Ever wonder what’s inside that desktop (or laptop) of yours?
No the prince of Nigeria does not need your help to restore his crown. Bill Gates will not give you $300 for forwarding an email. And that cheap unknown name in online tech support asking you for complete control of your PC and install all sorts of software while telling you that you have hundreds of infections? They are lying. Continue reading “Learn Computers Series: How To Avoid Online Scams”
Browser extensions and add-ons are great, but what are they and do you know which ones are installed in your browser? Continue reading “Learn Computers Series: Web Browser Extensions and Add-ons”
Do you know how to keep your computer safe from malware and viruses?
Servers, you may have heard of them before as they are very important for modern life. They power the web, gaming services, many of the apps in smartphones and much much more. So what are they and is so special about them? What do you, the regular user need to know about them? Read on to find out! Continue reading “Learn Computers Series: What is a Server”
In this third installment of Learn Computers Series we will cover broad troubleshooting techniques. From errors messages to hardware issues we will cover what you need to know to be better able to tackle any issue that comes your way. Continue reading “Learn Computers Series Part 3: Troubleshooting Your PC”
In this second part of the Learn Computers Series(Part 1 can be found here) we will cover the Desktop Paradigm, or the concepts behind how your computer is organized and how the GUI is designed to allow easy access to your applications and files. If you have ever struggled with understanding the way a computer was organized and how to interact with it, this will be your guide to understanding. Continue reading “Learn Computers Series: Part 2 – Understanding the Desktop”
This week I will be starting a series of articles where I will cover what I feel every computer user needs to know. The series will cover topics ranging from hardware, software, basic computing concepts and even troubleshooting. Let’s begin with understanding the hardware that powers your PC. Continue reading “Learn Computers Series: Part 1 – Hardware Basics”