Best Gaming Laptops on a Budget

gaming laptopWith each new generation of hardware, laptops get more powerful. Thanks to better and more efficient manufacturing processes, laptop producers are able to put high-performance components into their gaming laptops without having to worry too much about cooling. For example, you can use last generation’s GT960M cooler to cool down a GT1070M. Furthermore, performance gets better within the same segment, meaning that this year’s mid-range will be on par with the last year’s high-end. This is why we can get cheaper laptops for gaming purposes without losing too much on graphics details, compared to more expensive older models.

In this article we will check out 3 “inexpensive” laptops that are a good fit for gaming, among other things. (more…)

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Best Gifts for Computer Geeks

topJust a few decades ago, when it first appeared, gaming was no more than a hobby. Today however, it is more of a lifestyle. In fact, it would be safe to assume that gamers today are a fully-fledged subculture with their own sets of values and preferences. They go as far as to include gaming into every aspect of their lives including their dressing code, interior design and their social life. For this reason alone, here are few gifts that are quite suitable for gamers. (more…)

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Help Looking To Save On IT? Managed VoIP

woman using VoIP callingVoIP telecommunication system, which is essentially a cloud based communication network service, is getting more and more popular. One of the principle reasons behind this popularity can be attributed to the changing mindset of the present day business organizations. Today, they are relying more and more on the third party communication vendors, rather than their own telecommunication system. The main cause behind this change in mindset is nothing but cost cutting. Depending upon these third party vendors to them is more profitable than manning their own communication system.

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Internet & Smartphones for your garage?

LiftMaster garage door securityThe modern technology has arrived to our homes and is still expanding. Almost every electronic device can be connected to the Internet. TVs, radios, lights and even your fridge.

Today, we will introduce how you can make your garage modern and geeky. 🙂 If you already have an electronic garage door opener, you can use MyQ Controller  to connect it to the Internet. MyQ technology will allow you to open your garage doors over the Internet or using your smartphone. You can check remotely if the door is closed or if the lights are off.

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5 Signs That Indicate Your Hard Drive Is About To Fail

External Hard DriveIntroduction

We all generate a lot of data in our day to day use of a computer, either in the form of documents as well as photos, videos and even audio files. Most of these files wind up being stored on the hard-drive in the computer, and despite improvements in the longevity of drives, they can and will fail eventually. Luckily, hard-drives will usually give a couple of warning signs before failing, which should give you ample time to back up your data and prepare for the worst. However, these signs can sometimes be confusing and an indicator of other problems in the computer, so try and make sure that you have up-to-date backups of all your important files that you can easily recover even in the event of a hard-drive failure.

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5 CCTV Hacks

CCTV camerasTechnological advancement is a double-edged sword – it comes with its set of advantages as well as disadvantages. Security or CCTV cameras are a common fixture at most of the public and private places. People are filled with a sense of security when they realize that there is someone keeping a watch on the activities inside a building or in the area under surveillance. CCTV cameras have been able to foil a number of mischievous activities and unfortunate incidents. However, have you ever wondered who the watcher is?

(1) Well, many of you would be shocked to learn that it is not always an authorized security officer or owner of a building watching us. Instead, it is someone who has unauthorized access to the images and videos being streamed by the CCTV cameras.

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The latest laptops with hybrid features

laptopHP Envy x2

Price                       : $1088
Operating system: Windows 8
Processor               : Intel Atom z2760
Memory                 : 2GB
Hard drive              : 64GB

Although having a good value, the HP Envy x2 is unlikely inspiring the feelings of covetousness that it suggests. As a laptop, the keypad is spaced much comfortably. The format of widescreen works very well for watching films on the tablet but finding the 11.6in width unwieldy. It is so heavy that lot of the device’s guts are kept inside the tablet, not the keyboard.

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Computers – how they have changed our lives

 ComputerThe invention of the computer is one of the most remarkable innovations that have occurred over the last ten decades. The modern world is deemed digital, what most people fail to appreciate however is that the source of life being digital is the computer. Gone are the days when executing stuff was done manually. Today at the click of a button, rocket machines has been launched, ICU  life-support is run, instant communication is enabled, to mention but a few.

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