Computers may be considered as super machines but being machines, they can still malfunction for varied reasons. Viruses and other malware can attack them, their storage space can get full through time, power failures can occur and affect the hard drive and some hardware can stop functioning well such as when it crashes or freezes which can result in your data, photos, videos and mp3s to getting lost.
This being the case, it is always a must for computer users to back up their files. This way, they can still recover them in case something goes wrong with their device or emergency situations such as a fire, tornado or floods can occur in their homes and offices.
People today have different ways to back up their important files. They can choose to have a removable hard drive, external hard drive or they can also use the USB flash drive. The latest option available is using the cloud storage service.
This type of service is not only being used by consumers but even by small to medium sized businesses. A 2010 survey showed that many people use cloud for purposes of disaster recovery while some use it to keep primary data. Continue reading
I grew up in a very conservative environment, with my parents sometimes taking the extreme. Our home never had a TV, not until I was an adult and decided to give my parents a clunky 25-inch CRT (which was cool back in the day) as a present.
TV has gone such a long way, but there are camps saying that it is going into obsolescence, if it hasn’t already.
Even back in 2008, there was this thought-provoking TED talk by Peter Hirshberg. His talk is titled “The Web and TV, a sibling rivalry”, and its basic premise is that the web is so much more than “better TV.” Here’s the video, if you have time to view it. Continue reading
Even the most basic apps available for smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices can make life more manageable. Gone are the days of grocery lists and strings around your fingers – today’s apps do all the organizing for you, so you can give your brain a well-deserved break.
Particularly if you share your home with roommates, keeping up with bill-paying and other tasks can be a hassle. If you want to get a handle on your household’s to-do list, consider the following apps: Continue reading
Aspiring entrepreneurs planning to start a business today need not have a huge capital. They don’t even have to set up a physical store and rent a commercial space in order to sell and promote their products and services.
The best solution to business-minded people with a limited budget is to start an online business. And why not? There are many benefits to be enjoyed if you opt for this.
Firstly, the internet is free to use. Millions of people use it every day to search for and share information without paying any fee.
A second benefit is its global reach. Unlike a physical store which has a limited target market, an online business allows an entrepreneur to offer his products and services to potential customers around the world.