Computer Hardware

Wireless Desktop Card

Thinking of converting your desktop into a wireless system? Then you will need to install a wireless desktop card to use with a wireless router. Your wireless network card will communicate with the router at remarkably faster speeds than you ever thought possible. You’ll need to get one that works at the same speed as [...]

PCI Express Card

A Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) card is a piece of computer equipment that does just what it sounds like – it essentially connects different hardware devices in a computer. PCI Express Cards are just the last in a long line of computer components that serve this purpose, and to understand their importance, it is crucial [...]

CPU Cooler

To operate, the internal components of computer’s generate vast amounts of heat. To displace that heat, and make sure that the computer maintains a safe operating temperature, computers come equipped with a CPU cooler. It is important to keep a well-maintained CPU cooler, because, if a computer is allowed to overheat, high temperatures can cause [...]

Wireless Network Converter

Do you have a wired Ethernet equipped device that you want to make a part of your wireless network devices? If so, you need a wireless network converter to do it. A wireless network converter, also known as a bridge, will connect game consoles, computers and other such devices so that they can share the [...]

Apple Laptops

Apple laptops come in a variety of shapes, sizes and features, each with its own price point. To choose the right one, one must determine his and her needs and the price range. Each Apple laptop has its own range of capability, memory size, monitor length and more. Some people will only require barebones systems [...]

HP Printer

Hewlett Packard (HP), the electronics company that is today best known for its personal computers and peripherals, got its start in 1939 headquartered in a garage in Palo Alto, California. If a long ago coin toss between HP’s co-founders, Bill Hewlett and David Packard, had gone the other way, we would now know the largest [...]

Belkin Wireless Router

If you’ve been working with multiple computers and other devices for some time, then you’ve probably tried your hand at getting them to work together – in other words, networking. If not within the house, almost everyone gets their PC connected to the internet at least. If you have attempted anything like this, you’ve probably [...]

Wireless Mouse

Just like their rodent namesakes, computer mice have always come equipped with their long tail. In fact, the term “mouse” was coined at the Stanford Research Institute simply because these small devices resembled those small furry pests. Though in the case of a computer mouse, the “tail” has always been a cord that connects the [...]

Business Card Scanner

A business card scanner or a business card reader is a handy little device that is meant to make the life of a working professional easier. Although we might have embraced technology in our work space, and emails and video conferences have taken the place of telex and fly-by meetings, we are still quite attached [...]

USB Modem

Of the multitude of ways to connect to the internet, especially for those seeking connectivity on the go, one of the newest is the USB modem. Typically, getting wireless internet connection requires having a LAN card and access to a Wi-Fi hotspot. But with a USB modem you can have direct access to the internet, [...]

Inkjet Printer

A printer is an important part of any home office. Choosing the right one for your requirements means you are sure you are spending your money on the right printer. It also depends on the work that you will be doing with it, but an inkjet printer is the most popular available. There is a [...]

Video Projector

This is one device we’re all too familiar with. In fact, we saw it all the time while growing up and it almost fails to register as a ‘device’. Rather, we look at it in pretty much the same was we would look at a light bulb – it’s almost that common. However, the video [...]

All-in-One Printer/Scanner/Copier

No office can do without an All-in-one printer/scanner/copier. There was a time when these devices were elusive, when technology was still budding and when offices were just about slowly catching up. However, today, faster and more efficient devices have made their way around our person, our homes and our offices. One device can perform many [...]

SDHC Card

If you’ve ever bought a digital camera, or an MP3 player or even a high-end cell phone loaded with features – you’ve inquired, among other things, about the device’s memory. If you’ve noticed, most such hi-tech gadgets don’t have too much in-built memory. However, the retailer will offer to upgrade the memory by inserting what [...]

Wireless PCMCIA Card

If you are like many American consumers, you get lost in the acronyms and abbreviations that seem to pepper the computing world. For example, a PC Card is a credit card sized peripheral that adds memory, mass storage, and interoperability capabilities to computers in a rugged, compact form factor. The PCMCIA is the Personal Computer [...]

