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Cold Weather Can Damage, Zap Your Smart Phone!

The biting cold and snow has now migrated to a good part of The United States. Temperatures that are below zero have been common over the past fewsmart-phone-cold weeks especially in areas like Chicago and Boston. The cold weather can take a toll on both your body and your electronics. The most common devices you might be carrying around in the extreme cold include Smart Phones and cameras.

 

Computer Will Not Start, When Is It Time To Say Goodbye?

It happens to all of us at some point. You turn on your trusty computer that has not failed you in the past 4 years and all you see is a black or maybe blue pc will not startscreen. In some cases the screen might even be white. In yet other cases, you might not see any activity at all. Your first response is a sense of severe frustration or even a slight sense of panic. This can be especially true if you rely on your system for your job. The only comforting thought is that you have all your information backed up on an external drive. You did back up your system, didn’t you?

Gigabit Ethernet Transfers Your Network Files Like Lightning

For years we have been using a relatively slow networking protocol that had a maximum transfer rate of either 10 or 100 Megabits per second. Back in thegig Windows XP days that might have been considered fast but today, that speed is actually considered quite slow. The good news is that today, you have a new option called Gigabit Ethernet. This new technology is now built into most new routers and switches but in order for everything to work properly, you will have to have all your devices Gigabit ready.

Windows 10 Promises To Be The Best Microsoft Operating System

If you are using a computer, and almost all of us are, you are most likely using an operating system that is made by Microsoft. Some of us are still using XP,windows-10 especially if you have a fairly fast machine, while others are using Vista and Windows 7 or 8. By far, the most popular operating system right now is Windows 7. Windows 8 remains to be the operating system that we love to hate. Many that have purchased it have nothing but regrets for the decision that they made.

How To Speed Up A Slow Running Computer!

One of the most common problems that a computer user will run into is a computer that is running slower then it is intended to do. There are many factorsspeed up your computer that have to be considered and even with the introduction of Windows 8, this is still a very common problem. Sure, most of us clean out the browser and delete cookies but is this all enough? Absolutely not! There are many other steps that must be completed to ensure a fully cleaned out system.

We Have Conducted Another Search Engine Test To See Who Is Best

Every now and then we do some testing to see which search engines are giving users the best results. We take a lot of factors into consideration and one searchenginesimportant factor is how easy it is to find the official sites of common downloads like Firefox and Adobe Flash Player.

 

A New Year With New Challenges In The Cyber Market!

First of all I would like to wish everybody a Happy New Year. Our entire staff hopes you had a happy and safe holiday!happy-new-year-2015

With the New Year, new challenges are going to take place in the cyber market. The first thing I would like to talk about is Windows 7. It seems like just yesterday that we were talking about the final days of Windows XP. The final update was written in April of last year.

The New Year Is A Great Time To Upgrade Your Hard Drive!

With the New Year in full swing, most retailers are doing all sorts of sales to get your business during a normally slow month. With Christmas just passing by, many of us are cashintel drive strapped after all the holiday spending. The good news is that now is the time to buy those upgrades you have been putting off. Online retailers like Amazon and Tiger Direct have some great buys this time of year.

 

How To Tell If Your System Has Been hacked

Probably one of the scariest scenarios you can run across with your computer is if you are typing or browsing the web and suddenly your curser decides to start moving aroundhackers your screen without your interaction. Often times this is due to lag on your computer possibly due to Malware or running programs or in rarer cases it is because somebody has taken control of your system without your knowledge. In order to cure the first reason, a complete computer clean up and tune up will almost always fix the problem. If you have reason to believe that you have been hacked, you need to call a pro immediately.

Why It Is Not Safe To Use Facebook To Log Into Websites

It happens to all of us at some point in time. You want to sign on to a website but you simply do not feel like going through the hassle of creating yet another log in name or Button-login-facebookpassword. You know the drill. This just creates yet another password to add to the list. You look and you see the option to “Log In Using Face Book”. The convenience looks so tempting. In just a couple of clicks you will be on your way with out having to remember another sign-on profile. This is where I ask you to hold on and think again about what you are doing.



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