Author: Andrew

Are you a PC gamer? Do you know a PC gamer? They can be a sensitive bunch. Truth be told, there has never been a better time to be a PC gamer. Still, that doesn’t make them immune from criticism. Whether you’re trying to troll them or you just genuinely love consoles more, here are 5 easy ways to piss off a PC gamer in your...

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YouTube has millions of videos and channels. Searching through all of that mess can be challenging. Today, we’re going to show you our 5 favorite YouTube search tips that will help you scan through video content like a pro. 5) Find a Specific Channel Have you ever typed a channel name into the search bar, only to discover a bunch of videos that are definitely not channels? Narrowing...

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If you’ve ever read a PC security blog, then you’ve probably read a tip like this: don’t download suspicious files from unknown sources. Everyone knows that tip. But a new ransomware virus making its way across the internet throws that tip out the window. This new ransomware is 100% JavaScript-based with no download required. Sound scary? It is. The new ransomware was spotted by SophosLabs and SurfRight. It’s being...

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You’ve probably heard that Windows 10 comes with some privacy concerns. One of the biggest privacy concerns about Windows 10 is its location tracking, which tells your PC where you are at all times. Some people find that useful. Your PC can automatically tell you the weather of your vacation destination as soon as you arrive, for example. But other people don’t find it useful at all:...

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Google Chrome is one of the world’s best and most popular browsers. But let’s be honest: it’s a bit of a performance hog. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to reduce Chrome’s performance impact on your PC. Today, we’re sharing those tips so you get the fastest version of Chrome possible. 5) Manually Close Chrome Processes Using the Built-In Chrome Task Manager It’s true: Chrome...

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The internet was abuzz this past week when a photo of Mark Zuckerberg’s desk arrived online. Mark was innocently celebrating Instagram’s milestone of reaching 500 million users (Instagram is owned by Facebook). At first glance, the image seems fun and silly. Zuckerberg (@Zuck) is holding a cardboard cutout of an Instagram frame that features 500 million likes. But if you look in the left corner of that image,...

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Good PC optimization software is hard to find. It’s an industry filled with online scams and low-quality software. Fortunately, there are some easy ways to distinguish good PC optimization software from the merely average. Today, we’re explaining the 3 easiest ways to choose the right PC optimization software for you. 3) It’s Made by a Quality Manufacturer on a Trusted Website The number one way in which people install...

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The registry is a part of the computer most of us never visit. That’s for good reason: the registry is home to your system’s most crucial settings. One inadvertent file change and your system might develop serious problems. However, editing the registry is a great way to speed up your PC. Today, we’re teaching you how to perform a few simple Windows 10 registry tweaks that can...

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For whatever reason, there are a large number of Windows users out there who are refusing to upgrade to Windows 10. Microsoft is in the middle of a long battle against these users and frequently tries to force you to upgrade to Windows 10. Avoiding Windows 10 is as easy as declining every update on your Windows 7 computer. However, if you’ve already upgraded to Windows 10,...

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