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SCAREWARE – THE ANTI-ANTI-VIRUS

SCAREWARE – THE ANTI-ANTI-VIRUS

Without looking, can you remember what anti-virus software you’re running? You are running anti-virus, right? I ask, because it’s important to know. Simply having anti-virus is fundamental, but knowing what you’re actually using on a given system serves a necessary...

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SCAMS – EVIL TECH SUPPORT

SCAMS – EVIL TECH SUPPORT

A computer can be a scary, unfamiliar place. Here at Just Fix It, we get that. There’s nothing wrong with being overwhelmed. A computer is a labyrinth of features and options, any number of which can have big implications. True story; one evening started with telling...

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THE DEATH OF THE CLASSIC MICROCOMPUTER

THE DEATH OF THE CLASSIC MICROCOMPUTER

The landscape of today’s computer industry is a lot different than the one that was seen during the 1980’s. Computers today are modular beasts, but whether we buy a ready built machine from OEM’s like Dell or assemble it ourselves from individually selected...

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COMPY CLASSICS: ZX SPECTRUM

COMPY CLASSICS: ZX SPECTRUM

You need only look in your pocket to find evidence of how far computers have come. From the monolithic vacuum tube mainframes of yesteryear to the dizzyingly complex smartphones we now take for granted, the evolution of our computational devices is as fascinating as...

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