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IPhone 4 causes pandemonium in Beijing

22 May, 2020
© lilufoto (Fotolia) supporter france - football © lilufoto (Fotolia) Every time a new Apple product is released, you can expect that plenty of consumers will be clamouring for it. Apple’s new product, the white iPhone 4, is currently making…

How to enhance your mobile browsing experience

22 May, 2020
© Tatyana Gladskih Businessmen and businesswoman look in a mobile phone © Tatyana Gladskih Get a mobile browserSmartphones usually come with their own default browsers which may not always facilitate smooth access to websites such as Facebook and Twitter. Upgrading…

A guide to choosing a mobile phone platform

22 May, 2020
© Scott Maxwell Touch Screen Cell Phone Worship © Scott Maxwell Decisive mobile platform purchasing factors FunctionalityThe big distinction between functionality of mobile platforms is made between smartphones and feature phones. Whereas feature phones seem attractive at first (budget-wise), there…

Boxee box: review

22 May, 2020
© Boxee press image image of boxee © Boxee press image The Boxee Box is a rather impressive piece of hardware, built by D-Link and running the Boxee open source media software.The first thing that you notice when you open…

How to sync an ipod

22 May, 2020
1. Install iTunes © tonystl (Flickr) iPods © tonystl (Flickr) First install iTunes upon your computer. You can download it from the manufacturer’s website: Apple.com. After downloading and installing Apple's iTunes, you are ready for the next stage. 2. iPod…

How can i speed up my computer?

22 May, 2020
1. Check for Spyware and Viruses Home Computer © Hannaford (Flickr) As well as being a potential threat to your online security, spyware, malware and viruses can be one of the major causes of a slow running PC, especially if…

What is fat disk format?

22 May, 2020
© ALberto García FAT is outside the available space... © ALberto García How does it work?FAT file systems store the exact position of the beginning of each file (this means, sector, cylinder and disk-plate number) in the drive. Don't worry…

Nice antivirus program

22 May, 2020
© Dell Computers A laptop Computer © Dell Computers I have noticed as of late, that Microsoft Security Essentials is a great program, not only does it have great antivirus protection, but a nice anti spyware - malware protection as…

How to make a screen shot?

22 May, 2020
This is the key... © Alberto García () Screen Capture So, you want to show something happening in your screen: some step-in, an image edition, a capture of a web page, or maybe even a record of some error messages…

How to change a dell laptop battery

22 May, 2020
© The Master Shake Signal (Flickr) my new laptop © The Master Shake Signal (Flickr) Purchase a new battery Purchase the new laptop battery from the Dell online website. You can also purchase it at a retail store that carries…

How to make viruses stop?

22 May, 2020
1. Get an anti-virus software © patrimonio designs computer screen with padlock © patrimonio designs The sole goal and purpose of anti-virus software is to prevent and treat viruses. Many of these softwares work well and others do not seem…

Agp video cards: the facts

22 May, 2020
© Jenny Thompson graphics card © Jenny Thompson Overview DescriptionThe Accelerated Graphics Port (AGP) is a type of standard connection for internal video cards. It is the expansion slot on the computer's motherboard that accepts AGP video cards.The predecessor of…

All about: satellite internet service

22 May, 2020
© Waldo Jaquith Flickr Satellite Dishes © Waldo Jaquith (Flickr) Overview Satellite internet Services have a lot of obvious advantages, though not as fast as cable Internet access or DSL. It is much faster than a 56K dial-up access. It…

How to purchase electronic supplies from manufacturers

22 May, 2020
© jpcasais back to school © jpcasais Step 1:Develop a budget showing the amount of money you are willing to spend. Each manufacturer may charge a different price for the number of electric supplies that you purchase. Also make sure…

How to password protect a folder?

22 May, 2020
© Nicemonkey padlock and chain © Nicemonkey Password protect folder In Windows 7, you cannot password protect files and folders. You can manually deny access to a folder for certain users. Set this way, they would have to supply the…

How to use apple customer service

22 May, 2020
© Christopher Hall keyboard © Christopher Hall The store Apple is one of the few computer manufacturers to sell their products direct from self branded stores on the High street. This makes accessing Apple employees a lot easier for the…

What affects laptop battery life?

22 May, 2020
© Petoo (Fotolia) Laptop © Petoo (Fotolia) Improper settings Power settingsLaptop power settings are essential to extending your laptop's battery life and getting optimum performance. Power settings allow your laptop to turn off certain components and modes after a pre-determined…

How to treaceroute a website in mac os x snow leopard

22 May, 2020
  © Joshua Lachkovic Traceroute to Google.com on Mac OS Snow Leopard © Joshua Lachkovic What is Traceroute? Traceroute is a diagnostic tool that sends ICMP packets to a website or server. Between your computer and the destination there are…

What is spyware and how can i protect myself?

22 May, 2020
© DAN busta virus alarm! © DAN What is spyware? DefinitionWhen you talk about spyware you are always talking about software that has found its way on your computer unintentionally. Although no real definition of spyware exists, it is in…

How to install avg anti-virus software

22 May, 2020
© Daniel Kolobaric Screenshot of AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition © Daniel Kolobaric The first step: Downloading and installing AVG software The first step is to download the AVG virus software. Free computer security is available through Free.avg.com/ww-en/download-free-antivirus. The download is…

How to speed up a computer

22 May, 2020
© WikiMedia Wikimedia 1 Old computer (en:DEC Rainbow )1 Computadora antigua (no conozco el n © WikiMedia (Wikimedia) Simple and common improvements There are a few ground rules about speeding up your computer. The first step to a faster computer…

How to share a printer

22 May, 2020
© tawalker (Flickr) Our network printer and scanner © tawalker (Flickr) Set-up steps By following some basic steps you can easily install a printer in your home or office network without calling for support. These installation steps are about the…

How to speed up vista

22 May, 2020
© Magalice ordinateur portable © Magalice Defragment your hard disk Defragmenting your hard disk is one way you can speed up your Windows Vista computer. Files can become fragmented while using your computer. If a file is fragmented, it is…
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