Hardware

Microsoft: “Brand name” computers more reliable than no-name

June 29, 2012
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Microsoft has analyzed error messages and reports from around 1 million consumer computers and used the data to compile a huge report. It is believed that this is the biggest survey of its kind. Their research shows that computers built by reputable manufacturers, also known as “brand name” computers, are more reliable than no-name computers […]

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The perfect AirPrint-enabled printer for your Mac

June 18, 2012
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AirPrint is such a great technology, making wireless printing via Wi-Fi networks so easy that everybody can do it. Unfortunately not every printer is AirPrint-enabled yet. Below is a list of some of the high-performance printers that Apple officially recommends to complement your Mac, iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch – to fit your printing needs. […]

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How to Keep Your Favorite Computer Always Clean and Running Well

May 28, 2012
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Are you one of those who cannot seem to live a day without their precious computer?  If so, you’d better make it an effort to properly maintain your unit in top working condition.  If you do not take care of your computer properly, there are many unfortunate things that might happen to your computer such […]

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Smart TV: A New Era in Entertainment

April 28, 2012
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Smart TV also known as Connected TV is a new breed of intelligent devices which offer entertainment like never before. Similar to Smart Phones these devices can be hooked up to the internet giving the viewers access to the content earlier available on the computers and the smartphones only. With a Smart TV you can […]

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Is Your Computer Slowing Down?

April 16, 2012
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With day-to-day use, your desktop computer suffers though normal wear and tear that may eventually hinder it from functioning properly. Not to worry – most causes of performance problems can be avoided. Take note of the following 5 things that slow your PC down. An overfilled hard drive Generally, the more full the hard drive […]

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Why You Should Be Watching The Olympics On An LCD TV

March 26, 2012
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Thousands of pub and bar owners are being threatened with legal action which could result in fines or even prison for showing Premier League games on their TVs. The Premier League, in cahoots with BSkyB are intending to begin a campaign of prosecutions against publicans who don’t have subscriptions to watch matches privately but not […]

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Lenovo ThinkPad T430u Business Ultrabook

March 26, 2012
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Lenovo had a pretty good year in 2011, releasing a lot of new business laptops as part of their ThinkPad line, but there was still one market uncovered – the ultrabook market. The ultrabook has been inspired by the MacBook Pro, so companies keep releasing somewhat cheaper versions of the Apple product, coming in the […]

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Top 10 Gadgets I Want For Christmas – And Maybe You Would Too? [2011]

November 27, 2011
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Greetings and welcome to the 2011 list of “top 10 gadgets I want for Christmas – and maybe you would too?”. This list also exists for 2009 and 2010, in case you want to check’em out for any ideas that might still be gadget worthy. Before we get on with this list for 2011, I […]

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Review: Synology DS411j, 4-bay Network Attached Storage

October 28, 2011
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Having just recently purchased on these little fancy NAS boxes I’ve decided to write a brief review of it. I’ve only had it for a few days, nevertheless, being a techie I’ve already clicked just about every button I could find. Here are my observations so far: The NAS itself, which is named Synology DS411j, is […]

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Using Internet TV to learn Languages

October 8, 2011
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Most people do know that Internet TV provides a choice of channels, cable or satellite viewers can only dream of, while also being free, but few of them are aware that watching free Internet TV can actually help to improve their language skills. Language students around the world use foreign language channels to help them […]

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Which LED TV to buy this Christmas?

