Running a Windows computer without an antivirus on it is very dangerous. Some people think that they can keep their PC clean and devoid of malware because they don’t download files from unknown sources or visit shady websites.
But that is not how the internet works, not these days anyway. One of the most common ways using which malware is spread around today, is through ads. Yes, the same ads which you see on websites you visit may be malicious.
How is this possible? No, we are not saying ads are malicious, but that attackers target ads hosted by legitimate websites, and inject some malicious scripts in to them. So, the next time a user visits the webpage and clicks on [...]
We all have faced this problem at one time or the other. The hard drive is slow, because it is full. What do we do? Before you hit that delete button, consider some alternative solutions. You could get a new hard drive, or store files on the cloud, or find an external storage drive and clear up the storage space.
But sometimes, even after freeing up space, the hard drive is still slow. Some people panic, and format the entire hard drive, install a fresh copy of Windows and heave a sigh of relief when the hard drive becomes speedy. You can avoid this without losing your files, if you only knew how to speed up a hard drive.
There is an old saying, a cluttered hard [...]
Ever wondered how companies and professional photographers manage to capture photos, which are of mind blowing quality? Well, there is a little secret behind those pictures. They are not the direct result of a camera shot.
Most professional photographers do not take images, in normal formats like JPEG, because these are highly compressed photo formats. Such formats were originally designed, to share pictures on the internet, in a smaller size, when the interbet connections were terribly slow, like the dial-up modem days.
Now, what happens when you save an image in JPG or JPEG. You will notice that it becomes blurry. Technically speaking, it loses some of its [...]
How do you take a good photo? It takes expensive cameras and a professional photographer’s skill to take a good photo, or so many people believe. I would say, no. This is not the case. Many modern smartphones come with very advanced cameras these days, so you don’t have to splurge on budget breaking DSLR cameras and more pricey lenses and attachments for them.
A phone with a good image sensing processor, a large aperture, and a decent lens, you can capture great snaps with natural lighting sans noise or color saturation. Even the default settings of such good phone cameras are capable of taking beautiful pictures. Now, the problem with actually taking a [...]