How to Download Torrents on Android

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Need to download something in a pinch? Peer-to-peer networking is probably the answer, but how do you download files through BitTorrent on Android? Several apps are available.

Here’s how to use the best option available and download and share your files on BitTorrent.

BitTorrent Is Not Illegal

You might wonder why we’re seemingly promoting illegal downloads by discussing a topic like this. But we aren’t; in fact, BitTorrent isn’t illegal.

It’s a peer-to-peer (P2P) networking system that makes downloading and sharing data easy. Instead of everyone downloading a single file from a server, P2P networking lets the people who have downloaded the file then […]

What Is 404? 4 Common Website Errors and What They Mean

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Most of the time, visiting a website is a simple affair. You type in the name of the site you’re interested in or click a browser bookmark, and you see it within a few seconds.

But what about when it goes wrong? Sometimes, you’ll see various errors alerting you to problems with visiting that website

What Is a Website Security […]

5 Signs You Have Computer Eye Strain (And How to Relieve and Prevent It)

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If you regularly spend long hours in front of the computer, your days might follow a pattern. You may feel pretty good in the morning (after you’ve shaken off residual sleepiness), but by the end of the day, you have a headache and sore eyes and you feel worn down.

One reason for this could be that your desk isn’t set up properly for productivity

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Making Sense of USB-C and Thunderbolt Cables and Ports on Your MacBook

The latest MacBook Pro sheds almost all ports; it includes only a headphone jack, a few USB-C connectors, and it also supports the latest high-speed Thunderbolt 3 standards. What’s the difference?

Despite the “U” in USB standing for “universal,” the standard has come under fire for confusing consumers. Some cable manufacturers have been accused of breaking standards, and cheap USB-C cables might even damage your electronics.

Let’s try and make sense of this mess of MacBook ports.

What Is USB-C?

Also known as USB Type-C, USB-C is a symmetrical connector designed to replace the existing Type-A and Type-B connectors
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Which One Is Right for You?

If you want to run multiple operating systems on one machine, or multiple copies of the same operating system, then you only have two ways to do it: dual boot or virtual machine. Both methods are useful, but they serve different purposes.

Not sure which one is right for you? Then you’ve come to the right place. We’ll go through a series of questions that you should ask yourself. Your answers to these questions will let you know which method is better for your particular needs.

Note: If you don’t know what a virtual machine is, start with our introductory article on […]

How Does Election Hacking Work? Everything Explained in Simple Terms

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The fallout from the 2016 presidential election continues to dominate the news. If you flick to your favorite news channel, there’s a strong chance at least something to do with the election is still making headlines.

And for a good reason. Whatever side of the political spectrum you hail from, there’s a lot to talk about.

One of the major sticking points is that of election hacking. Allegations of election hacking and tampering continue to swirl, and with more elections looming near, this combustible topic is going to feature increasingly.

However, election hacking is a broad term. With one eye on the midterms […]

The Torrent Guide for Everyone

You aren’t necessarily a pirate if you use torrents.

Using torrents is not illegal if you are not downloading or sharing pirated content that is copyrighted. In all the ruckus about the ban on torrent sites, we forget that there are many more legal uses for torrents than illegal ones.

Still not convinced?

Like cars or your butter knife torrents are simple to use. It’s your responsibility how you use them.

Although it’s fairly simple, many people experience difficulties at the start. Even those that would call themselves “advanced users” often don’t know even half of what’s possible.

This guide aims to guide you through […]

Can’t Get Virtualization Working on Your PC? 5 Simple Solutions to Try

Virtualization is a super useful feature available on nearly every modern computer. It allows you to create additional virtual environments that run on your actual hardware, so you can test out new operating systems, run old apps, and more.

Sometimes, though, virtualization won’t work right. If you’re tried to set up VirtualBox or another virtualization program and receive an error like “VT-x hardware acceleration is not available on your system,” try these steps to get it working properly.

1. Enable Virtualization in Your BIOS

In most cases, virtualization won’t work because it’s disabled in your computer’s BIOS or UEFI. Though most modern computers […]

How Tech Lobbying Shapes Policy and Impacts Your Life

In a representative democracy, the people who put forth the most time and money tend to have the greatest impact on policy. That means companies often have the most say in the industries they compete in.

The tech sector is no different. Tech companies are spending more dollars lobbying governments than ever before, and they’re getting results. That has a direct impact on the laws and regulations in our areas, shaping our government’s approaches to privacy and civil rights.

What Is Tech Lobbying?

Lobbying is the act of trying to influence policy. While the word has a somewhat negative connotation, there’s nothing inherently […]

How and Why to Use Vintage Lenses on Modern Cameras

The digital camera industry is finally experiencing growth after many years in decline. People are buying cameras again, probably down to the increasingly popular mirrorless options from the likes of Sony and Panasonic which deliver excellent hybrid video and photo performance for the money.

Money is often a problem for budding photographers. The best lenses are prohibitively expensive, while lenses purchased decades ago are no longer compatible with the newest systems.

In this article, we’ll look at why vintage lenses are useful, the pros and cons of vintage lenses, and how to start using them with your own cameras.

Why Use Vintage Lenses?

If […]