Technology

Custom Computer Build It Yourself?

Custom Computer Build It Yourself?

If you’re considering building your own custom computer rather than getting one from a computer manufacturer such as Dell or HP, the good news is, it’s easier than you might think. I was actually in the same position a few years ago. The horsepower I wanted from a new computer didn’t match up with the amount of money I was willing to spend. After checking my options, I found I could get much higher end computer for less money if I built it myself. Also, I could be sure it was built with quality components. Too often...

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Where to Buy Ink Cartridges

Where to Buy Ink Cartridges

When you need to buy printer cartridges you have a few choices available of where to purchase them. Many people would head straight down to their nearest computer shop and buy their cartridges from there, but in fact this is not the best idea. The reality is that the prices of printer ink and other computer accessories in a high street shop are much more expensive than those found online. When printer ink is already a reasonably expensive item, you don’t want to find yourself paying even more than you have too. There are many reasons why...

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What are Solid State Drives (SSD)?

What are Solid State Drives (SSD)?

If you look at a modern laptop, you will likely see some that come equipped with a solid state drive. This form of computer storage has been on the market for some time but only recently has been embraced by the industry and consumers as a viable alternative to traditional hard drives. So, what exactly is a solid state drive (SSD) and how does it compared to a traditional hard drive? Solid state is term that refers to electronic circuitry that is built entirely out of semiconductors. The term was originally used to define those electronics...

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Cloud Computing – What Is It?

Cloud Computing – What Is It?

Cloud is a frequently-used term in the IT industry, which has different meanings to different people. Does it mean web-based applications or web-hosted services, or does it mean centralized server farms and data centers or platforms for developing and running scalable applications? Actually, the cloud can span all these things and more! Basically, cloud computing is a way of providing and consuming IT services, which includes certain attributes, service models and deployment approaches. A definition of cloud computing has emerged from the...

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Getting the Kindle Fire

Getting the Kindle Fire

Getting the Kindle Fire by Yvette Divino Tablet PCs of different sizes and prices are getting to be more and more popular nowadays. Even e-book readers are getting revamped because they can already do more than store eBooks. They are now upgraded to enable a connection to the Internet. These kinds of e-book readers can already be called tablet PCs because they can do more and are more powerful than a plain e-book reader. The Kindle Fire is Amazon’s version of this gadget. It can be classified as an upgraded version of their original e-book...

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