Digital (DVI) vs. Analog (VGA) Monitor Connections

Just like with your TV, you want to get the best possible picture or image quality on your computer as well. What determines that is the monitor, video card and type of… Read More

IRQs, DMA Channels and I/O Addresses

There are many types of configurations that need to be done behind the scenes with your computer and its hardware in order to get it working correctly. Thankfully the computer and operating… Read More
Video card

PCI vs. AGP vs. PCI Express Video Cards

The video card is the hardware component in your computer that translates the video signal from your computer to your monitor. Without one you can’t see what is going on with your… Read More

What is Bluetooth?

I’m sure you have seen those people driving in their cars where it looks like they are talking to themselves but are actually using a wireless headset to connect to their phone.… Read More

DDR vs. DDR2 Memory

RAM (Random Access Memory) or just memory as its commonly called is always evolving and getting faster and faster while the capacity keeps on getting larger. All computers come with memory and… Read More

Learn About the History of the Computer

Computers have been around for a long time. Probably longer than most people thought they have been around for. Of course the first computers are nothing like the computers we are used… Read More

Installing Hardware Components Such as Video, Sound or Network Cards

Computers consist of many parts or components that have various functions such as providing video or sound to your computer. Without these components you will not be able to do things like… Read More

Turn off “This USB device can perform faster if you connect it to a High-Speed USB 2.0 port” message

USB ports are used to connect USB devices such as external hard drives, flash drives, printers, MP3 players and so on. There have been different versions of USB throughout the years with… Read More

How a Hard Drive Works

A hard drive is the component in your computer that stores information such as the computer’s operating system, programs and your files. They have been around for over 50 years. The very… Read More

Making Your Printer Into a Print Server

Almost everyone who has a computer has the need to print a document or picture at some time. But if you have multiple computers and only one printer on your network then… Read More
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