Month: June 2017

Data. Marketing. Technology.

Best Drive Format For Multiple Operating Systems

Best Drive Format For Multiple Operating Systems So, you have a Mac at work, a PC at home and that old Linux box hooked up to the TV that you use from time to time (or some other scenario that makes you a cool, multi-skilled, super-awesome cross-OS user) but you have one problem. “Is there…
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Free Up RAM On Mac OS X In Terminal

Macs are brilliant machines that have always been seen as a cut above the rest with high spec hardware and excellent “it-just-works” software they are the favoured choice amongst many hardcore business users. However, as they age that 4GB of RAM you paid extra for as an optional booster may not be enough to feed…
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How To Blog Using WordPress

How To Blog Using WordPress Many of our customers ask for simple instructions explaining how to blog with their WordPress site created by Ditly. Well, we thought we could fulfil their request and also publish it for all of our readers in the hope that it helps other WordPress beginners. Please note this is a…
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Smart TV Sticks Can Interfere With Your TV Signal

Unknowingly I recently discovered that Wi-Fi devices such as smart TV sticks can interfere with your TV signal when running the diagnostics tool on my LG TV. I had just purchased an Amazon Fire TV stick for the main TV and a Google Chrome cast for a TV in another room to upgrade our 4-year-old…
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A different view on the iPhone 7’s Headphone Jack

A different view on the iPhone 7’s Headphone Jack… Okay so the iPhone 7 has been released and as rumours suggested, it doesn’t have a 3.5mm audio jack built in. Many people have taken to the Internet to complain about this but I don’t share the same views. I believe Apple is often an easy…
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E-commerce Server Hardware Design & Implementation

E-commerce Server Hardware Design & Implementation In order to host a website from scratch independently, an SME needs a wide range of hardware and software packages and they will all need to communicate with each other. This includes multiple web and database servers with licensed software such as Microsoft’s ISS and SQL database, a load…
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What are Computer Systems?

Introduction Just 60 years ago computers were mostly unheard of and unused with only a handful in existence, they were large cabinets of wires and circuit boards that would often span the length of an entire room. They could only process very simple calculations and used an extensive electrical supply. In today’s world, we live…
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Computer Hardware Explained

Computer Hardware Explained Input Input devices come in a wide range of shapes, sizes and functions but they all share the same purpose. The input data gathered from real life that humans either see, hear or touch and convert it into digital data which the computer understands. For example, a scanner inputs an object, usually…
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Software Explained

Software Operating Systems To function correctly computer systems need to run something called an operating system. The operating system is the base layer of software that manages and controls all the components and peripherals attached the computer system. It creates a standardised system architecture for applications to be installed within and decodes all input/output data…
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Comparing Different Systems

Micro Vs Mobile Although Micro Computers and Mobile Computer are very similar in the characteristic that they only ever serve one user they both have their positives and negatives which enable them to excel in different environments. For example, a video editing company would more than likely choose to supply its editors with high-end, high-performance…
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