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Tips of Basic Safety for Computer

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In this modern time, most people always use computer to do all things in their office. Most people choose to use computer because they can save their energy and their time too. There are some applications or software in the computer that help so many people to do all things in easy way. Now, most people like to search all things by using internet connection. Although you can use your computer in easy way, you must know how to protect your computer. When you use your laptop in the public area such as public terminal, airport, library or café, you really need to be careful. You need to know some basic safety tips for your computer here.

First you must protect your computer by using anti spyware software or antivirus. It is a must for your computer. When your computer is attacked by viruses, your computer will be in the dangerous condition. You may lose your important data or file. That is why you must protect your computer with antivirus. You need to always update the version or antivirus because the virus is updated too. You need to be careful when accessing some sites in the internet. You must avoid some sites that will make your computer in bad condition.

One of basic safety tips for your computer is protecting your computer with firewall software. This software will be able to against outgoing threats and incoming threats from some hackers, spyware, and also viruses. When you use computer with windows operation system, you must feel happy because some of computers with this OS have already built with this firewall software.

The next thing to protect your computer is by using password and personal information. You need to ensure that only you that know the password. The personal information will protect you when you choose specific personal information. You should not use your phone number or your date of birth because people can guess it in easy way. When you have already known basic safety tips for your computer, you can protect your computer in maximum way.

How to Optimize Windows 8

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Have you bought the latest windows PC or laptop? Or you just upgraded your computer to the latest Windows 8? If your answer yes, then you must know how to optimize your Windows 8 computer. The default setting of Windows 8 is actually not optimized yet. Since the Windows developer set the Windows 8 default setting to give both 50:50 for the performance and appearance. The appearance of the Windows 8 is quite good, however, sooner or later the Windows 8 performance would be slowed down. The reason is that there are too many background processes that are not very useful. Here I would give you several tips to optimize your Windows 8 computer.

First, you must clean up the registry files on the system. Most of the third party programs left unused registry files on your system. If you install many third party programs, then you must clean up your registry more frequently. Use free registry cleaner that compatible with Windows 8.

Then, you should disable the animation effect of Windows 8. I know that the animation of the Windows 8 is nice. However, the service of animation gives burden load to your PC. Eventually, the animation would make your PC runs slower.

The third way is disabling the unused background service. It is true that Windows 8 has many advantages. The default setting of Windows 8 set all of the services run on the background service. Most of the services are actually not very frequently used. Thus, you better to stop all of the services that you don’t use.

Next, you must adjust the start up setting. Some third party programs are activated automatically when the Windows is on. You should disable those programs if you don’t use it.

The last tip to optimize your Windows 8 is that you must do maintenance for the hard drives. Do hard drive service maintenance frequently such as defragment, clean up, bad sector fix, and so on. It can help the hard drive on its best performance so that your data system is easily accessed by the OS.

Top 5 Mobile Operating Systems

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Mobile Operating Systems (OS), also known as platform, is a program which controls hardware, such as cellular phones, smartphones, tablet PCs, PDAs, and other mobile devices. There are many mobile OS which is sold in the market and is used by people around the world. We often heard iOS, Android OS, Java OS, Symbian OS, and so on. Here are the top 5 mobile OS which is owned by renowned companies in the world.

1.     Apple iOS

This is a mobile OS owned by Apple Inc. It is developed only for its products, such as iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and iPod Touch. It has more than 500,000 applications in App Store. Also, it got the best-selling mobile devices in 2011. It becomes the former for other mobile OS which brings multi-touch interface: slide, switch, and buttons. The new Apple products in the market are the newest version of iPhone4 and iOS5.

2.     Android OS

This is designed for smartphones and tablet PCs. This Linux kernel-based, developed by Open Handset Alliance, is under the name of Google. In 2010, it got the best-selling smartphone with the range of 200 million devices. Since many independent developers compete to create this technology, it makes Android developed fast. Since 2008, Android successfully released many versions. They are Cupcake, Eclair, Donut, Froyo, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, and Gingerbread. Many Android smartphones are controlled with more affordable price than iOS. That is why many people in the world like this product.

3.     Symbian OS

This is an operating system which has requirement only for 2.5G and 3G cellphones. Some companies which use this OS are Nokia, Motorola, and Sony Ericsson while Nokia is the highest investor. Thus, no wonder that many Nokia cellphones use Symbian OS.

4.     Blackberry OS

Although its position is moved by the presence of Android OS, the prestige of Blackberry OS still shines. This is developed by Research in Motion (RIM), a company based in Canada. It was once booming with push-email service and the most successful smartphone in the market. Although Indonesia is the highest Blackberry products selling, but RIM still does not want to invest in here yet. RIM still prefers to establish the company in Malaysia, which has far lower product selling, to Indonesia.

5.     Palm OS

It was first introduced in 1996 which was developed for PDA mobile devices at the beginning. It then was developed with graphical user interface-based touch-screen technology. The characteristic is shortcuts menu interface. The products which use this Palm OS are HP Touch Pad and Palm Treo Smartphone.