April 23, 2013 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Computers & Laptops
Lenovo is a China based computer brand which is one of the largest pc and laptop brands in the world. This brand delivers cutting edge technology with stylish design to computer markets worldwide and is well reputed among its users. The prices are comparatively cheaper to a lot other brands as well.
Among the top 3 laptops for Lenovo in the year 2013 is the IdeaPad Yoga 13 which comes with a touch screen and multi-touch facilities. This pad cum laptop can deliver performances worthwhile with its resolution display capacity of even 16:9, its i7 2nd gen core processor and 256 GB hard drive. Among the others are the models for Lenovo’s Thinkpad the X230 and T430. They both come with 3rd en Intel processors and SSD’s. They are the very cutting edge in technology and the prices though high are cheaper than other brands providing the same specs.
April 19, 2013 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Computers & Laptops
It says that the motherboard stores the heart of your computer and any trouble here could mean a complete halt for your computing operations. Thus, it’s necessary that you take proper care of your motherboard time to time.
Don’t allow dust build up on your motherboard and make sure to keep it clean daily. The dust would draw moisture that would further lead to short circuit in the vulnerable parts of the device leading to a severe damage. If the motherboard fan gets dirt clogged, it would stop working resulting in a severe crash of the computer in high temperatures.
Check out your motherboard capacitors time to time. This is to ensure that the condensers are in top notch condition which will further confirm an effective operation from your motherboard. In case you find any indication of leaking, busting or swelling on capacitors, make sure to replace the parts as early as possible which might otherwise bring serious trouble in the computing processes.
February 27, 2013 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Computers & Laptops
Keyboards in a computer are being replaced by unconventional designs over time to give users a easier and portable way of using keyboards. There is the touch pad keyboard built for the touch phones and qwerty keypads for the qwerty phone. Gaming consoles deal with their own set of keys and pointing devices so they do not fall under the group of conventional keyboards.
The micro or the ultra mini keyboards are fully designed keyboards for handheld use. They have the function keys on one side and function related to the mouse such as basics cut, copy and paste function on another. The keyboard contains all the characters in the middle and is easily accessed by the fingers. This is quite a designing challenge for hand held devices. The micro keyboard also contains a trackball and buttons for left click and right click functions of the pointer on the screen. The micro or the ultra mini keyboard is basically plug and play with USB ports. They are also wireless facilities inbuilt in them and can be operated in the wireless mode if required.
January 22, 2013 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Computers & Laptops
The main problems which you might face with most general flat panel monitors are no picture, dim or hazy pictures, dead screen, or the pictures might shut off by themselves right after opening. The basic things which a flat panel board consists of are 2 or 4 printed circuit board for power supply, an LCD screen, function menu processing controls and signal processing from the video card present in it. The individual constituents present in the flat panel monitor are more than 500 and sometimes even a thousand parts may be present.
Depending on which main component the damage is, you have to start working on that unit. Special surface mount equipment is required along with other tools and equipment. Also you might have to replace the video mount if you think that all this is too much to handle, you can always give it up to a professional to get it repaired in the right manner.
October 29, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Computers & Laptops
One of the best options when it comes to the latest computer accessories are the Wi Fi routers. A good broadband connectivity is what every computer needs in these days. An external hard drive is a must have accessory for your computer. It is the best way of keeping your collections of movies, songs and games in store. They are also useful for transfer.
Music servers should be given importance as well. You may be a gamer or simply a music enthusiast or both but cannot be any of them if you don’t have a good audio system as an accessory to the computer. Good speakers are very important along with quality woofers that would add the bass to the sound. There are some software accessories as well that you could find useful. They mar start from games, to calculators and could be simply display items of the desktop as well.
October 24, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Computers & Laptops
Today computers have taken over everywhere. There is probably no place where the computer has been left out. With almost all work done in computers these days, huge amount of information is stored and processed in them. It is for this reason that computer security is a high priority issue these days and there is no compromising when it comes to security issues.
This is where the job of a computer security investigator comes to play. A computer security investigator is trained and certified personnel with years of experience in computers security. A computer security investigator investigates the security settings and systems in a computer and informs the concerned organization whether the security settings are enough or more needs to be done to strengthen the security systems.
There are different ways in which this investigation is carried out and at times the investigator may try to break into the system to find out what its weak points are that will misused by hackers.
September 27, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Computers & Laptops
‘Computer forensics’ is a term that most have heard of but are not sure about what is actually is. To state it at the very basic level, computer basics is analysis of information which is created with and is contained with the computer system and other computer devices. It is created, generally, in order to understand what happened, how it happened, when it happened and who were involved in what has happened. It is also done with the objective of performing a basic analysis of a computer system which is not performing correctly or is not performing at all.
Computer forensics also helps in determining who was responsible for mishandling the computer system and also people involved in committed a crime with the help of a computer system. It also determines who committed a crime against the computer systems. Computer forensics has become an integral part of investigations nowadays and is used by sleuths all over the world.
July 22, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Computers & Laptops
Hp envy 4 ultrabook is one of the latest from the factories of Hp. The ultrabook is the most affordable one in the market. The latest hp envy 4 has got the latest difference in the looks. First is the aluminum look with the red matte finish at the back. This red matte finish provides a good grip for holding it. The new envy 4 also is light weight and easy to carry.
The one thing that this ultrabook lacks is the USB 3.0 port. The best part of this ultrabook is that it provides 5 hours of battery backup. This is the best when compared to the others in competition. If you have used the MacBook for a long then you will find many features that is similar in this ultrabook. The latest baby of Hp is one of the best in the series of ultrabook. It is quite affordable and provides high performance.
February 11, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Computers & Laptops
The price ranges of laptops have gone down massively in the last couple of years. So if you are searching for a good laptop in cheaper rates so can actually garb one for yourself by following only a couple of steps. So go ahead and read this article carefully to make your search for laptop easy and sensible.
First of all you should make sure that your laptop has at least 250 gigabyte as its storage capacity, otherwise it will not be worthy to get a laptop which holds less space than that. The price of laptop varies on the basis of this battery capacity and hard drive size, so make sure that the laptop you are buying is able to run for four to five hours without any charge. In order to prevent eye strain you must get a laptop with has at least 12 inches wide LCD screen with a good RAM of 512 MB.
February 03, 2012 // Posted by: cooldude // Category: Computers & Laptops
It could be a bit of a tussle between the two to have their way out in the consumer’s pocket. Having looked at the applications and utility of these two similar yet different tablets, it is only fair to say that a better pick can only be determined by the requirements of the customer. Configuration that suits you might well collide with that of mine. So, it’s a relative deal altogether to choose one of them.
A better pick can be determined by other general factors like inches of display and expandable storage memory on both of them with iPad having an edge over Kindle. Having a better outlook and specialization allows iPad to mark its price higher than that of Kindle Fire; which in turn gives Kindle the upper hand due to its affordability. The rest of the decision remains at the discretion of the customer.