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Technologies Review | January 23, 2019

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Power Save Option or Sleep Mode

October 4, 2012 |

Power save mode is an option which can be easily activated with the operating systems such as Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. Activating this mode will ensure that your monitor is off when there is no activity in your PC.

Turning the monitor off doesn’t mean that processes going on in the computer will be stopped or hard drive will stop working. It depends upon the user to fix duration for which he wants his monitor to be at an inactive state, it may be 10 minutes, 20 minutes or an hour.

As nothing is done during this state of monitor, it is also referred to as ‘Sleep’ mode of the computer.

Power saving option varies slightly in different O.S.

Windows XP:Users can change settings by going to ‘Control Panel’, there you can find ‘Power Options’ which include System Standby, System Hibernate and more. There you can select the option according to your … Read More

HP Unveils HP Slate 500

October 3, 2012 |

HP has finally unveiled its HP slate 500, which was in talks for quite a long time. It has, however put its users off as it is concentrating more on industrial & business purposes than the regular customers. Despite this, it has all the features which were in rumors before its release. A HP Slate 500 would cost you $799, which is pretty expensive.


Let us see, what your hard earned $799 would fetch you in the form of HP Slate. Starting with features, it has 1.86GHz Intel Atom Z540 processor, a 64GB SSD hard drive, capacity of RAM is 2 GB and a Broadcom Crystal HD chip for HD video. HP Slate 500 is a 9-inch display Windows 7 tablet, the feature which sets it apart from other versions of Windows 7 tablets is “N-Trig active digitizer”. N-Trig enables the user to take notes using a digital pen on the screen, it … Read More

Hyper Thread Processor: A Logical Processor to Optimize the Performance of Your PC

September 27, 2012 |

Hyper threading is a technology, using which a user can optimize the speed of his PC. How is this possible? It is possible by making the CPU of your PC, act like multiple CPUs.

How does a CPU work? There are microprocessors present in a CPU, which carry out the computational work. However, all elements of CPU do not work at a time. For a specific task, a dedicated set of components work, and the rest of the components remain ideal. The idea behind using hyper thread is, to make use of the idle components.

Mechanism of Hyper thread To have hyper thread in a CPU means that your CPU has two sets of circuit, which are intended to keep a track of CPU’s functions. Hyper threading works by duplicating execution processes running on the CPU, but they do not take control over the PC’s functions. … Read More

History of EBooks

November 6, 2011 |

An EBook or digital book is a book published in digital form, comprising of text, pictures or both and is readable on electronic devices. These electronic devices are E-readers; however, few mobile phones and personal computers are also used for this purpose. Today, many tempted to think digital books are a recent technological advancement and hold no history; though it’s not true, E-books hold a long heritage. History of EBooks is as follows:

Michael S. Hart was the first man who digitized first e-book “United States Declaration of Independence” in 1974, by working at Xerox Sigma V mainframe computer at the University of Illinois. His idea behind creating e-book was that computers are not only created for computing, but for storage, retrieval and searching of published material.

Afterwards, project Guttenberg was launched to develop more electronic books. Today, Project Gutenberg houses 20,000 free texts and around 100,000 books within their libraries and about 3,000,000 books … Read More

5 Tips to Select the Best Colocation Service Provider

August 19, 2011 |

With innovations being made in technology every day, it is necessary for online businesses to have their website operational 365/24/7, so that customers never find any issue in assessing the information and making online purchases. When talking about 100% uptime and convenience to access and control your own server, you need excellent colocation services. An excellent colocation facility offers its customers physical security, power, cooling, internal connections and external connections. However, with loads of different companies offering these services in a variety of different packages and varying costs, it is difficult to make a decision, which one is the best colocation service. If you are seeking advice on choosing the best colocation provider, which would offer your company with both, proficient and inexpensive services, then consider the following aspects:

  • Select a high-quality internet network: The best colocation service, any organization can choose to purchase, would be one offering universal Tier 1 International, with … Read More