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Choosing a Web Browser

It has been widely publicised that, after 27 years, Microsoft is completely ending support for its once-popular Internet Explorer web browser. Internet Explorer is now end-of-life, and Microsoft will be taking steps to ensure it is no longer available for Windows 10 and 11 systems. Even if you are able to find ways to circumvent…

Setting up Proton to Game on Linux

Gaming on the Linux platform has become increasingly realistic over the last few years. It’s still far from perfect, and it is still probably a few years before you can permanently ditch your Windows installation if that’s what you’re planning to do. However, the Proton system, which is very heavily built into Valve’s steam client,…

Choosing a CPU

Your computers CPU, or Central Processing Unit, is one of the more important parts of your computer. It is responsible for doing a lot of the work your computer does. Choosing the right one can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. New CPU’s are coming out all the time, so recommending particular models is…

Protecting Yourself From Scams

Modern technology has brought us many fantastic improvements to our everyday life. Many tools delivered by a smartphone or web browser make our lives significantly easier. While we may take them for granted, they also make it easier for scammers who are looking to drain all the money out of our bank accounts. There is…

Extending Your Network

There’s no sense hiding away from the fact that the Internet has become a very important part of our lives. It’s only been mainstream within the last 25 years or so, but it now dominates our lives and enhances our ability to communicate and perform many day-to-day functions. The next stage of the Internet’s development…

Choosing an Internet Router

The Internet has become a very important and critical part of the modern world. Despite being mainstream for only the past 30 years or so, most of us would never imagine living without it. Most of us don’t really give a second thought to the way we connect to the Internet, at least not until…

Improving Your Online Security

I’ve spent a lot of time talking about general computer security issues in GeekJabber’s Tech Tips sections. These topics have also been discussed in great detail in different GeekJabber Live episodes we’ve broadcast. The reason for this is that this is one thing people frequently get wrong. Security has become a hot topic recently due…

Changing the Start Menu in Windows 11

I’m sure many people are now aware that Windows 11 has been released. One of the big changes in Windows 11 is the design and layout of the Start Menu. Any time that Microsoft changes this, people are split into two different camps. One camp seems to like the change, while the other seems to…

Windows 11: A First Look

If I were ever to write a list of topics I never expected to write about, a new version of Windows would have to be somewhere near the top. Those who remember the Windows 10 launch would know that Microsoft announced that it would be the last desktop version of Windows, and that any new…

Choosing the Right Game Hosting

Game hosting is something that many have considered in some form of another. Often the idea starts as a way of hosting a private server to play a particular game amongst your friends or family. It can sometimes also take the form of hosting a public or community server of sorts, where your server can…