How to Maintain a Laptop Battery

How to Maintain a Laptop Battery

If you own a laptop, you’ll need to maintain the battery to protect it from premature failure. All laptops have a battery. Some of them have a removable battery, whereas others have a permanent and nonremovable battery. Regardless, your laptop will draw power...
5 Common Myths About Disk Partitioning

5 Common Myths About Disk Partitioning

Are you thinking about partitioning your computer’s storage drive? By partitioning it, you can split up a single storage drive into multiple “virtual” storage drives. Partitioning is a native feature of Windows. If your computer runs the Windows...
A Crash Course on Cloud Monitoring Services

A Crash Course on Cloud Monitoring Services

Cloud computing has become increasingly popular. Statistics show that roughly nine in 10 businesses now use at least one cloud computing service. Whether part or all of your business’s information technology (IT) infrastructure is on the cloud, you may want to...
When to Set Your Computer to Sleep Mode

When to Set Your Computer to Sleep Mode

When checking your computer’s power settings, you may notice an option for sleep mode. Most desktop and laptop computers have an option for sleep mode. Rather than using the normal and default power setting, you may want to use the sleep mode setting. Before...
Protecting Against Compiler Backdoors: What You Should Know

Protecting Against Compiler Backdoors: What You Should Know

Cyber attacks often begin with a backdoor. In cybersecurity, a backdoor is a method that allows a hacker to bypass a computer’s existing defenses. You may have antivirus software, a firewall, strong passwords and other defenses. With a backdoor, however, a...
BIOS: How It Works and When to Use It

BIOS: How It Works and When to Use It

Regardless of what type of computer you own, it probably has a Basic Input/Output System (BIOS). You typically won’t see the BIOS when booting up your computer, nor will see it when navigating and using your computer. Rather, the BIOS is hidden on a separate...