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Comment by RandiO on Will Philo Replace Your Cable TV Subscription? (November 21, 2017 03:21 AM)
Time to fess up: We have Spectrum (was TWC) connection in the house. The service includes: *Their top-tier subscription (200+ channels or sumsuch), *S...
Comment by Skipper Gaston on Will Philo Replace Your Cable TV Subscription? (November 21, 2017 03:06 AM)
If I can't get Fox News, I'm not interested; however, I would be interested in almost any combo that would contain Fox News......
Comment by Michael Hampshire on Will Philo Replace Your Cable TV Subscription? (November 21, 2017 01:46 AM)
You keep telling us all the great ways to cut the cord but how do you do it when you only get internet thru Hughes Net. To get enough data to do what ...
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Hi Bob, As with many other of your articals, there is one big problem: it is available fo the USA audience only! Please make that clear at the begini...
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To SharonH: MEtv is also available over the air in Salt Lake City area. It is channel 4-2. It is amazing how many sub-channels are available over t...
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To SharonH: MEtv is available over the air here in the Los Angeles area....I think it is on one of the sub-channels....
Comment by SharonH on Will Philo Replace Your Cable TV Subscription? (November 20, 2017 08:44 PM)
No channels are offered that I particularly like. Maybe someone can answer this: we are looking for a way to get MEtv so we can cut the cable. But hav...
Comment by Joseph K on Will Philo Replace Your Cable TV Subscription? (November 20, 2017 07:24 PM)
Wouldn’t watch Fox News if you paid me but I need CNBC, the MLB Network, and I’ve started watching the NFL again after some years of indifference....
Comment by Dave S on Will Philo Replace Your Cable TV Subscription? (November 20, 2017 07:03 PM)
There's also the use of installing Kodi on a Firestick or other device (doesn't work on Roku). You can download builds or addons and watch for free.....
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Memory Articles

 

Will More Memory Speed Up Your Computer?

If your desktop or laptop seems sluggish, the problem may be too little RAM (Random Access Memory). But “add more RAM” is not the solution to every case of poor performance, and buying more RAM than you need or can use is just a waste of money. Read on to learn the ins and outs of RAM and how much RAM is the “sweet spot” is for most computers...

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[SOLVED] The Out of Memory Error

A reader asks: 'My computer is giving Out of Memory and Low Memory errors and I can't continue without restarting. Do I need to delete some files, get a new hard drive or is it something else?' Here's the solution to this common problem...

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Do You Need More Memory?

If your desktop PC seems sluggish, the problem may be too little RAM (Random Access Memory). But “add more RAM” is not the solution to every case of poor performance, and buying more RAM than you need or can use is just a waste of money. Read on to learn the ins and outs of RAM and how much RAM is the “sweet spot” is for most computers...

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HOWTO: Upgrade Memory to Boost Performance

Ask any geek how to speed up your computer and you will probably get the question, 'How much RAM do you have?' Adding more RAM memory is supposedly the panacea for sluggish performance, slow screen refreshes, thrashing hard drives, and most other symptoms of a struggling, overloaded computer. Here's what you need to know...

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Upgrade Your Memory for Better Performance

I'm often asked about how to add or upgrade a computer's RAM memory. If your computer doesn't have adequate RAM, it may be really slow when you open more than one program. If you want to upgrade your memory but you're not sure what kind to buy or where to get it, here's some practical help...

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Solving the Out of Memory Error

A reader asks: 'My computer is giving an Out of Memory error and I can't continue. Do I need to delete some files, get a new hard drive or is it something else?' Here's the solution to this common problem...

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How to Upgrade Your Memory

Adding more memory to your computer is usually the most cost-effective way to get a significant performance boost. But choosing the right RAM for your computer, and finding the right amount at the lowest price, is often a mysterious challenge. A memory configurator can help you get it right. Here's how...

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How to Fix 'Low Virtual Memory' Errors

Recently I installed a game on a friend's computer and when we tried playing it, we got a message saying 'Your system is low on virtual memory.' Does that mean I need to buy more memory, or could it be a software error? Can you please help us fix this problem?

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Do I Need a Memory Optimizer?

My system seems to be getting bogged down lately, especially when I have more than one program open. And the other day I got a 'low virtual memory' warning. I've been looking into memory optimizers for Windows, but there are widely varying views as to how effective they really are. What is your opinion?

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What Kind Of Memory Do I Need?

My computer only has 1GB of RAM, and is really slow when I open more than one program. I want to upgrade my RAM to 4GB, but I'm not sure what kind to buy or where to get it. Can you help?

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How Much Memory Do I Need?

Whether you are buying a new computer or upgrading an existing one, memory or RAM is an important consideration. Buy too little memory and your entire system will be slowed down, overworked, and some programs may not run at all. Buy too much memory and you're wasting money. To determine how much memory you need, let's look at the hardware and software you have (or plan to buy) and how you intend to use it...

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Memory Upgrade

Adding more memory to your computer is usually the most cost-effective way to get a significant performance boost. But choosing the right RAM for your computer, and finding the right amount at the lowest price, is often a mysterious challenge. A memory configurator can help you get it right. Here's how...

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Virtual Memory

What's the difference between virtual memory and real memory? And how can I add more virtual memory to my computer?

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Vista ReadyBoost

What exactly does ReadyBoost do? Is it the same as adding RAM, or is it more like a disk cache? I've read varying reports as to whether or not it really boosts performance on Vista or Windows 7. What do you know about ReadyBoost?

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Adding Memory

If your computer seems to stagger under the burden of your commands, responding slowly, freezing or timing you out; if working at your system feels like bicycling uphill, consider adding extra memory. Adding memory to your computer isn't so hard -- here's a step-by-step guide to figuring out if you need more RAM, learning what kind to buy and installing it yourself...

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