Technology has long played a critical role in the work of accountants. Some of the oldest relics of human civilization dating back more than 7,000 years ...
Brent, why don't my MP3s sound like the real thing?
Most audio programs, such as iTunes, want to keep their files down to a small size. So they generally rip files at a rate of 128 kbps.
But when you do this to an uncompressed file from a CD, which usually has a native bit rate of around 1400 kbps, you’re obviously going to lose some sound quality.
About 12% of the US population has listened to internet radio, according to recent data by Arbitron. Nine percent, or about 27 million Americans, have listened to a podcast.
Of course these percentages aren’t spread evenly over the population.
PC World Confirms DCG's Approach to Hardware Procurement
Many of our customers know that DCG prefers to procure their hardware from online vendors like http://www.newegg.com and http://www.Dell.com.
PC World magazine recently surveyed their readers to learn their shopping/buying secrets.
According to the Pew Internet & American Life Project, 2008, 47 percent of all Internet users have searched for themselves online. That's up from 22 percent in 2002. So, go search yourself! http://www.google.com
Spin your wheels
Optical is out, laser is in. Logitech’s latest mouse, the MX Revolution, is the “world’s most advanced mouse.” The state of the art laser guided tracking system is 20 times more accurate than the average optical mouse.
Have you ever misplaced the product key that came with your Windows installation disk or Microsoft Office?
You will need it if you ever wish to reinstall on a new computer or recover from a crash. The Magical Jelly Bean Keyfinder utility is an easy way to discover it so you can save in a safe place.
"Going Green" saves money and is good for the environment. Without getting too preachy, here are four ways to lower your paper, ink, toner, and disposal costs as it relates to printing.
Printing emails is usually a waste of time. Same applies to almost every other document you receive that is already in electronic format.
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When it comes to backing up data, magnetic tape gets more use than any other media. It saves money, and it has been around longer than practically any other digital media. But it has its drawbacks.
For one thing, restoring data from magnetic tape backups can be a time-consuming chore.
Over time, updates and new software add to the list of programs and services that automatically load when you start your computer.
Some of these items are essential, such as antivirus and firewall services. But chances are your startup includes a host of programs you rarely use.