Monday, November 30, 2009
Geotagging is the process of adding geographical identification or GPS location to your photos, video, website or RSS feeds. It not only allows you to show where the photos were taken but also helps you organize, search, or share your images. Photo-sharing sites like Flickr, Picasa, or Trippermap provides a great way to share geotagged images online. Geotagging photos automatically, however, are only supported by few high-end digital cameras and doing it manually can be a pain. The Eye-Fi Geo wireless memory card allows your ordinary digital camera to geotag your photos automatically.
Posted by HDY at 4:42 PM
With increasing number of cyber criminals, it is very important to protect your privacy and confidential information from getting hacked. Media Access Control or MAC authentication is a great way to add another layer of security to your home internet. It basically limits access to your router from a list of devices that you specified.
Posted by HDY at 8:38 AM
Saturday, November 28, 2009
Decorating a Christmas tree is pretty much a tradition yet it always presents a challenge when it comes to creating one that is really pleasing to the eye. But a good Christmas tree starts with the right choice of the tree itself and the size that will match the room or space appropriately where you want to set it up. When that is out of the way, the follow the steps below on how to decorate your Christmas tree at home or office.
Posted by HDY at 11:31 AM
Friday, November 27, 2009
It is fun to take a bunch of photos with friends and family when there are occasions or when going out for sightseeing. However, uploading photos from your digital camera to your computer can sometimes become a tedious task. What if you can just turn on your digital camera when you get home and your photos automatically gets uploaded to your computer wirelessly? The Eye-Fi wireless memory card does that… converting your digital camera into a wireless device.
Posted by HDY at 3:43 PM
Having a backup of your contacts from your iPhone is very important because you’ll never know what will happen to your iPhone. It can crash, get corrupted, or worst get stolen so keeping a backup of contacts will save you a lot of headaches.
Follow the steps below to backup your iPhone contacts using Windows Address Book. Make sure that you are using the latest version of iTunes.
Posted by HDY at 10:26 AM
Thursday, November 26, 2009
Although internet connection for home is designed to be simple yet reliable, sometimes problems occur and knowledge about simple troubleshooting may come in handy before you call tech support. If you can fix the problem without calling tech support, you will save yourself a lot of time and not to mention the long wait trying to get a technician on the line.
Posted by HDY at 8:42 PM
Tuning a guitar is one of the most important skills to develop if you want to become a serious musician. It can be learned in minutes, days, weeks, or months depending on your ability to distinguish pitch. There is couple of ways to tune a guitar but this article will use online guitar tuner to tune a guitar by ear.
Posted by HDY at 5:58 PM
Today majority of jobs require the use of computers and so it is inevitable not to put in a lot of stress in your eyes especially if you are working long hours in front of it. Prevention is always better than cure that’s why it is very important to take care of your eyes.
Posted by HDY at 2:57 PM
The iPhone from Apple Inc. has changed the way people use mobile phones. It is a complete internet enabled multimedia phone. It's only been almost four years when Apple introduced this device in the market but there are already thousands of applications created for iPhone.
If you have kids, I'm sure that there are times when you wish there is something you can give your kids to keep them from running around too much, or keep them busy while waiting in line at the grocery or at the doctor's clinic. Well the following iPhone apps will surely keep them busy and smart too! Not to mention these apps are free to download.
Posted by HDY at 10:59 AM
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
The world's most popular portable music player, iPod Nano, can now shoot high-quality video with its built-in video camera and microphone that captures clean audio for playback on the built-in speaker. iPod Nano also comes with a larger 2.2 inch color display.
Posted by HDY at 6:42 AM
Monday, November 23, 2009
PDF or Portable Document Format is a file format developed by Adobe Systems in the early 90s. PDF is a platform-independent document that has self-contained text, graphics, fonts, or vector graphics embedded into a single file. It is one of the widely used file format due to its simplicity, security, capability to compress large files, and of course portability.
Posted by HDY at 4:38 PM
Sunday, November 22, 2009
File extension is a suffix to the computer file name right after the (.) period which indicates the format of the file and the associated application that can open it. Sometimes it is helpful to show the file extensions especially if you need to rename them to a different extension.
Posted by HDY at 8:40 PM
Saturday, November 21, 2009
How would you like to have your favorite songs become your custom ringtones for free? iTunes allows you to convert DRM-free or non-protected songs into custom ringtones.
Posted by HDY at 7:54 AM
Thursday, November 19, 2009
If you have a blog that contains link to your other articles, videos, or other blogs, sometimes you prefer to open those links in new window to keep your visitors from leaving your blog page. But normally, blogs are default to open on the same window.
Posted by HDY at 8:44 PM
Rockstar Games has just released Grand Theft Auto: Episodes From Liberty City exclusively for Xbox 360 which includes two complete games "The Lost and Damned" and the all-new episode "The Ballad of Gay Tony". The game is available on disc or for download via Xbox LIVE.
Posted by HDY at 4:41 PM
Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Apple’s 3rd generation iPod Shuffle unveiled a feature new to most portable music players. The iPod Shuffle 3rd generation not only comes in sleeker and slimmer design but has the capability to voice-over the name of songs, artists, or playlists too.
Posted by HDY at 3:24 PM
Memory or RAM plays an important role in the performance of a computer. It is a temporary storage place that allows the microprocessor to access data faster. If the computer’s processor will access data exclusively from the hard disk, it will take too long to retrieve every piece of data and the overall performance of the computer will be very sluggish. This is the reason why higher capacity memory space significantly improves the speed and performance of a computer. However, upgrading computer memory or RAM can sometimes be burdensome for some people who are not that tech-savvy. Even for knowledgeable person, finding the right type of memory or RAM is not that pretty straight forward.
