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Everything You Wanted to Know About Hard Disk Drives

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What does a hard drive do? Information storage is the hard drive’s main responsibility. Think the electronic version of the old office filing cabinet. Everything you keep on your computer is on a hard drive. Not just documents, emails, contacts, favorites pictures, music and videos. Your programs, your preferences, your printers, your settings, even your Everything You Wanted to Know About Hard Disk Drives

The Future of Technology :: The Internet of Things

Follow The Future of Technology RFID Tags – Making Things Talk to Each Other Internet of things is going to be the next big thing. According to an estimate, the IoT industry touches $7 – $19 trillion by the 2020 and a report by Gartner says that there will be 26 billion devices connected by The Future of Technology :: The Internet of Things

Funny Computer Memes & What They’re Trying to Tell You

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Funny Computer Memes & What They’re Trying to Tell You First up. What is a meme? meme miːm/ noun   1. an element of a culture or system of behaviour passed from one individual to another by imitation or other non-genetic means. 2. an image, video, piece of text, etc., typically humorous in nature, that Funny Computer Memes & What They’re Trying to Tell You

PUT THE DEVICE DOWN :: How Technology is Keeping us Up at Night

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Avoiding Moisture & Corrosion for Your Computers Can Save You Hundreds

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Avoiding Moisture & Corrosion for Your Computers Can Save You Hundreds It is true that salt air will corrode hardware and electronics especially near the ocean/coast. Whether you prefer a laptop or a desktop your PC is affected by its environment. While overly dry conditions can cause static electricity in your computer’s components, excessively humid Avoiding Moisture & Corrosion for Your Computers Can Save You Hundreds

Gadgets, Gizmos and Tech Gifts…& They’re not just Computers :: GREAT GIFT GUIDE

This awesome #techgiftguide comes to you from the cool peeps at Design Sponge:   Gift Guide: Gadgets, Gizmos & Tech Tech gift guides can sometimes feel like the neglected middle children of Gift Guide Land—too often I see them populated with afterthought items, a perpetuation of the notion that tech can’t be pretty. Well, dear readers Gadgets, Gizmos and Tech Gifts…& They’re not just Computers :: GREAT GIFT GUIDE

Cool Cable Management :: ADD TO CART!

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Pics that will SHOCK YOU – From the Funny & Not-so-Funny Files!

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  Furry with dust – common desktop interior Pet hair build-up in drives A nice big ball of removed computer fuzz Damp Rid – the coastal computers best friend Oh. More dust. Yep, this is why we all need a cleanup every 6-12mths! This one is interesting. Mouse poop inside a near new machine. But Pics that will SHOCK YOU – From the Funny & Not-so-Funny Files!

4G For Optus – What does it mean for you?

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This. From our friends at Bit. “Optus has announced it has switched on its 4G Plus network in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Adelaide. So what does that mean for you? 4G Plus is Optus’ spin on 4G TD-LTE network technology, which is something that you will soon see other phone networks such as Telstra and 4G For Optus – What does it mean for you?

Get More from Your Excel Spreadsheets

Excel users…this is the one of the best NEED TO KNOW guide I’ve seen in a long time, thanks to brilliant Bit.   “ Don’t like that annoying habit Excel has of trying to guess the right format for a cell you’re updating? Here’s how to turn it off, plus other handy tips. When it Get More from Your Excel Spreadsheets

Miss Manners Tech Talk

Thanks to Rue, here’s what you should and shouldn’t do when it comes to minding your technlogy manners! “ Okay. Put down your phone*. It’s time to talk. For the Rue team, Instagram-ing is a way of life, but we realize we can spend our lives a little too glued to the screen. Sometimes, we Miss Manners Tech Talk

Is Your PC Battery Getting Enough Exercise?

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Batteries and Chargers Your laptop battery charges whenever your computer is plugged into external power through an AC Adapter, an optional power adapter, or an optional docking device. The battery charges whether the computer is off or in use, but it charges faster when the computer is off. However, charging may take longer if a Is Your PC Battery Getting Enough Exercise?