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Harry has always loved computers and technology. He enjoys breaking his tech, and then trying to fix again (usually successfully!) and loves about almost anything tech! • Favourite browser - Google Chrome • Favourite PC brand - HP • Favourite phone - Google Pixel

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LAlarm provides you with great Laptop Security Software

Posted by Harry On April - 6 - 2010Comments Off on LAlarm provides you with great Laptop Security Software
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PROS: Very useful software, with lots of features.
CONS: Interface not great; some functions can be a little tricky to understand.
VERDICT: Secure your laptop or netbook computer against intruders and theft.
PRICE: FREE for personal use, $50.00 for commercial use.
VERSION REVIEWED: 5.7 (for personal use)
DOWNLOAD: LAlarm

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CamStudio, Record what’s on your Screen

Posted by Harry On April - 3 - 20103 COMMENTS

Have you ever been in a scenario that you need to record what’s on your screen? Do you need to show someone how to do something, or even just to record something from YouTube quickly? Well here’s how:

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Songbird: Free your music collection!

Posted by Harry On April - 2 - 2010Comments Off on Songbird: Free your music collection!

Are you looking at a new music player? Then look this way:
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How to get Customized E-mail Addresses

Posted by Harry On February - 25 - 2010Comments Off on How to get Customized E-mail Addresses

So, I take it a lot of your family use e-mail. I’m sure you’ll agree that it is a nightmare remembering a long string of letters & numbers that we call an e-mail address. Eventually, it just gets you going mad! How about when you want to make a new e-mail, and johnsmith@gmail.com’s taken, and you have to resort to 97john364smith17@gmail.com.

This can all change to a simple address, such as john@thesmiths.net if you buy your own domain, which is very cheap. You can even import all your old mail & contacts, and set up mail forwarding. Follow these steps below to do this. Please note that I’m using 123-reg.co.uk, which is based in the UK. If you’re not from the UK, you may prefer to use a host based in your country. In the US, for example, go to godaddy.com, dreamhost.com. but the main steps that I’ll show you should be very similar.

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Speed up Your Web Browsing with a New DNS Server

Posted by Harry On February - 24 - 2010Comments Off on Speed up Your Web Browsing with a New DNS Server

Previously, I have written a guide on how to set up OpenDNS. However, some DNS servers will be faster, depending on your internet connection. So, here’s a way of setting up a new DNS server that you know will be best for you, using NameBench:

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Command Prompt – Your backup Operating System!

Posted by Harry On February - 21 - 2010Comments Off on Command Prompt – Your backup Operating System!

New to using the command prompt? Check out the Windows Command Prompt Beginner’s Guide

Have you ever had an issue with your computer? Has your Windows ever been corrupt, and you need to wipe the system? I have definitely been in that situation, but what can you do – you really, really need your data, but can’t have it!? Well, I use Command Prompt with that in mind. You can just stick in a Windows Vista/7 DVD, click Repair Computer, and you’re on CMD (Command Prompt). Then, you can back everything up with a flash drive with a few commands!

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