I

These are a few questions I often find myself thinking about at night when I have finished contemplating the intricacies of life and planning my breakfast in the morning. It dawned on me that these are also some common questions …

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Do I Need A New Computer

Do I need a new computer? You know that person, the one who simply refuses to upgrade anything. It’s the same person that still gets film developed at Kmart and the person that has the wireless phone with the extend-able …

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Are You A Mac or PC Person?

I’m a Mac, and I’m a PC–you remember those commercials, the one with the hip young guy and the nerdy older guy who could never get his PC to do what the Mac always did right out of the box. …

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What To Do If Your Computer Is Broken

My computer Is broken. What do I do now? It’s a terrible question ask, but when you’re faced with a problem you simply cannot overcome what do you do? Do you call someone to come into your home to perform …

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Cloud Computing – The Place Where Unicorns and Rainbows Live

Has Cloud Computing evaporated? Most of the country has been getting a lot of rain this year–some towns are almost completely underwater. I suspect there is some correlation to the hype of this Cloud Computing fantasy. You know the fairytale …

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