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Declutter Your Digital Life in 5 Simple Steps

Gone are the times when having multiple digital accounts and gadgets are only for tech geeks. Today, just about everyone manages different online accounts in various mobile devices. While this indicates a forward-thinking culture, it unfortunately puts people’s machines and data at risk, as cyber-criminals tend to use exploiting digital …

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14 Battery Saving Tips Every iPhone 5 User Should Know

The iPhone 5 is supposedly a great phone. Unfortunately, quite a few users have been complaining about its atrocious battery life. If you’re finding your iPhone bordering on useless when it comes to basic functions like Internet surfing or VoIP service, here’s a little list of standby tips to get …

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How to Protect Your Privacy in the Smartphone Age

First, it was the advent of the internet. Then Apple blazed the trail for smartphone makers. And when these two technologies were combined, how people communicated and got their information had drastically changed. Today, whenever you need to call, text, search, or shop, you use your smartphone. Yes, smartphones have …

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Creating a System Restore Point for Windows 7

More experienced computer users are familiar with the “blue screen of death”. This is the nickname for the critical error message that Windows displays when something has gone wrong with your operating system. Not acknowledging this error immediately could lead to the loss of data or the corruption of your …

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How to Use Tar

Tar files (short for tape archive files) are created by using the tar command of the Linux operating system. This will convert a number of specific files into an archive. Once an archive is created using tar, the individual files are contained within it, as well as the necessary information …

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How to Use Telnet

Telnet allows users to remotely access other computers that are connected to a network. Once installed, a Telnet lets the user execute commands on the other computer being accessed via the internet. It is a quick and easy way of making changes to a computer without having to actually be …

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How to Make Smiley Faces

Smiley faces are emoticons that are usually used to express emotions in text communications whether you are on the computer using chat rooms or having one-on-one chat sessions on facebook or messenger, or you are sending text messages. Because the person who you are communicating with does not see you …

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