Don't-Miss Hardware Stories

Don't use the same external drive for backup and storage

External hard drives can provide both backup and storage. But don't use the same drive for both.

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How to upgrade an old PC: No-brainer improvements anyone can do

Is your computer running too slow? Breathe new life into that aging PC with a few tune-ups and upgrades to get it back up to speed.

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Save power: Don’t run your PC 24/7

Why waste electricity? Sleep, hibernate, or shut down your PC when you don’t need it.

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Turn old PC hardware into a home server with FreeNAS

FreeNAS can breathe new life into old hardware and sling files and media to networked devices all around your house.

It's spring! Clean out your PC's junk with these free programs

You're already cleaning up your house for the summer months, so why not extend that DIY attitude to your PC too?

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Linux to the rescue! How Ubuntu can help a computer in distress

When disaster strikes your Windows PC, an Ubuntu live drive has all the tools you need to save the day.