Are you planning on getting a new PC? Dell, HP, Lenovo, Toshiba, the list goes on. Regardless of the make and model, your top priority is to keep that new PC secure.
Thus, the use of security software (antivirus, antispyware and firewall protection) is highly recommended to protect you or your loved ones when you begin to surf the internet.
The good news is that if you are tired of spending a lot of money on a computer, there are some good and totally free security utilities and at least one of them is bound to suit your needs.
Windows 7 has a few hidden features which many users have never used or even known about. Here are a few of these hiddenWindows 7 gems.
In Windows 7, when you click on the title bar of any window and shake it every other open window gets minimised straight back in to your taskbar, reducing clutter on your screen. This allows you to focus on the one window and then when ready shake it again and the other windows will reappear.
Additional Aero features include Aero Snap which allows you to quickly and easily rearrange your desktop by …
Within the world of computing, there are those who study systems, networks, and programming extensively. Unfortunately, there are those who study those same areas to take advantage of other computer users. Dubbed ‘hackers,’ these individuals can create problem programs, take control of networks, and cause all sorts of difficulties for users. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to protect you PC against hackers.
1) Install security software
Make certain you have the three major components of security software installed on your computer. You will need a strong firewall, great antivirus software, and a reliable antispyware application. …
When using a PC for complex tasks (such as using Photoshop) or even basic tasks, like browsing the web, you want the maximum possible speed you can get our of your computer. When you’re watching a YouTube video or taking an online video tutorial, how do you feel when you are not getting the desired speed? Most people would say impatient and irritated.
Most likely, you have experienced this on more than one occasion. If your internet connection is showing correct speed, then why is your PC slow? There might be several reasons for it. You first need to …
Ever wonder how wireless networks work? All wirelss networks use radio waves instead of wires to transmit data between computers. Here’s how:
Binary Code (1s and 0s) and Morse Code (dots and dashes)
All computers transmit information digitally, using binary code: ones and zeros. This translates well to radio waves, since those 1s and 0s can be represented by different kinds of beeps. These beeps are so fast that they’re outside the hearing range of humans.
It works like Morse code, which is a way to transmit the alphabet over radio waves using dots (short beeps) and dashes (long beeps). …