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Month: May 2018

How to Take Care of Your Computer

Nowadays, computers are many people’s best friend: be it the old lady who lives across the street from you, or your hermit sibling who stays on the computer all day, only to be seen when he needs food. A lot of new age citizens have a soft spot for computers as they are cheaper than they were when first introduced to the world. You can now buy a decent device for 100$. And many places sell laptops that have been refurbished, what this means is that the laptop may have been used before but was kept in pristine condition; on the other hand, it could also have been a laptop that got a small scratch in the factory and couldn’t be sold directly by the manufacturer. These laptops are usually working great as if they are coming straight out of a brand-new box. Not many people know how to take care of their precious digital investment (and, oftentimes, a companion). This lack of knowledge is one of the reasons why many computers die or fail to function very quickly. A device, regardless of its durability, still needs to be taken care of. Many outside elements can affect how the performance of your computer. One of such factor is heat, these electronic devises simply do not like it. That is why many computer cases have a cooling element inbuilt. Surprisingly,...

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The Difference Between a PC and a MAC

Today we are fortunate enough to have the world at our fingertips by means of the technology we have at our disposal. There have been many breakthroughs in this area that allow us to access the latest technological advances and the most distant corners of the world with ease and minimal cost. But with this advancement came a fierce and competitive market for creating the best products. Some of them failed after just a few months whereas others have had amazing success, like Apple. The brand managed to secure a place for itself in the top selling charts for years. But many people argue that the quality of a MAC is not actually that good, that sales records are due to a very good marketing campaign and that the classic PC is actually a better machine. We have listed some of the arguments of this debate in order to better understand this dilemma. Design The design is the source of the most heated discussions. MAC is well-known for having a sleek design and cutting-edge look. There are many that argue that this is actually the main reason why people buy this product – for its looks. It is certainly true that we all like to have the most beautiful products, and this is one reason why MAC devices are so appealing and we aspire to buy them. PC’s are...

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SEO: Optimizing Your Portal

What is a website? Has anyone ever questioned what are these places we seek to visit on the concept that is internet? A website is essentially a portal or a page, accessible online and displaying the information that the host desires to publish. It could be a website containing pictures of frogs or a site describing how to write the perfect thesis for the MA degree.  The entire construction of the internet as we know it is made from various websites. And one of the best ways to find a certain site is to look it up with search engines; so, of course, everyone wants their site to be as friendly to those engines as possible. The loading speed of the site is a lesser known but a truly important aspect to owning a good website that any search engine would like. The amount of time it takes for a website to fully load will ensure what position your page will appear in on the search results. From 2010 onwards, the force dominating internet searches, Google, stated that site speed will be one of the indicators used by its algorithm (the Google Bot) to rank pages. Website speed is the length of time a visitor has to wait until the page is completely loaded. Some websites take about 5 seconds to load up, others can take as much as...

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