Depending on how much data is on your drive(s) and how old your computer is, running a deep virus scan can take between “Zzzzz” and “forever”. But over the years, we’ve learned a few tricks to help speed up the process of scanning for viruses…
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Tags: advice, Apartment Therapy, blogs, maintenance, PC, Speed, techniques, technology, tips, unplggd, virus scan
Tags: advice, Apartment Therapy, blogs, earbuds, earphones, headphones, technology, unplggd
No matter how you look at it, headphones are needed. Some people own a pair, while others have a dozen. This doesn’t even start to consider the ones that are currently broken. So what kind of headphones should you look for, a pair that does everything, or a few pairs that will take care of business?
Tags: advice, Apartment Therapy, blogs, laptop, MacBook, notebook, purchase, technology, unplggd
If you don’t own a laptop, you’re probably going to be looking to get one at some point or the other. The problem is that there are so many different options and choices. What are the most important ones? Read on to find out more.
Tags: advice, Apartment Therapy, backups, blogs, computer, drobo, maintenance, NAS, PC, technology, unplggd
With ever expanding storage, it’s hard to fathom why people keep going on about backups until your own hard disk dies and you lose all of your files. Take it from someone to whom this has happened a few times, it’s not fun to go through. That is why you need to backup your files periodically, once every few months is optimal. Are there any other ways of doing this? Read on to find out more.
Tags: advice, Apartment Therapy, asia, blogs, expat, Life, taiwan, technology, tips, tricks, unplggd
Back in 2006, my wife and I took the decision to go to Taiwan to teach for a few years. We didn’t really know how long we’d stay, but we knew that we needed a change of scenery. Leaving your home to live in Asia is one of the best things that we’ve done. It’s been a few years, and we’re actually in the process of moving back. Here are some of the tips and tricks that we’ve discovered.