This Month In Tech History. PAC-MAN is born. October 10, 1980 Midway releases the video game Pac-Man to arcades in North America. While the Japanese release under the name “Puck-Man” occurred in May of that year, the game’s popularity didn’t take off until being released in the United States. Pac-Man will become the first […]
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Slow Hard Drive Symptom: Excessive program load times, slow file transfers. Solution: Disk defragmentation Disorganized information on your hard drive can slow performance because the computer requires more time to sift through data fragments and bad sectors on the drive. This problem can be cleared up easily (but not especially quickly; defragging can […]
Overheating Symptom: Computer crashes, freezes Solution: Clean out air vents, put filtered material over the inhalation vent, or update BIOS Overheating can deplete your laptop of performance and often cause several issues, such as system crashes and freezing. Every computer generates lots of heat, but laptops are especially susceptible to overheating due to their small […]
Best Laptop For Bloggers Revealed. If you are planning to start your own blog or else, you are already a blogger and looking for the best weapon for your job then a laptop is must-have. A computer will always do the trick but if you tend to travel a lot for your work purpose, then […]
How to factory reset a computer If you’re getting rid of an old computer, it’s important to completely wipe your data from it. A factory reset will return it to its ‘out of the box’ state, with your files, programs and profile setup all removed. In the guide below, we explain how to factory reset […]
This week in Tech History. February 4, 2004 Mark Zuckerberg launches The Facebook, which later becomes Facebook. The world changes forever. Original layout and name of Thefacebook, 2004 Thefacebook, Thiel investment, and name change Zuckerberg built a website called “Facemash” in 2003 while attending Harvard University. The site was comparable to Hot or Not and used “photos compiled […]
We know it can become costly investing in new equipment for your staff; for businesses, or for your shop, with VAT returns and shorter months for wages, the last thing any business needs is broken or costly computers. This is where a company like ALM Wholesale LTD comes in, we not only have some outstanding […]
First Handheld Scientific Calculator Released. January 4, 1972 Hewlett-Packard introduced the first handheld scientific calculator, the HP-35. The precision of the calculator was greater than most mainframe computers of its time. For such a technological achievement, the name of the calculator is simply derived from the fact that it has 35 buttons. History In […]