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How to Get A Better Computer With Less Cash

How to Get A Better Computer With Less Cash

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.

Is There Such Thing As The ‘Indestructable’ SD Card

Is There Such Thing As The ‘Indestructable’ SD Card

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 […]

Speed Up Your MacBook With A 7,200RPM HDD

Speed Up Your MacBook With A 7,200RPM HDD

Originally released in May 2006, Apple’s iconic white plastic MacBook has finally been retired from their main product line in favour of the Pro and Air models. But, while the MacBook is no longer being pushed by Apple, these Macs still have a lot of life left in them yet and below I’ll walk through […]

How to Add More Memory to Your PC

How to Add More Memory to Your PC

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 […]

Test Your Flaky Computer’s RAM with Windows Memory Diagnostic

Test Your Flaky Computer’s RAM with Windows Memory Diagnostic

This is a guest post by Keith The flaky PC (as it is often referred) is a computer which acts normally most of the time, but occasionally quits active programs, delivers obscure error messages, or restarts entirely. So, what causes flaky PC syndrome? Although there is no single answer, one of the most common causes […]

Easily Troubleshoot Your Graphics Card With GPU-Z

Easily Troubleshoot Your Graphics Card With GPU-Z

I recently wrote about a great software utility that opened up a world of information about your motherboard, CPU, and RAM. Well, I have another great utility to tell you about, only this time it’s all about your graphics card. Though manufactured by different companies, GPU-Z from TechPowerUp does look a lot like the aforementioned […]

Diagnose Your PC With CPU-Z

Diagnose Your PC With CPU-Z

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 […]

Quad-Core CPU For Gaming? Forget About It…

Quad-Core CPU For Gaming? Forget About It…

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 […]