Mike Bell asked if he should shut down his hard drive when he doesn't need it. "Will that constant powering up [and down] add wear and tear…?"
When Carlene Primus' laptop fell and cracked its screen, someone wanted to charge her $1,200 for the repair. She asked about cheaper alternatives.
In a previous article, I briefly explained why you shouldn't back up to a second internal drive. Mike Bell wanted a more detailed explanation.
Janisum asked the Music & Video Software forum about acquiring songs for an iPod without spending money.
Interronator is paying Time Warner for 20mbps Internet service, but is only getting about .7 (note the decimal point).
The answer I gave Richard Wiringa in my September 10 post is already out of date. Here's a new one.
Brainout asked the Hard Drives, NAS Drives, Storage forum to explain some of the words used to describe hard drives and storage.
With Internet streaming picking up steam, Blu-ray players have evolved from simple receptacles for video discs to one of the most convenient ways to add the Internet to your television. After all, as more video entertainment arrives over the Internet, you need an easy way to watch such services (Hulu Plus, Netflix, and others) on your television. Here are six great players to consider.
The $1400 Panasonic TC-P50ST30 seems like a good deal for a 50-inch 3D HDTV, but the audio and video quality are both lacking, and the set doesn't come with 3D glasses.
You don’t get more than you pay for with the Hannspree SV42LMUB, an unexceptional television with no Internet access but very good sound.
With Google TV inside, this unit is more like a computer for your television than a Blu-ray player.
Sony's HX909 Series will cost you a lot, but you’ll get very good images and a lot of Internet programming.