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Many computer problems are tricky to diagnose

Many computer problems are tricky to diagnose because there are so many potential causes. In fact, it's often not apparent whether a problem is being caused by hardware or software. Such is the case with a problematic laptop keyboard! Sticky keys, driver issues, or a...

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What makes a password secure?

What makes a password secure? Well, no password is fully immune to hacking, but there are certain guidelines that you can follow to protect your account: A password should be 16 characters long or more. Surprisingly 45% of Americans use passwords of 8 characters or...

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Is an 8-core 16-inch MacBook Pro worth buying?

Is an 8-core 16-inch MacBook Pro worth buying?

A while ago, I got an email from someone who was asking if it was worth buying a new MacBook Pro. He wanted to know whether the 16-inch Core i7 model would be good enough for his needs. The only way to answer this question is to run some tests after getting your hands...

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