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Basic Computer Thermodynamics
That desk in front of you and everything else around you is made up of atoms. An atom consists of electrons orbiting around a nucleus.
Lightning Season: How to Avoid Data Loss
We have just entered the time of year that most electrical storms occur.Sudden loss of power, power surges, and electrical spikes are all very common causes of computer damage.
EDTV vs HDTV
Confused by EDTV vs HDTV? We don't blame you. The number of acronyms floating about with regard to digital TV is frightening.
Computer Consulting 101 PC Troubleshooting Advice
While most small businesses really do need to find a good local computer consulting business to take care of their computer problems, there are some computer problems that are simple enough for even a technophobe to handle. At Computer Consulting 101, we've found there's one very simple piece of advice that often doesn't get communicated to non-technical small business end users: When in doubt, reboot first.
FTP - File Transfer Protocol Explained
File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a protocol that is part of the TCP/IP suite. It is the standard for transferring large amounts of data from server to server and from servers to clients.
Flow Text Around a Graphic in Microsoft Word
Flow Text Around a GraphicQuestion: I have inserted a photo in my Word document but when I try to make my text go around the photo, it will only go above and below it. How can I make it go around the photo?Answer: Once you have inserted your photo or clip art, left click the object to select it, then right click it to open the shortcut menu.
Setting File Permissions On A Unix Server
File permissions are one of the strengths that the Unix world has had over it's Windows contemporaries. Permissions are a means to control access to information on a computer, on a file by file basis.
Reliable File and Folder Sharing in Windows Xp
This tip is on sharing files and folders on a local network in Windows XP. It has been tested on Windows XP Professional (with and without SP2).
Occupational Therapy and PDAs
Occupational Therapy Made EasierMedical downloads for the pda have improved the life of both patients and doctors of all kinds. These freeware software downloads make many types of medical conditions much easier to manage.
Is Desktop Search Deserving?
Google, in their march to stay ahead of the pack of competition, has released Google Desktop Search. With Microsoft's MSN in the lead position and nipping at Google's heels, and Google's new shareholders to please, Google has more incentive than ever to deploy technology both better than the other guy's, and sooner.
Computer Performance Tips
Introduction In this article I will clearly spell out the most effective steps you can take in order to increase the performance of your computer and enhance your computing experience.More Memory (RAM) If your computer has less then 256 MB of memory you may want to consider adding more.
Is Digital Camera Technology Making Film Obsolete?
Perhaps not yet, but the handwriting might be on the wall?How is a digital camera different from a film camera? What are pixels and why are they important? What's the difference between optical and digital zoom? What advantages do digital cameras have compared to film cameras? Let's address these and other questions as we discuss digital camera technology.First a short history and overview of digital imaging?The technology began with television in the early 1950's when researchers discovered how to convert video images to electrical signals for storage on magnetic tape.
Do Higher Digital Camera Prices Mean Better Cameras?
Understanding digital camera prices makes finding the best camera value much easier. Uncovering digital cameras best buys is easier if we know what's available within various price ranges.
Desktop Security Software Risks - Part 2
This is the third in a series of articles highlighting reasons why we need a new model for anti-virus and security solutions.Reason #2: the Desktop Security Software RisksThe risks of placing software on the desktop are such that I will be breaking this article into two parts.
2 PC Annoyances and How To Solve Them!
I have a love-hate relationship with my computer.In fact, often I love to hate my computer!It will do things I know even the great Mr.
Home Video? Bring it On
So you got yourself a digital camcorder. If you want to be able to edit and produce awesome home videos, you'll need some tools.
Mail-merging: The Principles
About mail-mergingMail-merging is the process of merging variable data and fixed text.Using mail-merging, you can create individualised letters, envelopes, labels and other documents without having to laboriously create each individual one.
Your Affiliate Business - Peripherals, Software, Computers
I have always been interested in computers, but in the beginning, I would not venture any further than to the software end of learning. However, learning only the software side, and knowing nothing about the hardware side, can open you up to some costly times at the shop.
PC Tools Youd Never Think You Need
Do you use Windows standard uninstall feature? How do you migrate data from your old PC to the new one? Get some tips on amazing software you never knew existed and find out why the pros have been using them for years.Ashampoo UnInstaller SuiteThe question is, why should this be necessary at all? Why do you need a special program? Why can't you just delete an application in the same way you can delete a file? The full answer to this question could fill a book.
Buying a Personal Computer (PC)
For many people the computer industry is a seeming unsolvable jungle filled with mysterious words. Here is a guide to help you understand the personal computer and to give you the information needed to make a shopping decision you can live with so you can enjoy your PC for years to come.
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