PC


Uncapping Cable Modems

Cable modem technology has the ability to achieve speeds in excess of 1 Mbit per second, but modem cables are set to run at a lesser value. It is typically reduced to half of this number for downloads and around an eight of this number for upload. ISPs cap modems to ensure that the bandwidth…


Building Your Own Computer

The world of computers is constantly changing. It is one of the only industries that is different from month to month. If you’re in the market for a new PC, there are continually new options available. To get the best bang for your buck in computer technology, you may want to consider building your own…


Tablet PC

A tablet PC functions like a laptop, but doesn’t have a keyboard or mouse. Instead, it has a special touch screen, which receives information as the user writes on the screen with a specially designed pen. The pen can be used like a mouse, to select and open files or drag a file from one…


What Power Supply Do I Need

In our world today, the quality of a personal computer is often measured only by its processor speed, memory capacity, and hard drive space and for gamers, the quality of the video card. Sometimes, the computer monitor will grab some attention, especially if it has an LCD screen. Seldom, however, do we think of a…


Uses for an External Hard Drive

An external hard drive is a hard disk drive (much like the one in your computer) that is placed externally, outside of the case. You can buy them pre-made, or purchase a hard drive and an enclosure, and make your own. They came in many sizes, are relatively inexpensive, and are well suited to perform…


Computer Cables

Computer cables can be data cables used to move data between various components such as keyboard, CPU, monitor, printer, scanner and other multimedia systems. These cables enable high-speed data transfers within the input and output components of the computer. A computer uses different kinds of cable to operate. It needs an AC power cable, a…