How USB Sticks Are Manufactured

We all have used them once in our digital lifestyle, but have you ever wondered how a USB memory stick is made? Read on to find out more. The flash memory chip is screened for quality and storage purpose before it’s mounted onto the circuit board. The memory chip is mounted under a probe card which is held together by a few rubber bands. Once the flash memory chip is put in place, a machine is in place to...

How To… Defragment A Computer

Defragmenting your computer’s hard drive should be done regularly, to prevent the chance of errors and also to keep it going in fine, working condition. Below is step-by-step guide on how to defrag a Windows computer. 1) Click on the Start menu button and then look for My Computer. 2) Look for Local Disc (C:) and then right-click and select Properties. 3) Look for Tools on the Properties Menu and click on...

Review: Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6

We reviewed the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 6 recently. Does it compare to its competitors at such a budget price? Find out below. Starting price from £80, the Fire HD is a device with a 6-inch screen available in a variety of colours. If you go with the entry-level model, then the storage is limited to 8GB. But if you need more, you can purchase a 16GB version of the tablet for £100, so the price difference isn’t...

Tablet Reading Before Bed Is Damaging To Sleep?

According to research carried out by Harvard Medical School, reading on a back-lit e-reader or tablet before you sleep can put your health at risk. They also found that those who read from a tablet take longer to fall asleep compared to those who read from an actual book. “The light emitted by most e-readers is shining directly into the eyes of the reader, whereas from a printed book or the original Kindle,...

LG Reveal New WiFi Speakers

Electronic giants LG have announced a new set of speakers dubbed the ‘WiFi Music Flow’ speakers. The range consists of the H4 Portable speaker, which is LG’s first battery-powered portable WiFi speaker and the HS7 amd HS9 – LG’s upgraded WiFi Sound Bars. The speakers work quite simply. When a foot away from a smartphone, the Auto Play Music function will detect any music the user is...

Apple To Release A Smaller iPhone For 2015?

Three months after the release of Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, rumours are circulating that the electronic giants are looking to release a smaller phone due to the success of previous models – iPhone 5, iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. It’s said that the current models will receive an upgrade next summer, with Apple also working on a smaller 4-inch model which would be there budget model similar to...