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Buying A New Computer 101: The Basics

Ok if your reading this I'm going to asume that you already have a computer but lets face it, in todays computing enviroment the power (speed) of computers doubles about every 18 months. We like to joke that when you get a new computer its obsolete before you can get it out of the box. You have completed the first step, deciding that you need a new computer, now we must make a vital decision before any others can be made. Do you want a Macintosh or a Windows based computer? In the past Macint........ Read More

Programs Included With A New Computer

Are they good enough to stand on their own? The Windows operating systems already comes with a useful collection of pre-installed programs and even some games. But one of the first things that people do is download a butt-load of new programs as soon as a brand new system is plugged in the wall and connected to the Internet. This article looks at some of the programs that are included with most new systems and then asks the reader to consider if they're sufficient. NotePad and WordPad. All........ Read More

Buying A New Computer? Read This First

Ever had one of those days when you thought that you would spend a lot of time searching around for really good computer bargains? I have had that experience many times and have found that I used to waste time doing endless and meaningless searches trying to find what I need. But then, I found a solution! Figuring out what to search for is half the battle won, but how to figure out whether the prices being displayed were bargain prices was another issue. So how did I solve that problem? Try........ Read More

New Computer Technology - When Is Enough, Enough?

New computer technology comes out continuously. As a computer consultant you probably want to keep up with all the new computer technology that comes along. You're most likely in love with technology - always looking for a new intrusion protection product to play with or another border-gateway protocol. What you have to realize is that your small business clients aren't experimenting with new computer technology and so you shouldn't be wasting your time investigating it. New Computer Technol........ Read More

Computer News Articles-computer Running Slow Problems

Is your computer running slow? Does it take 15minutes to boot up? Computers can get people so frustrated when they don't do what you want them to do, computers that run slow are basically useless. There are many reasons why computer run slow... Spyware! What is it? What does it do to my computer? A simple definition of Spyware: a general term used to describe software that performs certain behaviors such as advertising, collecting personal information, or changing the configuration of y........ Read More

Buying A New Computer

Purchasing a home computer can be one of the most nerve-wracking experiences if you don’t do your homework first. Since most of us are non-technical, wading through all of the specifications and deciding what is right can be overwhelming. While price is important, there are many other factors that should be considered when purchasing a computer. Doing research before entering your local office supply or computer store will help you from spending more than you wanted to and also get you the be........ Read More

Playing Old Games On A New Computer

It's a Hoot! Admit it - you still crave a good game of scrolling Super Mario or Dig Dug just like you did "back in the day." We all do because playing them brings back some of the fondest memories. But it isn't easy to play these games the way we used to. Unless we've kept the systems and cartridges of the past in good working condition, our only trip down this jagged pixel lane is through a little known gem called emulation. Through emulation, you can play some of your favorite games fro........ Read More

When To Buy A New Computer And What To Do With The Old One

Computers are great. When you receive your first computer, you will be amazed and a little confused at what you need. The first time you surf the Internet, you will be hooked; there is no better feeling. As time goes on, you will find that the computer that you purchased does not suit you needs anymore. With all of the tools that are available such as downloads and online games, your computers memory will soon be insufficient. When this happens, it may be time to sell your old computer in order ........ Read More

Computer Programming Courses In New York City

Although New York City is more famous for its museums, parks, theaters and businesses, it is also a great location for schools offering computer programming courses. New York has always been pioneering in many ways and it offers plenty of opportunities for highly in-demand courses related to computer science. Here are some resources that can help you look for computer programming courses in New York City: New York University NYU is a recognized leader in the field of education and is ack........ Read More

Refurbished Laptop Computers- Upgrade Or Purchase New?

It happens at least once in the life of every notebook computer-it slows down in performance, and just doesn’t have the get up and go that it used to. Like most people, you run your favorite antivirus program(s) to make sure that “bugs” haven’t infected your system, and you even run spyware programs to make sure that spyware isn’t overloading your system resources. To take things a step further you clear out unnecessary items from your start menu, make bios adjustments and get rid of o........ Read More

How The New Computer User Can Reduce Spam

Every computer user gets spam in their email almost daily. There is just no way to avoid junk email unless you want to delete it without reading it. Yes, you can compare it to those telemarketers who call you at dinnertime (or any other time). There is no way to avoid having an email address on the computer because if you have an account, you must have an email address to do business on the Internet. Someone will find a way to contact you either by phone, snail mail or email to try to "sell" you........ Read More

New Computer? What To Do With The Old One

Did you get a new computer? Everyone loves a shiny new tech toy, but the question comes not long after the box is opened: What to do with the old one and all the information stored on it? Consider the following options: * Re-use. With all the music files, photos and other digital stuff we accumulate on our computers, why not use the old one as a place to store it all? This frees up the new computer for new content and things like business and home files. If someone accidentally downloads a viru........ Read More

Designing Your New Kitchen On The Computer

You hear it over and over, the best way to improve the value of a home is to spruce up the kitchen. Fortunately, there are a lot of computer programs that let you do this in spades. Designing Your New Kitchen On The Computer Okay, just about everyone knows upgrading a kitchen is a smart financial move. For those of you, not me, who enjoy cooking, it may make sense from a purely personal view. Regardless, you need a concrete idea of what you want to add and subtract from your current kitchen. ........ Read More

Open New Doors With A Computer Animation Degree

Over the past few years, we have witnessed a surprising jump in the video game industry. When a new game system is released there are people in line for days, willing to pay a sizeable amount of money for the newest system. The reason for this craze is that the people making the games are breaking new barriers each and every day. If you have a computer animation degree, then you can also be a part of this amazing journey. We have come a long way from the one-dimensional video games of the ........ Read More

I'm Happy To Have A Brand New 17 Inch Notebook Computer

Not to long ago I got a 17 inch notebook, and I must say that I'm quite impressed with its performance and quality. Technology has really improved and therefore this notebook is so much better than the old IBM Thinkpad that I had many years ago. In those days, laptop computers were bulky and kind of big, the screen resolution was terrible, they were even more expensive than now, and the batteries had very low life expectancy. Thankfully my new Dell 17 inch notebook is everything that my old lap........ Read More


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