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Three Reasons to Move to Online Tutoring

Online changed education and learning. Although conventional educating methods are still the most beneficial for education, Online has led the way for us to learn through different indicates. The internet is rich with educational content, video lessons, written guides, and online seminars. But despite all these choices, there is one structure for learning that rests…


How to Get the Case Off Your PC

This is the first step to servicing, upgrading or removing PC hardware from your PC. Refer to my other articles on adding, upgading or removing just about any piece of hardware. First things first, get that case off your PC. This is usually done by removing the screws on the back. Don’t remove the ones…


Does Size Really Matter In Our Digital Age

Well, we’ve all seen the advert, but that’s not what I want to talk about, so get that out of your head straight away. No, let’s think about what many call the “Queen of Arts” – namely painting. Have you ever wandered around a huge Art Gallery and marvelled at the works by Tintoretto, Raphael,…


You Can Prevent Computer Slowdowns and Issues

Most people understand preventive maintenance like changing the oil in your car will help your car run better and last longer. The same principle holds true for your PC. Based on the computer repair services we do on computers in Cincinnati, we believe 80% of computer slowdowns and problems can be prevented! The purpose of…


The Right Way To Discharge Capacitor In Switch Mode Power Supplies

Switch mode power supply contain some large filter capacitors that can hold dangerous charges even if the unit has not been used for several days. Typical values of this type of filter capacitor are 220uf 250volt and 330uf 400volt! If you are going to work on the power supply circuits, it’s a good idea to…


Should You Build Your Own Mini PC

Nowadays there is a large number of alternatives when it comes to mini-PCs, many of which are barebones that you have to assemble yourself. Of course, these fetch a lower price and are often preferred by some people. Other mini-PCs come ready-to-use with all the parts and even the operating system pre-installed. Of course, their…


The Printer Cartridge Game

Think you got a great deal on a printer? Like the rest of us, you probably paid $50 to $75 for a decent Epson or Lexmark printer. What’s the catch, you might have asked? Most salesmen would say there is no catch. They’d probably go into a rant about how the printer market has gotten…


Spicing Up Your Keyboard Collection

When it comes to must haves for me concerning mechanical keyboards I always recommend the MKC Zinc Gold Tone Keyset. While the set can be a bit pricy at $50 for the set of just 37 keys to me it was well worth the investment. The first benefit you get from the keys is simply…


Adding Serial Ports to a Computer with Only USB Ports

So you bought a new computer but you don’t have serial ports? It’s surprisingly common these days – you find an awesome machine that does everything you want it to do, but then you get home and find out that amongst the lightning-fast processor and terabyte hard drive, you’re missing something – a serial port….


Finding a Better Mouse

Several years ago, I found myself wanting a better mouse. My computer at the time was a Mac Pro provided by my employer, and the aluminum keyboard and Mighty Mouse that came with it were downright awful. The laptop-style, low profile keyboard was terrible to type on and the mouse had a tiny ball for…