Computers

Google releases Backup and Sync for Mac and Windows

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Google’s Backup and Sync desktop app is now available for download for Mac and Windows after a delay last month. Users now have the power to sync up anything, including photos and videos from cameras, SD cards, and USB devices, instead of their files remaining stuck in one place. It’s a way to protect files and photos by […]

Networking

Cat5 vs Cat6 Cables: What are the Differences?

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If you are reading this article, then you are the beneficiary of Cat5 and Cat6 cables. Although these cables are used for a variety of purposes, they are most commonly used as network cables, i.e. they connect computers and servers to modems and (ultimately) ISPs. Like virtually everything else in the technology sector, these cables have […]

Networking

How (and Why) to Change Your MAC Address on Windows, Linux, and Mac By Chris Hoffman on June 22nd, 2017 Edit

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A device’s MAC address is assigned by the manufacturer, but it’s not to hard to change—or “spoof”—those addresses when you need to. Here’s how do do it, and why you might want to. Each network interface connected to your network—whether it’s your router, wireless device, or network card in your computer—has a unique media access control (MAC) address. […]