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Mac vs PC – What to do after you have made the switch

So you have made that move, switched from a Windows machine to a new Mac. Maybe not you, but I did make that switch, and so far I have loved it. Loved it so much from an operating system and hardware standpoint I will not be going back. Making that switch though, you look for your familiar applications, what you use on a daily basis. Anymore a lot of items are universal, they make a version for Windows and a version for your Mac. There are a few out there still though that you need to find something similar. Some of them you may end up liking more. We’ll go over a few of those apps that are different, and a few similar or the same. But I will share that switch experience with you all and give you some direction on where to point your browser.

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14 Tips to Speed up Your Personal Computer

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1. Main Reasons for a Slow PC
Several reasons exist for the slowing down of personal computers, which are not related to a malware attack or …

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How to protect your children online

Most children and adolescents use computers on a daily basis to do their homework, search for information, play computer games, socialize with friends, watch videos, and engage in various other activities. However, surfing the Internet comes with a number of dangers and it is their parents’ responsibility to protect their children from these dangers and teach them how to stay safe online. Quite often, this is easier said than done since many parents are not computer savvy and know far less about the cyber world than their kids. What are some of the steps that you need to take in order to make sure that your children are protected from harm when surfing the Internet?

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How Web Designers Can Effectively Communicate With Their Clients

Working from home brings numerous advantages and if you are freelancing web designer, you can decide which projects to take and work from the comfort of your own home. However, many independent web designers and developers do not realize the importance of communication successfully with their clients. Web design and development is business like any other and prompt and efficient communication is just as important as great designing and developing skills. Here are a few tips, which could help you keep that two-way communication channel open and your customers happy.

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Digital Thieves – What to do if they steal your design or content

Working online carries a great number of advantages, but it has its flaws as well – as a web designer, it is next to impossible to prevent your work from being stolen and once stolen, it is often quite difficult to have it removed from the offending website. At times, the perpetrator might reside and host their websites in countries and jurisdictions, which are not too keen on enforcing copyright protection laws, which further complicates the matter. There is a lot a web designer and web developer can do in order to prevent this from happening, but the most important factor is to find the right approach, which is likely to deliver good results quickly. Filing a legal complaint could make a difference, but is often costly, slow, and ineffective and sending hundreds of angry emails is not the right solution either. What to do if someone steals your design work or content.

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In the market for a new TV? Find out the best time to buy one!

If you are on the market for a new TV, you might want to know when is the best time to buy one – are the post-Christmas sales offering the best deals or are the pre-Super Bowl deals better? Of course, if you are buying a second or third, small and rather cheap TV, then there is no need to hunt down for the best bargain, but if you are after a large LCD or plasma or a $3 000 3D TV, then buying at the right time could result in significant savings.

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8 Productivity Tips for Web Designers

Many freelancers are having hard time staying focused and productive especially if they are working from home, where the distractions are many. Working on design projects day in and day out could be challenging and even exhausting, but we can give you a few pointers on how to organize your work, make it more interesting, and increase your productivity.

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Guide to Buying an LCD Monitor – What You Need to Know

Keeping up with all the latest technological developments is often challenging and if you are on the market for a new LCD monitor right now, you could be easily overwhelmed by the choice that you have. The LCD monitors come in all sizes and price ranges, with different native resolutions, contrast, screen refresh rate, luminance, and coming with some additional features that could help you expand their functionality. In addition, you would have to consider your own needs, as some monitors are great for gaming and multimedia, while others are perfect for everyday use in the office.

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