• Computer

    Computer Become Slow Running Over Time

    Software updates

    They are some of the most common causes for a computer running slow yet they are very important. Most cause temporary slowdown to your system as they continue launching in the background. You can fix this by ensuring that your software is always up to date.

    Low disk space

    Computers tend to slow down dramatically when they are running low on disk space. Remember that plenty of cache files get generated between your apps and the operating system. When the disk is full such actions take much longer to swap files, thereby affecting the speed at which your computer runs. Always check on the space available and clear out files that are no longer needed from time to time to create more space.

    High utilization of the processor

    Processes and apps that consume lots of your processor tend to slow other computer operations or tasks. There are so many things that can end up taking up your CPU more than appropriate and they can create an issue. You can quit such apps or processes to free up the CPU and improve operation.

    Too many open apps

    Another thing that

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    Windows Registry

    The registry is one huge database of your operating system. Most of the settings of the operating system, programs you installed, and even the games you play are saved on it. Being placed in one location, it makes it easier and faster for your computer and all of it programs to access it. However, despite being a single entity on your computer, the registry is composed of multiple registry files.

    However, even though they are separated in multiple files, that is not enough reason for the system to have difficulties on accessing them since to make it faster for your programs to have access to the registry, your operating system will load it on its memory as soon as it boots. And that makes it always available for your programs to use and access.

    How Does It Get Cluttered?

    The registry becomes cluttered whenever a poorly written program is installed in your system. Most of the time, those programs will place a lot of entries on your registry and most of them are technically useless. Also, the creators of this programs often forget to include remove the registry entries they have created in their uninstallers.

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    Dispose of Old Computer

    Sell It

    This is probably one of the simplest things to do. Whether you are having a yard sale or just list your computer on a site, there are a lot of ways that you can find individuals willing to buy your computer. Even if you no longer have a use for that old model, there are many people who do.

    Some people just need a computer that can surf the Internet and run a word processor, and don’t care about the latest and greatest technology. These people may be willing to buy an older computer to save money while still getting what they need. Other people are technological wizards who can build an entirely new computer from parts of different computers. These people may want your computer for its parts so that they can build a new computer for themselves.

    If you don’t want to sell the computer yourself, look into selling it to a computer parts store who can either sell the parts or the whole computer for you.

    Recycle It

    If you have a really old computer, you may not be able to find many people willing to buy it.

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    Dangers of Digital Currency

    What If the Power Goes Off?

    The modern world is a kaleidoscope of electronic gadgets and systems that make possible things we only dreamed about as kids. Thanks to our electronic world, you can buy a house from your cellphone, see what the night sky looks like in real time on the other side of the world, or profit from nanosecond differences in trading times in the stock market. All before you get out of bed.

    Just like my “modern” guitar friends, many people seem to take it for granted that the digital systems that underlie these miracles – the Internet, for example – are eternal. So when I hear someone make plans that assume uninterrupted connectivity, I think to myself: “What if the power goes off?”

    Which brings me to one of the most frightening ideas I’ve come across in a while.

    A U.S. tech giant is reportedly working on a software platform based on the infamous digital currency “Bitcoin.” The idea is to make it possible for major currencies like the dollar or euro to operate like Bitcoins. Anyone could transact with anyone else in the world directly, bypassing banks completely. Just

  • Technology

    Precision Machining

    As the industry has changed substantially, there are now much fewer people who need to be doing the physical work, and instead there is a demand for skilled engineers to maintain the machines as well as programmers to input in the information so that the machinery can operate fully. This means that why the work has become of a higher quality, costs have reduced, which is why you’ll see incredibly complex machinery is much less expensive than it might have been in the past.

    As technology has developed, this has become more and more precise, to the point where actually most parts are far more accurate than they really need to be. Usually these turned parts which are made using precision machining are produced on a large scale using automatic machining, computer numerically controlled lathes, or rotary transfer machines.

    With a huge and eclectic range of products and parts which can be produced through this method, there is almost no end to the possibilities. Both large and small objects we use every day have been manufactured using precision machining, and all sorts of different materials and results can be achieved. It’s possible for one machine to

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    IT Consulting Can Help Start-Up

    This is also true of start-ups, which can sometimes struggle to know exactly what they need in regards to an IT service or which technology and software can help them in their endeavours. With this in mind, here are some of the main areas that an IT consulting company can help any new business get off to a good start in.

