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Different types of printers have evolved to serve specific user needs. Find out how the technology matches up with your printing projects.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
To begin video editing, graphics cards are one of the first investments you should make if you want to manipulate footage on a computer.
By Jaceson Maughan
Ready to transfer files to a new computer? You've got some choices, all with different costs in time and money.
By Jaceson Maughan
Wondering what is a netbook? Laptops and notebooks are handy devices, but compact netbooks bring portability to a whole new level.
By Dachary Carey
The question of the best netbook computer isn't objective; it's based on your needs and how you'll use it. You'll need to take the processor, operating system and size into account.
By Dachary Carey
What is a computer modem? A modem on another computer translates digital data into an analog signal, and then the modem on your computer re-translates the signal into a digital format.
By Shawn Donovan
Do you know how to find laptop temperature? Keeping an eye on this can prolong the life of your laptop and help it run better.
By Jaceson Maughan
Are you running a green computer? You might think that a computer doesn't take much power. It's just a little box. You might be surprised to learn that a desktop PC consumes 200 to 400 watts of power.
By Dachary Carey
External hard drive recovery of your data is possible, but you should know the limitations before committing your data to an external drive.
By Dachary Carey
A computer is much more than a typewriter with a screen, so a computer keyboard needs to be more than a set of letter and number keys. A specialized computer keyboard can give gamers an edge, simplify your Web browsing or just make typing e-mails faster and more comfortable.
With sizes exponentially larger than thumb drives and prices that are dropping every day, mini external hard drives provide the extra boost you're looking for in portable storage options. However, mini external hard drives aren't the best solution for everyone, so get to know mini external hard drives to decide whether these storage devices are right for you.
By Dachary Carey
Find out what the best home multifunction printer is made of. It's a popular choice for home users and small businesses, because of their reduced size and lower operating cost.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Learn how you can produce your own high-quality photo prints while saving money on bulk ink.
By Jamie Douglas
Curious how to mod on Halo for the PC? Once you download the right Halo modding tools and learn how to perform mods, you can do some amazing things in the Halo game world.
By Dachary Carey
Learning how to make a robot can be a simple or a complicated process. With the right tools, learning about robots is simple and fun. Without them, it can be complicated and frustrating.
By Dachary Carey
Curious how to format a hard drive? Formatting a second hard drive is a relatively simple operation, but formatting your primary hard drive requires a little extra know-how.
By Dachary Carey
Ever wonder what those function keys at the top of your keyboard do? They can perform some very useful tasks.
By Gene Rodriguez, III
Computers, cell phones, TV sets, DVD players and other electronics are constantly updated. Your family may want the latest models, but what will you do with the old computer and other electronics you already have?
The best photo printer isn't necessarily the fastest or most expensive. What's best for you depends on your needs and budget. Let us help you narrow down what you need so you can find the perfect photo printer.
By Dachary Carey
You plug an external drive into your USB, and poof, nothing happens. USB ports do not always work, so find out the possible reasons.
By Lauren Bove
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