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Month: February 2017 (page 1 of 97)

What Are the Little Gray-Capped Things on RAM Modules?

If you are performing your first ever RAM upgrade, then watching a small piece suddenly “chip off” of a RAM module can be a very worrisome event. But is it as bad as it looks or is the RAM module still usable? Today’s SuperUser Q&A post has the answer to a worried reader’s question.

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by Akemi Iwaya #HowToGeek
https://www.howtogeek.com/296103/what-are-the-little-gray-capped-things-on-ram-modules/
 

How to Set Up the Google Wi-Fi System

Mesh Wi-Fi networking is all the rage lately, and even Google has gotten in on the fun. Here’s how to set up Google Wi-Fi in order to get rid of dead spots at all corners of your house or apartment.

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by Craig Lloyd #HowToGeek
https://www.howtogeek.com/295692/how-to-set-up-the-google-wi-fi-system/
 

What’s the Difference Between Virtual and “True” Surround Sound Gaming Headsets?

Moviegoers already know the bliss of a good surround sound setup, but PC gamers have an even better reason to invest in a little audio immersion: beating the snot out of their online opponents. A good surround sound system can make a surprising amount of difference in fast-paced competitive games, helping you hear where other players are on the map.

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by Michael Crider #HowToGeek
https://www.howtogeek.com/295722/whats-the-difference-between-virtual-and-true-surround-sound-gaming-headsets/
 

Geek Trivia: In America The Game Of Billiards Is Called “Pool” As A Result Of?

In America The Game Of Billiards Is Called “Pool” As A Result Of?

19th Century Community Halls

The Prohibition

Horse Racing

Import Laws

Think you know the answer?

by Jason Fitzpatrick #HowToGeek
https://www.howtogeek.com/trivia/in-america-the-game-of-billiards-is-called-pool-as-a-result-of/
 

Why Is macOS Software Sometimes Labeled “Darwin”?

If you’re a Mac user and a fan of open source software, you’ve probably seen certain apps with the “Darwin” label. But why do the macOS versions of apps carry this name?

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by Justin Pot #HowToGeek
https://www.howtogeek.com/295067/why-is-macos-software-sometimes-labeled-darwin/
 

How to Turn Off Siri App Suggestions on the iPhone

iOS 10 includes a feature that gives you quick shortcuts to apps it thinks you want to use—either based on your location or other factors. Here’s how to turn these suggestions off.

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by Matt Klein #HowToGeek
https://www.howtogeek.com/295364/how-to-turn-off-siri-app-suggestions-on-the-iphone/
 

How to Disable the Reading Pane in Outlook on Windows and Mac

By default, when you select an email message in Outlook, it automatically opens in the reading pane on the right. Even if you don’t actually click on an email, the first email in the first account is opened in the reading pane automatically.

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by Lori Kaufman #HowToGeek
https://www.howtogeek.com/79807/manage-the-reading-pane-in-outlook-2007/
 

70+ Cyber Security Micro-Courses and Certifications To Boost Your IT Career

With the evolving hacking events around us, cyber-security skills are in high demand across all organizations and industries, because a shortage of skilled cyber security practitioners could leave an organization vulnerable to cyber attacks. But knowledge alone is not sufficient, ‘certification as eligibility’ also matters, which shows employers that you are serious about your career and

noreply@blogger.com (Mohit Kumar) #HackerNews #News #Security #Internet
http://thehackernews.com/2017/02/cyber-security-certification.html
 

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