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How to Grab or Download Video From YouTube?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 28 Jan, 2010
These days most of the popular web sites allow users to upload their personal collection of images and videos anytime and anywhere. Not only that, anyone can upload any video clip from any TV program or concert, even those which we can say with copyrights. On the other way around, it also allow others to view those uploaded file.

One of the most popular sites that provide uploaded video of any topics is the YouTube Once you visit this web... continue |


By: Vianca C. Villar Posted: 25 Jan, 2010
Still unemployed? Job hunting can be really tough these days. One vacant position may have at least less than one hundred applications excluding those under consideration. You can just imagine how hard it is getting that coveted post. Selling yourself is the art you will need to master when facing your potential employers requiring basic preparation and assessment of your skills to help you land that job. Here are a few things you can do to get yourself hired this... continue |

The Know How of Search Engines

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 25 Jan, 2010
Internet makes everything research work possible and easy. In just a click you will be redirected with different web sites that contain the information of the topic that you are studying. There are hundred millions of web pages in the World Wide Web that contains information on different topics.

When you are doing research you need a search engine to type the key word or phrase of the topic. After typing, the list of web page that contains the topic will... continue |

Why ink refills are becoming popular?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 25 Jan, 2010
The available number of computers is increasing so fast that the high demand of printer was also observed lately. Where ever you go you will see computer terminals and most of it has printer. Most of these printers use refill ink instead of the original ink.

We are all aware of the use of refill ink. For some they may call it low quality ink or pirated ink. Also, many of us would think that refill inks are substandard. Its print... continue |

Repairing Registry Errors

By: Louie Jacinto Posted: 22 Jan, 2010
In my previous article I discussed Windows Registry. With different errors and problems with it, I will give you practical on how to clean your registry.

Maybe you are wondering how Windows Registry affects your computer; remember it contains all the hardware, software and other preferences of your computer. As a result, most of your computer activities are connected to the registry.

Have you experienced slow computer start-up and shut down? Do you have any difficulty... continue |

Common Problems Encountered in Upgrading to Windows 7

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 21 Jan, 2010
Windows 7 is on its way of having monopolized almost all computers. With its unique features everyone will really be interested of having it.

Most of us have difficulties working with Microsoft Vista because of it's performance capability and security restriction. That is why many users are upgrading their operating system to Windows 7.

In this article I will discuss the common problems that are usually encountered during the process of upgrading the operating system. These are the problems that I encountered... continue |

What is Java?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 20 Jan, 2010
Most of the web application uses Java for its applet. This allows computer user to interact with the web site. Even most cellphone applications like games used Java.

Are you familiar with Java? Do you have ideas on its features and benefits to computer users?

Well then let us find out what Java is and the benefits it can offer you as a computer user.

In computing, Java is defined as a programming language designed for internet and other business application. Most syntax... continue |

How Wi-Fi Works?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 19 Jan, 2010
Have you been in a coffee shop, mall or university lately? Did you notice the Wi-Fi connection in those establishments?

Just to give you brief overview, computer users nowadays are choosing Wi-Fi Internet access everywhere because it is cheaper and very accessible. Anyone can be hooked over the Internet everywhere and anytime.

Most of the residential and business Internet set-ups are using Wi-Fi connection. So don't be surprised if in case you will be gong in a remote area that already had... continue |

Why Computer Users are Choosing Laptop?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 19 Jan, 2010
Everywhere I go, I see more and more people are using laptop. Actually I have this conclusion, where there are Wi-Fi spots, there are numerous laptop users. Do I sound familiar?

But then what it is with laptop why most users are hooked into it? We all know laptop price are not that cheap it is something that sounds expensive, and indeed really expensive. So join me as we find out reasons why it is popular in our generation.

Desktop computers innovations... continue |

Why LCD monitor?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 19 Jan, 2010
Nowadays most desktop computers come with LCD monitor regardless of its size. Even most of the televisions are already flat screen.

What is with LCD that it is already grasped with most computer manufacturer? What are the advantages it can give the user compare with the traditional CRT monitor? Is there any drawback of having an LCD monitor?

If you go around, most of the banks, supermarkets, mall most of the counters uses LCP screen for their cash registers. Most of the... continue |

What is broadband connection?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 16 Jan, 2010
The term broadband is very much heard nowadays from residential Internet users. Most of them prefer to have broadband connection than the usual Internet connection using telephone lines for dial-up with less than 56kbps speed rate. This term is becoming popular because of its fast accessibility and reliability.