RAID Controller

One of the most critical items on your computer is the data. Just about everything else can be replaced, but if you use the valuable information on your system, there is nothing you can do, in many cases, to get it back. Think of all the precious photos you have on your system. Or if [...]

Color Laser Printer

We have all heard the term color laser printer, and probably even have one at home or at work, but how do color laser printers work? How did they come about, replacing old black and white printers? And what on earth is that color toner stuff that always seemed to need to be changed in [...]

Wireless LAN Card

The market for wireless computing is getting bigger every day. There are new developments for using wireless devices in many more ways and places. Lots of people choose to use a wireless LAN card for their wireless computing while they are out and about. If you have seen the Wi-Fi hotspots all over the country, [...]

Network Bridge

For people who are not computer geeks or who have no idea what a network bridge is, you can go online and search the internet to learn all about it. You may not understand what you are reading though and would gain a better understanding of it by actually talking to another person who is [...]

Motherboard

Motherboard. The name itself invokes importance. Something that cannot be done without. Well, it’s true. A motherboard is the largest component of your CPU case and connects all the other components, helping them work and communicate. If you opened the case and laid it horizontally, the large, flat, green plate you see is the motherboard. [...]

Flat Screen Monitor

Do you remember when a computing work station was huge? With large computer CPUs, gigantic peripherals, and enormous, heavy computer monitors, any type of desk was dwarfed under all that hardware. Luckily for those of us with home computer work stations, things have improved significantly on the size front. As with most technology, advancements have [...]

Printer Cartridges

If you have a printer attached to your computer in your home office or business office, chances are that you are aware of the amount of ink that you have in the machine at all times and are very careful about using the ink and printer unnecessarily. This is generally because printer cartridges can be [...]

Desktop Computer

In today’s society, most home’s have a desktop computer in them but it can still be a confusing prospect when you go to buy a new one, especially if you are unclear about the developments in technology that have occurred since you last bought a desktop computer. For example, the operating systems have changed, and [...]

Computer Keyboard

The computer keyboard is a necessary component of any computer. It performs certain important tasks for your computer. A computer keyboard has both internal and external parts. Some common keyboards are used by people today are the 101-key enhanced keyboard, 104-key windows keyboard, Apple’s 82-key standard keyboard and their 108-key extended keyboard. The internal parts [...]

LCD Monitor

Before the advent of LCD monitors, computer users were stuck with huge CRT monitors. With their bulky, wide size, and weight over 30-50 pounds, these monster monitors cluttered desks and made transport a nightmare. LCD monitors, on the other hand, which are 2 to 3 inches wide and often weigh in under 10 pounds, have [...]

Memory Card

Memory cards offer portability, re-recordability, power free storage, and, true to their name, a way to store information that you want to come back and use later. Memory cards are used in a variety of electronic devices, from mobile and handheld computers, cameras, telephones, music players, video game consoles and almost any other electronic device [...]

Dell Notebook Computer

Dell is one of the few companies that have originally been marketing and selling desktop computers, laptops, notebooks and other computer accessories. As such, one might consider Dell to be a ‘specialized’ if not a niche, consumer goods company. Buying a laptop or a notebook from such a company is often recommended as these are [...]

Portable Printer

In today’s society, technology is more and more being built with people who are constantly on the go in mind. With all of this portability, it is only natural that before too long you would want a portable printer to go along with your laptop. After all, what good is having a computer that can [...]

Handheld Scanner

Flatbed scanners are popular for copying entire pages but they are too large to be portable and they need to be connected to a computer. A handheld scanner can be used without a computer and it fits into a pocket or small bag. It is also known as a pen scanner because it is used [...]

RAM Memory

Random Access Memory is probably the most heard of computer component. It is definitely one of the most important types of memory in a computer. (Yes, a computer has many different types of memory to suit the needs of different types of data) For the most part, the other memory you’ve heard of is Read [...]

