What is the difference between HDD and SSD?
The standard hard disk drive (HDD) has been the predominant storage device for desktop computers and laptops for a long time. However, computers with solid state drive (SSD) technology are quickly becoming the norm. If you’re looking to upgrade your hardware, you need to know the difference between HDD and [...]
Choosing the right computer for your small business
With the rise of eCommerce and remote working, the importance of computers in business has never been more apparent. But what kind of computers does your small business need? Should you invest in desktops or laptops? Consider the following when weighing your options. Portability The pandemic has driven the majority [...]
Are you sufficiently cooling your servers?
Today, many businesses rely on servers for their day-to-day operations. If your servers are hosted locally, you should be aware that proper temperature control plays a vital role in keeping them running smoothly. Knowing how to properly cool your servers can help minimize the risk of crashes, which can cause [...]
Tips on how to choose the right mouse
Have you been feeling some discomfort in your mouse-clicking hand lately? Have you been using that mouse for several years now? If you have, then it’s time to consider a computer mouse upgrade. Your mouse should allow you to work safely with ease and efficiency. If you’re looking to buy [...]
Perks of using dual monitors
While dual monitor setups aren’t as popular as single monitor setups, you should consider working with two screens since doing so has a lot of advantages. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of dual monitors. Enhanced productivity A survey by Jon Peddie Research shows that working with [...]
How to extend your laptop battery life
One of the top considerations in choosing where to work with your laptop is the availability of a power socket. If you are not lucky enough to find an available outlet, you’ll have to depend on your laptop’s battery — assuming it still has enough power after your last charge. [...]
Optimize your new laptop with these tips
Laptop computers aren’t cheap, so you’d want to make sure you get every bit of performance for your buck. Bear in mind that they may not be set up to function at their best straight out of the box, so to do just that, you’ll need to take these steps. [...]
Have you updated your firmware yet?
When was the last time you checked if the firmware of your gadgets are up to date? If it has been a while, then you need to do so right away. This is because you might be using outdated firmware, and doing so makes you vulnerable to data breaches and [...]
Are your mobile devices protected?
Mobile devices are indispensable. Smartphones, tablets, and other mobile gadgets play a big part in everyday processes, especially for individuals and companies that value connection and convenience. But as the number of mobile devices used in business operations increases, so do the cyberthreats that target them. Be sure to follow [...]
How to reduce IT costs with thin and zero clients
If you want to save money on your IT system, one way to do so is by getting low-priced computer hardware. But that doesn't mean you should settle for cheap but old or low-end models. Instead, consider investing in thin or zero clients. What are thin and zero clients? Thin [...]