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3D Printing at Home: Is it Practical or a Fad?

The allure of 3D printing has many scrambling to the Internet, ready to purchase one of these incredible devices. The prospect of creating anything your imagination can develop has an immense amount of support and ranks pretty high on the “coolness” factor scale. NASA hopes to imitate Star Trek’s food replicator for in-flight food production […]

Search Select Five Or More Search Engines For Better Results

The word Google has entered the common lexicon. Need an answer? Google it.for information now. Use the power of multiple search engines to improve your results

Smartphones: Top Five Apps to Use for School Assignments

Every new Smartphone app is created to assist you in some way, whether it’s to facilitate shopping, follow your favorite sports teams or check the weather forecast. There are even apps to help you improve your learning experience. Such apps help you stay organized, reduce the amount of time you spend tracking down reading assignments […]

Social Media Networks over the Holidays

Social media networks can deliver the audience that businesses want. By showcasing products businesses can appeal to consumers who already love their brand

Steve Jobs (1955 – 2011)

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking

Drone That Crashed Inside Pakistan – Is It The Festo SmartBird?

An alleged US spy drone crashed into Pakistani territory last week. Strangely, it looks like nothing seen in that theatre before. Stranger still, it looks a lot like the Festo SmartBird Robot that was featured on this website in March this year. The thing is, there are some significant differences. For one thing the Festo […]

SmartBird Robot Design That Flies Like a Bird

The SmartBird is designed by leading-edge German company Festo. SmartBird is a remarkable and amazing marriage between Biology and Machine. One of the most enduring of engineering challenges, a call that once inspired the genius of Leonardo Da Vinci, has been met: the quest to create a machine to successfully mimic the complex wing movements […]

Pages Loading Faster With Optimised HTML Code

Site News Two days ago I made this wonderful discovery. Now, as a relative newcomer, I realise that this may be yesterdays news to some of the more experience HTML coders. Simply put, this is a way of optimising your HTML code so that your pages load faster. A lot faster. In my case working […]

RAM How To Boot Test Diagnose and Replace It — Part-2

In this post we do a walk-through of the process of installing new RAM. The first post explored how to diagnose faulty RAM. RAM that is faulty will occasionally cause your system to reboot. To correct this problem the RAM must be replaced. Now, if you’ve got this far then you you know that my […]

RAM How To Boot Test Diagnose and Replace It

You will hear these words, or at least think about them, when next you experience faulty RAM components. This can happen to you. Random and without warning are four words that you do not want to hear used with computing terms like “shutdown” and particularly and ironically not together with the words “Random Access Memory” […]