Category Archives: Laptops

The upside of shadow IT

Tech-savvy employees have long bypassed IT to get their hands on hot technologies. Rather than standing in the way, smart CIOs are now embracing and even encouraging shadow IT. Here’s why. Computerworld – First, a scary statistic: Gartner predicts that … Continue reading

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7 hot security companies to watch

There’s a rush in security startups looking to tackle everything from identity management to encrypting cloud data. Here are some of the latest companies worth keeping an eye on. Best comptia A+ Training, Comptia A+ Certification at Certkingdom.com OneID Headquarters: … Continue reading

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Android bloatware results in serious security flaws

Summary: Bloatware installed by the handset manufacturers is making Android insecure. It’s not just Carrier IQ that Android users need to be worried about. Researchers have discovered that some pre-loaded apps on Android handsets contain a serious security vulnerabilities that … Continue reading

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5 steps: How to set up your home wireless network

You can use a wireless network (WLAN) to share Internet access, files, printers, game consoles, and other devices among all the computers in your home. After you’ve completed the initial wireless router setup and added your computers and devices to … Continue reading

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4 reasons to synchronize your phone with your PC

Think about how much you do—or could do—with your phone: make phone calls and send and receive email, IM, and text messages. You probably download TV shows, movies, and music to your phone. And of course, you take, send, and … Continue reading

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Industry and academia hook up on training

An alliance between vocational awarding body City & Guilds and IT trade body CompTIA is promising to bridge the gap between industry and academia, and address ongoing skills gaps across the industry. The two organisations will align their qualifications to … Continue reading

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How to Buy a Netbook

Don’t give up on netbooks just yet. Netbook manufacturers are including more features, bigger screens and keyboards, and faster parts. We walk you through the latest trends and tell you what features really matter in a netbook. The first batch … Continue reading

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Intel Continues to Dominate Stable x86 Chip Market: Mercury

Intel held 81 percent of the x86 processor space in the first quarter, while AMD had 18.2 percent, both of which showed Intel continues to dominate an x86 processor market that is seeing little fluctuation, according to industry analyst firm … Continue reading

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Your Worst Passwords, Ever

In my lifetime, I have created exactly one awesome password. It’s 24 characters long, includes letters and numbers, and is a memorable sentence that no rational person, with the exception of myself, would ever know. Every other password I’ve created—and … Continue reading

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About CompTIA A+

The CompTIA A+ certification is the industry standard for computer support technicians. The international, vendor-neutral certification proves competence in areas such as installation, preventative maintenance, networking, security and troubleshooting. CompTIA A+ certified technicians also have excellent customer service and communication … Continue reading

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Online Tax Prep Services

It’s that time of year again. Tax time. A few of your documents may still be straggling in, but chances are you’ve at least got your W-2s, and you’ve either got all the receipts you’re going to need for your … Continue reading

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PC Pitchmen of the 1980s

The 1980s were a particularly challenging decade for PC makers to promote their latest machines. In a time before the great Wintel consolidation, literally dozens of incompatible home computer platforms competed for the consumer dollar. Each one needed to carve … Continue reading

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CompTIA sees the light in 2010 budget

CompTIA has welcomed Alistair Darling’s 2010 budget speech, claiming that it is good news for the IT industry. Matthew Poyiadgi, European vice president at the trade group, identified what he believes are hidden gems in the speech that could work … Continue reading

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CSCI UK Chapter Launched!

The nine founding members of CSCI UK pledged to reduce carbon emissions by four million tons in next three years. Dell, Intel, HP, Google, WWF, TERI, CII-ITC Centre Of Excellence For Sustainable Development, MAIT and NASSCOM have joined hands with … Continue reading

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Week in Tweets: Apple Trashtalk Week

This week, top execs at Dell, HP, and Microsoft took turns bashing the Apple iPad. Dell said it was doomed to fail in the enterprise world; HP said its channel partners couldn’t stand Apple’s arrogance; Microsoft called tablets a “fad.” … Continue reading

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