True or False? Battery Myths you Need to Know for Better Device Performance

True or False? Battery Myths you Need to Know for Better Device Performance

  We live in an age of the high-powered long-life battery-powered portable device. But it seems that the limitations of the nickel-based batteries that were prevalent in the early ’90s still apply to the more modern lithium ion and lithium polymer technologies we use today. Battery technology may not have changed much in the last couple…

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Hard Disk Drives

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…

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Why do computers slow down?

Why do computers slow down?

Why do computers slow down? A question that we get asked all the time here at PC Pitstop is why computers get slower over time. This can start to happen within a year after you get a new PC, but usually, it happens in just a few short months.   Since we all use our…

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Windows Product Lifecycle - End of Life Support Dates

Windows Product Lifecycle - End of Life Support Dates

Courtesy of Microsoft Corp Every Windows product has a lifecycle. The lifecycle begins when a product is released and ends when it’s no longer supported. Knowing key dates in this lifecycle helps you make informed decisions about when to upgrade or make other changes to your software. End of Support End of Support refers to…

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What is 5k? :: Tech Talk for Educated Decision Making

What is 5k? :: Tech Talk for Educated Decision Making

14.7 million pixels.And the power to do beautiful things with them.     And this for Apple: http://www.apple.com/au/imac-with-retina/ And this for Dell: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/189342-dell-unveils-5k-desktop-monitor-with-almost-2x-the-pixels-of-your-puny-4k-display #02 65 841 551  ::       sales@pcpitstop.com.au  ::  www.pcpitstop.com.au/blog

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Where's My HoverBoard? :: 2015 Tech

Where's My HoverBoard? :: 2015 Tech

It is the year Back to the Future II predicted sneakers would lace themselves and kids would fly about on hoverboards.Technology in 2015 technology may fall short of those lofty goals but there is still much to anticipate, from virtual reality to smart motorcycle helmets and, yes, at least one hoverboard. We peer into the…

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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…

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Do You Want To Ditch DropBox For the Cloud?

With all the security concerns about the cloud and Dropbox, is it worth ditching Dropbox and setting up your own personal cloud? Read more: http://www.bit.com.au/Guide/365066,is-it-time-to-setup-my-own-personal-cloud-instead-of-using-dropbox.aspx#ixzz39ZAqP8Xx   . #02 65 841 551  ::   sales@pcpitstop.com.au  ::  www.pcpitstop.com.au/blog

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Did You Know? :: PC Pitstop Feedback & Resources

Did You Know? :: PC Pitstop Feedback & Resources

Your Winning Team We work hard to hone our skills for you – THE CUSTOMER – and we’ve been rewarded for it! Keep providing feedback of the services you receive at PC Pitstop. Email: sales@pcpitstop.com.au or complete the Feedback Survey to WIN a FREE midweek escape at The Observatory hotel in Port Macquarie! We hear…

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Time's Top 20 Green Tech Ideas

Time's Top 20 Green Tech Ideas

Despite Setbacks, Moving Forward in Clean Tech By Bryan WalshMonday, Dec. 06, 2010   eSolar   When environmental history is written, 2010 could be seen a disaster for the clean technology industry. The year dawned just after the disappointment that was December’s U.N. global warming summit in Copenhagen, where the nations of the world failed…

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Tech News :: Reversible USB Cable Design to Make Life Easier

Reversible USB cable design shown off for first time Article from: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-26868531   The new designs will put an end to inserting a USB cable the wrong way round A new design for USB – a standardised connection for data transfers between electronic devices – has been shown off for the first time. The new…

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