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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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How to take a Selfie

If you have been using the social networking websites, you might be very well aware of the term ‘Selfie’. A ‘Selfie’ is a picture that one has taken of oneself, with a smartphone or webcam to upload it to the […]

What is Windows 64-bit Itanium

What is Windows 64-bit Itanium ?

At times, you may have seen on some Microsoft sites or some download sites, download links being available for Windows x86, Windows x64 and Windows x64 Itanium as well, and wondered what Itanium x64 stood for. Itanium refers to a […]

Big Data 3 Vs – Concepts & Models

The term ‘data’ is not new to us. It is one of the primary things taught when you opt for Information Technology and computers. If you can recall, data is considered the raw form of information. Though already there for […]

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 […]