Computers are great for dishing up information in a straightforward and easy-to-digest manner. The problem is that they can just as easily serve up information to individuals who are not authorized to see the information. A privacy filter can eliminate that risk.
Identity theft and the gathering of personal information is big business, at least for the people determined to collect it. It’s one thing to innocently throw away a credit card bill only to have someone find the information in the trash and use it to their advantage.
It is unfortunate that people’s memory can get worse with age. Computers, too, tend to lose memory as they get older. Fortunately, upgrading computer memory is an easy task, and not an expensive one, either.
If you were expecting Windows on the new HP TouchPad, guess again. What distinguishes this sleek multi-touch tablet is that it’s neither an Android or iOS device. Instead, it’s HP’s first webOS tablet.
Since weddings are quick paced, one-shot events, backing up your image files as you work is imperative. Unless you plan on carrying a pocketful of memory cards, you’ll need a device to store your files so you can unload your memory card and pop it back into the camera. (Always carry spare cards in your kit.)
Sometimes, being given more choices can make it harder to make a decision. That’s the situation with tablet computers today. New to the market, Acer’s Iconia Tab A500 is an Android Honeycomb tablet that will compete with the Motorola Xoom, the T-Mobile G-Slate and the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer.
With more than 90 different wireless mouse models in stock at B&H, you might wonder why the world needs a better mouse. But HP thinks it does. Billed as the world’s first Wi-Fi mouse, the HP Wi-Fi Mobile Mouse connects to your computer without a USB dongle.
Advancements in processing power and graphics technology, along with inexpensive memory, have contributed significantly to the realism of today’s video games. It’s amazing how far technology has come. Aside from computing horsepower, though, there’s another way to enhance the user experience.
When you’re packing your gear to travel out into the field, you should always ask yourself one question: Do I really need to give myself a hernia? Even though the answer is always “no,” it’s important to remind yourself not to make your freight heavier than it needs to be.
Do you know what would happen if you were to use your notebook computer while it was plugged into an outlet and charging, and a blackout were to occur? Nothing. It will probably be dark in the room, but the computer will be fine. The battery in the notebook computer will kick in and provide power until it’s completely discharged or until the AC power comes back online.