hardware

What is a Processor? A Comprehensive Definition of a CPU

Defining the Central Processing Unit (CPU) Buying a new computer  in today’s world can, without doubt, be something of a challenge. The major hurdle in this regard emerges when trying to choose one that best fits one’s needs. One of the components that you are likely to hear about when hunting about for a new […]

What is a Computer? A Modern Definition of a Computer.

Although computers have, over the years, been defined in various ways, most of these definitions are, to say the least, pretty outdated. In a world of smartphones, tablets and other mobile computing devices, how, really, does one define a computer? The one thing that should be obvious right off the bat is that our notion […]

Laptop won’t Start? Here are a few troubleshooting tips

A few days I had an interesting experience with my laptop that I thought I should share with my readers. I have had the laptop that I use when writing these articles for nearly 8 years, which is quite a long time, all things considered. The thing has, honestly, seen better days, but it still […]

What type of RAM do I have on my Computer?

The addition of Random Access Memory (RAM); also commonly referred to as Memory, is one of the easiest and fastest upgrades that you can carry out to immediately boost the performance of your computer. Random Access Memory is a type of computer memory that is volatile. What this means is that it loses all the […]

How to fix Bluetooth Problems on an Android Device

I recently have been having problems transferring items from my computer to my Android device via Bluetooth, and, after stumbling upon a solution, thought I would write this article to help those who are in the same predicament.  If you are wondering, I have a Windows computer and a Google Nexus 7 2013 (LTE) tablet. […]

How to Turn Bluetooth on Windows 10 (with video)

Wondering how to turn Bluetooth on in Windows 10? If yes, then this article is for you. Bluetooth on Windows 10 allows you to share files with other people. However, turning it on is not that simple. Most people reach out saying they can’t turn on Bluetooth on Windows 10 computers. What you need to […]

Is it Time to Upgrade to a Solid State Drive?

SSD vs HDD: Should I buy a Solid State Drive (SSD)? Solid State Drives (SSDs) have been threatening to take over from Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) for a while. Although that threat is yet to be realized, there can be no doubting that SSDs represent a great leap in computer storage technologies. This article answers […]

Hardware and Software in Computers Explained

What is meant by hardware and software in computers? Computers have become an important part of our lives, enabling us to carry out a wide range of tasks that, a decade or so ago, would have seemed impossible. From communication to commerce, most of the things that happen around the world today are, in one […]

Common Printer Problems and How to Get Drivers for a Printer

The Most Common Printer Issues that you are Likely to Encounter If you are like the majority of people across the globe, you will have, at some point in your life, used a printer. Printers are, it is safe to say, one of the most common peripheral devices that can be found on computers. It […]

Why you Should Buy a Computer with the Right Processor

CPU Buying Guide Ever asked yourself, while looking for a new computer, what all those specifications mean? What does it mean to have a laptop, as an example, that has a 2GHz processor and 3GB Ram? This article looks at the processor, which is, without doubt, the most important component on a computer. Choosing a […]

How to Check Computer Specs in Windows 10 (with video)

Are you looking to check the specs on your Windows 10 computer? What type of RAM does your PC have? And what size is the processor? These are all things that you may wish to explore on your computer. You may also want to check PC’s specs in Windows 10 as part of the process […]

8 Things that will Immediately Speed up your Computer

How to Speed up your Computer Although computers are wonderful devices it can be frustrating if yours begins to slow down. There are several reasons why this can happen, including malware infections, registry errors and much more. If you are interested in knowing how you can speed up your computer, then follow the following simple […]

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