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The Complete Guide to Backing Up Your Computer The Best Way

There’s a reason people don’t bother backing up their computer: thinking about the task of doing it properly becomes too <i></i>difficult. The thing about backups is that it’s not a question of if data loss will strike you, but when and how severely.<p>Backups have long been considered to be incredibly …

Build A Compact 1080p Gaming PC For $400 (Benchmarks Included)

<b>[UPDATE: This has proven to be a popular build, but what if you want to stretch your budget to $800? Check out this newer mini-ITX, 1440p gaming build!]</b><p>There’s a widespread misconception floating around that says building a decent gaming PC is an expensive endeavor. But what if you could assemble …

Computer Hardware

How To Create A Quick And Easy Photo Booth For Awesome Family Photos

Just add a family!<p>• Backdrop (wrapping paper? cloth? a sheet? tinsel?!)<p>• Two light sources (to eliminate each other's shadows and give you that smooth, flawless photo booth look)<p>• A camera (even a well-equipped smartphone can work surprisingly well if the lighting is right)<p>• A remote for said …

Mobile Photography

Too few at Regent see 3BallMTY, Los Rakas, who may be future of pop

Here are two things about the future of pop music everyone agrees upon: It will be dancey, and it's going to be more Latino.<p>On those counts, Friday night’s showcase of two young Latin club-music acts at downtown’s Regent Theater should have been a packed-house blowout. 3BallMTY is one of the most …

Charisma

How To Make 'Magical' Cocktails That'll Convince Your Friends You're A Mixologist

You don't need a blow torch, a breathalyzer or a $460,000 bottle of whiskey to impress your friends with some boozy wizardry. All you need is some vodka, a shaker and a couple of unexpected ingredients (like cabbage juice and baking soda) to make magic happen. Check out these three recipes anyone …

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Social Network

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You’re taking the dive into a new social network, or you’re itching to grow your existing profile. You’ve got a social media strategy in place and a plan in mind. You’re raring to go.<p>What would be one of the most encouraging signs when you’re first …