PC & Online Gaming

Nostalga and Ultima Online

When I was in my teens, I got into playing as many MMOs (massively multiplayer) online games as I could. I tried them all – Asheron’s Call, Everquest, Dark Age of Camelot, Lineage, Final Fantasy Online; even a few that people likely haven’t heard of like Neocron. All of which demand a review and a…

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Internet & Privacy, IT Support

MalwareBytes is a good program for Malware scanning

As the title reads, MalwareBytes is a good program to use for scanning for malware and adware on your computer. Over time, malware and adware can be picked up while browsing the Internet. If you are browsing questionable websites at times, it’s more likely that the computer will pickup little pieces of spyware here and…

Search Engine Optimization

Understanding how to use Google Trends

Google Trends is a powerful machine, that tells you what’s popular, and what people search for. The only kind of popularity you care about if optimizing keywords, is what people search for online. The different data you can obtain from Google Trends in this regard can be interesting. At the same time however, this data…

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SSD hard drive provides huge performance boost

Have you put an SSD hard drive in your computer yet? Whether you’ve got a desktop or laptop, an SSD drive is really worth it. There was a time where SSD was expensive, and not worth the investment. However, now they are very affordable. Should you buy one? Yes, you should. I’m a bit of…

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Recent News

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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg deserves whatever happens to him. Jail time?

Lately Facebook has been in the news over some bad PR. The story goes that Facebook helped Trump win the election. While this isn’t illegal or disallowed, the way in which Facebook has done this is in itself, illegal. The story goes that Facebook, collecting data on millions of people, used that data for ill-gotten…

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Bitcoin Mining , , ,

Cryptocurrency mining banned in Plattsburgh, New York

Well, it was only a matter of time until municipalities, provinces or even countries start to ban cryptocurrency mining. In Plattsburgh, the ban just happened last night (Mar 15, 2018). City council decided to put it in place because the power bills of home owners and business owners has skyrocketed due to the demand for…

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How to Install Nice Hash

Ok, so if you recently downloaded Nice Hash and are having trouble installing the program, this guide should be able to help you out. First of all, this guide assumes that you have some idea how to use computers and you are a little more advanced than the average bear. E.G if I say you…

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Bitcoin Mining, Graphics Cards (GPUs) , , ,

Where is a good place to find a Geforce 1070 without paying an arm and a leg?

One of the challenges today in terms of building any system, whether it be a gaming system or a mining system, is finding a adequately priced GPU that is actually affordable. From Googling online and reading forum posts about Nice Hash, or just if you’re building a gaming PC, you’ll see many users who say…

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New Technologies , , ,

AMD Releases new Ryzen Chip with Vega 11 Graphics

I was excited to hear about AMD releasing this new chipset recently. Just released in Feb, AMD has put onto market a Ryzen chip which has intergrated vega 11 graphics on board. Pretty cool, basically what it means is that you can take advantage of the onboard GPU capability with any motherboard with intergrated graphics….

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Bitcoin Mining , ,

How to customize Nicehash for optimal mining

If you have installed Nice hash, one of the behaviors you will notice is that it is constantly changing algorithms. If you do other things on your mining box like use applications or play games while mining, you’ll notice more interruption while you’re trying to multitask. Yes, it is totally possible to play games and…

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How to build a desktop mining computer at home

It is possible to build a desktop mining computer. You don’t want to run it on a laptop because you can’t add graphics cards to a laptop. In order to mine properly, you need high end video cards. These cost about a thousand dollars each right now. If your motherboard allows you to pop in…

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