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What having a quad core processor really means

Posted by Alex Bailey On February - 15 - 2015ADD COMMENTS
Intel

These days, buying a mobile device means being inundated with options – most of which assume a level of technological savvy that’s most of the general population does not possess. Price, screen size and coverage area are easy to understand. Other specs, not so much. One of the current hot talking points in the mobile sphere among those in the know is processors. The most common choices (dual-core versus quad-core) seem simple enough, but what are dual core and quad core processors and why... (more...)

What’s the difference between unlocking and jailbreaking?

Posted by Alex Bailey On December - 30 - 2014ADD COMMENTS
iPhone jailbreak and unlocking

Many smart phone users want more control over their devices. When you currently buy a cell phone, you have no control over the operating system, and no control over which carrier you use. That’s why services offering to unlock and jailbreak your phones have been springing up all over the internet. However, there’s an important distinction between the two, and it’s important to know the difference. Both jailbreaking, and unlocking give you as the consumer more choice to do what you want with... (more...)

How the iPad Air 2 Can Replace Your Electronics

Posted by Alex Bailey On December - 4 - 2014ADD COMMENTS
Apple

Technology is constantly evolving and there are new devices being introduced to the market everyday. These devices allow us to read books, listen to music, video chat with friends, watch movies, make phone calls, and more. And while it is great to have all of this amazing technology at our fingertips, some people are finding that, well, they just don’t have enough fingertips to keep track of it all! It’s device overload in 2014. With a gadget for everything, it can be hard to keep track of all... (more...)

Desktop Computers Versus Mobile Devices: Who Wins?

Posted by Alex Bailey On October - 16 - 2014ADD COMMENTS
Smart phones

With the almost-daily marketing of a new laptop, tablet or smartphone, it’s easy to think of desktop computers as a thing of the past. However, there are still many benefits to having what we picture as the traditional computer. Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of desktop computers: Power Whenever you shop for electronics, it’s important to think about what you’re actually going to use it for. The power of a device, be it a desktop computer, laptop or mobile unit, is particularly... (more...)

Dedicated servers: Tiered support levels

Posted by Alex Bailey On September - 22 - 2014ADD COMMENTS
Apache Webserver

If you’re used to shared hosting, switching to your first dedicated server can be a bit of a challenge. There are different types of dedicated servers, all with varying degrees of difficulty. Some leave all configuration responsibilities up to you, while others fully configure everything you need. Before you buy, it’s important to understand the differences between managed, semi-managed, and un-managed packages. Either way, you’re going to be in charge of an entire server and it’s important... (more...)

Setting up a secure WordPress website

Posted by Alex Bailey On September - 20 - 2014ADD COMMENTS
Wordpress

WordPress is among the most used blogging platform in the world. There are tens of millions of users with perhaps millions of plugins and themes to go along with it. For this reason, it’s also a large target when it comes to hackers. There are just as many exploits for both WordPress and plugins as there are users of it. There’s even automated hacks that will scan the internet and automatically exploit your outdated WordPress software. Many people getting in to the webmaster field don’t give... (more...)