27 Nov 2012
November 27, 2012

Let’s Back-It-Up


When was the last time you performed a data backup? If you would answer this like the majority of computer users, then your answer should be like “um… I don’t think I ever did, aumm but I am planning to do this real soon.” It is a really funny thing, like life itself, we are.. read more →

26 Nov 2012
November 26, 2012

Laptop Care 101


We must agree that your laptop computer do take a beating yet it still works (…well most of the time, i.e. if the beating wasn’t too bad). I mean, think about it for a second – you probably take your laptop to church, to the park, on trips or to school and I am sure.. read more →

If you live in an area with always-on and stable electricity, and you had a qualified electrician to do your wiring then this article is not for you! Go read something else. Unfortunately, for most of us (especially the people who live in developing countries) we get frequent black-outs (lost of power), spikes (sudden burst.. read more →

13 Nov 2012
November 13, 2012

Windows Keyboard Shortcuts


You can use combination keys to do some pretty cool stuff in windows, save time while using it and look impressive to the people who might be around. I have always been a fan of keyboard shortcuts. Ever since I accidentally discovered a few, I became hooked. In this article I will present to you.. read more →

11 Nov 2012
November 11, 2012

Do-It-Yourself Computer Maintenance

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Many times I get the question “What do I need to do in order to keep my PC running smoothly?”.  The answer to this question usually runs into long discussions about firewall, antivirus, spyware protection, windows update and regular computer optimization.  While it is always nice to chat with my students and my clients about.. read more →

10 Nov 2012
November 10, 2012

Buying a new computer? Read This!

i7@3.8GHz+16GB RAM+500GB SDD+3TB Data Storage

My first computer (1996). I recalled the day when I received my first desktop computer. AST™ was the brand and it came with the Intel Pentium CPU (single core with MMX technology) running at 133MHz, 8MB RAMs, on-board video and a whopping 1GB hard disk! Well, back in 1996 that was top of the line; this.. read more →