Now after a year or two, it doesn’t seem to be quite as quick. Are you just imagining it? No. It really has slowed down. One of the most annoying experiences of the 21st century is clicking on icon on the desktop and then watching the small circle or a disc rotate seemingly indefinitely. There is a measurable speed drop in speed and power that has nothing to do with worn parts. This may sound infuriating, but rest assured, with a little maintenance you can have your device running at top speed again.
Technology has become a part of daily life for people of all ages, and your children are probably using computers for school and for entertainment as well. But how do you make sure the kids and computers are safe, when your little ones are on them? Computers can greatly enhance the learning experience and give your kids access to endless resources of information and entertainment, but they can also be very dangerous too. Cyber-crime isn’t limited to adults, and in some instances is targeted specifically at youthful users. All manner of dangers are out there, including online predators, inappropriate material, hazardous ads, and gambling sites. The good news is there are plenty of ways that you can prevent these problems from happening without taking computer privileges away from your kids. Here are a few simple steps you can take to keep your kids safe on computers. [Read more…]
When you go to use your computer and you can’t get it to power up, your first response is probably panic. This is natural, but unnecessary, as there are plenty of simple reasons that could prevent your computer from turning on. You don’t necessarily have to start shopping for new computers, or even take the machine into a computer repair specialist just yet. There are a few things you can check first, which will save you time, money, and worry. Many things can cause this problem, but here are a couple of the easiest reasons you can check. Follow these computer repair tips and advice to diagnose your PC power issues and possibly even fix them yourself. [Read more…]
Imagine advanced computer technology like you would find in laptops, tablets, and smartphones, which you can fold up like paper into a pocket sized square. Sound far-fetched? Well how about the same kind of technology, but it can be rolled, like fabric, or a newspaper. It may sound pretty far out there in the way of tangible technology, but it is actually already in development in select areas! [Read more…]