Western Digital Gold Edition Hard Disk Drive - an excellent choice when you need performance, reliability, and mass storage sizes for lots of room Gadgets & Tech

Best Hard Drive for Your PC

A hard disk drive is still the best way to put lots of storage space in your PC. A multi-terabyte hard drive will have plenty of room for movies, videos, game installations, pictures, and more. And while SSD prices are falling – hard drives are still FAR cheaper on a cost per gigabyte basis. Let’s look at the best hard drives for your PC….

Equifax Data Breach – What to Do About Identity Theft

What to do about the Equifax Breach and Potential Identity Theft As you’ve probably heard, this week Equifax Inc. (one of the “big-three” credit bureaus) announced a cybersecurity incident that involved a data breach of 143 million U.S. consumer records. The information that was exposed includes: names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and some driver’s license numbers, amongst other things. Some credit card…

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OpenDNS and Quad9 – Protect your home network for FREE

Use OpenDNS for Free to Increase Network Security and Block Adult Content On Your Home Network Are you looking for a free and effective way to improve the security of your home network? How about protecting your family from adult content such as pornography, and mature themed websites such as gambling and alcohol? OpenDNS, and other Domain Name System (DNS) services like it, can…

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Windows 10 – Can’t connect to this network – Troubleshooting cheat sheet

Can’t connect to this network – on Windows 10? Use this troubleshooting cheat sheet Here’s a common problem – the dreaded Can’t connect to this network message. This article is meant to be a quick and dirty cheat sheet. As such, there’s not a lot of explanatory text. Troubleshooting steps – eliminate ISP as source of issue How many devices are experiencing issues? If…

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How To Rename Multiple Files Using macOS

There’s an easy way to rename multiple files using finder in macOS Since the Yosemite release of Mac OS X (now called macOS) the Finder application (Mac’s equivalent of Windows File Explorer) has a powerful feature that lets you easily rename multiple files. Historically, renaming more than one file at a time required a custom script or a 3rd party add-on program. This new…

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Top 3 Reasons to Own Your Cable Modem

Why you should own your Cable Modem (or at least consider it) Did you know you can own your cable modem as opposed to leasing an outdated model from your Internet Service Provider? It’s true, all the major home Internet Service Providers (ISPs) will gladly lease this equipment to you for years at a time, for about $10 a month. That really adds up…