Disable your webcams (internal and external) even if they are useful additions to laptops, tablets, phones, even some external PC monitors and smart TVs. We can use them with motion detection games and apps, for video chat via Skype and similar services, and to make YouTube videos — such as the perennially popular “reaction video”. […]
For the last few years, prices of Solid state drives or popularly known as SDD have been falling steadily, thanks to increased NAND production by multiple companies and the transition to 3D NAND, which offers vastly increased densities for lower cost-per-bit. Solid state drives (SSDs) are the standard for fast storage. You might not […]
If the processor is the brain of your computer, the motherboard is the heart — it’s the place where the different parts of a computer connect and talk to each other. So if your motherboard has a problem, it’s a bigger issue than just replacing one part. Usually motherboards are sturdy enough to take the […]
After 25 years of development, you might think Windows Media Players should have the power to handle all your video and audio needs. And yet, as you’ve probably noticed, it’s still extremely limited, and won’t even play some common file types without downloading extra components. Downloading an alternative free media player can put an end […]
An interesting article from NEWS.COM.AU about a potential problem similar to the Y2K bug. The good news is, it’s not going to occur until 2038 and secondly, technology will have dealt with this problem well and truly by then. Basically, it’s to do with 32 bit systems and the biggest number that can be represented […]
The new Intel I7 4790 chip replaces the old 4770 version. Not a whole lot has changed but the major difference is a slight increase in clock speed up to 3.6 GHz. We will be using these new chips in all our high end custom built PCs now.