A1-Computers

Buying a Laptop Computer

8 Things to Consider When Buying a Laptop Computer 1. The ports: Make sure the laptop you buy has lot of USB ports. You will need them for devices like printers, your mouse, flash drive, digital cameras, etc. Also, if you plan on connecting your laptop to a TV, you will need a s-video port.   2. CD/DVD: Most laptops come equiped with a CD writerDVD reader drive. If you plan to copy DVDs, you will also need a DVD writer drive. The maximum speed for burning a DVD at the time of this writting is 16X.   3. The hard drive: The speed… Continue Reading…


Music Downloading and MP3 Players

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 iPod, MP3: What are they and how do they work? Here are a few thoughts on the subject of Mp3 players. MP3 is a compressed music file. It is an encoded wave file and has almost the same sound quality as an audio CD. The size of the file is much smaller allowing more room for music. They are legal when the songs copyright holder has given permission to download and play the song. You can legally encode MP3’s for personal use but it is illegal to trade or distribute MP3’s without permission from the songs copyright holder. There are… Continue Reading…