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Use Their Terminology Not Yours
A few months ago I was a speaker in front of a group of CIOs, discussing some of the issues facing IT organizations. One of the CIOs asked me what he could do to better communicate his problems to his business users, who seemed to have trouble understanding the difficulties associated with making changes to software. I suggested that he rephrase the problems in the users’ terms instead of using the traditional IT terminology. This is fairly common advice, but I’m always amazed at how few ...
Caring for your printers
Printing is not all that easy. For an impatient user or designer, he might loose al his patience if he does not meet his expected prints and outputs. There are some certain printing requirements and tips one should look at before loosing your mind for some unwanted reasons.
Tips To Select Proper Motherboard
Selecting motherboard is really simple. As name suggests "Motherboard" acts as a protective mother of CPU, RAM and other add on cards since these components stand firmly on motherboard.
Data Backup Solution: Why you need a backup plan in place - Part 1
Is a data backup solution part of your computer plans? Do you have a way to protect yourself if something goes wrong with your computer or data? Computers are a useful part of our lives but we don't always protect ourselves from their loss be it fire, theft or hardware failure.
Data Backup Solution: Why you need a backup plan in place - Part 2
In the first part of this article series, I talked about the three main threats to the data on your computer. I talked about the need for a data backup solution that protects your data properly. In this article, I'll outline the most common data backup solution options available to you.
Bluetooth Can Be Cracked!
Nothing is completely safe today. Adobe has recently released a patch for a security hole in different graphical software, so why should Bluetooth be safe?
Portable MP3 Player Based Education
A revolution in learning technology has taken place. Actually, it took place a few years ago, and I'm only just now catching up. The reason is that no one connected the dots for me, and I guess I'm a bit slow.
Surplus & Refurbished Computers Are New Computers!
A computer that is a "surplus computer" just means that a manufacturer has an excess, overstock, or slightly obsolete inventories in HUGE quantities that were purchased. What that means for you, our customer, is truly remarkable discount computer prices! These benefits and values of surplus computers were traditionally available to only large volume commercial buyers, dealers, and corporate level buyers. But now discount computers are also sold retail so you can get all the benefits ...
Build Your Own Computer
Build Your Own Computer If I cand do it so can you Written by: George W. Cannata I’m eighty-one years old and I bought my first computer six years ago. When I bought it I hardly knew how to turn it on. I consider myself still a Newbie as I’ve barely scratched the surface of computer technology. I have succesfully built about a dozen computers for family friends and myself. I even sold a couple of them. Building a computer doesn’t require a high degree of technical skill, ...
Dell Inspiron 600m Notebook Computer
After twelve years of owning desktop computers, I finally opted for a laptop so I would no longer be chained to my desk. After months of research and weighing various makes and models, I settled on the Dell Inspiron 600m Notebook Computer. This particular model has exceeded all of my expectations and at a price that is hundreds of dollars lower than many competing brands.
Flyback Transformer How to Locate the ABL Line
Whenever there is a complaint about monitor
contrast problem I will check on the flyback
transformer ABL (automatic blanking limiter)
Sometimes a weak picture tube might caused
contrast problem. If the picture tube is
good, I will go straight to the contrast
circuit. The question is how do we find
where the contrast circuit located? Simple,
if you have a datasheet for the video pre-
amplifier ic, definitely you can find the
contrast pin. For LM1203N video pre-amp
ic the contrast ...
Eliminate Adware and Spyware
Everyone should eliminate spyware and adware from your hard drive for your computer privacy protection. Spyware and adware programs also slow down the speed of your computer by cluttering your hard drive with annoying programs. Once you eliminate adware and spyware, your computer speed will improve immediately.
Spyware symptoms happen when your computer gets bogged down with spyware programs running in the background without your knowledge. Spyware, adware, malware and even spamware can cause your computer to behave very strange.
Buying a computer? Ask these 3 questions!
1. Why do you need a computer? Whether you are a new user or advanced one, whether this is your first computer or second (or even third), be clear as to why you want a computer before you even think of buying one. How will you use your computer? Are you only interested in browsing the Internet and checking e-mail? Do you plan to use your PC as a programming machine? Do desktop publishing or video editing feature on your agenda? Or is it a gaming rig? What is a computer? ...