    As mentioned above, it can be difficult for new businesses to know where to start when it comes to implementing IT solutions in their fledging company. For this reason, hiring an independent IT expert can help a great deal in installing this essential infrastructure that will pave the way for business success.

    Some of the services that an IT consulting company can provide include advising on cloud computing solutions, network installations, software and hardware choices, as well as delivering remote and on-site IT support and carrying out computer repairs.

    Having this expert perspective on what exactly is needed is valuable for any company, but especially for start-ups as they attempt to establish themselves in their chosen field or industry. This alone can be a very compelling reason to hire the help of an IT

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    Online Store for Desktops

    A few months back my boss asked a simple, yet important question from me, “Because it seems like laptops have taken over desktops and tablets have taken over laptops, do you think that the market or utility of desktops is going to vanish someday around?”

    Well! I spontaneously answered that could not happen. Advanced technology may produce more advanced desktops with revolutionary features but their utility can never dissolve.

    Now when the usage of desktops is so common, the complexities of issues is also quite common. Reason being, its usage is no more limited to a few experts or officials. Certain threats have taken over the nerves of users like cyber insecurity, data theft, personal information theft, data management, applications management and much more.

    Though the desktop technology seems like racing at an unimaginable speed, there pops up the need of several desktop applications just like any other gadget. The irony is no techie has still planned or understood the dire need of an online store for desktop applications so far.

    So the next big question is, “How far we need an online store/ single market place/one stop destination for desktop applications?”

    Not

  • Technology

    Surface Pro 3

    The new dock gets you much more you can connect to than the old Surface. Some of the ports now available to you will be two USB 2 ports along with three USB 3 ports. There is also an extra USB 3 port to now make there a sum of six available USB ports. Also to be found is now a new Gigabit Ethernet port which is a huge upgrade from the older docking station.

    Now of course, the main feature of this new docking station is going to be the Mini Display Port video output. This allows you to always connect an external monitor to use instantly right after the docking of your Surface Pro tablet. You can also snap in your Surface pen on the side and store it there with a conveniently magnetized side. The Surface pen is something else that people don’t talk about much but that really sets it apart from the competition.

    To set up the dock, very easy. Just put in place the AC power connector, the wired keyboard, mouse and whatever external hard drive you have then snap in the Ethernet cable for wired access if necessary. Once

  • Gadget,  Technology

    Smart House

    For example you might want to wake up in the morning and already have the coffee brewing, the TV tuned to your favorite channel and the curtains already opened on the east side of the house to let the sun in. All of this is pretty easy, but maybe you also want the outside temperature and weather forecast displayed on your bedroom wall, you might want the water turned on and heated up for your shower. When you leave the house you will want the temperature adjusted in your house, and the doors locked. If you think about your routine around the house most of that can be automated. This is why mapping out your own plan is very important before your start.

    As you can see, so far I am only talking about home automation, however the title of this article is the Smart House. You really can’t talk about a smart house unless you understand home automation and what that means. Simply put, a house can’t be smart unless it is first automated.

    So let me give you some examples of making a house smart. When you are at work and your house is

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    Data Destruction Services Benefit You

    Ongoing Quality Control Checking

    Data destruction companies set required standards and employ quality control checks, in order to destroy all your digital data safely. Some companies that destroy their own data do not set any standards and employ quality control checks. Due to this reason, there is no guarantee that all their data is destroyed safely.

    Offers many more services

    There are a lot of data destruction techniques that are used by professional companies. Crushing is one of the effective and widely used techniques to make your data unrecoverable. Because crushing guarantees that sensitive information does not leave the business premises, many companies prefer this approach. Degaussing is another technique that removes the magnetic properties of the HDD (hard disk drive).

    Boost your company reputation

    Some security violating techniques such as data breaching can lead to very serious problems, and greatly affect your company’s reputation. Data destruction companies employ personnel who are good at handling procedures related to destruction of personal consumer data. Proper demolition of sensitive information helps to achieve utmost security, which in turn boosts your company’s reputation.

    Responsible disposal

    It is very important to collect the stuff and