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Dell Inspiron: Shrinking the Consumer Laptop

Dell Inspiron: Shrinking the Consumer Laptop

With the runaway sales of the ASUS PC 7″ model last year, lots of computer manufacturers have been scrambling to keep up with demand. While the initial wave of these diminutive devises, from such manufacturers as ASUS, Acer, and MSI, caught on like wildfire, it left some established manufacturers in the lurch. Many see these new laptops as the Volkswagon Beetles of small computers. Not since the hobbyist computers of the 1980s and 1990s has a computer been so customizable.

Take Advantage of Educational Software for Kids

Take Advantage of Educational Software for Kids

Computer software, as we know it today, was first used in the early 1940s. Built in 1943, the Type 19 Synthetic Radar Trainer was a flight simulator built to replicate on-board instrument data for pilots in training. This simple program would lay the framework for educational curriculums across the United States. The Type 19 was not only the beginning of applicable computer software, it was the precursor to the educational uses of computer programs and software worldwide.

The Power of Online Storage

The Power of Online Storage

Using a file server for data storage is not a recent idea, but it is an idea whose time has come. Storing data on external computers has been a standard business practice for years; in the 1980’s many companies looked for ways to blend a number of workstations and information into a centralized storage database. The required technology was developed initially by the Novell company, which stepped in with their Netware operating system. This system was geared specifically for network file servers in corporate environments.

File Servers: The Power of Data

File Servers: The Power of Data

Remote file servers, as their name implies, are located off-site and provide a powerful level of security with regards to backing up sensitive, vital data. With a solid backup file server, a business that experiences a server crash or other calamity is only down for as long as it takes to replace the faulty or failed equipment. With this backup in place, it is very quick and easy to import the necessary information from the remote server and be back in business.