Category: Hardware

Mar 21, 2023

You Should Budget for Periodic Wi-Fi Router Upgrades

Wireless access is a must these days. Every time you turn around, something needs to be connected to a network.

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Feb 16, 2023

Monster External Drive Capacity from Western Digital

Bigger is not necessarily better. The Verge reports that Western Digital announced new capacity for its My Book external drives.

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Feb 07, 2023

Western Digital Dropping Support for Discovery Desktop App

A lot of users have external hard drives to backup their computers or add needed storage. Western Digital (WD) makes

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Feb 02, 2023

Should You Defrag Your Solid State Drive?

We are all interested in increasing the performance of our computers. One method is to speed up the retrieval of

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Jan 31, 2023

Should You Use an eero Wi-Fi Extender or an Echo Dot?

Let’s face it. We are very much a mobile society. It seems like darn near everything has wireless capabilities. That

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Dec 01, 2022

No More Laser Printers from Epson

Ars Technica posted that Epson will no longer manufacture laser printers starting in 2026. The company will only sell inkjet

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Nov 10, 2022

Add Multi Monitor Support to Mac M1 and M2 Computers

Officially, Apple only supports one external monitor for M1 and M2 based computers. That’s a limitation some users will not

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Oct 13, 2022

Use Coax Cable for Ethernet Connections

Using an Ethernet connection is much faster and more stable than jumping on your Wi-Fi network. As more and more

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Oct 11, 2022

No Miracles for USB-C on iPhones

Apple has been clutching to the Lightning port connector with its cold dead hands. The EU is not far from

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Oct 05, 2022

Days of Lightning Connector on iPhones are Numbered

The European Parliament took another step to require the usage of USB-C by the end of 2024 for camera, tablets

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Sep 28, 2022

Speed Up Your SSD in Windows 11

Solid State Drives (SSD) are pretty much standard storage devices for modern computers. You do still find some spinning hard

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Sep 21, 2022

Lack of Supervision Gets Morgan Stanley a $35M Fine

In 2015, Morgan Stanley decommissioned datacenters and disposed of hard drives and backup tapes containing people’s personal data. Apparently, Morgan

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