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How to speed up your old, tired Mac

How to speed up your old, tired Mac

Has your Mac gone from feeling super speedy to super sluggish? Have boot times gone from seconds to minutes? Are you starting to think that it might be time to buy a new Mac? Not so fast! Here's how you can give your old Mac a new lease of life.

July 9, 2019 by

Building the ultimate cable organizer

Building the ultimate cable organizer

Mixing CAD, 3D printing, some basic woodworking, and the self-discipline to throw out obsolete cables, David Gewirtz takes you through the process of building the ultimate cable organizer and his tried and true seven-step system for organizing cables and keeping them in order.

July 8, 2019 by

How much does 1.5TB of RAM cost?

How much does 1.5TB of RAM cost?

While most of us get away with having a few gigabytes of RAM, there are modern motherboards designed for workstations that can take enormous amounts of RAM. But lots of RAM is expensive. Very expensive.

July 6, 2019 by

Gadgets for safer driving

Gadgets for safer driving

April is Distracted Driver Awareness month, and while technology can be a big distraction, used right it can help make your journey safer and less stressful. Here are some of the best in-car gadgets to help keep you safer – and saner – when on the road.

April 10, 2019 by

Best phones not sold by US carriers (and how to get them)

Best phones not sold by US carriers (and how to get them)

These are all amazing phones that, for whatever reason, the Big Four -- Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile -- don't carry in the US. But you can still buy them unlocked, usually direct from the manufacturer or a retailer, and they'll still work with GSM networks. You just need to check 2G/3G/4G compatibility with your carrier.

March 11, 2019 by

Weird but super useful tech gadgets

Weird but super useful tech gadgets

I seem to be someone who buys things on the off chance that they will be useful at some point down the road. While there are many times when it doesn't feel like this pays off, some of the weird gadgets that I've picked up ended up being super useful, and have become part of the kit I use.

March 9, 2019 by

Has consumer trust in Apple declined?

After a recent blunder regarding the AirPower wireless charger, ZDNet's Adrian Kingsley-Hughes talks with TechRepublic's Karen Roby about the level that Apple consumers trust the tech giant. Read more: https://zd.net/2D9uB8P

April 15, 2019 by

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