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Image Scanning: The Best Way to Store Data

By: Kip Goldhammer

For computer users image scanning is the only way to look at electronic files. By this process the scanner converts text and graphic paper documents and films to digital images and the conversion process can be analog or digital.

Image scanning is a simple and easy process and the more one works with the scanner, the more efficiently and variably one can use it. It is widely used for commercial purposes, but home and hobby users also enjoy image scanning, especially if they are hobby photographers. A lot of artistic creativity also goes into it and it can be fun as well as useful. Continue reading

DVD Burning Pointers

By Carolynn Wong

DVD’s have been extremely useful in storing data. So far, it has gained a number of faithful followers because of its ability to store much amount of information compared to any other storage devices.

However, you should also try to make sure that they are properly taken care of. You may consider the following pointers:

* Quality of media—Any defects in the media you utilize will result in defects in the written disc. Continue reading

Online Backup is A Must!

By Calli Smith

A typical college student, my digital camera is one of my favorite gadgets my hard-earned money has bought (right up there with my iPod and cell phone). I take it everywhere I go, snapping away at anyone (and anything) I possibly can. My hard drive is filled to the brim with tender memories, chance meetings, and embarrassing moments.

All computers can be susceptible to failure for a variety of reasons. Not being very technologically adept, all my pictures could be gone in a flash with a just few mouse-clicks, or if my hard drive were to crash (whether or not by my own doing). Although these situations cannot be predicted, they can certainly be planned for. So what is the best solution preserving your priceless documents? Continue reading

Google Apps Review – Gmail, Calendar, and Docs And Spreadsheets

By Ryan Hansen

Gmail is the new free web based e-mail tool from Google. The high storage volume is definitely hard to match but several privacy protection groups have voiced concerns over Google’s method of scanning e-mails to provide text adds that are targeted towards specific groups. Signup for Gmail is incredibly simple. All that is required is a name, login, password, and a security question. The last step is to simply view a concise description of the services provided and then the account is active and ready to be used. Continue reading

How To Back Up Files Correctly

by: John Ugoshowa

Throughout the world of computers, it’s simply amazing just how many people are scared to death of losing their data. Most of those who are scared, don’t give a second thought to backing up their data. Even though the thought may be the same, most people are worried more about losing their data than actually backing it up – which can prove to be a downfall in the face of disaster.

The process of backing up files is done by using servers, floppy disks, CD, DVD, external hard drives, or other methods to keep the data protected. This way, when something happens to your hard drive and you lose your information, you’ll have the information backed up so that you can easily access it again. Continue reading

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