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Mouses vs. Mice

September 29th, 2009
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The term “mouse” describes the electronic devices that we use to control our computers. The reason why this device was called a mouse was that in the development lab initially the cord was going from the back of the mouse. This looked like a tail so the device was called a mouse. Later on the term mouse was still being used, although our devices do not resemble that much the furry creates they are being called. Anyway, the question is whether we should use the plural term mouses or mice. The truth is that the plural of this device should be determined by common usage. If this is the case, then both mice and mouses are acceptable. I suggest using the term mouses as it avoids confusing peripheral input devices with rodents; however, you can use either one.

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Shortcuts

September 13th, 2009
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One of the features that I like about PCs is the fact that I can use shortcuts to open various programs, and perform various tasks without using my mouse. In a room where there are many computers, mouses can be quite annoying. I do not have anything against mouses, but for some people it is difficult to concentrate on performing their tasks when there are many people in a room clicking on mouses. That is especially true if people are clicking on mouses repeatedly within a short interval of time. Many believe that if you learn how to perform so many tasks by using a keyboard, then your productivity might get higher. That is why using shortcuts might be a good idea.

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Twin Air Mattress

September 12th, 2009
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Air mattress such as twin air mattress is a useful thing to have at home or during a trip. You will need it whenever you want to have a guest who will stay for the night, or whenever you want to go camping. Camping air mattress is the perfect bed to have with you, because it will enable you to sleep like at home, and it will not take that much space. For guide to buying best air mattresses, visit airmattressinfo.com.

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Noisy Computer

September 12th, 2009
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If you are exposed to a lot of noise while at work, you might want to spend the rest of your day apart from work in a silent environment. If you are a computer geek, you probably spend a lot of time in the evening in front of your PC. It turns out that choosing the right computer case can make your computer a lot less noisy. Generally speaking, the bigger case you buy, the more likely you will need to have a big fan in it. Bigger fans usually result in less noise as they do not have to spin so fast. Of course, there are also special components that can contribute to making your computer less noisy. By investing a little more money in various components, you can make your computer a lot less noisy. If you do that then you will be able to relax in front of your computer.

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Labels on Blogger

September 5th, 2009
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Do you have a blog hosted on blogger? Maybe you are thinking about spending some time to organize your blog in order to make it look nicer and be more user-friendly? One of the features of the Blogger is that it enables grouping posts by categories. When somebody visits your website, they can quickly view the list of topics you are writing about, and choose a topic that they are interested in. This is a very neat feature that you should consider implementing on your blog if you have not done so already. It can also help you to decide what you can write about. Whenever you will not be decided what you want to choose as the topic of your post, you can check out all of the categories in order to choose something that you feel like writing about.

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Tools For Cleaning a PC

September 5th, 2009
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In this post I would like to mention a list of available tools that can be used to keep your computer clean. Here they are:

-Compressed air. It is essential for cleaning most computers. Always maintain your distance while using it. It is something that every computer owner should definitely possess. The compressed air is especially effective when it comes to cleaning fans.
-Cleaning fluids. You can use those but remember not to use them too much. Excess of chemicals can be bad for your computer.
-Lens cleaning tools. It is up to you whether you want to use them or not. You can use them to clean drive lens.

Taking care of your computer should extend it’s lifespan, so that that into account

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iTunes or CDs?

September 3rd, 2009
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There has been a study done that suggests that people are abandoning compact disks in order to buy music from stores like iTunes. This is especially true of teenagers, as half of them do not buy a single compact disk even during a whole year. In 2006 the number of teenagers that did not buy a CD was around 40% according to a study. This shows a quite drastic trend, as at the same time the sale of digital songs grew fifty percent. This is mostly due to iTunes, which appeared to be an excellent business idea. The reason that many people are using their services is that you do not even have to leave your home to buy any music you want. Buying music this way is a very simple process. Additionally, you can find what you are looking for a faster than in a traditional store. Another reason is that the cost of storing music digitally like iTunes does is very low, and as a result customers pay less for their favorite music. On the other hand, traditional stores need a lot of space to store their CDs.
I think that the fact that the Internet is getting more and more popular each year is one of the main factors of the decline of the popularity of CDs. People spend a lot more time on the Internet, so it is natural for them to buy music online.

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