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The Ugly Face Of Technology
Technology has two faces: the creator, and the destroyer. Year 2000 and five. We are enslaved by the intricate web of modernization, on the go for what is in and what is the latest... Recently, I came across an article on the latest cell phone model complete with upgraded services...another technological breakthrough. Technology never ceases to amaze me. It has made lives, including mine, a lot easier with the introduction of push buttons. Even fashion is woven into ...
Local Area Networks Computer Networking
Local Area Networks also called LANs have been a major player in industrialization of computers. In the past 20 or so years the worlds industry has be invaded with new computer technology. It has made such an impact on the way we do business that it has become essential with an ever-growing need for improvement. LANs give an employer the ability to share information between computers with a simple relatively inexpensive system of network cards and software. It also lets the user or users ...
Computers Rule Our Lives?
Whether we like computers or not they invade our homes, work, and school. Setting
aside the internet for a second, computers decide when we can access easy
information like an address book, homework assignments, and even a calculator.
How many times have you used the excuse “My computer ate my homework” and
really meant it? Well, I have used it more than once.
What Is A Data Center?
Why is it important to have a data center for that matter? A data center is a facility that will house a good amount of the electronic equipment (and information) that a business or group has and needs. There will be computers and communication elements in this area as well as a number of other vital components to keeping the business running smoothly. What is essential about a data center is security and maintenance.
Test Equipment: Getting What You Need
The purchase of test equipment can be a large one, but it is also a necessary investment to many. It is essential, then, that the products that you purchase are worthwhile and can provide you with exceptional quality results. Test equipment can be purchased, though as used or new material. Choosing the proper option for you is necessary and vital to your needs.
Understanding Flow Control
Flow control is done through a mechanism that will control the amount of flow of data in a network. It is done under defined conditions and is the opposite of congestion control which is used when congestion has happened. There are two types, open loop flow control and closed loop flow control.
Effective Data Conversion, Finding Quality
If you have a need for effective data conversion, then it is absolutely necessary to find reliable and trustworthy services to help you with your need. There are several ways that you can go to get the needs you have filled. To find the right solution, though, you’ll need to consider the options that you have and determine the right budget and the right hands on approach you wish to take. Data conversion can be done successfully several ways.
Are You a Multitrician?
Although there is currently much need for people in the field of multi-related and transferable energy, as of yet there are no true multitrician technicians certified for now certification currently exits, in fact no school, college or University offers degrees in it and no Industry associations have yet embraced this new science. Few humans in our present period have a grasp of the potential abilities of one who understands this craft fully.
Pen /Thumb or Key Drive
This small magic box can hold textbooks, novels, dictionaries and graphics. Now no need to copy all the information on the floppy or CD and then move it to other computer. This small tiny flash drives that plugs into USB port of computer, is going to revolutionaries the concept of personal computing. This small drive can hold not only some personal data, but the entire software program. One more advantage of using them is information in them can be encrypted and accessed speedily.
Should You Build Your Own PC?
Many people are intimidated by the inside of a computer case. At first glance all those wires and components look confusing and impossibly high-tech. The thought of actually putting all the parts together may seem impossible.
How Do Wireless Networks Work?
Wireless networks work using radio waves instead of wires to transmit data between computers. That's the simple version. If you're curious to know what's going on in more detail, then it's all explained in this article.
Solid-State Disks: Pushing the Envelope in Blade Server Design
Blade server computing is fast transforming the server industry with a host of advantages in terms of design, functionality and total cost of ownership. By separating CPU and memory from other components such as cabling, power supply, network connectivity and cooling systems, blade servers significantly reduce massive enterprise server architectures into highly compact and dense form factor. According to market research company IDC, the blade server market is projected to represent nearly ...
5 reasons you should join the PDA phone revolution today!
There is a quite revolution taking place both in the cell phone and in the PDA industries.
This is happening right under the noses of most people.
But those who are smart enough can jump right in and benefit big.
What I'm talking about is the PDA phone revolution. This thing is bigger then the invention of toaster-oven.
This is because, like the "merge" of toaster and oven into one appliance, PDA phones bring together 2 of the most ...
