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USB Drives

USB Drives
Remember when you kept all your crucial information in a stack of floppy disks held together with a rubber band? Or when the words "back up system" made you think about magnetic tape drives and waiting 10-20 minutes for them to run? Well, those days are long gone because one of the most amazing b... More »

Don't Bite the Dust

Don't Bite the Dust
If your computer tower sits on the floor of your home or office, it is constantly circulating air in a contained area. Dust builds up on every surface and clogs fans, which in turn can cause your computer to overheat and crash. What do you do? Simple — you clean house. Follow these simple st... More »

Implementing Dual Monitors

Implementing Dual Monitors
Running dual monitors is not a new trend, but certainly a useful one. As systems grow larger, the ability to see more windows and operate between larger screens has become increasingly popular. Surprisingly, the upgrade is a simple one and natively supported by Windows XP, 2000, ME and 98. Settin... More »

Speeding Up Firefox

Speeding Up Firefox
Here's something for broadband users that will speed up Firefox: 1. Type "about:config" into the address bar and hit return. Scroll down and look for the following entries: network.http.pipelining network.http.proxy.pipelining network.http.pipelining.maxrequests Normally the browser will ma... More »

Speeding Up Disk Access

Speeding Up Disk Access
In an effort to help Windows users tweak their Intel-based systems, the processor company recently released a program that promises to boost performance by optimizing communication between Intel CPUs and storage devices. Called the Intel Application Accelerator, the free program replaces the orig... More »

Hard Drive Space

Hard Drive Space
As programs become more advanced and file sizes are getting progressively larger, that 40GB hard drive you have may be filling up quickly. Hard drive space has quickly become a commodity, particularly for gamers and video buffs and has left many scrambling for a swift means of finding out what fi... More »

Free Tools for Safe Surfing

Free Tools for Safe Surfing
Regardless of how cautiously we attempt to navigate the Internet these days, spyware remains a problem. Most of us know to open files only from trusted sources; however, the chances of inadvertently opening a bad file or browsing in dangerous territory are still alarmingly high. After all, the... More »

Manage Startup Items

Manage Startup Items
Start up Microsoft Windows, and you've likely got dozens of applications running before you even open up a file. Many times users don't have much control over the programs that are running, particularly at startup. Technically speaking, rebooting your machine should be smooth and routine, but som... More »

Firefox Extensions

Firefox Extensions
Mozilla Firefox has taken browsing to a new level. Popup blocking and tab-browsing help make browsing more efficient, and Firefox also offers a wide range of extensions that further improve your time online. Here are some of our favorites: RELOAD EVERY — Adds an option to auto reload any web pa... More »

Lighten the Email Load

Lighten the Email Load
Regardless of how email savvy we become, spam continues to clog our inboxes, and seems to be here to stay. There are some tactics, though, that can lighten the load in your inbox, and make the problem more manageable. 1. PROTECT YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS — Keep your email address off of newsgroups, bu... More »

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

Legal Protection for Amateur Shoots

Any adult industry professional who creates video content with actual first-time amateurs will come to an early knowledge that later performer regret is commonplace. Recognized performers who regularly... More »

Legal Options to Address Pirated Cam Performances

Many webcam performers have experienced a new trend in online piracy — the illegal recording and publication of live webcam performances. The “business model” is disturbingly simple:... More »

A Retrospective on the Adult Industry’s Tall Climb

As certainly the oldest member of the current adult-industry Fourth Estate, and having written for many adult publications, some of which no longer exist, I write this in the first person which, if you... More »
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