Monday, September 28, 2009

Desktop Computers and Peripheral

So, you're getting bored with your old desktop computer because it's getting slow and you need better or faster PC. First thing first, you need to know the requirements and specifications of the PC in your dream. Of course, you have to adjust your budget. Visiting ShopWiki is probably the smart step. Because you can choose computer and peripheral that you like. Not only that, based on my experience, you also will get the best and lowest prices on the internet. You can choose default package of desktop computer in ShopWiki. If you need media center PCs that will allow you to watch DVDs and listen to music or acts like home theatre PC, you can choose Gateway DX420 Desktop Entertainment Supercenter. If you're a gamer, Alienware Gaming Desktop is the best option available for you.

If you need a multifunction printer, a combination printer with scanning, copying, and faxing like Canon Pixma MP 130 or Epson Stylus CX 4600 , ShopWiki shows you the best deal and also some technical specs to look for. Maybe you also want to upgrade your monitor, no need to worry, this site gives you in depth difference between CRT Monitors, Flatscreen CRT Monitors, and LCD Monitors. Dell Ultrasharp 2007FP and Samsung SyncMaster 193P are highly rated products in this section. Then, to maximize your experience of entertainment, you should looking for better speaker to replace your built-in speaker. Bose Companion 3 Series II Multimedia Speaker System is perfect for you because it will deliver top sound quality to your desktop.

Friday, May 29, 2009

What is a netbook?

A product that we see more and more lately, and the use of which in 2009 will probably exponentially, a netbook. A netbook or mini laptop is also mentioned. In this article we will go in what is a netbook, the specifications and you should look at buying a netbook.

What is a netbook?
As we in the introduction to this article already written, a netbook is a mini laptop. A netbook is designed to be easily moved. Not only is it lighter than a normal laptop, it is also smaller than a regular laptop. Moreover, a netbook price technically also a lot cheaper. Where a laptop in many cases very powerful hardware, this is in a netbook is not required. It is in a netbook is not for the strong performance, but to take it easy so that also worked on it.

What is a netbook for use?
A netbook is mainly used to work when you are not home or office is. Activities covered are e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet preparation and internet. An important function of a netbook is the ability to connect to the Internet (Wifi / LAN). For major applications a netbook is clearly not suitable. There are few opportunities for additional software.

Differences from an ordinary laptop
We will now focus on different parts of the netbook, which are substantially different from an ordinary laptop

* The display. A normal laptop is usually a screen of 15 "to 19" inches. The display in a netbook is usually between 7 and 12 "inch.
* The weight. Where a regular laptop is a few pounds, the weight of a netbook always around 1 kilo. Easy to take so.
* Shockproof hard drive. A netbook is a different type of hard drive used, one more shock resistant than a normal hard drive.
* Alternating system. Ordinary laptops have mostly standard Windows installed, but netbooks, there is a greater variation in operating systems. Thus there is relatively more Linux installed.
* No CD / DVD player. There is no entry for CD-ROMs, CD's or DVD's in a netbook. Therefore, it is so often difficult to install additional software.

Where should you look to purchase?
Probably the main point where you should look at buying a netbook is the battery life. As a netbook / mini laptop designed to take on and to make them work, it is important that the battery will last long. Because of relatively cheap hardware used in a netbook, and this also applies to batteries, there are many models on the market whose battery that is only 2 hours. It is important to advance this view, for you will regret.

Besides the battery life you can just look at the operating system of the netbook that you may want to buy. Few people have experience with Linux, and if you think this effort to go, you should opt for an alternative with another operating system.

Stolen laptop tracking software

It is now so often in the news: laptops are stolen, with information that really should remain secret. Now obviously not everyone judge or lawyer, but on most laptops, however, available only for personal use. New software can now ensure that the stolen laptop is found and that everything on the mobile computer can be erased.

Stolen laptop: 40,000 euros damages
Research has shown that it is not the laptop itself, but the information that the device is valuable. Sometimes there is a value of 40,000 euros with a stolen laptop. That is it in business, research, but also the fact that people still work for some time is whether they can not because they needed more information possession. But also, for example, students have a huge strop when they lost their laptop. All their research, notes or study material is often on the computer.

Anti-theft software
To make sure that a laptop stays where he is, namely the owner, there is much anti-theft software. The program retrieves data behind the thief, the police and if he or she will hopefully start in the collar. In addition, all important data and files from the stolen laptop to a secure remote server sent once the thief goes online. The software also involves the conduct of the thief on the Internet map and is a lot of to and even who the person in question. Also gives evidence on the location of the laptop thief.

Obviously, there are packages in all shapes and sizes and in different price ranges. The basic software costs about 40 euros. With more expensive packages that work with special cards also have a GPS transmitter. This is the exact place where the thief passed is. Moreover, in many more expensive laptops have a direct anti-theft software installed. Intel has it built in the chips. Intel also supports the programs of Absolute Software. They are the main suppliers of anti-theft software. Only the system only if the owner of the laptop also subscribes to LoJacks for Laptops.

Location where the laptop is
With a subscription LoJacks quickly find the location where the stolen laptop is located. It is noteworthy that the machine can be completed remotely. Thus, the thief can not access the files from the owner. Moreover, there is a detection range used by the company. There is then contacted with the local police that the contract gives the offender to detect using the data provided. In this way, in 75 percent of cases, the laptop found in Europe promises the company. Who in a country outside the EU is having less chance to recover the device. The systems work less well than in Europe and the cooperation of police and justice would be much less good. However, even the distance rendered. This means that if the offender is something on the laptop would like to do it in vain. Everything is by the system is always cleared.

Lenovo, Dell and Fujitsu
Lenovo, Dell and Fujitsu support the anti-theft programs Intel and Absolute now al Blocking remote even if the laptop is started up in his system or if the laptop is off, but the plug into the wall outlet. Is the laptop powered by the battery, then at least connect to the internet.

Free Adeona is the system that works on all operating systems. This software also sends internet data after the theft as the IP address and can read files from the laptop to send a different location. This system has no capacity for further investigation and the technical service as obsolete.

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