4 Important Things To Consider When Buying A Laptop

Laptops are becoming increasingly popular and people are preferring laptops more than the desktop computers. This is because of many reasons. One main reason amongst many is portability, we can take a laptop anywhere we want. There are many other benefits of using a laptop, like there is no need for a UPS as the … Read more

Modern Computers for Modern Business People

With technology news piling off the shelves in a veritable waterfall of information on all the options now available, the choice of computer is always a moot point. There are so many factors to take into account and time is of such an essence that sometimes you can feel yourself paralysed with system overload and … Read more

6 Free Tools To Get Detailed System Information–Motherboard, RAM, Graphics Cards, Audio, Hard Disks Etc

There are so many tools to get detailed hardware and software information in Windows. But I prefer the ones that are free and portable because I want to take the tool in my USB drive and get the system information of whichever system I like. I will discuss two tools that I use for my work.

1- Speccy

Speccy is a pretty good tool by Piriform. The other tool from Piriform that I use is CCleaner. Speccy comes in both flavors, portable and installable. On my own system, I use the installer while I keep the portable Speccy in my USB drive for emergency use. Speccy gives a lot of information about almost every part of the system including detailed information about the Operating System, CPU, RAM, Motherboard, Graphics, Audio, Hard Drives, Optical Drives, Peripherals and Network. It even gives the temperatures of the system components like the CPU and Hard Drive.


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How to Choose the Best Computer for Your Business: 9 Tips

When you are choosing laptops or desktops for your business, keep several things in mind. You need to get the most value for your money and they need to be capable of performing your basic business functions. Here are nine considerations for purchasing your business computers.
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How to Choose a New Laptop: 8 Things to Look Out For

Laptop computers come with more power and flexibility than ever, making them attractive to all types of computer users. Newcomers to the laptop market and previous owners alike will find exciting new options available as they shop for a new laptop. Think about what you need from your laptop before you shop to make sure you get a laptop that meets your needs so you could benefit from some simple advice on how to choose a new laptop: 8 things to look out for as presented here can help you get the laptop that suits you best.

Latest Laptop Trends

Current MacBook Pro SetupFrom the start of the computer, linking back in time to the 1800’s all the way up to its advancement in the 1960’s, the computer has come a long way. This however was nothing compared to the start of the laptop in 1981 which revolutionized the way people thought of computing. Business people, gamers and normal computer users alike were no longer confined to their desks and could move about freely, ok well not entirely free considering the first laptops were huge; but you get the point. Just like advancements were being made then, advancements are being made now in the laptop world and at an even faster rate than ever before.

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Top 10 Netbook Computers

Netbooks are quickly becoming one of the most popular portable computers on the market. Some people may be wondering why this is, given that netbooks have less fancy specifications than most other types of portable computers. Although many netbooks have small hard drives, their ready Internet access (some even have access to 3G networks) makes them ideal for managing online file storage.
Netbooks either focus more on hard drive storage or online storage. If you plan on using the netbook in areas where Internet access is plentiful, then netbooks specializing in online storage might be more up your alley.


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Monitor System Hardware Live (Real Time)

Ever wonder if you could get a hardware system monitor like we get a lot of real time information about our operating system (Windows) from the Windows Task Manager? By hardware monitoring I mean what is the temperature of the CPU or motherboard at this time? or if I want to know the voltages running through my CPU? what is the fan speed? I want to get all this information in real time and of course for free.
Open Hardware Monitor can provide all this information in real time. Open Hardware Monitor is a free and open source app to monitor temperature, speeds, voltages, system load and clock speeds of the hardware of a system.

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D-Link DSL-2640T Wireless ADSL Router Not Saving Settings Permanently

Today I was configuring a D-Link DSL-2640T Wireless ADSL router for one of my clients. One of the problems over which I was confused was that I changed the configurations in the router configuration webpage and then clicked Apply. The problem came when I unplugged the power cable of the router and then plugged in again only to see the all the configurations that I had made were lost and the router configuration has been reset to it’s default configuration.

I searched for a solution of this problem and found out that D-Link has a hidden save configuration option. If we do not save the configuration and only keep clicking Apply on all the configuration pages, the configuration will run until the router loses power and then comes into life again.


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