Freeze it – Recover it

  Hope almost everyone out here has the bad experience of losing  the valuable data due to hard disk crash .   There are numerous software tools out there a customer can try out  before handling the hard disk to experts for data recovery.   But the data recovery persons ( like me ! ) are going to charge you... more →
Posted in: GENERAL TOPICS, Hardware, Laptop Care

interpolated resolution -The webcam Myths

Yet another post on Megapixels , Hope the previous post will be helpful to you to fully appreciate it A typical customer who walks in to a computer shop to purchase a webcam is faced with so many confusing choices . The irresistible offer is a range of web cams that offer 12 to 20 Megapixels at an unbelievable price. 20... more →
Posted in: Uncategorized

Who got better Megapixels ?

  The first question  asked  when you  shows your new digital camera to your friend  is obvious . How many Mega Pixels it have ? . You  will boast on the 20 megapixel  which will  make the guy with that 4 megapixel feel inferior. By the way what these figures means to a person  and does it hold any significance... more →
Posted in: Gadgets, Hardware

Do you really need a screen saver ?

Back in the time of  monochromatic monitors ( you can also read Black and White , but some times these monitors are also green instead of white ) when you leave the computer on for a long time with same text on the screen  the phosphor on the screen will be continuously exposed to the same high intensity beam of electrons... more →
Posted in: Hardware

EULA Facts- Read it before you click ” I agree”

  How many of you guys out there are reading the long 15 page license agreement that appear as part of the welcome screens of your software installation ? if you are the one who is clicking the I agree Button after reading and understanding all the implications , this post is not targeting you , else read on ……   Back... more →
Posted in: GENERAL TOPICS, TIPS & TRICKS, Uncategorized

is PCI express a display standard ?

  Some of the customers and even some hardware professionals consider the PCI -Express slot architecture as a dedicated slot for display cards just like the good old AGP cards.  Let us burst  that  myth and discuss the facts behind it      Background Story   According to the inital IBM PC archtechture of machines... more →
Posted in: Hardware

Defining WAN – for layman to professional

  Things normally become complex when we have to give  a proper definition for it. It is applicable for your exams as well as life . SO when it comes to defining a technical suff like Wide Area Network , there arises so many confusions. This post is an effort to define the WAN from three  different view points . For any... more →
Posted in: Networking

LED monitors , the myth and the Fact

  By initiating a discussion on LCD vs LED monitor, we are addressing one of the concerns of the customers  regarding the purchase of the display unit.   After the era of Cathode ray tube monitors are over for a formal desktop customer , LCD monitor is a common display unit . There are so many complicated terminologies... more →
Posted in: ELECTRONIC COMPONENT SERVICE, GENERAL TOPICS, Hardware

Reset Counters for your Inkjet – The real story

    For anyone who used their ink jet printers for more than two  year they may have come across an error message when they try send a document to a printer ” communication error and a recommendation to contact the service division of the respective printer company. When you dial the toll free number of the printer... more →
Posted in: ELECTRONIC COMPONENT SERVICE, Hardware
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