Parts of a Laptop: Batteries, Screen and CPU

Written by Melissa Knab

Electronics and computers are very popular today so it is no surprise that more and more people are getting them. And as technology advances, electronics are becoming smaller and smaller and also portable. This is where we get laptops, or notebook computers. Laptops use batteries to runrepparttar computer so you can make it mobile. You can take it anywhere you go. But there are other components aside from just batteries that are needed to makerepparttar 141526 laptop work. In case you donít already know, we are going to go overrepparttar 141527 parts of a laptop and what makes it work.

It seems obvious but your laptop is also going to need a screen. The screen isrepparttar 141528 display that will show what you are doing onrepparttar 141529 computer while you are surfingrepparttar 141530 Net, using word processing or more. Inrepparttar 141531 early days of laptops, they had very dim and hard to read screens but now they are bright and even come in wide screen and more. There are different options when it comes to your displays. You can go with dual-scan or active matrix.

But you already know there is more torepparttar 141532 laptop thanrepparttar 141533 display. The wayrepparttar 141534 computer actually runs is going to be very important to your usage. You need a mobile CPU to makerepparttar 141535 computer actually run. Mobile CPUs use less power and they keeprepparttar 141536 machine fro overheating which is very important with laptops.

Your Hard Drive is Going to Explode Ė Why a UPS is Essential

Written by Kevin Souter

Itís most peoples worst computing nightmare. You wake up inrepparttar morning, flip onrepparttar 141525 computer, and it doesnít boot. Sometimesrepparttar 141526 problem rears its ugly head as a horrific clacking noise. Other times it simply gives a read error.

At this point, most people panic. The first thing you wonder is whether or notrepparttar 141527 data is recoverable. There is no universal answer to this. In some cases, a simple scan with some data recovery software is all that it takes to retrieverepparttar 141528 contents ofrepparttar 141529 drive. In other cases, if you want it badly enough, it will take thousands of dollars and a shipment ofrepparttar 141530 drive to a clean lab where they will pullrepparttar 141531 platters inside ofrepparttar 141532 drive and access them that way.

Now youíre probably wondering if thereís a way to prevent this from happening. Well, youíre in luck. Getting a UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) isrepparttar 141533 very best and most effective way to prevent your data from pulling a disappearing act.

While it is not fool-proof, having something that regulatesrepparttar 141534 electricity flowing into your computer can reducerepparttar 141535 risk of a drive failure by up to 70%. This figure goes up to around 90% ifrepparttar 141536 computer is being used while in an electrical storm. (My computer repair business always gets a little boost after a thunderstorm, courtesy ofrepparttar 141537 lightning wreaking havoc on peopleís hard drives.)

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