Automotive GPS Units – Practical Technology

Prior to the invention of automated GPS units, traveling to unknown areas had to be done through reading a map and / or asking for directions. Both methods had problems. For instance, how can one effectively read a map while driving? Map-reading is only best if there is another passenger in the car, which is not always possible. Asking for directions can also be annoying, at least if the person giving the directions does so in a way that is not as clear.

Fortunately, with the emergence of automated GPS units the process of map-reading and getting directions has never been easier as each can be done either through voice activation, touching the screen, pushing buttons or a combination. Maps pinpointing the exact location pop right up on the screen, while directions can be given through a computer-generated voice. Nothing could be easier or better. The only issue is deciding … Read More

Adware Removal – Tips on Adware Removal From Your Computer

For those who do not know, adware is a program which gets downloaded onto your computer, usually without your knowledge, downloads, plays, and displays all kinds of ads. This can happen when particular software is downloaded that has adware secretly installed.

Adware typically makes note of the sites you visit, then pops up related ads when the adware is packaged with software you have downloaded. AIM, Limewire, Kazaa, and DivX are just a few of the types of software that have adware attached.

If you want to remove adware, the first thing you need to do is quite simple. Uninstall and remove the software that hosts the adware. Things like Kazaa and Limeware are not necessary programs and your computer would run better without them anyhow.

Sometimes, however, you get a piece of malicious adware, which often will not uninstall. It may instead be necessary to uninstall the adware … Read More