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Building Computers for the Weekend Geek

The face of personal computing is constantly changing and evolving. There are more terms out there than ever before, which makes it harder and harder to keep everything straight. Is the i7 really better than the i5? Why are some computer packages so much cheaper than others? Is that barebones computer for $300 really worth it? What should I really look for when I look at the details of a “PC Bargain”? What does all of that stuff DO anyway?? I’ll try to answer some of those questions, and in such a way that even the Weekend Geek (if there is such a thing) won’t walk away scratching their heads.

8 Steps to Creating and Using Signatures in Outlook 2010

Like it or hate it Office 2010 is jam packed with some excellent features. Unfortunately as a product becomes more feature packed it also has the tendency to become more complicated to use. The following 8 easy steps will walk you through one of the most common tasks many users want, a predefined signature which appears at the bottom of new e-mails, replies, or both.

Three Steps to a Faster Computer/PC

Reclaim lost speed and countless minutes of your time by following a simple 3 step process to a faster PC. We show you why your PC is slow..., the short and simple answer: You use it. Now what can you do about it.

How to Build an SSD Killer with an HDD!

When shopping for storage you usually want the best bang for the your buck. Join us as we explain how to do just that with older technology that delivers new levels of performance. We show you how to use hard drives to get as much performance as with an SSD. Create an SSD killer with Western Digital Velociraptors.

Do I Really Need a Sound Card?

With many motherboards including built-in audio chips, one is left to wonder if they need to invest in a high-end sound card. In this, we'll go over some of the advantages that sound cards have over onboard chips.

How To Access Your Computer Anywhere With Remote Desktop

What do you do if you need to access a document on your home machine while you're out on the road? You simply remote into it. This guide shows you how to set up Remote Desktop on your home computer so you can access your files from anywhere in the world.