Security

Are Google Chrome Extensions still safe to use?

As technology is advancing at a faster rate every day, new ways are put in place to hack your system without you ever knowing what happened. This is especially the case with phishing malware files that can give pirates access to your usernames and passwords. Moreover, did you know it was also potentially dangerous to install Chrome extensions? If you want to know why and how to protect yourself, we made this guide for those reasons. (more…)

By Jack F., ago
Software

What is 8-bit art?

8-bit art was born from incorporating 8-bit graphics into computing platforms and displays. Many games with incredible graphics are available today for computers, tablets, and smartphones. But it wasn't always like that, when hardware components, such as processors, didn't have the ability to manage such graphics. Although 8bit art is now obsolete with our 4k and 8k screens, it still gets used to create retro video games and images, as well as gifs, all of which are referred to as "8-bit art." (more…)

By Jack F., ago
Software

How Does Image-To-Text Converter work?

Before the year 2000, we probably couldn’t think of what it would feel like to see a 4K video or high-resolution images. Nowadays, these things are pretty common. We wake up in the morning with the alarm app on our smartphones, we read the news on our tablets, and edit our documents on our laptops. That said, what happens when you need to extract text from a picture? How to convert an image to a text document? Let’s find out down below. (more…)

By Jack F., ago
Security

What are the Security Threats you may face working from Home?

In only one year, home offices have become a common thing. As worldwide governments tried to reduce the movement of COVID-19 in their own country, they encouraged anybody that could do their work from home, to do so. That seemed quite inoffensive at the time, but looking back, we now know that it came at a high security cost. Here are some of the threats that you and the company you work for, may be facing if you work from home. (more…)

By Jack F., ago
Maintenance

4 Effective Ways to solve error code 224004 on Chrome

Have you ever encountered the error code 224004 while watching an online video? It is a common problem that occurs with Google Chrome or Safari users. An error code 224004 is pretty straight forward, it simply means that “the video file cannot be played”. You might experience this issue when the JW Player is forced to load any unsupported formats such as WMV or MOV videos that don’t use the H.264 codec. In this article, we will learn together how to easily solve this annoying error code 224004. (more…)

By Jack F., ago
Software

How to Delete or add Thumbnail Direct Links on Google Chrome Homepage

There are a few various web browsers used to navigate on the internet. However, the most popular one is Google Chrome, partly because everyone knows the Google name and also for the fact that it uses the Google search engine by default, which is the most popular way to find what you are looking for on the web. But one of the things Google Chrome does automatically is keep the pages you visit the most and places them as thumbnails on your home page. Here is how you can change them if you want. (more…)

By Jack F., ago
Laptops & Notebooks

What if your computer, mobile or PC breaks down during the lockdown?

If we thought we were dependant on our phones and computers before the coronavirus pandemic happened, imagine now? To some of us, it kept us working while others had to go on temporary unemployment and to most of us, it kept us sane throughout this long period of lockdown by watching movies, playing online and talking with friends and families. But what if it broke? (more…)

By Jack F., ago
Maintenance

Automatic Repair Couldn’t Repair your PC: How to Survive This?

Is there anything worse than having your computer telling you it can’t repair itself? Most probably, but in a world where we are so dependant upon our computers, reading “Automatic Repair couldn’t repair your PC” will always be a cause for anxiety. When Windows will fail to boot (including the latest versions), the next thing it will do is launch its built-in tool “Automatic Repair” to try and repair itself. But that might not work and that’s when it tells you the bad news… So, what should you do then? (more…)

By Jack F., ago
Hardware

What are computer ram ddr1, ddr2, ddr3… and how to identify them?

Identifying the Random Access Memory is not difficult. In general, there are three common types: DDR1, DDR2, and DDR3. To identify them physically is not difficult. You simply need to define the distance of Notch, as well as the intergrated chip (IC) type. But first, you need to confirm that is indeed DDR1, DDR2, or DDR3 and not one of the SDRAM. Keep the chip’s front facing you and look at the DDR Notch. The notch will vary in the DRR. (more…)

By Jack F., ago
Laptops & Notebooks

Symptoms, Causes And Solutions Of Main Hard Disk Problems

The major core component of any computer, laptop or notebook is its hard drive or disk (HDD). It is where all the data is stored and what makes these data available at all time. Sadly, it happens too often that the hard disk of a computer fails, making you lose all your precious files. Shamefully, most of us do not anticipate the security of hard drives unless something a failure happens.Here are the main cause, symptoms and solutions for these problems. (more…)

By Jack F., ago