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Useful and informative websites

Best Free PC GamesDo you like computer games? Here are the 10 best free ones from 2013 as chosen by TechSupportAlert The ABCs of the Internet of ThingsYou’ve heard the term and probably read stories about smart homes where the toaster talks to the smoke detector. But what makes it all connect? When will it […]

Quote of the week

Microsoft’s tablet vision was bold, and beautiful. But with the introduction of Surface 3, it’s dead.—Matt Baxter-Reynolds at ZDNet

Quote of the week

Tablets aren’t PCs. Indeed, iPads and Android-based tablets have succeeded precisely because they ditched the complexity of traditional PCs. Microsoft’s determination to make “tablet PCs” is a sign that the company doesn’t understand the economic forces behind the mobile computing revolution.—At Vox, Timothy B. Lee writes about Microsoft’s effort to sell the new Surface Pro […]

Wednesday links

The Internet Is BurningOnline security is a horrifying nightmare. Heartbleed. Target. Apple. Linux. Microsoft. Yahoo. eBay. X.509. Whatever security cataclysm erupts next, probably in weeks or even days. We seem to be trapped in a vicious cycle of cascading security disasters that just keep getting worse—Jon Evans at TechCrunch Amazon’s Tactics Confirm Its Critics’ Worst […]

Useful and informative websites

How To Enter The BIOS On Your ComputerAt MakeUseOf, Tina Sieber explains how to access the BIOS settings in a number of different PCs A collection of default router passwordsIf you ever need to find out the default password for a router, try this link Do You Really Need a Surge ProtectorWhy are surge protectors […]