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How Do I Know If I Have a Virus on My Laptop or Desktop Computer

The symptoms of a virus will depend on what that virus has been designed to do, but there are also certain things to look out for that are typical of this type of malware. -Noticeably slower or poorer performance -Browser redirections and un...
Author: Trey Williams
Tuesday, October 1, 2019



What Is a Computer Processor Thread

The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is usually referred to as the “brain” of your computer. It sits on the motherboard - the main circuit board - with the other physical components of your computer such as the Graphics Card and Random Access Memory (RA
Author: Trey Williams
Thursday, September 26, 2019



What Is WAN/LAN?

WAN stands for wide area network, and LAN stands for local area network. These two types of networks allow two or more computers to connect to each other. LANs are used for more localized and smaller networking while WANs cover wider areas.
Author: Ian Musyoka
Thursday, January 16, 2020



How To Understand Thermal Design Power (TDP)

TDP (Thermal Design Power) describes the amount of heat a component can dissipate. ...it is a measure of the expected amount of heat the CPU or GPU can give off under heavy use expressed in terms of watts.
Author: Emman Jemuel Velos
Monday, October 21, 2019



Optimizing RAM with Multi-Channel Support

The technology used in the manufacture of RAM sticks today is a far cry from what it was during the early years of the modern computer. These have increased the amount of data that can be stored while also increasing speed of access.
Author: Emman Jemuel Velos
Tuesday, December 24, 2019



Password Protecting Folders and Files

Depending on what device and operating system you’re using, there are various ways to password protect and/or encrypt the files you want to keep private. MS Office makes it really easy to add a password...
Author: Trey Williams
Saturday, November 30, 2019



Base Frequency vs Turbo Max Frequency

The processor’s base frequency describes its ‘maximum’ clock speed when working at a normal level at sustained periods. The maximum turbo frequency refers to the maximum level at which the CPU can perform under heavy load.
Author: Emman Jemuel Velos
Friday, November 29, 2019



Does private browsing actually work?

Private browsing works by simply blocking your browser from tracking your online activity whenever it is activated. For instance, when browsing privately, your browser will not save your browsing history.
Author: Collins Okoth
Thursday, June 10, 2021



Quantum Computers Explained Simply

Unlike a typical Turing machine that could only perform one calculation at a time, a quantum version of the same machine can perform several calculations simultaneously. This feature makes quantum computers incredibly fast compared to regular comp...
Author: Collins Okoth
Friday, December 27, 2019



How Do Computer Hard Drive Works

Today, you can upgrade your desktop computer to have both SSD and HDDs. By doing so, you improve the performance of your computer and get more space for storage. What you need to know is that such a configuration only works if your motherboard suppor
Author:James Fleming
Tuesday, October 29, 2019