Reviews

DVRs You Can Use Without Needing a Cable Subscription

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I stopped paying for cable about 6 months back and I have to say that I’m really happy. I’ve always been one of those people who thought cable was absolutely necessary and always ponied up the $100 or so to have about 300 or so channels. However, over time I realized I only watch a […]

CPU Processor Comparison – Intel Core i9 vs i7 vs i5 vs i3

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Although they’ve been out for more than a decade now, Intel’s Core lineup, Core i7, Core i5, and Core i3 processors, still feels relatively young. Here, we will review the processors, explain the technologies behind them, look at Intel’s philosophy, and help you decide which processor to buy. Rather than taking the traditional processor comparison […]

5 Tools to Convert BIN Files to ISO Images

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Recently, I downloaded some IT software on my Windows PC and the files were all .BIN and .CUE files. In order to work with them, I needed to convert the BIN files to ISO images and mount them as a drive. In this article, I’m going to mention a couple of free and paid utilities […]

4 Great Tools to Create Windows Installer Packages

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I’ve written a fair amount of code in my IT career and released a good number of Windows programs also, so a good tool to create Windows installer packages was always key. Each program would have a different set of needs, such as scripts, DLLs, security settings, etc., so one tool that could handle a […]

20 of The Best TV Streaming Devices

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While smart Internet enabled TVs are becoming more popular, there are still a lot of homes that don’t have them. However, with technology advancing so rapidly, the demand for smart TV functionality will continue to increase. Right now, there are more options and devices than ever to stream Netflix, Hulu, games, apps and more to […]

What to Look for When Buying PC Speakers

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Computer speakers are one of those PC accessories that are almost essential and you can spend anywhere from $10.00 to $1,000.00 for quality PC speakers, depending on your budget. In today’s post, we will review some things to look for when choosing a sound system for your computer. I enjoy listening to music a lot, […]

Automatically Move, Delete, or Copy Files in Windows

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Previously, I had written about a program to automate file management tasks in Windows, but unfortunately, the program was very basic and was last updated in 2005! If you are looking for a program that can handle a variety of file management tasks, then you should check out Limagito FileMover. They have a free version […]

Track and Log USB Device Usage/Activity with USBLogView

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If you have a computer that is accessible to other people, then there may be times when you want to know what USB devices were plugged in. At an office, there may be a common PC for employees to use in the break room or in the conference room. You can keep track of all […]

5 Free Programs to Completely Wipe a Hard Drive

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Looking to sell an old computer and want to wipe the hard drive clean before you sell it? Whatever your reason may be, there are lots of programs out there that can help you to not only erase the data on a hard drive, but erase it in such a way that it can never […]

Edit ID3 Tags in Linux and Windows With EasyTAG

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Previously, we talked about ripping and encoding CDs; here, we’ll cover how to make sure those files are properly tagged.  We’ll do this using a program called EasyTAG. First, though, what exactly is tagging?  ID3 tags are little bits of text stored inside the MP3 file itself.  These tags are what make it possible for […]