Serial ATA vs. IDE Hard Drives

When it comes to hard drives for your computer, you have a few choices as to what type of drive to use. Some offer better performance than others but that usually comes… Read More

How to Disable Your Internal PC Speaker

Most computers come with an internal speaker that is used to give you informational beeps such as the POST beep and to tell you if you have a hardware problem by way… Read More

USB 2.0 vs. FireWire

Many people connect external devices to their computers such as cameras, scanners and printers and don’t think twice about the technology involved in getting these devices to work with their system. There… Read More

Cleaning Your Computer

Just like everything else in your home or office, computers get dirty and need to be cleaned. Since computers consist of sensitive electronic components you need to take the proper precautions when… Read More

Installing a Printer

Almost everyone who uses a computer has needed to print a document or picture at some time or another. But in order to do so you first need to have a printer… Read More

Flash Hard Drives or Solid State Drives (SSD)

Hard drives are the component of your computer that stores your files as well as what your operating system is installed on. Without a hard drive you can’t store any information on… Read More

How a CD-ROM Drive Works

A CD-ROM drive (Compact Disk – Read Only Memory) is a type of device used by your computer to read CDs. These CDs are used for a variety of purposes such as… Read More

A DIY Guide to Replacing A Laptop Computer Screen

A laptop computer without a properly working screen is pretty much useless. Laptop screens can fail for many reasons; they may become damaged (from a fall or spill) or develop internal problems… Read More

How a Laser Printer Works

Almost everyone who has a computer has printed or has had the need to print something at some time whether it’s been a document or picture etc. When it comes to printers,… Read More

Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)

There are many types of hard drives that you can use for your workstation or server computers such as IDE, SATA, SCSI, Solid State and now SAS or Serial Attached SCSI. Serial… Read More
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