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What Should You Buy? A Mac or PC? – Part 3

Part 3 of a three-part article. << BACK TO PART 2 << By now, if you’ve read parts 1 and 2 of this series, you should know that most people are usually devoted to PCs or to Macs, and that not too many are both. Why is that? One reason is that most of us…

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What Should You Buy? A Mac or PC? – Part 2

Part 2 of a three-part article. << BACK TO PART 1 << What’s the difference between a PC and a Mac? First, let’s throw some confusion into the mix: A Mac is technically a PC, a personal computer. But people who own a Mac will never call it a PC. And people who have only…

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What Should You Buy? A Mac or PC? – Part 1

Part 1 of a three-part article. If you’ve only been on one side of the computer fence most of your life—that is, you’ve only used a Mac or (more likely) only used a PC—then maybe it’s time you opened your mind to exploring the other side. At the very least, you should know what the…

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What is an Internet Service Provider?

What is an Internet Service Provider?

An Internet Service Provider (ISP) is the industry term for the company that is able to provide you with access to the Internet, typically from a computer. If you hear someone talking about the Internet and they mention their “provider,” they’re usually talking about their ISP. Your ISP makes the Internet a possibility. In other…

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What is ISDN?

Integrated Service Digital Network, or ISDN, is the original high-speed internet service. It sparked the high-speed internet development between service providers during the 1990s and, of course, revolutionized internet use. Much like its predecessor, the dial-up internet service, ISDN utilizes a phone line. In fact, it set the standard for telephone data service. ISDN internet…

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Leave no footprints on a computer

What is Incognito Mode?

Sometimes you just need a little privacy online. You wouldn’t probably admit to engaging in some online activity that you don’t want others to see, especially if they use the same computer you do, after you…or if you share a computer. That list of others includes your spouse or significant other, your children, your boss,…

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5 Steps to Clean Up an Out-of-Control Inbox.

Inbox Cleanup – Email Overload Solutions That Cost You Nothing

We don’t all get the same number of emails. It varies from person to person depending on, for example, how many friends you have, how often you shop online and how many “subscriptions” you have to websites and more. And that doesn’t include all of the work-related emails you also might get every day. That’s…

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What are HTTP and HTML?

As you probably know by now, the IT (Internet technology) world is full of acronyms and abbreviations that aren’t easy to understand and still not common knowledge. I mean, most people know that ATM stands for automated teller machine and PIN means personal identification number to use an ATM. And even if you don’t know…

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