For many people, personal and corporate data is vital. At home, you’d feel devastated if you lost your cherished family photos and prized music collection. At work, critical data loss can often prove to be catastrophic for companies. Continue reading
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A computer LAN (local area network) is essential for connecting multiple computers within a specific area to the outside world. External connections are often made to the Internet, although for large organizations they can also be made to networks in other buildings, creating a “WAN” (wide area network). Continue reading
The most common way to tell printers apart is to know the difference between home and office models. Office printers are built to meet the higher-volume printing loads of a workplace, where one printer may be used by a workgroup or an entire office. Printers designed for large places of work may have duty cycles (the maximum number of pages you can print in a month without risking damage to the printer) in the hundreds of thousands of pages.
The Recycle Bin has saved many an accidently deleted file for being lost forever. You know the score; you delete something, find out you actually need it, then go to the Recycle Bin and recover it. Easy as pie. Continue reading
There are more and more scare stories of online security threats. The news has been awash with online hacks lately. This year we have seen celebrities being hacked and had their personal photos leaked. Closer to home, internet banking fraud is a very real threat. On a much small level, we have all come across strange email attachments. Many of us will have experienced a hacked Twitter account and tweeted spam without realising.
Sound is one of the five senses we can rely on to judge our environment, so we can make a decision about how we should interact with it. Inaudible or muted sounds can spoil our enjoyment of these sensations, particularly if we are watching media or audio in the form of TV programmes, films or concerts. Continue reading