Archive for the Computer Category

Earphones as Microphones

Earphones as Microphones

Have you ever tried plugging your earphones to the microphone outlet and speaking through it? If not, try it now – get your earphones (PC headphones, portable music player earphones etc.), plug them in the microphone outlet and open a recording application in your computer so that you can record or see if your voice [...]

Save Your Work (Often)!

Save your work! That is one of the most common phrases I hear whether on the school premises or in the workplace. While I worked at one of the animation companies for my 2-month internship, I found it amusing to see pieces of paper with the phrase “Save Your Work!” plastered all over the workplace.

Ways to Speed Up your PC

Ways to Speed Up your PC

Are you constantly getting annoyed by the dreadful amount of time your computer takes to start up and load applications? Is your web browser taking an even longer amount of time to load a page? Before you start jumping to conclusions that your PC is turning old or that your wireless router is turning faulty, [...]

What Are Cookies?

“Cookies?” you ask. “Are you saying that you’re getting rid of all the delicious cookies?” “No, I’m saying that I’m going to delete the cookies from my computer!” your friend says impatiently. Many often think of computer cookies as the type of cookies that you snack on once you get home. Of course, most people [...]

Computer Hung On You? Freeze On You?

Computer Hung On You? Freeze On You?

WHOA! What happened to your computer? For a moment, it was working perfectly fine, and now, it’s all… frozen! If only you knew the reason behind that. Why does your computer decide to freeze up on you anyways? It doesn’t like you? Yeah, treat your computer nicely, and it will decide whether you deserve the [...]

Make 4GB memorysticks faster than default

Now that high capacity memory sticks are getting cheaper and people use it for all kind of apparels like digicams, phones or even ebook readers, they often find that these higher capacity (more than 4GB) memorysticks seems slower than the lower capacity ones (up to 2GB). This is because the higher capacities memorysticks are formatted [...]

Laptop vs Desktop

Laptop vs Desktop

In a world that invents technology so quickly, many people often want to buy everything. It is not essential for one to purchase every new product that comes out in stores these days. For example, the newly introduced laptops that have been selling quickly in stores.