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dthomas
19 hours ago

How do I setup multiple monitors using Windows 8.1?

ttopp
20 hours ago

I got a refurbished Lenovo laptop recently, and one of the keys on the keyboard isn’t working. I blew it out with canned air, and there...

Tags: key, keyboard, laptop |
3 Answers |
zeeman
1 day ago

I’m sure this is sounds silly to Mac users, but I grew up with C64s and DOS before moving onto Windows and I don’t have a lot of experience with Macs....

2 Answers |
cuetip
1 day ago

My monitor is nice a large and clear, but one corner has a problem with backlight bleed. Whenever the image on the screen is dark, it has a light corner...

ernard
1 day ago

If there are no moving parts in a CPU, thus removing friction from the equation, what is happening that causes it to get hot when it is under a heavy load...

Tags: cpu, heat |
2 Answers |
mandril
1 day ago

In the CPU “arms race” one thing that hasn’t seemed to be increase much over the past few years is CPU speed. In fact, some older PCs have CPUs with faster...

2 Answers |
blackdog
1 day ago

Are the terms pretty much interchangeable, or is there an actual hardware difference between the two?

Tags: PC, workstation |
2 Answers |
bcastle
1 day ago

I just spilled a can of Coke on my PC's keyboard. I’ve unplugged it and have it upside down on paper towels. What else can I do to clean it so that I don’t...

tganley
1 day ago

You know those large McDonald's coffees, the really big ones? I knocked one of those over on my keyboard this morning. On the upside, I...

Tags: keyboard, repair, spill |
6 Answers |
catamount
1 week ago

What is the difference between the new Model B+ version of the Raspberry Pi and the original? Anything significant?

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The U.S. State Department's main computer system for processing passport and visa applications crashed earlier this week leading to global delays for travel documents.
The first third-party servers licensed to use IBM's Power architecture will be on the market early next year.
A new model of the Raspberry Pi is out, but it's not Raspberry Pi 2
When the goal is to deploy computers in mass quantities to keep employees productive, nothing beats an ultra-slim desktop computer. Here are four options for enterprises looking for computers that pack a punch but don't take up much space on a desk, shelf or table.
Apple's grip on the tablet is loosening, with the iPad losing ground during the second quarter this year to Android and Windows tablets.
China's anti-monopoly investigation of Qualcomm is starting to disrupt its licensing business and making it harder for the U.S. company to collect royalties from the country.
Low-cost Android tablets with 64-bit processors and 4K video decoding capabilities could be around the corner, thanks to Allwinner's plan to ship its first 64-bit ARM processor by year end.
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