Items Tagged with memory
#53 / 2011-10-20 12:00:00 / 1:11 min.
Here we review
Memory Trainerfor Android, an application that can help to strengthen your mental muscles. By providing you with 20 exercises this app can help you to improve your memory and spatial awareness and with continued use you can even track your progress to see how you've improved.
#971 / 2011-10-06 09:30:00 / 2:29 min.
As you browse the Market and install apps on your Android phone, you may find your phone running low on storage space.
Moving apps to your SD cardor USB storage frees up space. The downside is that apps might take longer to launch, especially on initial start-up, and apps on the SD card or USB storage won't be available if you have your phone mounted as a USB drive on the computer.
#961 / 2011-09-22 09:30:00 / 1:39 min.
Today, we're going to look at how to
manage running services on your Android phone. We'll show you how to see what processes are running on your smartphone, how to get details on what the process is and how to kill a rogue process. This way, you can always ensure that your phone's resources are free for you to use.
#930 / 2011-08-05 09:30:00 / 1:30 min.
Android appsare great and all, but they can really start to take up a lot of space once you've downloaded a few dozen. To counteract the decrease in both speed and available memory, you'll want to uninstall apps once in a while. We'll show you
how to uninstall Android appsin this tutorial.
#104 / 2011-07-05 12:00:00 / 1:15 min.
If you're one of those people who has trouble
remembering tasksand prioritizing them, then you're likely a human with a pulse. Fortunately, there's
free iPhone appthat can help you
keep track of your responsibilitiesand get things done in a timely manner.
#23 / 2011-06-02 12:00:00 / 1:17 min.
Of all the ways to
remember things, mental notes are probably the least reliable. That's why there's
Catch Notes for Android, a
free applicationthat allows you to leave yourself
written notes, voice notes and picture notes. You can even password protect them or back them up online.
#19 / 2011-05-17 12:00:00 / 1:09 min.
game of memoryis one which most people are familiar with. Uncover cards in the hopes of finding a matching pair and, if you match all the pairs, you win. This incarnation,
free applicationthat you can play whenever you want.
#5 / 2011-04-29 10:00:00 / 1:26 min.
If you own a
flat-panel iMac, then unfortunately there isn't a whole lot you can do to
customize your computer. One thing you can do, however, is
change or upgrade the RAM, as we'll show you in this episode.
#2 / 2011-02-22 10:00:00 / 5:45 min.
While this series is about
shooting better quality video, a large part of your video's quality comes from its audio.
Poor audio qualitycan be a distraction and can detract from even the best videos that you
shoot in HD. In this episode, we'll go over the importance of
quality audio in your videosand tell you how you can
improve the quality of your audiousing
audio accessories and microphones.
#1 / 2011-02-21 10:00:00 / 6:10 min.
type of video camerathat you use greatly affects the
quality of your video. While there are many
video cameras and devicesthat you can use to
record video, like an
iPhone, cell phone or digital camera, unless you've got a device that's dedicated to shooting video then quality is going to take a hit.
Digital camcordersare your best bet, but we'll talk about your different options in this episode.
#2 / 2010-12-21 10:00:00 / 2:22 min.
In this episode, we'll show you how to
multitask on your iPad. Now that you've
installed iOS 4.2on your iPad you now have the ability to bring up the
multitasking menu, which allows you to
manage your iPad applications. We'll also show you how to
create folders on your iPad, a new feature of iOS 4.2.
#841 / 2010-11-11 09:30:00 / 1:35 min.
Several types of memory exist in
computers and other electronic devices.
Volatile memoryis the type that disappears when power stops flowing to a device. In this tutorial however, we'll be talking about
non-volatile memory. This memory is more stable, persists when power is cut and appears in many everyday electronic items, computers included.
#833 / 2010-11-01 09:30:00 / 1:30 min.
You may have heard of the
tech termflashing. We'll explain
what flashing meansin this tutorial and explain why you might want to
flash a ROMon your smartphone or
flash the BIOSon your computer.
#825 / 2010-10-20 09:30:00 / 2:25 min.
Those of you who are familiar with
computer components and hardwareknow how important
Random Access Memory(RAM) is. It's what determines
how well your programs runon your computer and how many programs you can run simultaneously. We'll tell you more about
how RAM affects your computerin this tutorial.
#5 / 2010-10-15 09:00:00 / 3:52 min.
In this episode, we show you
how to install RAMinto your computer and talk about some of the
different types of RAM. If you're going to
build your own computer, you'll want to know about these types as not all RAM cards will
match your motherboard. We explain the
differences in RAM typesin this video.
#243 / 2010-10-11 17:00:00 / 24:19 min.
The Lab Rats have promised to show you how to build your own PC for quite some time, and now they're delivering the goods. In this first part, Sean and Andy gather together all the parts they need to build their own computer from the ground up!
#5 / 2010-10-08 09:00:00 / 2:23 min.
