Category: Hardware

Antec-1100-case

Anatomy Of A Good Computer Case

What makes a good computer case and what makes me qualified to give my opinion on this delicate topic? It’s simple, I like hot dogs. I like eating hot dogs on a potato bun with …
USB

Troubleshooting USB Devices

There’s nothing more frustrating than plugging in a USB device and watching as nothing happens. The device does not appear at all or fails to install. In an ideal world, you would plug in a …
vivard hard drive diagnostics

Computer Signs Of Impending Doom

Your computer is a machine destined to fail. While we’d all like to think our machines will boot faithfully until the end of time, it’s just a matter of time before your hardware fails. Hardware …

Hard Drive Recovery Types

Hard drive recovery is a serious matter. Many of us use our computers for business and personal tasks, and losing data on the hard drive for either of those can result in financial or emotional …
all in one computer

Should You Buy An All In One Computer

Should you buy an all-in-one computer? As you may already know, an all-in-one computer is a desktop built directly into the monitor. Consider it the PC version of Apple’s popular iMac. They’re growing in the …

NVIDIA’s New GTX 700 Series

In the latter part of last month, NVIDIA dropped its new successor to the crown.  The GTX 700 Series of video cards isn’t quite the pinnacle of gaming performance but it ranks in the upper …
tablets

Tablet Tutorial for First-Time Buyers

Before buying a tablet PC, spend some time going over this tutorial. It could help you choose an option that matches your needs and your price range. Decide How Much You Can Spend Android-operated tablets …

NES Custom External Hard Drive

What to do with all of the extra data you have laying around.  I know, le’ts put it in a nice safe external hard drive!  But not any old off the shelf one, a super …

What To Look For When Buying RAM

From the outside looking in, RAM can be one of the most confusing pieces of hardware to buy for a system.  With all the types/sockets, speeds,  placement, and settings available, I can see how it …