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What if I told you just because I can use a computer doesn't mean I understand everything about every piece of tech in the house
Lighter Side – The Computer Guy’s Bane
It’s the nightmare of techs everywhere. So many times. Random Person: So What do you do for a living? Computer
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How to Create an NFS Share in Linux Mint
Summary: How to create an NFS share on Linux Mint that can be accessed from any system that supports NFS
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WordPress: ColorMag Child Theme Download
The Push to Pay for ColorMag Some developers really go out of their way to get people to purchase their
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Wellington Child Theme
WordPress: Wellington Child Theme Download
If you came here and already know exactly what to do, download the Wellington Child Theme right now and get cracking.
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The iPhone Case that Runs Android… WHAATT??? | Eye by ESTI
Everyone knows that I’m an iPhone user but not necessarily an Apple fanboy. I’ve played around with phones that run
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Declassified United States Nuclear Test Videos Available on YouTube
Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. ~George Santayana Between 1945 and 1962 the United States
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Negative Ion Therapy: Are Negative Ions a Legitimate Treatment or Just Medical Quackery?
Midway through 1999, Americans got their first taste of ionic technology when high-tech retail giant, The Sharper Image, launched its Ionic
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The Check Engine Light Needs to Die
Recently I was driving home from work looking forward to an evening of relaxation when I happened to glance down
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Fossbytes’ Best Linux Distro for Beginners – 2017
Linux Mint is the clear winner. It’s what I use at home in addition to my iMac. Ubuntu comes in
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Police Scanner Tracks Your Location in Disturbing Detail
One of the more widely used police scanner tools is the automated license plate scanner. If you know what to
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20 Cabling Jobs That Will Make You Drool
We’ve all seen cabling jobs that were absolute nightmares. As bad as it gets, the reality is that there’s nothing
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Cabling Nightmares That Will Haunt Your Dreams
  Don’t let the advertisements fool you! I see ads on the internet all the time from technical schools advertising
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Our Favorite Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts
From casual computer users to those of us who want to get the absolute most out of our work time,
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Amazing Computer Setups
Whether you’re a gamer, musician, or day trader, there are few things as satisfying as a great computer system setup.
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Huge Marble Run Machine
For certain people, large marble run machines can be mesmerizing to watch. Take a look at 11,000 marbles all moving
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The 11 Worst Websites You Have to See
One of the most beautiful things about The Internet is that a web site can be designed and built by
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Security Breach at Home Depot: A Symptom of a Larger Problem in Corporate America
The Largest Data Breach in Retail History By now, just about everyone has heard about the data breach at The
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“I Was Hacked!” – No, You Were Just Stupid
Media Coverage About Hacking As a person who reads about technology news and events, I see my share of stories
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Why I Switched From Windows to Mac (and how I made the transition)
Time for a New Computer As a self-proclaimed geek, I always look forward with hesitation to that time when upgrading
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Five Easy Ways to Keep Your Data Backed Up
The Disaster If Benjamin Franklin had been alive during the digital age, his famous letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy would have
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Comcast Has Their Scapegoat But Who’s Really to Blame?
“You Can’t Leave Me, I’m Too Good!” That’s basically what it sounded like if you don’t feel like listening to
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Are Yelp Online Reviews Reliable?
Online Reviews in General When researching a new product or service, many of us begin our search with Google. Invariably
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Why Tech Employees Leave Their Company
The Stigma is Gone Job-hoppers, as they’re known in the HR industry, were once considered a class of workers who
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Amazon’s Fire Phone Breaks a Trend
The Announcement Last week, Amazon finally announced that they were joining the smartphone business with their new Fire Phone. The
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Gunnar Computer Eyewear Review
Computer Eyewear for… Everyone?
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App Review: Gravy (fun things to do nearby)
Follow @CGS_Computers   Avoid a Potentially Boring Date Night Ever find yourself sitting around on a particular evening wanting to
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App Review: Whisper
  It’s All Anonymous I recently read an article about an app called Whisper which allows people to make and
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Hate Your Cable Provider? You’re in Good Company
Where I live, I have 3 choices for cable TV. Of those, DirectTV has horrible internet service because satellite internet
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Targeted Ads on… Everything
How would you feel if one day, you could have a smart refrigerator with it’s own internet connection that you
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My Favorite Windows 7 Keyboard Shortcuts
From casual computer users to those of us who want to get the absolute most out of our work time,
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Texting From Computers As A Valuable Addition to Business Communication
Although the typical computer setup doesn’t include a true SMS texting service, there are a few other options that a
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How Much Time is Enough?
Whenever you’re planning on doing some type of upgrade, software install, or general repair on your computer it’s important to
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Why I Like the iPhone Over Other Options
  There was a time when I wouldn’t be caught dead with an Apple product. With all of the company’s
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Upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7?
Follow @CGS_Computers So you’ve decided to make the jump from Windows XP to Windows 7… Congratulations! You’re on your way
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Why Not to be Mad at Microsoft for Dropping XP Support
I’ve been reading a lot of articles and with varying opinions about Microsoft choosing to drop support of Windows XP
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