Have you been having graphics card trouble lately? Are you concerned that recent problems with your laptop or desktop computer could be related to your graphics card? Here are some of the easiest ways to identify whether or not your graphics card is on its last legs.
While it is important to know when to retire and replace a computer, why go through all that hassle and money possibly even years before you have to? With a few simple tricks, you may be able to get your computer in tip top shape with much faster performance. Take a look at these handy solutions before you consider replacing your computer.
Have you noticed the dust that’s been gathering by your computer fan? Some desktops have clear side panels that allow you to see the components and their state of cleanliness, but others are completely opaque. This means that you’ll have to check regularly inside your desktop tower to make sure it’s as clean as possible. Are you wondering how you’re going to clean inside of your desktop tower? Read on!
Now that the chill of winter has faded and freezing isn’t a concern (well, the freezing that comes from cold, not from too many apps running at once), it’s time to protect your technology from the warm weather. Overheating is a huge problem for consumers that own cell phones, tablets, laptops, and just about any other piece of technology. Here are some of our top tips for protecting your technology from warm weather.
We’ve all been there: trying to finish an assignment for school or work, praying to the heavens that our laptop battery will last long enough to hit send, and being dealt a crushing blow when our battery dies. Conserving your laptop battery can be a bit of an art. Here’s everything you need to know about how to improve your laptop battery life.
It seems like every day there is a new breach of information, hack, or virus designed to steal your personal information while you use the internet. While this might just seem like the new price of using the internet, there are many different ways you can do a little extra to ensure you’re keeping personal information safe. Here are our top 3 tips for keeping personal information safe while online.
If you have reason to believe that your computer has been compromised by some sort of virus, it is critical that you stop using it immediately. Never use an infected computer. Wait until the problem has been fixed to continue your daily tasks. Don’t check your email, log into Facebook, your bank account, or buy anything online. The more personal information you engage with on an infected computer, the more ammo you give hackers.
USB flash drives are everyone’s favorite promotional gift, desk drawer pile, and junk drawer staple-but they are so popular because they are incredibly useful! Even if you are suffering from total USB flash drive overload, don’t discount their importance to your technology life. Here are some of the best reasons why they are still incredibly useful and powerful tools.
While the internet puts a veritably endless selection of movies from every genre and time period at your fingertips, you will not reap all of the benefits of this if your streaming speed is not up to snuff. Nothing is worse than getting excited to watch a movie only for it to freeze and buffer so badly you can’t even enjoy it. Here are some ways you can improve your streaming speed so your favorite movie never buffers the fun suspense of your favorite thriller into an interminable wait.
Chances are, unless you are completely avoiding Bluetooth technology on purpose, you have at least two items in your home that are Bluetooth enabled. What exactly is the mysterious technology that allows you to chat hands-free in the car, wirelessly print from your cellphone, and feel one step closer to the ruler of your household?