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PERSONAL TECH

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How to do science with spare CPU cycles

Seek aliens, fight cancer and solve puzzles by joining a virtual supercomputer

11 mobile web annoyances, and how to fix them

Want to fit the entire Internet into your pocket? Dream on

How to rip music from vinyl LPs

Software and hardware considerations

How to get started with Paint.NET

Free replacement for Windows Paint

How to play classic Nintendo games on the iPad

Hack your tablet to play NES and SNES legends

How to build your own computer: Part 6 - Inserting the drives

Installing multiple hard disk and optical drives gives your computer more flexibility

How to build your own computer: Part 4 - Adding RAM and cards

With more RAM you can run more applications simultaneously

How to build your own computer: Part 2 - Installing the motherboard

The motherboard is the most basic part of the PC, but also the most important

How to build your own computer: Part 1 - Choosing your components

Step-by-step computer building guide

How to fix iPhone 4 antenna with Scotch tape

Two strategically applied strips of household tape may fix the signal glitch experienced by some iPhone 4 users

How to get an iPhone 4 in the UK

Your guide to buying a new iPhone 4 on Thursday

How to silence vuvuzela noise from World Cup

A guide to cancel out the vuvuzela on your TV

How to fix a broken USB thumb drive

Help! My hard drive is out of bounds

How to deal with a slow WiFi connection

Try connecting an Ethernet cable directly

How to photograph waterfalls and moving water

Learn about shutter speeds and filters

How to dual boot Windows 7 with XP

Retain restore points by running Virtual XP

How to add RAM to a laptop

Sluggish system? Check to see how much RAM you have

How to build your own computer: Part 7 - Configuring the BIOS

Setting up the BIOS is the last step before installing your OS and enjoying your PC

How to build your own computer: Part 5 - Connecting the PSU

It's important to have a power supply capable of powering all of your components

How to build your own computer: Part 3 - Installing the CPU

The processor is expensive and delicate, so handle it with care

How to play any song whenever you want

When a tune pops into your head, stream it from Grooveshark

How to jailbreak your iPad

Eight things to do with newfound tablet freedom

How to create custom cover art for iTunes music

Insert photos, fonts or images

How to manage smartphones in your business

A guide for iPhones, Androids, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile OS

Nine tips to secure your iPad

How to keep your data safe on the Apple tabler


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