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Corsair Sabre RGB Gaming Mouse Review

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Total Fail, Don’t Buy!

The Corsair Sabre RGB gaming mouse had a lot of things going for it, but fails to poor construction and manufacturing. I for one had to file a warranty claim, and I received a defective replacement. Amazon is full of dissatisfied customers. Amazon customers have reported faulty clicks, broken scroll wheels, and mice that wouldn’t turn on. Don’t buy this mouse.


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Not ready for HTML5, The world isn’t there yet.

As much as HTML5 is the bees knees for the future of the Web, the world still needs to catch up to the latest Web standards, this means people need to keep their Web browser software up to date.

For the past few years there has been a problem with Internet Explorer 6 being the worlds most popular Web browser, when it is over six years old and out of date. Now this isn’t much of a problem as most people are now moving to Google’s Chrome or Mozilla’s Firefox, however, older versions of Internet Explorer and Opera for example have the worst HTML5 compatibility.


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Labeling Network Cables [Network Technician]

Labeling network cables is a very necessary and a very over looked requirement in the networking industry. Most network technicians do not label cables, this is an amateur mistake as many corporations require that cables be given labels or identification numbers.

The purpose of labeling cables is to shorten the time taken to diagnose and replace bad network cables. This makes tracing and following leads painless where hundreds of cables can be wrapped together. Labeled cables can easily be read on network wire plans (building diagrams).


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The Internet Not So Forever

One for the Books – Internet Keyboards [Computer Repair]

Recently a customer came to me with their computer trouble. The customer was complaining that the Internet stopped working, Internet Explorer pops up repeatedly, the computer has a Windows Safe start-up error and the computer is unusable.

I said it sounds like you caught something, this situation sounded a lot like malware.

The customer brought the computer to me and I started to making my rounds.

The first test is a start-up test, the computer turned on normally without any errors but was a little slow. I started to examine the computer’s processes and start-up programs. The computer turned out clean with the exception of the computer’s high memory load because of the lack of memory.

I ran the hardware tests and optimized the computer’s running programs to clear up memory, the computer was in perfect condition with the exception of a few user settings that needed to be changed.


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