BlackBerry OS 6.0makes multitasking much easier for the BlackBerry. Not only is the
application switcherbigger and easier to use, it's also much simpler to
close your BlackBerry applicationsfor when you need to
free up some memoryand
speed up your BlackBerryTorch.
#4 / 2010-08-12 09:00:00 / 2:48 min.
Your hard drive is where your computer stores
long-term memoryall of your files and programs, so it's good to know
how to install the hard drivein case you need to
upgrade. In this episode, we show you
how to remove a hard driveand explain the difference between connections like
#665 / 2010-04-20 09:30:00 / 3:05 min.
In chemistry, a buffer resists changes in pH. In geography, one country might be a buffer between two countries that are arguing. In
computer termsa buffer is a little different. Michael "Doctor File Finder" Callahan describes the
definition of a bufferand how buffers can affect your digital life.
#645 / 2010-04-05 09:31:00 / 2:00 min.
From time to time, you may hear someone refer to a RAM drive or a RAM disk. Is it one of those cute little USB thingys? Nope. RAM drives let you use computer memory as storage for much faster access. Here's the scoop.
#616 / 2010-03-16 09:30:00 / 2:17 min.
Your Mac is an investment so it pays for you to take good care of it. With iStat Menus, you can monitor almost every aspect of your Mac. Keep track of memory, CPU load, hard disk space and much more.
#66 / 2009-12-07 12:00:00 / 2:40 min.
If there's one fundamental problem with USB keys it's that you can't run your car over them, take them SCUBA diving or throw them against the wall for stress relief. Enter the Corsair Survivor GT which is water proof to 200m, shock and drop proof and just generally pretty rough and ready... for a USB key.
#329 / 2009-07-29 09:31:00 / 2:06 min.
When you're using a computer it's always good to know where you stand. Do you have enough memory? Is everything running okay? Well, Ubuntu gives you a handy
System Monitorso you can get a full
Ubuntu system status updatewith just a few clicks.
#217 / 2009-05-12 09:31:00 / 2:49 min.
Like most digital devices your BlackBerry has a limited amount of memory. At the same time it also has support for storage cards. We'll show you how to find out how much space you currently have on your BlackBerry's internal storage as well as any add-on storage cards that are inserted.
#125 / 2009-03-09 09:30:00 / 2:51 min.
TuneUp Utilities 2009 keeps your Windows-based PC running smoothly, can improve start-up time and just generally keeps things in order. And we all know that an organized computer is a happy computer.
#17 / 2009-01-08 20:30:00 / 3:29 min.
Solid state drives or SSDs are gaining ground in laptops and tiny consumer electronics devices of all sorts. SanDisk, an industry leader in flash memory, shows off some of its latest. As opposed to traditional spinning hard drives, SSD drives are much more durable, faster, silent and use less power.
#4 / 2008-10-23 00:00:00 / 1:53 min.
When you first got your PC it was lightening fast and shiny-new. Over time, your computer gets bogged down and can start to run slow. In this tutorial, we demonstrate how to use SpeedUpMyPC 2009 to clear some system memory and get your computer running like it should.
#91 / 2007-09-27 17:00:00 / 21:24 min.
Andy and Sean talk about hardware upgrades for your computer.
#71 / 2007-05-07 17:00:00 / 13:19 min.
Andy and Sean show how flash memory works using Brussel sprouts.
#34 / 2006-07-17 17:00:00 / 16:21 min.
Andy and Sean show you how to upgrade your notebook in 7 minutes!
#30 / 2006-06-19 17:00:00 / 18:49 min.
Andy and Sean talk about what to look for when shopping for a Mac.
#29 / 2006-06-12 17:00:00 / 16:29 min.
Andy and Sean take a look at the beta 2 version of Microsoft's new operating system.
#13 / 2006-02-06 17:00:00 / 17:31 min.
We explain the anatomy of a motherboard. Includes an overview of components such as RAM, processors, graphics cards and more.
Over these four episodes we'll be showing you a couple of ways that you can shoot better video. There are a number of ways that you can improve the quality of your video, and some of those include choosing the right video equipment, improving your audio quality and using the right video shooting techniques. We'll go over each of those topics over the following tutorials.
iPhone photo-sharing app Instagram was recently the big buzz when Facebook bought it for one billion dollars.
Blogger for Android is a great app for those who use the Blogger service to blog and want to be able to make posts on the go.
Android apps on PlayBook, rooting your Android phone and Acer entering the tablet fray with the Iconia A500
Android apps on PlayBook explained; what they do, what they don't. An always up to date means to root just about any Android phone and Acer entering the tablet fray with the $450 Iconia A500
On this week's show, BlackBerry figures if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. More Nexus Prime shenanigans and freemium games by the numbers. Also, Kate Abraham brings us her review of Aquapets for Android.
This Week: Part two - Five more great iPhone productivity apps for iPhone rounding out the top 10