Posts under Hardware tag.

speedfan

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 devices 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 […]

Enable or Disable CPU Core Parking in Windows 10/8/7

Core Parking is a new feature, that dynamically selects a set of processors that should stay idle and not run any threads based on the current power policy and their recent utilization. This decreases the energy consumption and therefore reduces […]

How to fix ATI Display issues on Windows 10/8/7

When I installed Windows 8 one of biggest challenges I faced is to get my ATI display drivers to work. Sure, the generic display got installed but none of the ATI CC features worked specially the pictures weren’t sharp and […]

uefi

What is UEFI or Unified Extensible Firmware Interface?

UEFI is the acronym for Unified Extensible Firmware Interface. It is basically a replacement for BIOS which is used to set up the hardware and load and start an operating system in today’s Windows 10/8 PCs. What is UEFI The […]

Intermac Mobile Printer

Tips on how to choose a Mobile Printer

A mobile printer saves plenty of time and money that would otherwise be spent in traveling to a stationary printer to print something and then traveling back to hand it over to whom it is required. For example, a distributor […]

Best Windows Laptops, Desktops, Mobile Devices at CES

The International Consumer Electronics Show, better known as CES, has the reputation of being the world’s major technology-related trade show. It features thousands of exhibitors and manufacturers from around the world who come here to show off their latest developments […]

Microsoft Notebook Cooling Base Review

Whenever the temperature of your laptop shoots up it gets overheated. The consequences of over-heating can be many. If it happens very often, you may end up damaging some system components, which may require replacement – such as motherboards or […]

Microsoft Wireless Desktop 800 Specs Reveiw

Reliable, ergonomically simple and durable, are three words that perfectly define Microsoft Wireless Desktop 800 combo. This combo from Microsoft is the best alternative for those who are not willing to spend more than $25. At such a low cost, […]

Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 – Impressions

It is hard to find flaws in computer peripherals offered by Microsoft. The Redmond based company has done it yet again with LifeChat LX-3000 headsets. When it is really difficult to select the one from market where each one has some […]

Stress Testing for CUDA-enabled and OpenCL-enabled GPUs

One of my colleagues posted a thread in a forum about MemtestG80 and MemtestCL. MemtestG80 and MemtestCL are a software-based testers to test for “soft errors” in GPU memory or logic for NVIDIA CUDA-enabled or OpenCL-enabled (of any manufacturer) GPUs. This is a good […]