What Is an External Hard Drive?
Most internal hard drives offer between 120 gigabytes (GB) to 2 terabytes (TB) of storage space. A single photo taken by an iPhone 4 takes up 2 megabytes (MB) of storage, and a 10-minute high-definition video can require up to several hundred megabytes of storage space. Add together all the photos and videos from your […]
What Is Java?
If you’ve used a computer for any amount of time over the past few decades, you have likely seen notices or pop-ups about Java updates and patches. But do you know what those prompts are referring to? This article will take a closer look at the basics of Java in both web design and everyday […]
What Is an Ethernet Cable?
Even if you have a great Internet plan or Internet and home service bundle, something as simple as a cable could cause your service to perform at speeds that are less than optimal. An Ethernet cable establishes an Internet connection through either your modem or router. This cable can link your modem directly with one […]
How To Identify Cyberattackers Online
Protect Your Family from Cyber Attackers Once you decide on a great high-speed Internet or home service and Internet bundle, you’ll need to take steps to keep your information safe before just rushing out into the world wide web. Conceptually, there should be no safer place than your home, but when your computer or home […]
How to Create the Safest Possible Password
Creating a password is something we’ve all done, usually multiple times. But do you actually know what you’re doing when you set up a new password? Do you know what makes a strong or weak password? It seems like every other week we hear about another major retailer or business failing victim to a mass […]
How To Send An E-Mail
Email is one of the most common forms of communication. One study estimates that by 2018, there will be more than 2.8 billion email users with 5.2 billion accounts. Email may seem intimidating if you don’t frequently use the Internet, but with a few simple steps you can create an account, check your mail, and […]