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Maintaining and improving PC and MAC performance

A computer, when built includes parts that won't improve without physical changes made to them. Yet,  the demands on those computers increase over time due to program and operating system upgrades, increasingly complex and demanding applications, websites delivering more complex content and, the common use of many programs at the same time. These increased loads…
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Email Security (Pt. 1)

Email security is a BIG subject, so I'll separate it into a couple of installments. This is the first. Email is a way of life and has proven itself internationally to be a staple for individuals and businesses alike. We use email to correspond, do business, to pass good cheer, exchange ideas, distribute news, and on…
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Bitcoin Explained (Briefly)

A Bitcoin Primer You've heard of Bitcoin, and if ransomware has hit you, you've perhaps paid off the perpetrators using it. But what is it, and how does it work? According to Wikipedia, Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency (stored and transacted using encryption) and a digital payment system. The value of a bitcoin is determined by…
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Economy in printing

Printers come in all shapes and sizes, and their cost varies from cheap (Initially) to very expensive. Over the years, they’ve evolved significantly in capabilities and cost. Part of this change, especially in consumer grade printers, has been a shift from durability and value to planned obsolescence and lower printer costs coupled with higher ink/toner…
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