What is Data Recovery? - A brief Introduction
What is Data Recovery? Data Recovery is the process of retrieval of inaccessible or corrupt data from digital media that has become damaged in some way. Data Recovery can be used to recover data from devices as varied as Hard Disk Drives, Memory Cards, Tapes, Mobile Phones, Personal Digital Assistants, Floppy Disk’s, CD’s, DVD’s, Data Cartridges, Xbox’s and many more items.
The Devastation Of Data Loss - And What You Can Do About It
Almost everyone who uses a PC stores valuable data on the hard drive or other data storage device. Whether you use your PC for keeping personal accounts, contact details or important information or whether you are a business user and keep vital business information, contact details and company data on your PC the risk of data loss is a big risk and could prove very costly in the long run.
Back Up Your Data or Lose Your Life!
Oh the perils of collecting those precious photos on your PC for years, only to have your hard drive crash one day, and not have made a SINGLE BACKUP COPY of any of your priceless pictures. Well, now is the time to backup your hard drive. A few simple steps will set you on your way…so let’s not think about it anymore: let’s DO it.
5 Steps to Removing PC Clutter
It’s hard enough as it is these days to get organized and then remain that way for weeks and months down the road. We are all very busy people, some of us with 9-5 jobs and one hour commutes, and others of us busy making our lives at home work for us, with children at tow and a variety of chores to do as well as errands to run. However, no matter how vastly different our lives may be, we all run into the same problems when dealing with organization, and that’s: KEEPING organized. need to ...
Tech Buzz Today! A Look Inside The Mind Of Pop Culture And The Internet
Today’s pop-culture spouts hip-hop, camera phones, 50” Plasma HDTVs, high speed Internet access, web cams and integrated global espionage right there in your living room, office PC or PDA. I have access to more information today than I could have ever dreamed!! Someone call security! Am I being oppressed?!
Printing your photos digitally
Digital printing has brought us different advantages in the modern technology. Even pictures can be printed right at your printer with the original colors. You can now look at your photos digitally and all you need is a computer to do it for you. Pictures taken can be scanned with the use of a scanner. Once the image is already saved as an image file in the computer, it is ready for printing.
Wireless Network Security
Working from home has its advantages, including no commute, a more flexible work schedule and fresh coffee and home-cooked meals whenever you want.
Data Recovery By Barry Stein
Every person who uses a personal computer will eventually face the challenge of
data recovery. Computer hardware and software can be temperamental from time to
time. Hard drives and other mechanical components of personal computers and
servers do not last forever, and when they fail recovering your data can be
difficult, time consuming and costly.
If you are working diligently away on a document or spreadsheet in ...
The Printer Cartridge Review
Years ago computers were huge and their accompanying printers were huge as well. Instead of ink cartridges like those used now, they had toner reservoirs and later toner cartridges. Filling a toner cartridge was not easy and it was messy. The toner cartridges were better. Some printers ran on print wheels and some used ribbons.
Performance Tuning of a Daffodil DB / One$DB -JDBC Application
This article illustrates the best practices to improve the performance of Daffodil DB / One$DB JDBC Driver. This article focuses on how to improve the performance of a Daffodil DB / One$DB JDBC application using Statement, PreparedStatemnt, CallableStatement and ResultSet interfaces. Choosing the right statement interfaces and right methods according to your SQL query plays a vital role in improving the performance of a JDBC Driver.
Beginners guide to PC video editing
If you're new to PC video editing then knowing where to start can be a bit daunting, so hopefully this guide will point you in the right direction.
The Importance of Ergonomic Products
Interestingly, ergonomics though sounds to be a modern and trendy phenomenon, its principles are based on primitive life style. It is a known fact that earlier generations did not have to face a whole lot of medical complications that our generation is facing. Some of the factors that contribute to these medical complications are associated with our poor work conditions and our unhealthy life style which our forefathers and mothers instinctively avoided. We are running short of that life ...