A new generation of home computer users are colliding with a new generation of Windows 10 personal computers. Ranging in price from £199 to well over £1,500, they all have impressive names or confusing model numbers, their specifications are largely gibberish and they can be useful for a wide range of tasks.
Whether you work in an IT-intensive industry or simply take a personal interest in the world of computer technology, you’ve probably heard the term “cloud computing”. However, you may not be sure what this really means. Simply put, cloud computing allows you to store your data on online servers that are independent of the hardware you keep at home or at work. It also allows you to access software through the Internet without installing it on your own computers. But is cloud computing right for you?
Do you find that your Windows 8 system is sluggish or, worse still, regularly freezes while you’re working? You might wish to try a clean installation of the Windows 8 software.
The terminology of ‘reformatting’ your Windows system is not technically accurate anymore. Given that Windows 8 typically runs on all types of computers using modern day hardware, users no longer need to ‘format’ their system, but simply reset the computer itself.
In today’s electronic world, more and more of what we do, say, and think is moving online. From social media to e-mails and blogs, there has never been more information about us online – and whilst this may have its advantages, it also means that we are more prone than ever before to attacks by hackers and cyber-criminals.
If you’re not a fan of Windows 10 or Apple Mac’s OSX, there’s no reason to suffer in silence! Many computer users don’t realise that there are a huge number of alternative operating systems available that can improve their home computing experience. Luckily, we at PC Callout have compiled a list of some of our favourites, so that you can find the OS that’s right for you.