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Best of 2010 Windows Downloads

by Barbara J. Feldman June 23, 2010

Lifehacker recently announced their annual list of best Windows downloads. And this year, they packaged them all into a single download package with an auto-installer that will install exactly the programs you want, while you raid the refrigerator. The utilities include a few of my must-haves, such as Pidgin (a universal instant messaging tool), Dropbox […]

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Using Dropbox for File Synchronization

by Barbara J. Feldman January 27, 2010

Dropbox is a simple-to-use file synchronization utility that uses the cloud storage to sync files across multiple computers, whether they are Mac, Linux or Windows based. In fact, not only can you access your private or shared files from any computer where you’ve installed the Dropbox utility, you can also access them via a browser […]

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Choosing an External Hard Drive for Your PC

by Barbara J. Feldman January 23, 2010

With so many files being stores on a computer, it can become frustrating when your computer starts to run slowly because it doesn’t have enough memory. Music files are known for slowing down a computer and if you have any kids in the home, you no doubt have hundreds to thousands of music files on […]

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Five Tips to Speed Up Your Slow Computer

by Barbara J. Feldman January 23, 2010

A brand new computer always run extremely fast but after a few months of Internet searches, documents, and new programs, it can start to run extremely slow. Having a fast computer will not only save your sanity, it could save your job. If you depend on your computer to run fast for your livelihood, here […]

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Finding the Right External Hard Drive

by Barbara J. Feldman January 22, 2010

An external hard drive is one of the easiest ways to back up all of your important computer files like your music data, pictures, and work information. What makes external hard drives great is that they are easy to use and they are affordable. Installing memory in your computer can actually be more expensive than […]

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The $10 External Memory Solution

by Barbara J. Feldman January 21, 2010

If you have important files on your computer, now is the time to start protecting them. A USB hard drive is one of the easiest ways to protect your files to make sure they will be around for awhile. For each member in your family, purchase a separate USB device. Now instead of saving files […]

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