Archive for 'Hardware'

Resolving the Error “Your startup disk is almost full” on Mac OS X

Resolving the Error “Your startup disk is almost full” on Mac OS X

Macintosh HD is the boot or startup disk of your Mac machine, containing millions of system files as well as the applications you install, which means the more applications installed on your Mac, the lesser drive space you have left on the startup disk. In such a situation, you might come across the error, “Your […]

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A Fair Comparison Between the Human Brain and the Hard Drive

A Fair Comparison Between the Human Brain and the Hard Drive

Is there any similarity between the computer memory and human brain? I guess there would be at some level at least. The human brain might be the inspiration for the scientists who developed computer memory. You might not believe this theory since there is no evidence proving its worth. However, human brain contains about 100 […]

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How to Speed Up Your Computer Hard Drive

How to Speed Up Your Computer Hard Drive

It is annoying when your computer starts to slow down. There are a number of reasons why it may happen. Hopefully it is nothing serious, in which case these tips should help you. Be wary of using downloaded tools to speed up your website, as they are often filled with malware and may create security […]

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How to Prevent Logical Drive Failures and Recover Crucial Data

How to Prevent Logical Drive Failures and Recover Crucial Data

Hard drive crash is one of the prevalent computer issues that may have hit your entire work schedule at some point in time. Such catastrophes are undoubtedly a pain in the neck for the user. However, it does not necessarily mean data loss. In order to remedy this problem, you need to understand the underlying […]

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Stellar Partition Manager 2.0 Product Review

Stellar Partition Manager 2.0 Product Review

Every Operating System or platform requires effective partition management for easy organization of data and free space. Hard Drive partitioning makes sense as it can solve all your computer-related headaches and make your experience a breeze. If you look at Mac, there is an inbuilt tool ‘Disk Utility’ that allows for creating partitions, formatting drives, […]

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5 Utilities for Repairing Bad Sectors in Mac Hard Drives

5 Utilities for Repairing Bad Sectors in Mac Hard Drives

Apple is held in high regard for a number of things: branding, design, innovation and security. All these apply to their entire line of products. What cannot be denied, however, is that there is no device that runs flawlessly. Even Apple’s high-end computers—the desktop workstation Mac Pro and the laptop MacBook Pro—can still run into […]

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Symptoms, Causes and Recovery of Data from an Unmounted OS X Mac Drive

Symptoms, Causes and Recovery of Data from an Unmounted OS X Mac Drive

Symptoms of Unmountable Drive: Based upon many users’ experiences, the following can be summed up as the symptoms when a drive begins to unmount. A Drive failing to mount either through a firewire or USB. Files can be seen but any task on them like copies, moving can’t be performed. The drive may once or […]

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Using a CCTV Camera to Ustream

Using a CCTV Camera to Ustream

If you have not heard of a website called Ustream, it is basically a site that allows a user to broadcast live video on the internet.  You can achieve this simply from a CCTV camera that is connected to a DVR.  In this blog post, I’ll be demonstrating how to use an existing camera system […]

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