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How to check Battery level via Command line

Sometimes, the battery indicator in Windows 10 stops working, fails to respond, or disappears. In this case you might need to check your battery life, until that problem gets fixed. Check Battery level using command line Open Windows Command Prompt and execute the following command: WMIC PATH Win32_Battery Get EstimatedChargeRemaining The output for that command would look something like this: EstimatedCharge Remaining You can see the estimated battery charge remaining....more

Scooters' Laptop Buyers Guide

This article may help you cut through crap the when shopping for a new laptop, and help you avoid the pitfalls of purchasing a lemon.

Restoring your digital life from backup after a disaster

Learn why solely backing up your data isn’t always enough to recover from a disaster. In this update, you will learn about: What is disaster recovery backup, and why should I care? How a little planning can drive a successful disaster recovery Why waiting for a disaster to happen before you plan is a bad idea Understanding technology terms Knowing the difference between backup and disaster recovery, understanding key technology terms, and evaluating software along with storage options can help you develop an effective plan for avoiding the consequences of data loss and downtime after a catastrophe strikes....more

What is Identity Theft Protection, and do you need it?

It is relatively easy from the standpoint of a thief to impersonate your online identity and assume your financial standing. Using your identity, a thief can open up a line of credit under your name and go on a shopping spree making you assume all of the responsibility until you rectify the problem. As more and more of our personal information gets warehoused online, protecting information against theft is a continuing challenge on both sides of the fence, customers and financial institutions alike....more

Protecting Your Smartphone From Being Hacked

Smartphones are much more than simple tools to make calls and take pictures. They have become our personal assistants. Storing everything about us. On the one hand, using a smartphone for our day to day living makes life much more convenient. On the other hand, storing all that info about our life on one device that we take with us on the go, opens us up to data theft. It’s nothing to be afraid of, its important for our society to be open....more