Graphics Card

If you are a person who enjoys playing computer video games, then you probably already know about the capabilities of a graphics card. If not, however, you should know that a graphics card is designed to generate the images that are displayed on your computer screen. This is not all though, as some of the [...]

Wireless Laptop Adapter

If you are on the road a lot or travel across the country on a regular basis, you are probably struggling with connection issues for your wireless laptop. You need a wireless laptop adapter to help you get and stay connected. When connecting to the internet, a wireless laptop adapter that is dependable and can [...]

PCI Video Card

A PCI video card manages and controls video and images on your monitor. The card has the ability to change incoming signals from videos so that they can be displayed on the monitor. The PCI video card is plugged into your computer’s PCI rack right by your other expansion cards. This is located in your [...]

Xbox 360 Controller

Are you tired of your corded Xbox 360 controller? Irritated over all the cords and wires you have to constantly unravel just to be able to start your gaming action? Here’s something new for you then. You do not have to stay tied down to your Xbox 360 controller anymore. Now you have the wireless [...]

FireWire Hard Drive

Apple’s Fire Wire hard drive will transfer data between computers to peripheral devices at a lightning quick speed. Technically named IEEE1394, Fire Wire was introduced by Apple in the early 1990’s on their PowerMac G3. Since then, there have been many updates for older systems that have really enabled them to keep up with the [...]

USB Connector

The USB cable is a standard accessory included with every computer or peripheral device sold today. Most computer users are familiar with the common rectangular USB connector, but there are others that have different shapes which are less well known. It is also easy to mistake a FireWire connector for a USB connector since both [...]

Computer Power Supply

You’ve probably not heard much about this particular component of your PC, but that’s because most of the time you can’t really see it and it does get taken for granted. But, what would a PC be without its power supply box? Most of us are so awed by the amazing things possible on a [...]

Wireless PCI Card

If you are running a network bank of computers, it can be a tedious and tiresome thing to try and keep everything sorted out; especially if you are running cables across the office or house just to try and keep all of the computers synched up. However, you can eliminate a lot of these hassles [...]

Wireless Dongle

A wireless dongle is a wonderful device that equips a computer with Bluetooth networking capabilities. Simply put, a wireless dongle makes it possible to help you network wirelessly with other devices. However, it is important that these devices also have wireless networking capabilities. Wireless networking has now become a standard with all devices; almost every [...]

Dual Core Processor

Do you have a dual core processor on your laptop or notebook? If you have two independent processors in one integrated circuit on your notebook, you have one with what is called a dual core processor. It’s the same as having two microprocessors in one. You may have noticed such technological terminology as “Intel Core [...]

Laser Copier

If you run your own small office business, you may be in the market for a laser copier. There are several on the market for sale and it is very easy to find information about the brands on the internet. You can even lease a laser copier for your business needs. You will want to [...]

Barcode Scanner

Barcodes are an integral part of all buying and selling – especially if you’re a manufacturer. Although it isn’t compulsory to print barcodes on your products, almost all manufacturers opt for barcodes to keep track of their products and make registering and indexing easier. In developed countries, where market transactions are highly organized and most [...]

HDMI Adapter

If you are interested in the latest in television and gaming technology, then you have probably heard about HDMI adapter usage. If not, then you probably first have to know that HDMI stands for High Definition Multimedia Interface. The best thing about using an HDMI adapter is that the HDMI can use a single connecting [...]

Cable Modem

With the advent of wireless Internet and other advancements in computer technology, cable modems have nearly become but a memory. For a lot of Internet subscribers, a modem comes with their Internet Service Provider (ISP), so it’s not always a necessity to know what goes into a cable modem. However, for those who still need [...]

Gaming Keyboard

If you are someone who spends a lot of time on the computer playing games, then you might be interested in purchasing a gaming keyboard to help make sure that you get the most out of your gaming experience. There are a variety of different keyboards that have been designed with gamers in mind. It’s [...]

