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Online calculators for electronics. 12 Of The Best Laptops For Students & Teachers. 5 Laptop Maintenance Tips To Extend Its Life Expectancy. Fix: This copy of Windows is not genuine. After you install a copy of the Windows operating system on your computer, you are required to activate Windows within a stipulated period of time.

Fix: This copy of Windows is not genuine

▶ 2014 Razer Blade Pro review: Only slightly better than last-year's. Razer’s 2014 Blade Pro seems to be caught between two hardware generations.

▶ 2014 Razer Blade Pro review: Only slightly better than last-year's

While its less-professional cousin, the 14-inch Blade, benefits from an enormous bump in graphics horsepower and display resolution this year, the 17-inch Blade Pro looks much the same as it did in 2013. Razer abided by the “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” axiom here, and I can’t fault them: The Blade Pro was a beautiful, sleek, and capable machine in 2013, and all that remains true in its present incarnation. The Blade Pro ships with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M that’s slightly faster than last year’s 765M, but not spectacularly so. Nvidia has crammed some new game-related features into the 800M series though: Battery Boost and ShadowPlay. Battery Boost allows the computer to dynamically adjust the power draw of the GPU to keep games at a steady 30 frames per second (or higher/lower, depending on your own preferences).

In lay terms. 10 laws of tech: the rules that define our world. 15 Great Apps, Websites, and Tools You Missed Last Week. Source: Thinkstock On the lookout for fun and useful apps, tools, and websites to test out and share with your friends?

15 Great Apps, Websites, and Tools You Missed Last Week

Each week, we look at the crowdsourced links posted to a website called Product Hunt, where users post their best finds and the community discusses and votes for its favorite apps and tools. 10 of the Most Addictive Video Games Ever Made. Source: Video Game Addict via Facebook According to the Entertainment Software Rating Board, the average gamer spends 8 hours per week playing video games.

10 of the Most Addictive Video Games Ever Made

This equates to 416 hours per year. During this time, people may go through several games, conquering them one after another, or they may spend months completely lost in a single game — an addictive game. Planned Obsolescence: 5 Products That Have It and What to Do About It. Isn’t it funny when you come across a product that your parents or grandparents are using that you’ve never seen before because it’s so old?

Planned Obsolescence: 5 Products That Have It and What to Do About It

Like a vacuum cleaner or television that should be in a museum or in a glass case somewhere and not in their closet or living room. As someone who is on her third Apple iPod (and no, the other two haven’t crapped out on me yet), the idea of a product lasting for years to come without dying or becoming obsolete is news to me. I can only imagine what it’ll be like for our kids someday.

If you’ve ever been frustrated by the idea of a company coming out with the latest and greatest thing every six months, then you aren’t alone. Planned Obsolescence? That Trick Only Works at Apple. Selfservice. 10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12 

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Canadian Society of Pediatrics state infants aged 0-2 years should not have any exposure to technology, 3-5 years be restricted to one hour per day, and 6-18 years restricted to 2 hours per day (AAP 2001/13, CPS 2010).

10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12 

Children and youth use 4-5 times the recommended amount of technology, with serious and often life threatening consequences (Kaiser Foundation 2010, Active Healthy Kids Canada 2012). Handheld devices (cell phones, tablets, electronic games) have dramatically increased the accessibility and usage of technology, especially by very young children (Common Sense Media, 2013).

Android vs iOS Infographic. Android vs iOS Infographic With the dominance of iOS and the rising popularity of Android devices in the mobile marketplace, the security of these devices is a growing concern and focus for smartphone users. This infographic examines the security features of Android and iOS, and also takes a look at their strengths and weaknesses. NOTE: for more on securing your Android device, see our comprehensive Android Security Guide. Mozilla Firefox Cheat Sheet. Lifehacker. The 50 Best How-To Geek Windows Articles of 2010. Guide to buying computers and laptops for artists. This article was updated on 11 August 2013.

Guide to buying computers and laptops for artists

Here's guide to buying computers and laptops for artists. This is not a geeky guide. I'll not be running benchmarks and timing test. The general trend nowadays is that processing power is generally exceeding software requirement needs. Put simply, it means whatever computer you buy, it should run your software without much problem, unless you're running specialised software. The complete guide to using Android with a Mac - CNET Mobile. For some reason it's a common belief that Android devices and Macs just don't get along.

The complete guide to using Android with a Mac - CNET Mobile

This misconception may have been true back in Android's infancy, but nowadays there's a long list of methods, apps, and services that let you use your Android device with your Mac. It's impossible to cover every app and service available, but I'm going to share the best of the bunch. Most of the services listed below rely on the cloud to make the process of moving data between devices painless, while other methods require the tried and true method of data transfer through a USB connection. Syncing documents Unlike with the iPhone, transferring files is as easy as dragging and dropping. Older Android devices have a USB Storage Mode that can be activated by plugging your device into your Mac, pulling down the notification shade, and tapping on the USB notification. At this point, your Android phone will appear as a drive on your desktop. 70 Fantastic Windows 7 Tips & Tricks For Better Functionality - Gnoted.com.

Windows 7 is much better than the latest version of Windows Vista and it comes with a lot of new features.

70 Fantastic Windows 7 Tips & Tricks For Better Functionality - Gnoted.com

3 Hacks for Firefox That Will Double Your Internet Browsing Speed. iTools - use the best tools. Laptop Battery One - Lenovo Laptop Battery Troubleshooting Tips. Some Help when googling. 6 Things I Bet You Didn't Know You Could Do with Google. Why You Should Not Buy a Smartwatch.

5 Reasons Not To Buy A Smartphone. Should I Buy a Mac or a PC.