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News items that may interest you.

More Power!

Robert, The Computer Guy/ November 23, 2015/ News, Product Recommendation

You might have upgraded your computer to be an awesome gaming computer – either by adding or changing parts, or by purchasing a newer, more powerful system – and you may be thrilled with its specs and performance… but you ain’t seen nuthin’ yet! Next year, according to PC World, Intel is looking at installing its “most powerful chip to

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It isn’t free to pirate software

Robert, The Computer Guy/ October 22, 2015/ Alert, News

Before you look at the price tag of commercial software and choose to download a copy without buying it, you need to consider the consequences. Sure, not everyone who uses pirated software gets caught, but the price you will pay if you do is not worth it. It is much, much less expensive to simply purchase the software to begin

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You bought it; don’t you own it?

Robert, The Computer Guy/ January 13, 2015/ Alert, News

If what you bought was online, and some form of media (music, game, software), then the answer is probably “no.” Instead, you have a license to use the item, rather than actual ownership. It sounds like semantics, but has some very real legal ramifications. Read more: http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/01/you-bought-it-but-dont-own-it-and-thats-wrong-114163.html#.VLSLoSvF-t8

Interesting Internet Facts

Robert, The Computer Guy/ January 12, 2015/ News

http://bismarcktribune.com/news/columnists/keith-darnay/internet-statistics-reflect-online-lives/article_a11c34d1-e0c0-532d-8474-caad6e923d96.html Obviously you have internet access if you are reading this. How many other facts on this list resonate with you?