DLP Projector

A DLP projector actually stands for a Digital Light Processing projector and has been founded on Texas Instruments Technology, which was originally developed in the late eighties. DLP projectors are one of the main parts of the technology that is behind the development of rear projection televisions. While many televisions right now run off LCD [...]

Laptop Battery

If you are someone who has used a portable computer before, then you know that one of the biggest problems these machines experience is that over time the laptop battery will wear out and will no longer hold a decent charge. When this happens it is only natural to assume that you need to upgrade [...]

Sound Card

If you are big into computers, you probably already know about the sound card and how it interacts with your machine. However, if you are not well versed in computer technology, you may find yourself confused when people talk about buying a sound card to upgrade their system. The first thing that you should know [...]

Portable Hard Drive

When you are choosing an external portable hard drive, you will have a great many choices available to you. Many people struggle with the decision to choose a portable hard drive or a flash drive for their backup method. There are even those that don’t know there is a difference between the two. There is [...]

Acer Laptop Computer

Laptops come in all shapes, sizes, prices, and features. To choose the right Acer laptop, you first need to determine what you’ll be using it for so that you get the right set of features at the right price. There are many features to consider such as capabilities, additional needed accessories, memory size, monitor size, [...]

Memory Stick

With the development of computer technology, you also get the evolution of the storage devices. One such device is the memory stick. This has actually been around for a little while now as it was first developed by Sony in the late nineteen nineties. Since then there have been a whole host of different versions [...]

Laser Printer

We have all heard the term laser printer, and probably even have one at home or at work, but what are laser printers? How do they work? And how do they hold up when compared to other printing technology? And what on earth is that “toner” stuff you constantly seem to have to change in [...]

Wireless USB Adapter

If you’re still grappling with multiple wires and tied to your modem when it comes Internet access, it’s time to get with the times! Wireless Universal Serial Bus (WUSB), which made big waves in recent years, employs the same type of technology as the traditional USB, but without the cable. No fuss, no muss! Okay, [...]

Wireless Router

If you have a lot of computer equipment in your home, you probably have a need for a wireless router. This is a device that takes either the cable or DSL internet that is coming into your house and broadcasts it into a wireless signal so that other devices in your home are able to [...]

Bluetooth Keyboard

Even if you not are someone who uses a lot of technologically advanced electronic equipment, you have probably heard about Bluetooth technology. After all, everything from televisions to cell phones has Bluetooth in them now, and it is something that is working to connect all of our electronic devices. Now you can take this one [...]

Laptop Computer

With the ubiquity of laptop computers today in every school, office, and coffee shop, it is hard to imagine that laptops were once considered a niche market and thought to only be useful in specialized applications such as for use in military field operations or by the IRS or traveling salespeople. Though that might have [...]

LCD Projector

Liquid crystal display projectors, commonly referred to as LCD projectors, have virtually overtaken old-fashioned slide projectors and overhead projectors as the equipment of choice when conveying visual information such as video, images or computer data, to large groups of people. From school children viewing images from Europe in geography class to groups of executives discussing [...]

USB Flash Drive

For people who hop from one computer to another with large amounts of data that are often sensitive, a USB flash drive can prove invaluable. By providing a safe storage method for your data through password protection and encryption, students, business people and more can easily travel with their special files. Features such as swivel [...]

Desktop PC

Until recently, with laptop computers becoming increasingly popular, when someone said “personal computer,” the desktop PC was the first image that sprang to mind. Unlike their mobile cousins, Desktop PCs are intended for use at a single location. And though the mobility of laptop computers have made them all the rage in today’s increasingly mobile [...]

Canon Printer

No computer system is complete without the reliability of a Canon printer. There are a lot of different options for you to choose from depending on your requirements, so you can have your choice of a canon printer that will work to print out high quality pictures or a different printer that will be able [...]

HP Laptop Computer

There are a lot of different options that you can choose from if you are considering purchasing an HP laptop computer. One thing that you can be certain of is that they will have the computer that will work best for your requirements. In order to find the perfect machine, you should make sure you [...]