Lenny Frasier writes: Hey, Chris. I’m in the market for a newer, larger external storage solution for my MacBook Pro. I need at least 4 TB, and would love to utilize the Thunderbolt 2 ports on the MBP while keeping the cost fairly low. Do you have any ideas or suggestions? Thanks for all you […]
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The Mac vs. PC debate, which has gone on for decades now, is a false dichotomy. There’s long been an impression that it’s either one or the other, but the truth is that you can easily use them together. This free, 16-page guide aims to help you know where to begin. Read Computing Harmony: How […]
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If there is one question that I get asked every day through my email and various social network channels (aside from Mac vs. PC), it’s whether or not a 13 or 15 inch MacBook Pro is better. Each has their own set of pros and cons, and in the end it comes down to which […]
Setting the right wireless channel on your router can make a big difference on how well your Wi-Fi connection works. While most users may be just fine with whatever the default settings may be, others can experience frequent packet drops resulting in the appearance of an unstable or even unusable connection. These issues can be […]
Macmanmcmanaman, a member of the LockerGnome.net community asked, “Is there any reason to use Vista over a different Windows OS?” This is a good question, and the answer is very simple. No, there is no reason to use Windows Vista at this point in time. Windows Vista was this generation’s Millenium Edition. It was bloated, […]
The Minority Report featured some incredible theoretical technologies, some of which have continued to interest geeks for years. One of these technologies was a system in which you are able to interact with the user-interface with a few hand gestures Now, imagine if you were able to control Windows 7 in much the same way. […]
Jake Ludington of LockerGnome is looking for a tablet small enough to fit in his cargo pants pocket with the capability to run Android apps. The Nook Color by Barnes and Noble may be exactly what he needs to get the job done. So, can the Nook compete with other Android tablets? With a 7-inch […]
A member of the LockerGnome community sent in the question, “As more and more of our programs become web apps, do you think speed and processing power is losing importance in the computing world?” As more and more of our programs are becoming web apps, the importance of processing power comes in to question. Is […]