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History of Computers

Evolution and History of Computers – PPT / PDF

The computers we see today, were not always the same. By computers, I mean anything that is able or helpful in computing. Early computers were mechanical calculators, punching machines etc. Then came ENIAC etc. that digitally computed but were too [...]

silly window syndrome

What is Silly Window Syndrome – Explanation and Prevention

Data is transferred over the network and Internet using the TCP/IP Protocol. The TCP/IP is not perfect but is easier to implement compared to other protocols theorized for data communication… such as ISO OSI model. As with any technical thing, [...]

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Google eBook: 20 Things I learned About Browsers and Web

When I first looked at it, the whole thing looked like a marketing campaign to make users download Google Chrome. Released a couple of years back, but updated recently, I guess it was intended to stay as a Google eBook [...]

recycle smartphones

How and why you should recycle Smartphones

According to the Yale Environment 360 Report, “Despite the high cost and demand of metals critical for energy technologies, very little of this metal is recycled”. According to Yale, a company into environment protection, there is 50lb of Gold and [...]

What is Vamping

Guide For Parents To Prevent Teen Vamping

The word vamping is associated with many fields, especially music. Latest field being the Internet, the meaning of vamping is people’s habitual staying up late into nights to stay in touch with their friends on social network and phones, thereby [...]

How to secure your WiFi

Tips To Secure Your WiFi Network – Who Is On My WiFi Review

Though routers come with their own security features, it is not impossible to hack into others’ routers. Once someone gains access to someone else’s wireless router, he or she can not only use their bandwidth but also gain access to [...]

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Dell Inspiron 15 7537 Review

Dell is a major PC brand and I have been always partial to their laptops. I already own a Dell XPS , but when the time came to buy a new laptop, I decided to go in again for a Dell [...]

what is greasemonkey

Get more out of your Firefox with Greasemonkey Scripts

If you are using Firefox, you can get much more than what web developers created for you on their webpages. Greasemonkey is a user extension that helps you customize the way you view websites on your Firefox. It is an [...]

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Disable automatic loading of Images in Firefox

Not all of us are lucky enough to have a fast Internet connection, all the time, everywhere. As such, browsing under low-bandwidth situations or super slow connection like Dial-up becomes a painful exercise. In addition, if the webpages you are [...]

Right to be forgotten

Right to be forgotten – EU Data Protection Act

The story begins in 1995 when the European Union Court decided that data has to be preserved for future references. Under the regulation, all websites and other things online, had to keep a copy of data even if it was [...]

OEM apps in the Windows Store

Cannot see OEM apps in the Windows Store

Whenever you buy a new Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 OEM computer or laptop, you my have noticed that they come preinstalled with some software, including special OEM Windows Store apps. Unable to view preinstalled OEM Windows Store apps Now [...]

quantum-computing

Quantum Computing explained by Microsoft Research

After cloud computing, there’s a new buzzword hitting the minds of tech enthusiasts – Quantum Computing. The technology, although in its infancy,  holds great promises in future. Therefore, experiments are being conducted by researchers to exploit the machine’s full potential. [...]

Hybrid-Clouds

What is Hybrid Cloud? Defination, advantages and benefits

According to a survey conducted by Tech Pro Research, 68% of people using Internet know what a Hybrid Cloud is. However, the sample size was just 138 and constituted people interested in Information Technology field.  I am not inclined to [...]

Top Ten List of CLoud Service Providers

Best Cloud Computing Services

Until few years back, there were not many cloud service providers. Recent trend of businesses to move towards hybrid clouds has seen new entrants. I compiled a list of top ten cloud service providers. Note that I have not arranged [...]

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