Computing Articles
  • How to upgrade your CPU - Part 1
  • by Michael Cottier
  • Learn how to upgrade a CPU yourself without hiring anyone. In this first part we will discuss how to find the correct CPU for you and your computer.
  • Refurbished Laptops Features Comparison Guide
  • by Mike Johnson
  • A quick comparison of features that are important when choosing refurbished laptops. What does each feature mean to you and explains how each one should affect your decision in buying a laptop computer.
  • Microsoft Loses Patent Lawsuit
  • by Jim Edwards
  • One of the top news stories this week involves the judgment against Microsoft by a small company with a big software patent. Despite heated input by the Internet community to invalidate Eolas' patent because of its broad nature, Microsoft lost every appeal and effort to get the patent nullified. Unfortunately, that decision means a bit of trouble for a few million web designers who use Flash, streaming movies, and more.
  • A Dummies Guide to Broadband Phone Service
  • by Michael Brito
  • You need two things to turn your internet connection into a personal phone line: a subscription to broadband phone service and any traditional phone (analog or digital). Most service providers charge between $20 and $30 a month.
  • Internet Phone Service: The Low Cost Alternative for Keeping in Touch
  • by Michael Brito
  • Are you always looking for ways to save money without cutting back on the things that make you happy? Do you like to talk on the phone until your mouth is as dry as the desert sand? If you answered yes to these questions, then internet phone service is an ideal fit for you. It works over a high-speed internet connection and allows you to keep in touch with family and friends all over the world for pennies.
  • Beat the Printer Scheme and Save a Ton of Money on Ink or Toner
  • by David Picella
  • Before buying another printer, it is important understand the strategies that printer manufacturers are currently using to take your money. The microchip is the new weapon being used by the printing industry to force customers into compliance with the latest marketing schemes. For many printer owners, objectionably high prices are begrudgingly paid as it seems they have no choice in the matter. Until now...
  • VoIP Explained Easily
  • by Michael Brito
  • VoIP stands for "Voice over Internet Protocol " and it is quite simply a way of using the Internet to make and receive telephone calls. The primary reason VoIP is becoming so popular is cost and convenience; as VoIP is significantly less expensive than typical local and long distance telephone service offered by the phone companies. Additionally, one high-speed Internet connection can serve for multiple VoIP telephone lines.
  • Why Choose Refurbished Laptops Over New
  • by Mike Johnson
  • Compare what refurbished laptops and new laptops can do and why one is the better value. It's amazing what we can do with technology these days and one of the biggest leaps is keeping what you already have performing like new for years to come.
  • Online Comparison Shopping Made Even Easier with Mobile Phones
  • by Michael Brito
  • Online shopping has made it easier for consumers to get what they want, whenever they want it at the prices they want. Every major brick and mortar retailer now has a presence online not including the smaller, more specialized retailers located around the world.
  • 7 Reasons Why Your Traffic Generation Efforts Aren't Working
  • by Tinu AbayomiPaul
  • It might be that the traffic method you've chosen doesn't actually work. However, if you researched the method before you bought into it, that may not be true. Make sure it's not one of these reasons before you abandon it.
  • Upgrading to ASP.Net 2? Why your website might stop working when you do.
  • by John Belthoff
  • Asp.Net version 2 was just recently released by Microsoft and contains a feature rich set of classes that can do just about anything imaginable. However if your thinking about hosting your asp.net 2 site on a shared hosting environment there are a few considerations you should know about before you take the plunge.
  • Understanding Social Bookmarketing and Delicious
  • by Sharon Housley
  • Delicious is a social bookmarking system, that is notable, not only for its unusual web address http://del.icio.us, but for its unusual approach to content building that is becoming increasingly popular. In order to ease the burden of producing consistent stream of fresh content, publishers are turning to users to build, categorize and qualify content.
  • 9500 Acer Aspire Notebook Does Both
  • by Richard Keir
  • A 9500 Acer Aspire notebook is both an excellent business tool and high quality entertainment center. Top ATI graphics, 17 inch screen, TV-tuner, Intel chipset and multimedia software in an affordable notebook.
  • Virus removal software and information
  • by Michael Cottier
  • Detailed information about the different kinds of viruses on the internet and what they will do to your computer, also tips on removing them and repairing your computer after an infection.
  • How to Manually Update any FireFox Extension XPI File
  • by David Picella
  • One of the things that makes the FireFox browser the best on the web is the ability to install custom features (extensions). If your favorite extension doesn't work any more since you upgraded FireFox, now there is something you can do about it. In this article, I will tell you how to easily update all your extensions to get them working again.
  • Why Consider Refurbished Laptops
  • by Mike Johnson
  • Are you considering a purchase of a new laptop computer? It would be a wise decision to take a look at buying refurbished. Refurbished laptops offer the same updated technology without the high price. Refurbished laptops sales are increasing rapidly because money savvy people are realizing the benfits and savings of reconditioned computer equipment.
  • Removing adware from your computer
  • by Michael Cottier
  • Learn how to remove adware from your computer and keep it away. Also find out a few tips that will save you money on adware software.
  • Equipment You Need For Voip
  • by Dave Markel
  • First come simple VoIP software (so called soft phones) that is installed on your computer, assuming that computer has a broadband internet connection. The most famous are Skype, Net2Phone, Free World Dialup, Gizmo etc. In order to chat using this applications you should install appropriate software.
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