Blu ray

Thursday, February 11th, 2016 | Computers

Blu ray is a next generation optical media format developed by the Blu ray disc association, a group of leading consumer electronics and technology companies such as Apple, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sony, TDK to name, but a few. The format was developed for high definition video, as well as storing large amounts of data. A single layer Blu ray disc can hold 25gb of data, which is the equivalent to over 2 hours of high definition television or more than 13 hours of ...
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Buying a computer? Ask these 3 questions!

Sunday, February 7th, 2016 | Computers

1. Why do you need a computer? Whether you are a new user or advanced one, whether this is your first computer or second (or even third), be clear as to why you want a computer before you even think of buying one. How will you use your computer? Are you only interested in browsing the Internet and checking e-mail? Do you plan to use your PC as a programming machine? Do desktop publishing or video editing feature on your agenda? Or is it a gaming rig? What is a computer? ...
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Broadband

Thursday, February 4th, 2016 | Computers

Broadband is the name given to a high-speed Internet connection that provide large bandwidth. It is a quick connection, typically •always-on” and capable of transmitting data at a much faster rate than a standard dialup modem connection. Broadband also won’t tie up your phone line, allowing you to use the internet and telephone simultaneously. Broadband can be provided from a dedicated line such as Cable or ISDN, or over the top of your phone line such as ADSL. Low-band Internet ...
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UK Broadband

Sunday, January 31st, 2016 | Computers

Ever since August 2000 when BT first launched their broadband internet package, speeds have been increasing and prices have been dropping. The end aim of the UK government and all broadband providers is high-speed internet in every home in Britain. Broadband is the name given to always-on, high-speed internet. High-speed internet is a connection that runs at 512Kbps or faster. Currently 6 million homes in the UK have a broadband connection, either through ADSL, Cable or LLU, of which 4 million ...
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Games To Encourage Thinking Skills

Friday, January 15th, 2016 | Computers

/p> There is no doubt about it, using computer games is a great way to encourage children to expand their realm of thinking. Your options for entertaining your child may seem numbered. Many people allow their children to spend quite a bit of time in front of the television. But, what good does that do? If you want them to learn something while they are zoned out, you are completely lost. But, if you flip on the computer, download a great game, you may actually be able to encourage them to ...
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Do The Media Spread Computer Viruses?

Saturday, January 9th, 2016 | Computers

Summary: Could the mass media hype about computer viruses actually make the problem worse? If you believe what you hear in the media, there are an awful lot of viruses going around. No, I'm not talking about the make-you-sick kind of virus, though they get plenty of airtime, too. I'm talking about the kind of virus that enters via your internet connection rather than your nasal passages. What the mainstream media often don't tell you--at least, in most radio and television newscasts and in the ...
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When to rent a laptop computer

Thursday, January 7th, 2016 | Computers

Most companies either lease or buy their computer equipment, but why or when should a company rent laptop or notebook computers? Here are a few reasons to rent a laptop computer: -If you need technology on short notice or for a short time, it is best to rent a laptop. -If you need a large quantity of laptop computers for a training class, it is best to rent laptops. -If your laptop computers are on back order but your staff isn't, it's best to rent laptops for immediate installation. -If you ...
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When To Rent A Laptop Computer

Monday, January 4th, 2016 | Computers

Most companies either lease or buy their computer equipment, but why or when should a company rent laptop or notebook computers? Here are a few reasons to rent a laptop computer: -If you need technology on short notice or for a short time, it is best to rent a laptop. -If you need a large quantity of laptop computers for a training class, it is best to rent laptops. -If your laptop computers are on back order but your staff isn't, it's best to rent laptops for immediate installation. -If you ...
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The Future Of VOIP

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016 | Computers

VOIP's First Hurdle With all the advantages of VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol), there is still 1 drawback -- it cannot give you total wireless phone communication like a cell phone. Cell phones and VOIP seem to be 2 different animals. True, you can have a wireless internet connection (including VOIP) with Wi-Fi hot spots, but they are of no use to your cell phone. Or are they? In fact, dual mode phones are already reaching the market. A few companies (including Motorola) have introduced ...
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Broadband Review

Thursday, December 31st, 2015 | Computers

The Uses Of Broadband Broadband is a high-speed Internet connection that provides a large bandwidth. It is considered a very quick connection. It is an "always-on" type of connection and can transmit data at a much faster rate than your usual dialup connection. Broadband also has the added advantage of not tying up your phone line, which means you can use the both the Internet and telephone at the same time. Broadband can be provided from a variety of sources, including over the top of your ...
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