Has OSHA Written Standards for Humanoid Robots Yet?
We have OSHA standards for nearly every industry and human commercial endeavor. Often these regulations like all government rules go overboard to the point of protecting the irresponsible. Lawyers completely enjoy this new paradigm of law and the move towards alleviating folks of their duties and allowing them the right to be irresponsible. It means they have free reign to rape and pillage productivity and file lawsuits for their own personal game without contribution to the market place.
Laptops Are Everywhere
The laptop takeover of the world is well under way. Just about everywhere you look, you see one. In the office, at home, on a train commuting to work, there they are. Laptops, laptops everywhere. These devices can be time savers, can amuse a child of any age and can just make life easier in general. Yet, are they the wonder-item many people make them out to be?
Are Color Laserjet Printers Worth the Money?
The next printer you’ll want on your desk is a color laser printer. Forget those cheap outdated inkjet printers. They are cheap for one reason, to get you to buy ink. I’m not making that up. It came right from an executive of a leading inkjet printer manufacturer.
Monitor Glossary of Terms
CRT - Cathode Ray Tube, big glass bulb used in the large bulky monitors similar to TVs. LCD - Liquid Crystal Display. TFT - Thin Film Transistor, a type of LCD technology where every pixel is connected to a transistor. Pixel - Abbreviation of picture element. They are individual dots (elements) which constitute the image created on the LCD monitor. Viewable Area - The diagonal measurement of a CRT screen from where the glass becomes visible from behind the ...
Hard Disk Drives: 3.5 or 2.5? (Part 1)
2.5" (9.5mm) hard drives have been slowly increasing in demand over the past few years. Prices usually push the consumer into a buying decision, but there are many other factors which have contributed to the desire for 2.5" computer systems. First, let's take a look at some of the myths that 2.5" drives have associated with them verus their 3.5" sizes, and include a few not-so-mythic factors.
How To Select The Right T42 Thinkpad Model?
Selecting the right T42 ThinkPad can be a daunting task if you do not start out with some clear objectives in mind. You will quickly realize how true this is when you do a simple search for the T42 ThinkPad at shopping.com. The search will return about 260 results. So how do you pick out the right ThinkPad from this crowd?
The first difference that you will note is that the prices greatly vary. This tells you that the specifications also have to be different. Therefore to begin to ...
Building Cheap Computers in 3 Easy Steps
Just a decade ago, the only people who put computers together were those individuals who possessed an extensive technical background. Advancements in technology have eliminated some of the complexities in how computers work. This change has resulted in average people who have a basic understanding of computers being able to build a system themselves. Whether you are interested in building computers to establish a new hobby or to start a business, you can so in only a few easy steps and on a ...
Barebones Systems: Alternatives to Buying Discount Computers
Buying discount computers is something easy to do nowadays that computer prices have dropped. Despite the low prices, you may still find it difficult to settle on a single computer. Computers are built with so many varying features that finding exactly the right one for you may be difficult. Building your own system from a barebones system is an option to buying discount computers that will enable you to get what you want exactly and still enables you to save money.
How to Choose a Computer Power Supply
What does "ATX" stand for? ATX stands for Advanced Technology eXtended. In summary it defines a set of standards in measurements and forms that helps make things such as computer power supplies interchangeable with one another.
Computer Cases As Incredible As Your Imagination
Long gone are the days of dull beige rectangles. Nowadays, computer cases come in various shapes, sizes, colors, and designs and with much better features than ever before. Computer gaming can create a tremendous amount of heat as rendering graphics works that processor harder, over clocking creates even more so keeping that processor cool is extremely important if you don’t want to turn it into a paper weight. Many case manufacturers now integrate system or CPU cooling features right into ...
Custom Gaming Laptops Five Things You Must Consider When Building a Gaming Laptop
Gone are the days when you would have been laughed at if you walked into an all-night LAN party carrying your trusty laptop and expecting to hang with the giant computer towers standing at everyone’s feet. The gaming laptop computers of today sport huge, crisp LCD screens, cutting-edge video cards and full-size keyboards. Not only can these gaming laptop computers hang with the standard clunky computer tower, but they can also be ordered fully custom to meet the exact specifications of ...