Archive for February, 2010
An Operating System (OS) is the first software you put on a new hard drive. It starts up and finds the different parts of hardware it is using. It is called booting up because it takes it a minute to discover the different video card, network card, sound card and make it [...]
Smart phones like the Droid or I-phone are changing things in the computer world. With the apps you can get for free they are turning into computers. The web browsers are usable now and they are coming up with useful applications. They will grow in popularity and functionality.
I live here in Utah County and work in both Utah County and Salt Lake City. I have experience with a variety of internet providers. It is my opinion that comcast is the fastest internet provider in both areas. Qwest talks about speed but comcast is much faster. You can [...]
Adobe Acrobat Reader is a free program at www.adobe.com – It allows you to open and read files that end with .pdf – This is a common file format to share info on the internet. If you upgrade to Adobe Acrobat Professional, you can create documents that others can open on the [...]
Did you know that if you have more than one computer in the house you can easily network them. Networking them lets you share the drives and the printers. You can have one printer in the house and print to it from both printers by sharing it from the pc it is attached [...]