20. June 2012

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How a Hard Drive Works In Slow Motion

Just stumbled on this video from the Slow Mo Guys on YouTube and loved it.  These guys took a computer hard drive apart and let us see inside while it was spinning.  Remember, most hard drives spin at 7200 revolutions per minute (rpm).  In the video you see a little arm going back and forth.  […]

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26. January 2012

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Reduce Desktop Clutter With Cable Organizer Table

Reduce Desktop Clutter With Cable Organizer Table I could not use a large area of my desktop due to cable clutter. So, I made this cable organizer table out of recycled wood. It allows you to hide your cables and gives you some desktop real estate back. I designed it so cables could be easily […]

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4. January 2012

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Backup Part 5: Using Acronis True Image Home To Do Image Backup

Backup Part 5: Using Acronis True Image Home To Do Image Backup Using Acronis True Image Home Software to backup our internal desktop hard drive to an external docking station.

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4. January 2012

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Backups Part 4: Where To Buy Hard Drive for Backups

Backups Part 4: Where To Buy Hard Drive for Backups This video shows you where to buy “internal type” hard drives which can be used in an external docking station (and of course can be used inside your desktop computer).

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4. January 2012

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Backups Part 3: Where To Find Thermaltake Docking Station

Backups Part 3: Where To Find Thermaltake Docking Station In this video, we show where to get the ThermalTake Docking Station. This device allows you to use multiple hard drives for external storage and offers a lot of flexibility. Also, please see my previous article about the Docking Station. http://cyberbasic.com/docking-station/

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4. January 2012

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Backups Part 2: Where To Get Acronis True Image Home Backup Software

Backups Part 2: Where To Get Acronis True Image Home Backup Software This video shows where to purchase Acronis True Image Home software. This software is what I use to do my computer backups. It allows you to do “image” backups.

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3. January 2012

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How To Backup Your Computer – Part 1

How To Backup Your Computer – Part 1 This introduction video is part 1 in a series of videos on backing up your desktop or laptop computer. In this video we cover “why” you want to backup. In addition, we discuss “image backups” and tell you why it is the best and most complete way […]

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20. November 2011

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Memory Upgrade on HP 6455 Laptop

Memory Upgrade on HP 6455 Laptop Memory upgrades on laptops can be a little tricky since many times you need to remove the keyboard. This video shows you how to do it, step by step.

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1. January 2011

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Docking Station

Docking Station For years I’ve used external USB hard drives to store photos or computer backups of my desktop computers.  External drives allow you to take your data with you or move your data easily to other computers.  However, I’ve found something even better than my old USB type external hard drive.  A company called ThermalTake […]

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