If you are using a RAM optimization tool, it is time to stop now. Windows comes with a good memory management function and using a RAM optimization tool can in fact make your PC run slower.
Google did not advertise the Chromecast to be able to stream local files from your PC, but that doesn’t mean it can’t do it. Here is a guide to stream local media to Chromecast.
Google released its latest assault on the living room in the form of a tiny HDMI dongle, a device capable of streaming media from your computer, smartphone and tablet. Here is how to get the Chromecast up and running in your home.
Google Chromecast is a $35 affordable media streamer that you plug into your TV or monitor and stream YouTube, Netflix, and Google Play content from your computer. What sets Chromecast apart is that these uses are just the beginning. Here are six areas where a Chromecast could excel where others offerings have not.
Solid-states drives are often praised for their speed, but to enjoy it, you often have to pay a high price for it. This article explains why solid-state drives are so expensive.
Bluetooth is a wireless standard for sending data over short distances between multiple electronics. Two or more devices connect to form personal area networks that can stretch as far as several meters. Here are ten practical and innovative ways to use Bluetooth to make your life easier.
After some months of buying my own passive polarized display, I’ve realized that anyone new to this kind of hardware is probably going to have a hard time figuring it out. The learning curve isn’t incredibly steep, but there’s not much information on how to get passive 3D movies to play just how you want them.
USB flash drives are a cheap and portable way to back up files and move them around between machines. If you want to breathe new life into your old USB flash drives, here are ten things you may have never known they could do.
Are you sick and tired of your roommate or simply anyone at your home using your computer? How about turning your webcam into a surveillance camera and control the recording from your smartphone? We will show you how.
If you’re thinking about purchasing a 3D monitor, this article will answer many of the more popular questions about them.
When your PC malfunctions, it is difficult to pinpoint which hardware is failing. This PC troubleshooting guide list the symptoms related to each hardware so you can fix it easily.
Even if you have a huge music collection that are encoded in the highest quality, without the right hardware, you won’t be getting the best out of your music.
Decades have passed since the first home computer was introduced, yet this device still remains a mystery to some. Today, we’re going to clear up some common computer misconceptions and empower people to make wise decisions that will help them get on their way to solving problems.
Steve Jobs once theorized that the tablet computer would at some point overtake the desktop and laptop market. And that moment seems to be now. In this article, we discuss how you can make your tablet as powerful as the laptop and probably replace it forever.
If you are having issue with your computer, check out this PC troubleshooting guide and find out what cause your PC to stop working and the possible solution to fix your PC.
Every time you saw a new gadget, you sulk about that piece of junk you are sitting next to. How about making your old PC work like a charm like it did before? Here are a few tricks you can try to make your PC fly again.
If you’re into repairing computers and laptops, there’s a big chance you have all the tech tools you need already. But in case you are forgetful, here is a quick checklist of tools that you should have in your arsenal for every computer repair visit.
If you’re wondering what to do with an old computer, check out these fourteen ways to make good use of your old coomputer before you throw it away.
The period after Christmas is always the best time to snatch up the computers you were hoping Santa Claus would bring you. There are deals out all over the place after Christmas on every type of computer you’re looking for, and here are 5 of the best places where you can find massive discount. Check them out.
I’ve noticed some common mistakes people make when buying PC hardware. Today, we’re going to talk particularly about the mistakes people make when choosing PC hardware, and how to remedy them.
When it comes to media storage, most people save all their media files (photo, audio and video) in their computers. This makes it very convenient for you to enjoy your music or video directly on your computer. However, if you want to enjoy your Blu-ray video on your HDTV, how can you get the video from your computer to the TV quickly and without much hassle?
I am sure you have heard of these “Mac vs PC” debate and you are probably in one of these camps. This article updates the current situation of PC and Mac and helps you to decide which you should get for your next computer.
Do you have a laptop with damaged screen? Should you change the whole laptop? Send for repair? Or simply dispose it? Here are all the options you have.
You might have heard that many people are having issues recovering their data when some of the hard drive becomes corrupt. Having one partition is often more detrimental than you think. Your computer could benefit in multiple ways from a multi-partition system, perhaps more ways than you think. You can turn your computer into a […]
Just at the technology behind a computer or mobile device changes as quickly as you can walk out of the store with it in your hand, the technology behind buying a new television can change just as quickly. When buying any of these devices, you want to make sure you have the latest in everything, […]
Technology is always evolving, fast. The computer that you bought last year is now obsolete and you are planning to get a new one. Before you walk into the store and pay big bucks to the retailers for the latest PC in town, check out this guide on how you can get a better computer, with more juice and power, without breaking the bank.
I know, ‘Indestructible’ is a big word and it is more suitable for those X-MEN characters in the movie than it is used for a SD card. However, this SD card presented to me was labelled as “indestructible”, at least that is what the developer told me. In actual fact, the SD card that I […]
This is a guest post by Mike Thimmesch Most people are unaware of the components that go into building a personal computer. You have probably heard words like “motherboard”, “CPU”, and “RAM”, but have little idea about what they mean, how they affect the speed at which information is processed, or how many files you […]
This is the third and last part of the Hardware CPU Guide series. If you have missed the first two part of this series, you still can find it at the links below: Part 1: Knowing your CPU, find out the factors that affect its performance Part 2: Intel vs AMD, which is better There […]
If knowledge is power, then CPU-Z from CPUID will make you feel like a superhero. This handy little tool was featured in the MakeTechEasier 101 best free computer software downloads list. CPU-Z is a Windows only tool that gathers information on some of the main hardware components of your computer. The information that it collects […]
It is very tempting to get the quad-core CPU for your computer, since it is the latest technology and you get the chance to boost to your friend about how powerful quad-core is. If for gaming purpose, I would strongly advise not to get the quad-core. The reason being: You can get to enjoy higher […]