How to Recover Files From a Dead Computer

I receive a newsletter from How-To Geek. It has a lot of good articles so I will share them as I see them. DehcTech can do recovery of hard drives. We use similar techniques as described here, and we can also recover with recovery software when the data has been overwritten for example. If you…

What is RAID?

This is a kind of technical term, that it is used a lot in IT. Sometimes it is difficult to explain what RAID is, and why you should use it. Spiceworks has a great video, only 4 minutes long that explains how RAID works, and even non IT people can understand it. What is RAID?…

Tablets, the future is changing – Part 2

Tablets are still changing a lot. Now we have Windows 8 tablets, new Android tablets, iPad mini, Android mini. What I have used so far are: Lenovo ideaTab Lynx. Windows 8 tablet Asus TransformerPad T300 Asus MemoPad 7″ The Lenovo ideaTab Lynx is a Intel Atom Z27600 (1.8 GHz) processor. This was of some concern…

Tablets, the future is changing

I have been looking for a tablet for a while. The galaxy tab impressed me, but not enough to purchase it. It was expensive and I could see the area changing. I got a cheap Velocity Micro tablet (I think it was something like $70). The idea at the time was to see if I…

How Graphics Cards Work

I found this article about Video cards in How Stuff Works. I think it is a pretty good introduction and straight forward, which should help understand what is the video cards job in a computer. I think it is worth to note that this article is old. Although most cards will stay on this concept…