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Geek 101: How to Blog

Geek 101: How to Blog

Learning how to blog is easy, yet many people do not realize this until they jump in and get started. Blogging is done for many reasons. Some use it as an outlet for their emotions, while others use it for business, or simply to keep their friends and family up to date with what is […]

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Yellow Batters

Geek 101: Getting the Most Battery Life Out of Your Gadgets

In our hyper-mobile, communication-hungry society, tethering yourself to a collection of portable gadgets has become an accepted standard of living. If you’re tied to your cellphone, iPod, laptop, and Bluetooth device 24/7, you know how annoying it is to be caught with a dead or malfunctioning battery. However, there are several practices you can adopt […]

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Dedicated Server

Geek 101 – Leasing Your First Dedicated Server

It happens to all webmasters. We run our first site for a while. What was at first a formidable task becomes less daunting. The natural impulse is to expand.

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Old Computer

Geek 101 – How Do I Find My MAC Address?

What is a MAC address? A Media Access Control (MAC) address is a unique ID assigned to a network device. It is made up of six pairs of characters separated by colons, like this: 01:11:11:11:11:ab Each character can be a digit from “0” to “9” or a letter from “a” to “f.” Sometimes when the […]

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Old Computer

Geek 101 – How to Find Your IP Address

What is an IP address? The “IP” in IP address stands for “Internet Protocol.” An IPv4 address is four numbers separated by periods. For example, localhost, the IP address your computer uses to send information to itself for testing, is 127.0.0.1. The size of this address limits the number of devices that can possibly be […]

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