Month: May 2014

3 Simple Ways to Move Data from Windows XP to a New PC

With support ending for Windows XP as we know it, the only options that you might have include upgrading to Windows 7 or 8 or even Linux. This also means that you might have to move your data, which might seem like a real headache. Actually, nothing can be further from the truth. That said, here are 4 ways to transfer data from Windows XP to a new PC: #1: Cloud-based Storage If you don’t want to spend any money on storage, then you can opt for cloud-based storage that is free of cost. Since there are a number of providers, you can put together almost 50 to 100 GB for all your data that you will have to upload. Of course, if you don’t have the patience of dealing with a number of accounts, you can pay a bit to get extra storage on a couple of these accounts. #2: Flash drive or external hard drive This is the simplest (and most common) method which doesn’t require you to download any software or even run through a particular set of steps to move data either. Plug your external hard drive or flash drive into your system and then transfer files. And while you won’t have to spend much to get external hard or flash drives, the only thing that you will have to deal with is manually selecting...

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California Residents Can Legally Order Lottery Tickets Online

Written by Lotto Gopher On the heels of nearly a half-dozen record-setting Lotto jackpots within the last 12 months, California-based has now made it possible for State residents to order lottery tickets online and coordinate office pools virtually. This unique concierge service travels to the store to both purchase tickets and redeem the winnings on behalf of users. Winning player accounts are then funded with 100 percent of their prize money. LottoGopher keeps no portion of the prizes, large or small. With lotteries across the country facing an aging user base, LottoGopher provides an innovative way to bring in younger players that prefer technology-enabled entertainment. This in turn brings in additional revenues for the educational programs the lottery supports by bringing in players who wouldn’t normally travel to the retail outlet on their own. For consumers looking to get a winning edge by playing in California lottery “pools,” online social networks available through LottoGopher provide a familiar forum to create and play in groups.  Aside from making the traditional office pool easier to manage, players can also create lottery groups from their Facebook, Twitter and other online social networks by inviting friends or join public pools with other community members. LottoGopher also features free and monthly subscription options, so consumers can carefully budget with controlled spending instead of impulse buying Powerball tickets online. This feature also ensures that...

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