Posted by HDY at 5:39 AM
Monday, November 16, 2009
Memory (RAM) upgrade is probably the most common solution to slow responsive computer. But sometimes finding and installing the right memory can be difficult especially if you are not computer-savvy. Microsoft, with its release of Vista and Windows 7, introduced a new concept of expanding memory space without having to physically add a memory to your computer. The ReadyBoost speeds up computer using non-volatile memory like USB flash drive or SD card to improve performance.
Posted by HDY at 5:34 PM
There are several ways to speed up computers and improve performance and one of them is to free up disk space. Windows Vista includes a utility tool called Disk Cleanup that scans your computer to help you identify the files that you can safely delete. It removes temporary internet files, downloaded program files, debug dump files, inactive Windows components, inactive installed programs, System Restore points, and empty Recycle Bin. From the list, temporary internet files always take up huge space because web browser caches every web page you visit for faster access later.
Posted by HDY at 6:02 AM
Sunday, November 15, 2009
The cost of printer ink cartridges are very expensive and if you will not find ways to prolong the life of the ink, you will realize that it is far more expensive than the printer itself. There are several ways to save on printer ink cartridges and one of them is to use “Selection” when printing document or web page.
Posted by HDY at 7:43 AM
Saturday, November 14, 2009
Slow response time and persistent access to hard disk are some of the indications that an upgrade is necessary. And most of the time, buying and installing the new RAM is not the difficult part of the upgrade process but finding the right memory for the laptop computer.
Posted by HDY at 8:46 PM
If you have a computer and a printer at home then you will agree that the cost of printer ink cartridges can be very expensive. After buying a few you will notice that it actually becomes more expensive than the printer itself.
Posted by HDY at 3:47 PM
If you are looking for a perfect gift for your kids this coming christmas, consider buying a USB rechargeable rc helicopter. Actually, you may want to consider getting one for yourself too. This fascinating remote controlled chopper is so much fun to fly indoor or outdoor, day or night.
Posted by HDY at 7:02 AM
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
VMware Workstation is a desktop application that allows you to run multiple x86-compatible desktop and server operating systems at the same time on a single PC, in fully networked, portable virtual machines with no rebooting or hard drive partitioning required.
Posted by HDY at 4:46 PM
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
There are many ways to store and backup data but nothing compares to portable hard drive which offers large storage capacity, easy access, plug-and-play (PNP) capability, and of course they are portable. Although new dimension of hard disk drive will come out in the market soon, there are currently two different sizes available for portable hard disk drive... the 3.5-inch which is used for desktop computers and the 2.5-inch which was used for laptop computers. Of course, the 2.5-inch makes a more portable hard drive since it is very slim and can fit in most packets.
Posted by HDY at 11:17 AM
Saturday, November 7, 2009
Underwater photography is as interesting as landscape or any other photography but it requires different sets of equipments. It is also very important to take care of these equipments and keep it in good shape, otherwise you risk losing not just the camera but all the images.
How to Take Care of Underwater Camera | eHow.com
How to Take Care of Underwater Camera | eHow.com
Posted by HDY at 3:59 PM
If you love to take photos when you travel, you would not want to miss any opportunity to capture the moment even under the wettest conditions. How would you like to take photos underwater or near the beach? Most digital camera is very susceptible to damage when you take them to the beach due to moisture and salt formation afterwards.
Digital Camera Waterproof Case
Posted by HDY at 11:12 AM
Thursday, November 5, 2009
Verizon unveils the multimedia smartphone designed to dethrone iPhone 3G... Droid launches Nov 6. that claims to do what iPhone cannot. Verizon combines technology with Motorola and Google to provide business people who are always on the go and tech enthusiast consumers out there.
Posted by HDY at 7:51 PM
Apple is undoubtedly the king of touch which started when they introduced the iPod, iPhone, MacBook Pro, and just recently the world’s first multi-touch mouse. The Apple’s Magic Mouse is an aluminum base with nothing on its smooth surface but surprisingly gives a better way to interact with your Mac. You can scroll in any direction with one finger in up and down motion. Swipe using your fingers and it browse through web pages and photo slides. You can click and double-click anywhere on the surface because the entire surface is the button.
Posted by HDY at 3:51 PM
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Rain gardens are depressed landscaped areas planted with wild flowers and other native vegetation that allows rainwater runoff from impervious urban areas like roofs, driveways, and walkways to be soaked up or absorbed. After a storm, rain garden can keep a few inches of water for a couple of hours and slowly filters it into the ground rather than letting it run off the drainage. Rain gardens can get 30% more water soak into the ground than conventional lawn garden.
Posted by HDY at 8:27 PM
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Having a clean spotless driving record is one of the best ways to significantly bring your car insurance down. If you have no record for auto accident, speeding ticket, or citation for a moving violation then you are in a pretty good shape.
How to Lower Car Insurance
How to Lower Car Insurance
Posted by HDY at 7:02 PM
Monday, November 2, 2009
What is Wireless LAN? It is simply everything about the same old LAN except for one thing... no wires! No more spaghetti incidents. It is definitely easier to maintain and very convenient but presents a great challenge when it comes to security.
The Wireless Standards
The Wireless Standards
Posted by HDY at 10:43 AM
Sunday, November 1, 2009
Wireless network has become the default package when you install internet access at home. It always comes with a wireless router that gives you the option to connect wirelessly or via cable. But most of us are not aware of the risks involved with unsecured wireless network.
Posted by HDY at 6:07 PM
Ad hoc wireless network refers to peer-to-peer connection between wireless devices. This means that they directly communicate with each other without the need for an access point (usually broadband wireless router).
Posted by HDY at 10:48 AM