July 2016

Pokemon Go’s world is as big as our own world. Finding your way in that world can be difficult. That’s why many people have started to create Pokemon maps online. These maps list Pokemon that have been caught or seen in various locations around the world. More intense maps are starting to list gyms and PokeStops. Today, we’re helping you become a Pokemon Go master by outlining...

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Online banking is one of the riskiest things you do on the internet. You’re dealing with your life savings – and most of us don’t deal with it safely. Today, we’re showing you 5 simple steps anyone can implement today to make them a smarter, safer, more effective online banking customer. 5) Always Check the Address Bar We’ll start with an easy one: before you type your banking...

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Most of us know that Microsoft Edge is a decent browser. But most of us don’t have a good reason to switch away from our well-established Chrome or Firefox profiles. Well, Edge just got extensions. And now, people are starting to realize another killer feature of the browser: it’s the only one of the big four browsers capable of streaming Netflix at 1080p. That’s right: all the...

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Microsoft’s free Windows 10 upgrade offer ends on July 31, 2016. In the final 2 weeks of the offer, Microsoft is pulling out all the stops to convince you to update. But this latest marketing ploy is the best we’ve seen so far: if Microsoft can’t update your laptop to Windows 10 with same-day service, then you’ll receive a free Dell Inspiron 15 laptop. As you probably...

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You’ve got Pokemon GO on your mobile device, so why not get it on your PC? It’s true: Pokemon GO is playable on your PC, but you probably won’t want to play it due to one obvious catch that we’ll explain below. Nevertheless, if you’re a tech geek like me, then you’ll get a kick out of impressing your friends when you fire up Pokemon GO...

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Virtual reality devices like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift have proven to be exceptionally popular. Now, it appears Apple is working on a VR device of its own. Here are some of the things you need to know about the top secret project. It’s Been in Development for Years Apple has been filing patents related to virtual reality for over a decade, including patents for VR...

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Many Windows 10 users have experienced a drive upgrade problem labeled 0x800F0923. Unless you speak robot, that error code probably doesn’t mean anything to you. With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at what this error code means and how to fix it. What is It? The 0x800F0923 error code is related to a driver error. Your computer uses drivers to communicate with its hardware. When...

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On July 29, Microsoft will celebrate the first anniversary of the release of Windows 10. As part of that celebration, Microsoft is releasing an Anniversary Update with some significant changes. Here’s what you need to know about it. 5) It’s Arriving on August 2 The Anniversary Update, despite its name, isn’t actually arriving on the anniversary of the release of Windows 10. Instead, it’s arriving four days later,...

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Virtual reality experiences are no longer a futuristic sci-fi technology: they’re a thing you can experience today. The only problem is that you need some pretty serious PC equipment to handle virtual reality. What kind of rig do you need to handle VR systems like the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift? Today, we’re helping you future-proof your life by making your PC virtual reality-ready. Now, there isn’t...

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