Tag: USB

Extending The Capabilities Of The MS Surface Pro : A Review Of Plugable UD-3900 Docking Station

I use a Surface Pro 2 tablet as my regular laptop. With its up to 8 hour battery life, the tab stores enough juice to last an average work day. However, at home, its limitations become very apparent. For reasons best known to only Microsoft, this device comes with only a single port – a Read More

Clearance Sale: Netgear WNDR3400 Dual Band Router with NAS & DD-WRT Firmware (N12,000.00)

The Netgear N600 Wireless Dual Band Router WNDR3400 supports true dual-band and offers fast wireless performance and long range. It has a useful set of networking features, such as Guest zone, network storage, traffic meter, and USB external hard-drive support for network storage. Also, it’s aesthetically pleasing and comes with an intuitive Web interface, all Read More

Tablets : Between Recreation and Productivity

I handed over my tablet to my son a few months ago after a failed bid to sell it off. While I was researching for the ideal tablet to put my hard earned cash on, the Toshiba Thrive came tops as the most productive or functional tablet around. However, after a few months of using Read More

Shutdown, Hibernate or Put To Sleep – Which Option Is Best For Your Laptop?

You probably may have been faced with this decision more than once; Hibernate, put to sleep or simply shutdown your PC. What option did you take? What option should you take? Simply put, the choice is yours on the options to take. Your work schedule or purpose for use of these laptops should largely determine Read More

Check Out These Awesome Ways To Use Your Flash Drive

Flash or thumb drives are probably a dime a dozen nowadays with good quality original 2GB drive costing as little as N1500.  Apart from the popular use of simple file transfers, many are missing out on the best use that any of these tiny data buckets can fulfill. Enthusiasts know that flash drives are the Read More

Another Problem With Porn : RANSOMWARE

So a friend of a friend was watching porn online and contracted a nasty virus. No, not that kind of virus—we’re talking about ransomware. The malware often announces itself in a pop-up and (wrongly) informs a computer user that their machine has been commandeered by law enforcement for illegal activity. It will not be unlocked, Read More

Steganos Safe Genuine Serial Number For FREE

Steganos Safe 2012 offers an easy way to create a virtual safe to protect your data. You can store any kind of files within the safe; Music, movies, pictures, documents, and well, naughty stuffs too, right on your laptop or external drives. The safe utilizes the latest encryption technology named Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) which Read More

How to Secure Your USB Drive

Losing a USB flash drive can be the stuff of nightmares if it contains sensitive or valuable information. There are many hardware and software options available for use in encrypting the contents of your flash drive and also to lock it down with a password. However, the major problem with most of these software options Read More

Using The Right Charger For Your Mobile Device

About three years ago, 10 major mobile devices manufacturers, including Apple, Nokia and Samsung, committed to a voluntary agreement to work towards a universal charger based on a micro USB connector, in an effort to reduce unnecessary waste. But no such universal charger has been settled on, and Apple appears to have backtracked on the Read More

Your Next Desktop Could Be A Phone

Why carry two devices, when you could carry only one? Imagine carrying a full desktop computer in your pocket. We’re talking about a real desktop OS built in to your smartphone. Your next high-end smartphone has far more horsepower than you’ll need on a phone, and more than enough for a laptop. Canonical, the company Read More

Access A Write-Protected Drive

DURING A BIT of housecleaning the other day, I uncovered an old USB hard drive that I hadn’t used in a couple years. I decided to plug it in, check the contents, and see whether it contained anything I still needed. The drive turned out to be filled with a bunch of old, unnecessary files. Read More

Toshiba Thrive – My Hands On Review

I finally took delivery of my spanking new Toshiba Thrive tablet a day ago and the first thing that hit me was, “Men, this thing is big!”. The thickness of the Thrive is, conservatively, about twice that of the iPad 2. And the 10.1 inch screen is noticeably larger than iPad’s 9.7 inch screen. At Read More

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