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Remote Desktop Access Using a Dynamic DNS Service

Most home and office computers usually connect to the internet via a dynamic internet connection. While this is fine for everyday use like checking your email or surfing the web, it’s not so good if you need to remotely connect to your PC from another location as the IP address will change on a regular […]

Installing XBMC On A Raspberry Pi

A few months ago, I did a general XBMC setup guide and covering the basics like installing plugings, repositories and setting up shortcuts. You can check it out here… Today however, I will be showing you how to set up XBMC on your Raspberry Pi. What You will Need Raspberry Pi Model B 2GB or […]

Easy Kodi Setup Guide

Today I will be taking you through an easy to follow Kodi setup guide. Kodi (XBMC) has been around for awhile now starting life out as XBMC on the original Xbox in 2003. The name XBMC comes from the acronym of its original name – Xbox Media Center. It comes in several flavors including Mac […]

Start Firefox In Private Browsing Mode By Default

Firefox’s private browsing mode is great for surfing the internet without leaving any history of your travels. This is great if you share a computer and don’t want everyone else knowing your online business. Just a quick word of warning. Private browsing does not make you anonymous online. It only stops Firefox from collecting a […]

How To Create A Bootable Linux Distribution On A USB Pen Drive

Today I will show you how to make a bootable USB pen drive with your choice of Linux installation image on it. This will work with both standard install images as well as with the live versions. Making a bootable pen drive has many advantages over a CD or DVD such as increased reliability, vastly […]

Defrag And Optimize Your Hard Drive With Smart Defrag 2

Defragging your computer can give it a performance boost by organizing the data on its hard drive in a more efficient way. It can also increases the lifespan of your hard drive by reducing the amount of physical movements the drive has to perform. What Does Defragging Do? When your computer writes data to its […]

Fix Errors and Remove Unwanted Files With CCleaner

CCleaner is ideal for deleting unwanted files from you computer such as temporary internet files and cookies, as well as unused old system files. CCleaner also has an built in registry cleaner that can fix Windows errors and optimize your computer. All Microsoft Windows computers rely on a system registry to function and as you […]

Spybot Search and Destroy Install and User Guide

Spybot Search & Destroy is one of the best free spyware removal tools available at the moment, but the program doesn’t have the most obvious user interface so I am going to walk you through the steps needed to protect your PC. The thing I most like about the program is the “immunise” function. This […]