Category: Hardware & Parts

Apple Funding ‘Large Portion’ of Samsung’s Fab Plant

Apple Funding ‘Large Portion’ of Samsung’s Fab Plant

Regardless of numerous courtroom battles between Apple and Samsung all over the world, the Cupertino-based tech giant depends heavily on the South Korean electronics giant for different components for its smartphones and tablet devices. It is pointed out that Apple has invested a considerable amount in the Korean firm’s Texas-based chip making facility. The South [...]

Understanding the Importance of RAM – Random Access Memory

Understanding the Importance of RAM – Random Access Memory

Anyone who has taken a basic computer class or taught himself or herself how to use a computer understands that RAM or Random Access Memory is crucial to the operation of a computer.  The operating system, which is the foundation that all software and utilities stand on, is put into RAM when you turn a [...]

Over-Clocking: The PC Super Highway

Over-Clocking: The PC Super Highway

Let us get serious; Over Clocking is a serious business for serious computer enthusiasts.  If you do not know what over clocking is, you might be amazed by what you read in this article. To read and understand this article you should have a moderate or very good understanding of computers. Why would some one [...]

New Unhinged Touchpads Could Make Life Easier

New Unhinged Touchpads Could Make Life Easier

Synaptics, the company behind touchpad technology in many laptops, showed off the next generation of touchpads at the CES show in Las Vegas. The technology has already been planned for a number of upcoming laptops.

Repairing Stuck Pixels

Repairing Stuck Pixels

Computer monitors have evolved right along with computer processing units, albeit at a much slower pace. While microprocessor manufacturers churned out a newer, faster model at the rate of about one per year, new computer monitor models only come out about once every three years or so. The improvements mainly focus on the number of [...]

Foxconn 8600 GTS

Foxconn 8600 GTS

The Foxconn 8600 GTS is an amazing cutting-edge graphics card. It stands up to a variety of tests extremely well and most users are very pleased with its performance. This card comes with HDCP capability as well as the other very important features for people that want the best possible computer graphics available. The Foxconn [...]

Calibrating Your Monitor

Calibrating Your Monitor

Monochromatism is the medical term or color-blindness. It affects around ten percent of the world’s population. It’s a genetic defect passed on from parent to offspring, with boys usually affected. To a certain extent, each human eye contains a different number of color-perceiving cells, this means that each person looks at something in an entirely [...]

AVerTV HD DVR Video Capture Card

AVerTV HD DVR Video Capture Card

The AVer TV HD DVR video capture card is intended for individuals that want to digitally master video footage. This can be done through various computer programs, however the process cannot be completed without a video capture card that is DVD compatible installed on the computer that the individual doing the digitization is using. The [...]

Aurora Video's PipeStudio

Aurora Video’s PipeStudio

Aurora Video’s Pipestudio provides composite, component and S-Video, 10 bit SDI along with as analog audio and digital audio all in one package. An advantageous and time-saving feature is that all its outputs are simultaneously live without latency. Aurora Video’s Pipestudio consists of the PCI card, breakout box (with 2meteres of cable), an installer disk, [...]

Asus Striker II NSE

Asus Striker II NSE

The Asus Striker II NSE motherboard can support up to a core 2 Intel processor. This makes it popular with many users because of the speed associated with Intel Pentium processors. The maximum speed the computer can handle using this motherboard is 1600 MHz. There are cheaper versions of the same motherboard that have less [...]