Troubleshooting Computer Freeze (Lockup) Problems

How familiar does the following sound? Your computer was working fine, but then suddenly started locking up (aka hanging or freezing), rebooting itself (crashing) or shutting down spontaneously? If you know only too well what I am talking about, then read on! Performing the simple steps below can fix the majority of lockup cases.

1. Check for recently installed software or hardware.

If the lockups started to happen after you installed a new peace of hardware, new software program, or new drivers, uninstall it and see if the problem goes away.

2. Run your antivirus program.

One of the first things to do in the case of sudden lockups is to run your antivirus program. Check your antivirus manufacturer's website for updates and latest virus definition files. (This is absolutely necessary, outdated antivirus is not going to be of any use!) If you do not have antivirus software installed – … Read More

Web Hosting Aspects That Might Affect SEO

Does Web Hosting Have an Effect on SEO?

There are 3 web hosting factors that influence where your website gets ranked. Here is an in-depth look into them:

Uptime/ Downtime

Downtime is the length of time when your website cannot be accessed because of the problems involving the server. It is likely for search engine spiders to visit your website many times daily. However, if they visit when your site is experiencing downtime, they will record it as inaccessible and will go on to the next site. When this happens over and over again, your website will be considered unreliable and your rankings may be reduced. Unreliable sites are not displayed highly in results of search engine since this will put them in a bad light when the searchers click on results they give but can’t access the site. Even if it is 99% uptime, your website will not be … Read More

3 Companies With Huge IT Departments

Information technology is a necessity in today’s market place, and not only large companies benefit from using an IT department, but smaller businesses often do as well. Anytime computers and networking is used, there is going to be a need for personnel that is capable of managing all the information required to run that business. Large corporations typically have their own staff of IT professionals running the show, but some smaller ones even outsource their information technology needs.

As you might expect, some of the most well-known companies around the world make use of IT departments to keep all information pertaining to the company in a convenient form so that it is ready at a moments notice. Information such as employee benefits, their payroll check creation and more are managed by IT departments. You sill recognize many of the names of companies that regularly use information technology.

Walmart is one … Read More

Components of Your Computer

A personal computer is a programmable electronic system, which processes data and which is designed to have a single user at once. Over the years, computers have developed from all points of view and their components make no exception.

The central unit is the basic components of the system and it consist of the following. First of all, you have an asymmetrical and logical unit which does everything you want related to arithmetical and logical calculations. Then, there is the internal memory, also shortened in IM, an internal memory which stores the programs and the data which are in process. The, we have the command and control unit, which reigns over the entire ensemble.

There are also other kinds of components which make a personal computer and these components start with the peripheral ones. These establish the connection between your computer and the things around you. You have the input … Read More

Computer Forensics – One of America’s “Hottest” Jobs

Computer forensics is relatively new and growing bigger by the day. Simply “Google” it, you will see long list of vacancies available for individuals with bachelor’s and master’s degree as well as jobs as freelances and in consulting firms. The high salaries that are offered to experienced and skilled computer forensics have has always been a “hot” topic. If you are someone who is born to be in the forensic world, i.e. have the characteristics such as curiosity and investigative, it is perhaps, the time to get involved in this field. Other than that, do you possess the followings?  

1)      Computers are your best friend  

Most of the best computer forensics is born to be curious about how and why computers work since they are kids. They spend most of their childhood reading, researching and exploring the computers. You should have good knowledge of computers, and would like to … Read More

A Look at Artificial Intelligence and Technology – Book Review

It is fairly obvious that computers and artificial intelligence will run our world tomorrow, as we program these machines today. Interestingly enough, not long from now these AI machines will be programming themselves. How did we come so far so fast you ask? Well, maybe you need to do a little research for yourself.

If this topic interests you, then boy do I have a great book for you to read. It is a book that I own personally, and one I read a long time ago, but it still holds validity today, and many of the predictions of that past period, which is only two decades ago, although it seems like eons; the book is:

“The Connection Machine,” by W. Danny Hillis, MIT Press, MA, 1989, (208 pp), ISBN: 978-026258-0977.

This book is an extension of a highly controversial and ahead of its time MIT thesis by the same … Read More

SEO, Site Marketing and Web Analytics: Digital Dream Team

Does your business have an active digital pulse? Or is it in need of a
pacemaker? Important questions. Here is another … how do your site visitors and
potential customers view your site?

A Website presence has become standard operating procedure for any business
seeking to reach a wider audience, enhance marketing and advertising efforts,
stretch marketing budgets, make strategic affiliations, or network and interact on a
national or global scale. Once your business site has been designed, built and set in
motion, the fun begins. And the name of this game is SEO (Search Engine
Optimization).

SEO is a vital part of Website marketing. Think of it as the foundation on which to
build your promotion and advertising campaigns. Without effective SEO, your site
will be buried in the obscurity of distant search engine listings. With a good SEO
foundation and practices, your site will gain an important position … Read More

Tips for Developing a Great Web Site: Putting Your Best Foot Forward on the Web

These days, anyone who wants to start an Internet business can download a template and fill in their information. However, are these cookie cutter web sites really the image you want to present to your potential customers? Using a template can cut costs, but it can also make you look unimaginative and unprofessional.

Templates can have coding errors that make your web site work incorrectly, the graphics can be inappropriate for your business, and the layout may not be the best one to promote your products and services. So how do you get a great web site? Follow these basic tips for setting up a web site and you'll be on your way to an attractive and useful marketing tool.

Choosing a Suitable Domain Name

The domain name of your web site is the address that points visitors to your site. One example of a domain name would be [http://www.yourbusiness.com]. … Read More

Benefits of Using An Android TV Box

An Android TV box is a portable device that can be placed near your television. The device comes with HDMI cable, power adapter, USB adapter, and USB cable. The functions of both internet and television can be enjoyed by using the same device. A new edition of the android operating system known as ICS (Ice Cream Sandwich) is used in an Android TV box.

Android TV box is useful to share your songs, videos and pictures through television to other people. You can play online games on the television and watch television programs at the same time. The device is portable and lightweight, and you can carry it to any place with ease. You can browse internet and television channels whenever you want, regardless of time and place. A person who is using a smartphone can easily understand the user interface of the device’s software, because both use the same … Read More

Finding the Best SEO Outsourcing Company

Search engine optimization is the most popular online business marketing trend today. To start with, let us see what significance a SEO reseller has in today's market. SEO or Search Engine Optimization is one of the best and cost-effective techniques to gain higher page rankings for a website in all leading search engines such as Google, Yahoo or MSN. Every single business that has taken its business online does know the importance of having a great rank on all prime search engines.

If you think of your business as the next big thing, then it is the right time to approach one of the best SEO expert services. You can choose among the finest SEO reseller services that help you in building your company brand (product / service) and also attract more visitors to your website.

Any company can not provide ways or solutions to Outsource SEO. It is very … Read More