Posts under Hardware tag.

Safely Remove Hardware not working in Windows 7/8/10

You must have noticed, while disconnecting a device from your Windows computer a Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media icon appears in the system tray or the notification area. You are supposed click the icon to remove or eject the […]

Best Covers and Cases for Nokia Lumia 1020

The 41-MP Nokia Lumia 1020 is more of a camera than a cellphone.  It is best suited for an outdoor trip, trek or a picnic, and so needs protection. Here are some best cases and covers to protect your investment […]

Most Expensive Computer Keyboards In The World

Technological developments years ago led to the evolution of typewriter into a typewriter-type device called, keyboard having many keys with characters printed on it and each key press corresponding to a single written symbol. Even after years of development and […]

Check if your PC uses UEFI or BIOS

Long time Windows users might be well aware of the term – UEFI. For those who are not, UEFI is the abbreviated form of Unified Extensible Firmware Interface, a sort of BIOS replacement to set up the hardware and load […]

How to set up a Router Firewall

Among the many firewalls available in the security market are the router firewalls. Unlike the software firewall, the router firewall attempts and blocks incoming query requests at server level thereby keeping your entire network safe. As the router is the […]

Hard Drive Failure & Recovery

The most basic and fastest storage system in any computer – mobile or desktop – is its internal storage. In computer language, it is termed Hard Disk and comprises of a number of disks – each with its own memory […]

Microsoft Wedge Tech Mouse Specs, Review

If you have been using Windows 8 tablet or a laptop having a touch sensitive screen for quite some time now, you must have realized that there is no dire need of having an external mouse for it. However, if […]

Update AMD Drivers with AMD Driver Autodetect for Windows 10/8/7

Updating device drivers from time to time is good as it could improve hardware performance, add features or controls and  improve stability and life. The Device Manager in Windows will let you change hardware settings, identify device drivers for each […]

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SpeedFan : Monitor voltage, fan speeds & temperatures

I work on a laptop, and I think that it needs some serious tuning up with the fan. It spins very fast after every few minutes, and also is very loud. While looking for some options to control the temperature […]

Pre-order Windows 8 Pro and Windows 8 PCs now

Microsoft has announced the pricing for Windows 8, along with the hardware innovations being offered by the OEMs and the packaging too. Beginning today, customers interested in buying their favorite Windows 8 machines can start pre-ordering Windows 8 PCs and reserve their […]

Disable Hardware Acceleration in Windows 10/8/7

In simple terms, the term Hardware Acceleration means using computer’s hardware for performing a certain task and function faster than would be possible using a software. This also allows for smooth rendering of graphics. In most processors instructions are executed sequentially i.e. […]

Types Of Keyboard Hardware &Technologies For Windows PC

Keyboards have been an integral part of computer systems since the beginning. Though there are many types of input devices, keyboards are essential to perform most functions in an average computer with Windows operating systems. Did you ever wonder what type […]

Sony Vaio Tap 20 – A Family Windows 8 Touch PC

The advent of Windows 8 OS has compelled many PC and tablet manufacturers to come up with new machines, compatible with the latest operating system from Windows. Sony does not remain far behind in this race. The popular brand has […]

Difference between Hardware Firewall & Software Firewall

Most of the computer users are familiar with the term Firewall. Firewalls are Hardware or Software programs that monitor incoming and outgoing connections analyzing the packet data for malicious behavior.  Like the definition says, there are both Software and Hardware Firewall. […]