But what is broadband and why it is becoming popular.

Generally speaking, broadband refers to an Internet connection that uses "fiber optic" technology for communication. This is the only difference of broadband compare to... continue |

A Closer look at Anti-Virus Scanners and Softwares

By: Vianca C. Villar Posted: 16 Jan, 2010
It is a known fact that computer viruses have grown sophisticated over time infecting part of your computer’s mainframe or hard drive, slowly crippling its programs and files up to the point of rendering it completely useless. In effect, equally sophisticated anti-virus software had to be created to combat these threats.
These soft wares initially acted as scanners that search your hard disk for viruses. They perform counterattacks by detecting these viruses and flushing them out of your computer’s system preventing... continue |

Troubleshooting Wireless Linksys Router for Residential Use

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 15 Jan, 2010
Most of the internet connections at home are already shared with different computer terminal. There are some which are shared through wired and wire less. As I mentioned in my previous article, router are very easy to operate. With its extreme functionality and its capability of providing automatic IP for your computer that is why it is commonly used nowadays.

The common brand for router is the Linksys. Due to its capability and affordability most of the consumer opts to have... continue |

What is router?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 15 Jan, 2010
Many will agree if I will say that Internet was one of the greatest developments in the 20th century. It allows people around the world to communicate in a snap of their fingers. Most residences anywhere in the world have Internet connection, and most of them share the connection over different computer terminal.
In this article I will give you a glimpse of how the router device helps the computer user to connect with other terminal and share Internet access.
Let me... continue |

Windows Registry

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 14 Jan, 2010
Are you a computer user? Have you heard of windows registry? Do you have any idea about this?

In this article I will try to give you an overview of windows registry and its structure and basic of editing and maintaining the registry.

In computing, Windows Registry was defined as a database that is used to hoards configuration settings and option for Microsoft Windows. It include settings and information for all software, hardware, and users of the computer like kernel, user interface... continue |

The Dawn of Wi-Fi

By: Vianca C. Villar Posted: 12 Jan, 2010
Amongst all the shops alongside your area’s busy streets you chose one with a sign that reads “Wi-Fi hotspot.” You brought your laptop with you, ordered your favorite cup of coffee, sank into one of the comfy chairs at the corner stretched and eased into your routine of sifting through your e-mails, updating and checking social networking profiles/sites. You tell yourself, “Thank goodness, for Wi-Fi!”
But, have you ever wondered how Wi-Fi came about? How it works? Let this article... continue |

Why you should know malware?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 11 Jan, 2010
Have you ever heard of the word malware? Does it sound familiar? Allow me to give you an overview of what it is all about. In my previous articles I mentioned this term referring to virus; let us know malware in a clearer concept.

Malware is the short word for malicious software, mal for malicious and ware for software. It refers to software designed and developed to access the computer system without the permission or consent of the owner. The... continue |

Cleaning your computer and its parts

By: Vianca C. Villar Posted: 10 Jan, 2010
Keeping your computers and its parts clean is one sure way of keeping it healthy and running efficiently. Proper maintenance is the key in ensuring your hardware delivers its optimum performance. Let this article teach you a few pointers of the things you need to consider and do to achieve such.
This leads us to our first question, how often should I clean my computer? Answer, it depends on several factors such as location (school, office, industry) users and other... continue |

What is Trojan Horse Virus?

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 06 Jan, 2010
In my previous article I discussed the overview of computer viruses. I mentioned Trojan as one of the commonly widespread virus. Let us discuss what this virus is and how it infects your computer.

Trojan horse virus sometimes called Trojan is one of the most common malware in a computer. It is malicious software (malware) that is not capable of duplicating itself. Also, it lets the user assume that it is a good program application.

Trojans virus was intended for hacker to... continue |

Virus: You should Know it Better

By: Ailene B. Misa Posted: 04 Jan, 2010
When you type the phrase "computer virus" in Google search engine, it will display 49,100,000 results. This phrase is very much familiar nowadays. As a computer user or techie person, you must know them better.

Let me give you an overview of what is a virus, how it was started, and how to prevent it.

Computer virus can be defined as program that is "intentionally created" that is capable of duplicating itself, to spread in your computer programs, files and even on... continue |