It’s always a good thing to protect your files. You never know when disaster can strike; a virus, a power outage, or personal mistakes can lead to deletion of necessary files. So, when you’ve got them all backed up, you can rest assured that everything will stay perfectly safe, even when something terrible happens to your computer. You can always replace a computer or download new programs, but files such as pictures, videos, and similar personal content can’t be replaced. Read on to figure out how you can backup the files on your computer safely and efficiently.
If you are considering updating your computer, there are few investments you can ultimately make that will serve you and your machine better than a high quality graphics card. If you are a gamer or a professional or hobby video editor, it is an incredibly good idea. However, buying a new graphics card is not always a one and done process. Here are three things to help you choose the perfect graphics card for your needs.
Windows 10 owners know by now that updates to the OS are being released much slower than Microsoft has done so in the past. Remember when a tiny popup would show at the bottom of your screen, asking you to update, and you always selected for it to update in four hours? That’s gone, now. Updates are mandatory and forced, whether you want them to happen or not. And they’re happening more infrequently. Read on to find out why.
We have all been there—right as you are about to send an important email or finish a document online (okay, or watch the season finale of a show on Netflix), your computer suddenly won’t connect to the Wi-Fi. It can be stressful and annoying, but knowing how to fix the problem can help make it a little less of both. Here are some steps to take if you lose your internet connection or your computer won’t connect to Wi-Fi.
Energy is particularly hard to save during the winter months, when temperatures are at an all time low. This is the time of year when you keep the thermostat down, while you freeze and wish there were better ways to save on your energy bill. A PC in particular is one of those electronics thought to eat up energy, and it’s not an incorrect thought; computers do, in fact, eat up a lot of energy. So, how can you save? Read on to find out.
If your computer has been acting up, you might be concerned that your motherboard is malfunctioning or completely dead. The motherboard is one of the central parts of your computer, so replacement should be put off unless it is completely necessary. So, how can you tell if your motherboard is dead or just malfunctioning?
LCD monitors are the norm on the computer market, these days. While they are faster and have many advantages over classic cathode ray tube (CRT) monitors (you know, those boxy things we used to use), they still have their problems. LCD screens rely on millions and millions of electrical signals being sent using light, and they must all work perfectly at once. So, naturally, there are going to be a few hiccups. But most of them are easily fixable. Here’s a list of some common monitor problems and their solutions.
Are you a budding artist? The new Surface Studio may be the right machine for you. Microsoft has announced their new version of the Surface, which has been referred to as moving computer technology into the future. The Studio seems to be aimed at those who draw and design, and has many draws for the conventional customer, as well. The original Microsoft Surface has been incredibly successful and raved as extremely functional; so, it stands to reason that the Studio should follow. Read on to learn more about the Surface Studio.
With almost every device, software updates are a nuisance for many people. Computers, phones, and even game systems all go through frequent software updates that interrupt our time or our work. It’s incredibly inconvenient–but also entirely necessary. If you’ve been ignoring that software update for your phone or computer, now’s the time to get it started. Not convinced that software updates are important? Read on.
Now that our temperatures are fluctuating frequently in the Autumn weather, you may be wondering if the frigid air of an October night will affect your computer’s performance. During the Autumn days, temperatures can get much higher than they are during the night, so the difference probably concerns you. Well, in this blog, we’re going to learn all about how temperature affects the performance of your computer. Read on!