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What you need to Know about USB Flash Drives and Floppy Disks or Diskettes

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 25 Jun, 2011

For those who are not familiar with diskettes: diskettes or a floppy disk was the medium of storage from the mid 70’s until the early 2000’s. In this modern era, we are now using the modern type of storage and it is called a “USB flash disk”.  In this article, I’ll be comparing the two devices. I’ll be talking about not just their physical specifications but also their storage capacities.

So, what are the differences of the two devices?

Size – Basically,... continue |

CPU Overclocking Good or Bad to your Computer?

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 24 Jun, 2011

What is overclocking? Is it safe? These are the questions that are being raised by computer users when the topic is about overclocking. Basically, overclocking is a process wherein you are running a hardware component in a speed higher than the usual or higher than the speed that is stated on the manual. In this article, I’ll only just be discussing to you the things that you must know about overclocking and not the steps on how to overclock your... continue |

Basic tools that a computer technician must have (part 1)

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 20 Jun, 2011

As we all know, computer technicians are basically the “doctor” when it comes to computers. They are the one who is capable of repairing problems related to computers. But as a computer technician, what kind of tools or equipments do you need to handle different kinds of problems and errors?  In this article, I’ll be enumerating some tools and equipments that might be helpful for you as a computer technician.

Screwdriver – As the term itself, it is used to remove... continue |

Common Errors in Upgrading a Computer Motherboard and Processor

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 13 Jun, 2011

Processor upgrade – In upgrading a processor, the very common error is to buy a processor that is not compatible with your motherboard.  You might want to upgrade your processor to a core 2 quad but eventually, your motherboard can only support dual core processors. In upgrading your motherboard, make sure that you’ll be buying the processor that is compatible with your motherboard so that you won’t waste your money. When handling processors, always be careful because if one of... continue |

Common Mistakes in Upgrading a Computer System

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 13 Jun, 2011

What is a PC upgrade? Pc upgrade from the term itself is the process in which you add or replace existing hardware devices to a newer one or to a more advanced one. Basically, you can upgrade almost everything inside your computer, from the RAM, hard drive, video card, processor, power supply and more. Upgrading can be done by anyone but make sure that he knows what he’s doing but if you’re going to ask me, let an experienced technician... continue |

Why use Network Attached Storage (NAS) to your business

By: Mon Peter I. Damiles Posted: 13 Jun, 2011

NAS or Network attached storage is a type of device that also acts as a server. This device can share your personal files thru your network. All you need to do is to attach this device to your switch and you can now share and store files using your network. The storage capacity will depend on your needs. If you are using NAS for your home, a lower storage capacity can already be good for you. But if you are... continue |