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Understanding multi-core CPUs

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I’m sure you’ve heard about multi-core processors but you might have a few questions about how it works and why there’s so much brouhaha concerning them. In this guide, I’ll break down the confusion and arm you with the knowledge

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5 features everyone wants to see in Windows 10

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A few days ago I candidly expressed my feelings on why I thought Windows 10 is the answer to the wrong question.  A few months before that, I talked about why I think Microsoft is poised to fail. Well today I want

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The vim and viability of Virtual Desktops in Windows 10

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When people hear the phrase “Virtual Desktops” they probably think of “Virtual Reality” headsets. It’s fine – I used to make the same error; it actually turns out that Virtual Desktops are better than that: well at least when it

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Were almost 7 million Dropbox accounts hacked on October 13th 2014?

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I don’t know if you realize this but yesterday afternoon, an anonymous user claimed that approximately 7 million Dropbox accounts were hacked.  The user posted about 400 allegedly hacked Dropbox usernames and passwords to pastebin.com as a teaser and promised

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How to install Windows 10 in VirtualBox

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Two days ago, Microsoft announced Windows 10 to the world and then, the following day, released the technical preview as an ISO for everyone to test. Since this is a beta release, we shouldn’t install it on our production computers.

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