Tag: works

  • How It Works: Your Guide to Notebook Technology

    by Dustin Sklavos I suspect the way most people look at their computers is the way I look at my car: confused and silently hoping that each day it will just work without any problems. The technology that goes into computers has progressed at a breakneck pace that until recently has only showed signs of […]

  • How It Works: Peripherals

    by Dustin Sklavos It’s been a long time coming, but this is one of the articles I’ve actually really been looking forward to. The parts I’ve covered before this are typically the kinds of things you’d expect to see covered on the product page, but you usually have to closely read the specifications sheet to […]

  • How It Works: Networking

    by Dustin Sklavos Here we are at the belated part ten of the How it Works series. We’ve come a long way, but we’re not done yet. While we’ve covered most of the major components in the notebook — including a couple you not have even been aware of — there’s still a couple stops […]

  • How It Works: Motherboards

    by Dustin Sklavos If you’re new here, welcome to the second part of my “How It Works” series. I’m going to be taking readers step by step through what’s inside their laptop and … how it works. This isn’t for geeks; I’m not going to try and confuse you or give you information you don’t […]

  • How It Works: Hard Disks

    by Dustin Sklavos It seem that the more exciting parts of the How it Works series are behind us. We’ve covered the graphics, memory, and processor – three key performance-defining elements of modern computers in general. While there’s no question that these components are the big performance workhorses of the machine, it bears mentioning that […]