Posts under Misc tag.

What is Big Data? The Basics – Meaning and Usage

The term Big Data is being increasingly used almost everywhere on the planet – online and offline. And it is not related to computers only. It comes under a blanket term called Information Technology, which is now part of almost […]

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Top 10 failed Electronic Gadgets and Devices (Wearable)

With wearable technology gaining momentum after the announcement of Google Glass and Smart watches, you might want to know the history of the technology morphed. This is not a history of wearable computer ware. Instead, it shows you glimpses from […]

Popular Computer, Tech and IT Buzzwords of 2014

Every field has its own set of acronyms and buzzwords that are used frequently. Some buzzwords are easy to understand given the context while others need an online search to find out what they mean. The definition of buzzwords according […]

Sublight – Free subtitle downloader for Windows

Sublight is a free subtitle downloader for Windows. It gives you access to millions of subtitles in 46 languages for free. Now you don’t need to open different websites for downloading subtitles, you can simply install Sublight and download subtitles […]

Bring Your Own Device Policy and Program best practices -2

Bring Your Own Device is a system where people can use a single mobile device for both business/office and personal work – from anywhere. The very definition creates several issues, the foremost being Security, as the employees would be roaming […]

E-Waste Problem, Hazards and Solutions

In most part of the world, underground water is not drinkable directly. Long ago, people simply used to draw up water from wells and drink it. But now, you have to use some sort of filter to purify the water […]

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A History of Windows – Timeline

Don’t be surprised if I say that 9 out of 10 computers run some version of the Windows operating system, today. However, no one could have predicted this outcome when the whole journey started with MS-DOS and a vision to […]

Feedback: Which home page would you prefer for TWC?

I wonder if you have noticed that we have made some changes to the theme in the last few months. Although the visible changes may be subtle – like the flat Metro-ish look, several behind-the-hood code optimizations have been implemented […]

What Is Online Reputation – Management And Tips

All of us know it takes much time to build a good reputation while one wrong act can ruin all of it. Your reputation is your goodwill – an asset that is calculated as well, when you are estimating your […]

Future of Information Technology – The Good & The Bad

The recent headlines made me reflect on where we are heading. Though this is a website dedicated mostly to computers, I would still like to discuss the future of technology – information technology (IT, as computers were referred to, in […]

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History of Windows Tablets – A Journey Into History (PPT/PDF)

There is no doubt that the recent tablet- Surface – unveiled by Microsoft has been a success in spite of the controversies surrounding Windows 8 and its metro interface. The reason is apparent! People needing little computing resources got what they […]

Digital Scent Technology – Challenges Ahead!

Do you know that three-quarters of our emotions are affected by our sense of smell? You must have heard of aroma therapy. People with different emotional problems use different aromas to stabilize their mood swings. Much can be written about […]

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History of the Digital Camera – PDF & Slideshow

Almost everyone loves photographs as they are moments captured forever in different formats. Some like saving their memories in printed format while other keep digital albums. With mobile phones and tabs providing camera features it becomes easier for people to […]

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Fun freeware downloads to put insects on your Windows desktop

Looking for fun freeware downloads? Need some fun on your Windows desktop while you work? Planning to play a prank on your friend? Here is something you will love. Because it’s creepy, yet funny and it’s free. These applications will put different insects […]

What is Bitcoin, the Digital Currency

You may have heard the term Bitcoin recently, maybe while surfing the Internet, from a friend or read about Bitcoins somewhere in the newspapers. So what is Bitcoin and how do they work?  Who is a Bitcoin miner or what is […]