Using SATA Wire 3.0 to clone drives

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Recently Baron Software was using Apricorn SATA Wire 3.0 to clone drives in multiple machines. SATA Wire is an amazing piece of software. It comes with a cable which connects the SSD to the USB port 3.0. It is also compatible with a USB 2.0 port. An average person who has a little computer knowledge can clone any computer drive to the SSD drive with ease. Apricorn sells the SATA Wire kit for about $30. The cable and software is reusable. Simple steps to clone. Step 1: Install the software. There is an option to get the latest software from Apricorn web site. Step 2: Insert the one end of the cable into the SSD and insert other end into the USB port. Step 3: Start the software and select…
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New Apple Mac Books are having serious issues

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New Apple Mac Books are having serious issues Apple has been experiencing customers complaining and returning the latest MacBook Pro due to a slew of issues.   The product returns have been numerous and it seems that the issues must be addressed sooner than later. Apple’s new MacBook Pro comes with the brand new Intel Core i9 processor. Heating issues has created the biggest complaint and the rumors coming out are customers storing the MacBooks in the freezer to cool it down.  When a CPU tends to overheat quickly machines will shut down in the middle of work or worst case is that components could become damage. The issue with the MacBook cooling system which couldn’t keep up with the heat i9 processor is generating and causes another issue called “Thermal…
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Microsoft Introduces Surface GO

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Microsoft Introduces Surface GO   Microsoft has decided to start selling a cheaper version of the surface pro, called the GO. The device is pretty neat and compact attempting to get into the iPad world.  There are 2 versions prices at $399.00 and $549.00.  The Surface Go is set up to be the small-time Surface tablet you have been waiting for, exhibiting excellent design and the perfect amount of power for a 10-inch 2-in-1 tablet. The cheaper version is 64GB / Intel 4415Y / 4GB RAM and the other device has 128GB / Intel 4415Y / 8GB RAM.    Below are some of the technical details and the accessories such as the keypad is additional purchase. This is a smaller version of the Surface Pro only in that you’re getting a smaller device with…
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Toshiba 7200RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 3.5″ OEM Internal Hard Drive Review

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Toshiba 7200RPM SATA III 6Gb/s 3.5" OEM Internal Hard Drive Review   The Toshiba P300 Series 3.5 internal hard drive offers the storage capacity you need and the performance you demand. No matter what brand of desktop PC you are using, this reliable hard drive can take your performance and productivity to a whole new level. This drive combines Toshiba time-tested hard drive technology with the right balance of performance, capacity and long-term dependability, making it an excellent choice for your everyday computing needs. The exception to this hard drive is that the warranty is only 90 days standard.  The life time between MTBF or mean time between failures is limited.  Having worked with this hard drive numerous times you can expect a fatal error to occur within 2 and…
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Mini Commodore 64 is coming in 2018

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A mini version of the Commodore 64 is coming in 2018 It's hard to deny the popularity of Nintendo's retro mini systems. After all, demand far outstripped supply for the mini version of the original console, and the same is expected to happen for today's SNES release. It's not a surprise, then, that other companies are getting in on the action. Retro Games is launching a mini version of the 1982 computer Commodore 64 called the C64 Mini. It will be available in early 2018, with a price point of $70. Launched in 1982, the C64 home computer went on to dominate the home computer scene throughout the 1980s. Millions of units were sold across the world and have a special place in the hearts of its former owners. The C64 Mini,…
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