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Archive for July 2011

Common Signs of a Failing Motherboard

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 29 Jul, 2011

As we all know, the motherboard is the one holding all components inside the computer. It is where everything is connected. A computer can’t run without the motherboard because from the term itself, it is the main part of the computer. In this article, I’ll be giving you some of the signs of a failing motherboard.

Random restarts / shut down – This is one of the very common signs of a failing motherboard though you must also check carefully because... continue |
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Asus G73JH-X3 Gaming Laptop, The Monster Laptop

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 27 Jul, 2011

This laptop was manufactured by Asus, one of the leading computer brands in the world. This laptop is basically made for gaming. If you want to have a gaming laptop, this might be the perfect one for you.

Specifications:

Processor: Inter Core i7 1.6GHz Quad- core

RAM: 8GB DDR3 1066Mhz

DISPLAY: 17.3” Full HD

VIDEO CARD: 1GB DDR5 ATI Radeon HD 5870 graphics

STORAGE: 640GB

WIRELESS CONNECTIONS: WIFI 802.11 B/G/N, Bluetooth

CARD READER: 8 in 1 card reader that supports SD, MMC, MS, MS-Pro, MS-Pro Duo w/ adapter,... continue |
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Common Signs of a Failing Graphics Card

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 27 Jul, 2011

Graphic cards or also known as video cards are the one in charge of displaying pictures in our screens. There are two types of video cards, the built in video card and the dedicated video card. Built in video cards are already embedded at the mother board while the dedicated video card are bought separately. When it comes to performance, dedicated video cards will be better compared to a built in. Most gamers are using dedicated video card to give... continue |
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Continuous Ink System, Save more and Print more

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 27 Jul, 2011

As we all know, printing back then is really expensive. A single printer cartridge would already costs you thousands of pesos depending on the brand. That is also why printing services back then was also expensive.

The new technology in printing arrived and this is called the Continuous Ink System Technology which became popular in 2005. This technology was the solution for the very high prices of ink cartridges.

Nowadays, there are already many stores that offer conversion of printers into the... continue |
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The lowering prices of Laptop Computers

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 23 Jul, 2011

Years back, when laptop computers were introduced, their prices are really high. One of the very first laptops that were introduced back then was the Osborne 1 which costs around $1,795. Just imagine the price of that. The said laptop only has a 5” screen and can also display less than 52 characters per line. It may sound funny now but without it, laptops won’t be developed.

Now, at the modern age, things are getting cheaper and cheaper. Computers advances almost... continue |
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Computer Troubleshooting bloopers

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 22 Jul, 2011

As we all know, troubleshooting is what we call the process of repairing a defective computer. As a computer technician, there would also be times that you’ll be experiencing funny moments with a computer. In this article, I’ll be sharing some of the troubleshooting bloopers that I’ve experienced back then.

No Power – There was this time that I was asked to check the power supply of a computer. After checking it, I told the owner that it must be replaced... continue |
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How to maximize your Laptop's Battery life

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 18 Jul, 2011

Laptops are made for portability.  Their size allows you to bring them wherever you go. As we all know, laptops depends on batteries besides the main power adapter. The life of the battery will depend on the user. In this article, I’ll be discussing ways on how to maximize the battery life of your laptop computers.

Lower your brightness – Diming your screen can help you maximize your battery life. This will increase your battery life by a few percent.

Turn off... continue |
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How to Setup a Wireless Printer

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 18 Jul, 2011

Due to the advancement of technology, wireless devices are slowly growing. There are different wireless products in the market nowadays; there is the wireless mouse, keyboards, headsets and more. And now, they’ve already invented the wireless printer. In this article, I’ll be discussing you on how to install a wireless printer.

So what’s new with the wireless printer?

Basically, from the term itself, it eliminates the need of wires on the network for printing though it will still depend on you.... continue |
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The Best USB Devices and Flash Disks in the Market

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 17 Jul, 2011

As we all know, USB’s or flash disks are used for data storage. They are small devices which can fit your pocket. They are the modern version of diskettes which are smaller and have bigger storage capacities. In this article, I’ll be sharing some of the coolest USB devices that are available in the market.

USB Baller – Most of you might think that ballers are only for nba players. But now, the modern baller already has a USB flash disk... continue |
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How can I Fix a Computer that Restarts without any reason

By: Megan B. Bolivar Posted: 09 Jul, 2011
Have you ever encountered a computer that keeps restarting without any apparent reason? This situation usually occurs after doing something inside your computer or it just happen without any warning at all. It's like you were using your computer browsing while ago and then you turn it off to eat your lunch and then come back later to check your email. You turn your computer on again and again and then it just keeps on restarting. Well that thing might... continue |
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