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Curious what is the biggest USB flash drive? As technology improves, so does capacity, and the biggest USB flash drive today may be tomorrow's old news.
By Dachary Carey
Buying an external drive is a great idea if you're in need of data backup or just a little bit of extra storage space.And as hard drives get less and less expensive to make, frugal shoppers will be happy to note that many major hard drive companies have very attractive pricing on some of their external devices.
By Lauren Bove
Laptop computer history is full of devices that didn't quite make it and advances in technology that have brought us the laptops we know today. Ready to learn something new about laptop history?
By Dachary Carey
A low virtual memory fix can speed up your computer and save you a few headaches. Learn how.
By Maeve Rich
Multifunction printers are devices that can print, scan, and copy. Some designs even include a fax machine. If you want to buy one of these printers, you will need to consider a few things beforehand.
By Elton Gahr
Following the right steps to erasing a hard drive makes it possible to remove all hard drive information permanently. If you're selling or tossing your hard drive, use these steps to ensure that no one can access your personal data.
By Dachary Carey
With music and movie files choking the memory of laptops and desktop PCs, many people are on the lookout for cheap external hard drives to provide extra storage space. Cheap external hard drives run the gamut from junk to reliable data storage devices, so you need to shop very carefully.
By Dachary Carey
Why is my CPU usage so high? Learn about the common causes of this issue as well as simple fix options.
By Rose Clearfield
Software, storage and speed are all considerations if you want to copy your hard drive.
By Dachary Carey
"How do I block a Web site from my PC?" is a question that many parents ask to protect their kids. You have many options, and you will need to try out a few to find the most secure one.
By Dachary Carey
Learning how to build a computer is easier than you might think. If you can follow simple directions and aren't intimidated poking around inside a PC, you can build your own custom computer.
By Dachary Carey
RAM memory holds the data used by applications so that it can be processed quickly. Learn how RAM works and what you can do to increase it.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Learn how to lock and unlock the function key in order to switch between primary and secondary functions on your keyboard.
By Rebecca Mikulin
Laptop computers may freeze because of a software or hardware malfunction. Older laptops may experience overheating, leading to freezing screens.
Now that everyone and their mother are investing in digital photography, doesn't it make sense to purchase a photo printer along with your new digital camera so that you can develop your own photos?
By Elton Gahr
Don't just throw away an old computer, be sure to donate it for a tax write-off or recycle it! Although it may not get you out of debt any faster, you could get a tax write-off if you donate instead of simply recycling it.
Installing DVD burners isn't rocket science; if you're comfortable poking around inside your computer, you can probably do it. If you're not comfortable inside your computer, grab an external computer DVD burner instead. With an external, all you need to do is plug it in to a USB port and maybe run some software.
By Dachary Carey
Using inkjet refill kits can be a costly mistake. Here's what you should know before you try them.
By Dachary Carey
Learning how to install a new hard drive doesn't require much technical knowledge, but it does require you to follow simple instructions and be willing to poke around inside your computer. This guide walks you through the basics.
By Dachary Carey
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