Learning About Computer Services

  • What Happens When A Hard Drive Fails?

    3 January 2018

    Losing information can be devastating, especially if you've lost a lot of custom, self-made information and don't have any backups. There are many different ways for storage media to fail, and although people in a panic--or even a rage--may not care about how the problem happened as long as they get their information back, it's a good idea to look into the way you feel and realize one thing: This will happen again. As you figure out what to do with your current data loss issues, here are a few ways to get the information back from the direst to the most practical, along with potential causes and ways to keep your data safe in the future.

  • How to Ensure Your Used Car Has Received its Necessary Recall Repairs

    25 April 2017

    Recalls are fairly common in the vehicle manufacturing world, with problems ranging from minor inconveniences to life-threatening dangers, like exploding airbags. If you're shopping for a used car, you might be wondering how to navigate these recalls and determine if the vehicle you're interested in has been subject to any, and if so, whether or not it's been repaired. Any reputable online car dealer website should provide this information to you—it's just a matter of knowing what to look for.

  • 3 Reasons Why Your Company Needs a Colocation Broker

    28 November 2016

    Nowadays web hosting can be purchased with a couple of mouse strokes or over the phone in minutes. If a business needs a cloud storage account, hundreds of gigabytes can be acquired instantly. Although companies are now capable of having most of their technological support needs taken care of remotely, the standard of service received still relies on researching all available choices. For companies looking for colocation services, there's three major reasons why going through a colocation broker matters.

  • Four Things You Need to Do Now to Prepare for a Disaster

    19 October 2016

    Historic flooding from Hurricane Matthew has left numerous businesses underwater, destroying much of buildings' contents and rendering the physical sites inaccessible for days. In regard to virtual disasters, hackers have been known to break into a company's private information, making it unusable. Make sure your company is ready for a disaster, be it natural or man-made, by implementing the following procedures. 1. Implement Recovery Software It's every business owner's worst nightmare: an attack by a hacker leaves months, or even years, of data unusable.

  • Important Information About Computer Viruses

    28 September 2016

    Are you frustrated with the way your computer operates because you can barely use it? If you have no clue why the computer has stopped performing as it should, it might be due to a virus being present. There are a few methods in which a virus can be removed, and sometimes restoring the entire computer is necessary. Take a look at this article to gain more insight about computer viruses and getting rid of them.

  • What's Important For Online Gaming

    26 September 2016

    The world of online gaming has exploded past a few shooting games like Counterstrike or MMOs (Massively Multiplayer Online) games like Everquest. Even with new champions of different genres, there's an almost unconquerable number of games to explore and join for competition, socializing and exploration. Unfortunately, your gaming system and internet connection must be at a certain standard to experience online gaming to its fullest potential. Here's what needs to be working properly to get the most out of online gaming.

  • Building A Professional Gaming IT Backbone

    16 September 2016

    The world of gaming entertainment has extended to its fans, and has come a long way from cash prizes for game tournaments. Competitive gaming tournaments are still a powerful force and has begun to challenge athletic sports for fan viewership with eSports systems such as Major League Gaming (MLG), but there are other paths. Game industry commentary, gaming playthroughs and other forms of gameplay via platforms such as Youtube, Beam.pro and Twitch.

  • Business Traveler's Guide To Protecting Your Computer When Connecting To Public Wireless Networks

    7 September 2016

    As a business traveler, you probably spend a lot of time utilizing free wireless Internet provided by airports, hotels and other public destinations. While these types of networks can be convenient, they can also put your computer and company safety at risk. Most of these public wireless networks have little-to-no security for the connections, so your computer will be vulnerable to malware and outside intrusion. Here are some things that you can do to minimize those risks and protect both your computer and your company's network.

  • Three Tips For Keeping Your Computer Safe From Some Routine Damages

    26 August 2016

    Your computer may be one of the most important possessions that you own. However, it can be easy to overlook some of the important steps for protecting this expensive device against common threats. For those that are not particularly informed about the type of care that their computers will require, it may be beneficial to learn the following few computer maintenance and care tips. Prevent Dust Accumulations Dust can pose a serious threat to your computer, because it can get inside the interior of the unit and cause serious damages by clogging fans or degrading circuitry.

  • Additional Forms Of Data Migration That You Need To Address

    22 August 2016

    Maintaining and overseeing servers and other data collection centers is complicated enough without having to worry about coming across old data that is barely accessible. Part of your job includes data migration, moving the data from one place to another in an attempt to keep it in a readable format. But it's not just your main computer files that need to be moved repeatedly. You've got many other formats of data storage in your office that need to be moved into forms that are less degraded and that will be readable for a longer time.