Whether you are a hardcore gamer or a normal computer user, you expect fast performance from your computer. Latest versions of browsers like Firefox and Google Chrome consumes too much memory and if you try to run applications like Skype or even Microsoft Office at the same time, you may face sluggish operation on your [...]
Do you have a 5 – 10 years old configuration PC kept in store room or just placed somewhere without of any use? Then its time to sell that as it is worth some money. This old PC can give you some money to at least upgrade the new one or to purchase other gadget. But before selling this crap looking item, you should check few things in that.
One can have dual boot option on PC to boot multiple operating system on single computer. For example, you can have Windows XP, Linux, Vista, Windows 7 etc on single PC by installing them in different partitions. But to have that dual configuration, you will have to install the latest version after the earlier ones. For example, you can have dual boot option if you have installed Windows 7 in different partition on a PC with already installed XP. But if you will install XP after Windows 7, boot screen will not see any option to start Windows 7. But there may be a situation where you need to install Windows XP on your pre-installed Windows 7 PC. Here is the tip to get that.
PC vs Mac videos re viral on web where you can learn about some interesting comparison between Windows PC and Apple’s Mac. As Windows 7 is already a success for Microsoft, now they are targeting Mac users or those who are bit confused between PC and Mac by suggesting them some advantages of using PC over Mac. Microsoft has created a dedicated page on Windows 7 site to let you know the advantages of PC over Mac.
Ubuntu community always come up with some creative ideas as they are already having an awesome platform to implement them. Thru Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase, users of Ubuntu Community can submit videos, photos etc to showcase their work to the whole community. Goce Mitevski submitted an awesome video showing Ubuntu 10.04 boot time less than 10 seconds.
If you are a pro computer user and lot many times you feel that so many applications are running on your computer. Lot many windows opened and these running applications and slowing down your PC. If you go ahead and close each of them one by one, it will involve around 15 – 20 clicks or more. Windows users can close all running applications on single click by using a very tiny application.
Sometimes you will see your computer getting restarted or shutdown automatically without any instruction from your side. This is a frustrating scenario when you are working on some important stuff and your computer restarts without any notice. Of course this is an improper restart or shutdown and may damage your computer’s hardware like Hard Disk or may damage your Operating System like Windows. Here are some tips to avoid such scenario on your computer.
Android 2.2 Froyo released in Google I/O Conference in San Francisco last week. Android Phone users can download the latest version on their phone but if you are not having Android phone then you can try this platform on your computer. Android development site is having the downloadable version of Android 2.2 Froyo SDK. You can download that file and follow the mentioned steps to run this latest mobile OS from Google on your computer.
Apple products like iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch are awesome but as we had discussed earlier, when you charge them thru PC’s USB drive, charging happens very slow. Some users reported that their iPad doesn’t even charge thru PC’s USB port. If you are getting frustrated because of that slow charging thru computer then you need to improve your motherboard’s driver.