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Bitcoin – the Virtual Currency

Bitcoin, the world’s fastest growing craze in the world of cryptocurrency, is globally dominating the online money markets. As of February 2015, over 100,000 merchants and vendors accepted bitcoin as payment. Many people do not trust the bitcoin because it is not like real, tangible currency we have been using for years. Cryptocurrency seems to be deceptive because it lacks physical properties. Bitcoin is not the only cryptocurrency that exists. It was just one of the key players in the global explosion of the “computerized currency”. Bitcoin started in 2008 when an unknown software developer brought forth the idea...

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Choosing A Good Laptop Cooling Pad

Laptops often bring the struggle of having to deal with excess heat due to their design. Air circulation is often cut off, causing overheating. Gamers, or anyone working with demanding applications on laptops, suffer an overheating laptop base. This is where modern cooling pads come into action. Cooling pads offer a simple solution – they send a constant stream of the much-needed cool air through to the internal laptop components that have the tendency of overheating. Always remember that the type of cooling you purchase for your laptop will affect its cooldown rate, so it’s important to choose the...

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From Simple Computers to Robot Advisors

First and foremost, what is robo advisors? Robo-advisors or Robo-advisers are a type of financial adviser that provides financial advice or Investment management advice online with very minimal human interference or help. Have we truly lost the plot abusing the innovations of great men such as Steve Jobs and Bill Gates? Have we become completely inundated with technology? There are pros and cons to everything in life, so in short, we’ll analyses the virtues and vices of Robo advisors. One of the advantages of robo-advisors is that they are cheap alternatives to traditional human advisors. As with all industries...

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The Top Laptop Brands of The Decade

If there’s one thing we have in this age it’s choice and lots of it. We are literally a spoiled generation. We have so much in every aspect of our lives that at times we don’t even know what to go for. This fact especially true for computers. Ever since the 2000’s the computer industry boomed past a point anyone could ever imagine. Many brands emerged onto the market, some succeeded others not so much. Let’s get into the best brands of the last 10 years. Apple laptops are known to be a reliable bunch of computerized buddies. When...

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The Age of Computer Spyware

Spyware or spying software is as its name implies. It is software that actively gathers information about an individual or an organization without their knowledge that may send such information to another entity without consent. There are four types of spying software namely adware, system monitor, Trojans and tracking cookies. Most people are familiar with tracking cookies and adware. Tracking cookies are used to gather information across two unrelated websites or to present customized data to the internet user. Most websites use tracking cookies and notice is given to users upon opening a website that uses such. These are...

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