How Do I Increase My Battery’s Lifespan?
Mobile computing is all the rage right now, it has been for quite some time, and it shows no signs of slowing down. This means that demand for long-lasting batteries for your mobile device has never been higher. However, it’s a sad fact that rechargeable batteries don’t last forever. In fact, the act of charging and recharging your battery is the very thing that is slowly killing it! But don’t despair! Following the tips below will help you to get the most out of your battery for as long as possible. Read the rest of this entry »
OK, so anyone who has ever owned or used a computer should know that there are these nasty little bugs called viruses that can infect your computer and stop it from functioning correctly. But what exactly are they? And what harm do they do? Read the rest of this entry »
Or, which is more responsible for keeping your computer running at a reasonable speed? This issue has been the subject of many long and complex debates in the “techworld.” However, I’m going to try and “condense the nonsense” and give you a relatively simple answer but first, let’s answer this question; Does it matter?
What Are They?
In my day to day work of consultancy and supporting desktops, I frequently come across the following situation;
While surfing the internet, a user is confronted with a “security alert” or other such warning message on their screen. The message warns the user that their computer is infected with viruses, trojans and spyware, or that it contains registry errors, etc, and prompts the user to download security software that will remedy the situation. The user clicks the ‘OK’ button to download the software because it will protect their computer. Right?…WRONG!!! These messages are 100% bogus and will harm your computer by downloading and installing the very same viruses they’re warning you against. Read the rest of this entry »
The Truth About PC Security
If you’re new to computers the whole issue of securing your PC against viruses and other threats may seem too complicated to deal with. You may even be tempted to ignore the issue completely, surf the internet without protection and hope for the best, thinking that it will all sort itself out. Well the bad news is that PC security is complicated, it’s getting more complicated by the day and it WILL NOT sort itself out. Read the rest of this entry »