Home-entertainment technology has lent new meaning to the phrase ‘home box office,’ but can any of the new on-demand Internet movie services really deliver the big-screen experience? We examine the top eight options to find out .
When it comes to case design, innovation is a double-edged sword. If a company gets it right, it can win attention and accolades for introducing a fresh and functional approach to an otherwise stale and unchanging market. Let’s face it, a lot of new cases look just like the plain ol’ boxes of yore, with maybe a couple of new fan holes here and there.
If you’re running your CPU at stock speeds, you’re missing out on your PC’s true potential, because processors often harbor power beyond their official specs. Your proc, for example, might be rated to run at 3GHz but is actually capable of operating reliably at 3.3GHz. There are myriad reasons for the hidden headroom, ranging from natural variance among parts (even those made from the same batch), to the manufacturers’ practice of underclocking parts to meet market needs, to the improved capabilities of a part over the lifetime of its production.
A terrifying number of computers are infected with viruses, spyware, Trojans, rootkits and other malicious software. Here's how to clean out even the most troubled PC and protect it from future infection!