October 7, 2011
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Christmas is one of the most popular times of year for families to buy new television sets. There’s often a bit of money in the kitty after your Christmas bonus and it serves as a great gift to yourself and your family, a gift that everybody can enjoy. What’s more, getting yourself a new telly […]

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How to: LaCie Safe Manager on 64bit Mac Lion (with LaCie Rugged Safe drive)

September 6, 2011
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I’m totally in love with my new LaCie Rugged Safe 1TB drive. It’s a rugged external drive, Firewire 800 / USB 2, which is encrypted using your fingerprint. Sounds fancy, right? It kinda is – and it works wonders. The AES 128-bit encryption is plenty for me. I’m not storing secrets on it, but I’m […]

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The Advantages of a Plasma TV

July 6, 2011
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If you are looking for a plasma TV, chances are that you will have a hard time trying to find the right unit that would satisfy all your needs, and of course, your wants as well. One other thing to consider is that if you are not really sure you want to get a plasma […]

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Three Reasons Why The Kindle Doesn’t Cause Eye Strain

July 5, 2011
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Before digging deep into the topic, why would any one need a Kindle in the first place? In the age of the iPad where one can do almost anything and everything, the future of e-reading devices like the Kindle, which offers very less features when compared to an iPad seems to be bleak. But this […]

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The Perks of the GPU Cloud

June 29, 2011
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With the growing need for faster operating systems, many online business owners and organizations are turning to clouds to help them achieve the level of operations they want at a price they can afford. Using a cloud allows a business to enjoy the stability, reliability, and speed that a data center would normally offer, without […]

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What next for 3D printing?

June 27, 2011
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This article was produced on behalf of PrinterInks – leading suppliers of ink cartridges throughout the UK. A revolution is coming. Ever since 3D Systems, based in South Carolina, pioneered stereolithography, eventually releasing the first commercially available stereolithography machine in 1986, all manner of different 3D processes and machines have been developed. 3D printing technology […]

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5 Reasons Why Google is About to Kick Ass with the Chromebook

June 24, 2011
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It is not really surprising that Google has released the first real cloud experience with the launch of the Chromebook. There are mixed reviews, reports, comments, discussions and opinions flying around. Whatever anyone has to say, it probably won’t even matter. The Chromebook will work, and it will get its piece of the market once […]

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Best Blu-ray Players

June 15, 2011
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When Blu-ray players first came on the market, they were exclusive, expensive pieces of technology. Now that a few years have gone by and the prices have fallen, there are more than a few models to choose from. But which players offer the best of performance, features and price? Here are the top Blu-ray players […]

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GFS Backup Explained! (Grandfather-Father-Son Backup)

May 30, 2011
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The most critical – but least appreciated – part of any IT admin’s job has to be data backup. Nobody notices when you do it right, but everyone hates you if you do it wrong. Few people understand the skill and experience required to keep critical business data protected. Too often, people just assume that […]

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7 Tips for Updating Your Office’s Computer Hardware

April 7, 2011
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Part of staying successful in a very competitive business environment is making sure you are up to date in terms of technology. To maintain this competitiveness, one thing that most businesses will undertake at some point is performing upgrades to the hardware of office computers. Here are seven tips you should consider when you perform […]

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The Best AirPrint Compatible Printers

April 3, 2011
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Don’t go wild when you hear you can print wirelessly from your iPod, iPad or iPhone without installing any print drivers or even setting up any printer configurations. Yes, there is a Print icon among all the new standard apps on your i-device, but not only do you have to be running iOS 4.2 or […]

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Best Wireless Routers for Mac Users

March 22, 2011
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There are dozens of wireless routers in the retailers’ electronics departments that infamously claim to be “Mac compatible.” If you or one of your friends has ever purchased one of these routers, they either own a PC or know that compatible is used quite loosely. So what router should you buy if you have a […]

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Veebeam HD is set to storm the world of Internet streaming

February 24, 2011
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Do you like watching anything from the Internet such as movies, homemade videos, and even sports events, but wish to fully enjoy them via a large HDTV screen? Then Veebeam is the one for you. Introducing Veebeam, an ingenious device which transmits just about anything that you can see on your computer screen to your […]

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The Differences Between Toner Cartridge Options for Your Printer

February 1, 2011
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Laser printers are mostly used for their speed and large printing capabilities.  Most large business printers are laser printers because the printer ink can be stored for longer periods of time in the laser toner cartridge and thus allowing huge printing projects to be done with one cartridge.  What makes toners stand out from their […]

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