The 3 Main Types of Web Hosting

When looking to start hosting a website, there are various different options to choose from. This article is going to list a short description of the two main types that should both be taken into consideration when starting up a website. Depending on what you are planning to do with your site should determine which kind of hosting you should choose. Below we have listed some of the main types of web hosting to consider before you start up your new website.

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How We Used the Internet Before YouTube [Infographic]

There can be little doubt about the popularity of YouTube. Just about everybody has visited YouTube at least once or twice, and some of us pay daily (hourly?) visits to watch our favorite videos or surf for new videos. What did we do with our online time before we had YouTube, though? The infographic below, created by our friends at YouTube Downloader, lays out some of the milestones along the way to that grand time waster, YouTube.

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Interesting Gadget: Window Solar Battery Charger for Mobile Devices

The mobile device market has exploded since the introduction of the iPhone. Music players, smartphones and tablets can be found everywhere, and it would be hard to walk down the street and not see someone using a mobile device. Of course, one issue with mobile devices is battery life. Whenever a new smartphone or tablet is introduced into the market the discussion can quickly turn to the battery life of the new device.

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The FLAC File: Replacement for MP3 Files?

FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) files aren’t as popular for playing audio as MP3 files, but FLAC files do offer better audio quality than MP3 files. When audio was first being downloaded from the Internet back in the 1990s, MP3 files were chosen because they offered good quality, but more important, small file sizes. Back when people were connecting to the Internet through dial-up modems, smaller file sizes were preferred. I remember waiting 15 minutes while a 3 MB MP3 file downloaded.

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Why Protecting Your Computer Should Involve More than Antivirus

Since the days of DOS, we have been told to install an antivirus program on our computers to keep our computers protected from viruses and other malicious software. Over the years, though, malware developers have become more advanced in their development of malware to the point where many antivirus programs are constantly playing catch up, or have failed to find malware installed on a computer.

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Why I am Changing My Guest Post Strategy

I recently reduced the number of guest posts I accepted on my blog – almost to the point where I stopped accepting guest posts entirely. Guest posts have turned into an issue recently after Matt Cutts began taking action against sites that accepted guest posts. The guest posting situation has caused me to rethink my guest post situation for Technically Easy – should I continue to accept guest posts, or should I stop altogether.

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How to Avoid Expensive Computer Repairs [Infographic]

There are many issues that can occur with computers, and most of the time those issues can be a cause of frustration and even anger. Most parts that make up a computer can fail at any time, which can result in an expensive repair bill. While not all failures can be prevented all the time, there are many things you can do to prevent some of the more common issues that you may face. Taking care of your computer can go a long way to avoid expensive repair bills.

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What You Need to Do to Secure Your Internet Connection

The Internet is a haven for both viruses and malware that infect millions of computers each year. These types of software are coded to do a specific task, such as steal personal information, restrict access to a computer to extort money, or just make a computer inoperable. There are many bad things that can happen because of malware, and most, if not all malware, originates from the Internet.

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