Inexpensive add-ons for your Computer
Published: August 27, 2007
Are you using your computer for email and word processing and that's about it or looking for an inexpensive gift for someone who has a computer? Why not add some extra features to a PC.
Did you know you could watch TV on your PC or Notebook? A TV tuner card can be installed in your PC or plugged into your USB port. This will allow you to connect your cable or satellite to your PC and watch TV. Usually these units come with remote. So why not turn your study or bedroom into your entertainment center. You can watch TV on your monitor change the channel even shrink your TV screen and place it in the corner of your monitor so you can do your work and still watch your favorite shows. If you spend a little more you can even add surround sound speakers to your PC making your room into a thundering sound and video experience. The TV tuner card will also allow you to record your favorite show for future viewing. If you have a CD or DVD burner you can also create a disk that can be viewed on any TV connected to a DVD player.
Does your cell phone have Bluetooth? A lot of people think that Bluetooth refers to an earpiece for your cell phone. Bluetooth is a method of transferring data in a short distance between devices. You can add Bluetooth to your PC thorough either a PCI card or simply by plugging in a USB Bluetooth key. If you have a cell phone or PDA with Bluetooth you can transfer pictures, video, music and sync your device to your PC. No more having to type all of your contacts using a cell phones key pad. Another great Bluetooth device is a set of wireless headphones. With Bluetooth headphones you can sit anywhere and listen to music playing off of your PC. You can also get Bluetooth headphones with a microphone. This will allow you to talk to someone via MSN or Skype without having to sit in front of your computer.
These days most of us are using digital cameras or storing music on MP3 players. Most of these devices use add on memory cards. There are many different types. SD, CF, MS, XD just to name a few. With the addition of a multi card reader you can transfer pictures and data between your computer and any of these cards. It's as simple as plugging the reader into a USB port. Then slide any card into the reader and presto you have access to anything on the card. No fumbling with cameras or cables.
About the Author
Evan Freedman is an author for The Computer Geek Custom Web Page Design and for CSSZafco.com, distributor of computers and accessories. Evan has been diagnosing and fixing computer for over 25 years. Please visit the site to view a huge assortment of Computer Technology.
Customer Reviews:Published: September 7, 2017Rich Agnew and his crew at Computer Geek are great to work with. We switched hosting companies a couple of weeks ago and contacted Rich about transferring all our files to the new hosting company. The transfer was successful and smooth. I thought i...[Read More]
Published: August 19, 2017I had a band website that relied on an old media player that eventually became obsolete when support for it was dropped. I had designed it myself, and in doing so I had a very specific way I wanted our music page to look and work, and in searching ar...[Read More]
Published: June 19, 2017"The professionalism and expertise which I experienced from Rich Agnew at The Computer Geek is streets ahead of any other service provider. When we were hit with a virus we were at our wits end but within minutes they had sorted us out. We were ama...[Read More]
Published: June 13, 2017"Excellent service, very professional to work with. My company's website had become infected with malware. The website is used to direct sales, but equally as import it is used as the portal for the support ticketing system. The site needed to be ...[Read More]
Published: April 18, 2017Geeks make it look easy. After hiring the Computer Geeks for a lot of minor site work, I decided to follow Rich's advice and start from scratch. Rich & Co. designed and built a new site for my business, quickly and efficiently, with sleek, profession...[Read More]
Published: April 17, 2017Your alacrity and client service have been evident from the moment you popped up in a chat screen during my visit to your website. I also deeply appreciate your competence and kindness. Your services are a valuable asset to us and I am grateful for y...[Read More]
Judy Tashbook Safern
Published: March 16, 2017Rich and his team at Computer Geek are awesome! They fixed my virus infected website extremely fast (just a day!) and everything turned out great. I will definitely use them again the next time I'm in need of tech help. Thanks guys!...[Read More]
Published: January 14, 2017Searching for a competent English-speaking webmaster can be a daunting task, especially if searching the Internet without a personal recommendation from a friend. I discovered Computer Geek's website, liked what I read, and contacted Rich. He promptl...[Read More]
Published: December 22, 2016Excellent communication and quick to get the job done....[Read More]
Published: July 27, 2016BEST SERVICE I HAVE EVER EXPERIENCED !!! Called Rich one morning to have my website fixed since it was hacked . I must say he really knows what he is doing in no time at all my site was back on line all malware removed and my web site updated and pro...[Read More]
[Read More Testimonials Here]
Latest Website Related Articles
What is Cross Site Scripting?Published: September 13, 2017
Cross site scripting (XSS) is when criminal hackers use weakness's in a website application to inject malicious code into that website which causes the website to behave in a way it was not designed to do.
The website weakness which allows ...[Read More]
Are Your WordPress Plug-ins Updated?Published: May 7, 2017
The hackers normally get in through weakness's in your plug-ins. You must keep all your Word Press Plug-ins updated at all times.
These updates will fix holes that allow the hackers to access your site through what's called a back door. This...[Read More]
Here are some links to related topics:
secure websites, my website has a virus, oscommerce master, ideahost hacked, modx hacked, network solutions hacked,