Mankind suffers from various addictions. The most famous of all are illegal drugs, cigarettes, alcohol, and gambling. These vices have transformed people’s lives and not always for the better. Many even died from a drug overdose because of the need to feel the ultimate high elicited by certain drugs like heroin is simply irresistible and drug addicts will move heaven and earth just to be able to get their next fix.
Today, a new kind of addiction is affecting almost everyone in the planet – mobile phones. Almost everyone is glued to their phones. Whether at home, at school, at work, or at play, everyone got their grip on their cell phones especially when they can connect to WiFi or have data to splurge. Many people would even prefer to spend hours tinkering with their smart device rather than strike up a conversation with the person beside them or just simply move around the house for the sake of your health.
Have you ever noticed that no one looks up while crossing the street anymore? Most people are too busy responding to text messages or scrolling through social media to pay attention to their surroundings.
Truth be told, I’m guilty
Computers make our lives easier and at the same time more difficult too. We love the ease and convenience these tech gadgets give us especially now that the world has become more closely inter-connected through the web. However, all hell breaks lose once your computer starts to act up and you don’t know what to do about it. Repairs cost money and it is not always cheap to get your device fixed. For individuals who do not have prior knowledge regarding computers, it is even more stressful and confusing because you do not know where to start.
There is even the possibility of you getting ripped off of your hard-earned money by scammers while you are still stuck with a broken computer that does not work. Sometimes in our rush to get things fixed right away, we make more mistakes that aren’t just costly but may even be the reason why PC repair no longer becomes an option for you as it can’t be salvaged anymore.
Troubleshooting computers is sometimes a difficult task.
“It doesn’t work…” isn’t the best description to allow a technician to fix the problem.
“It doesn’t boot…” indicates that the computer won’t start. This could
Kids are naturally curious. They will ask adults all sorts of questions but still have room for a few more. As they grow up, they learn more about their environment and as they learn, raises more questions about how the way things work. While we adults often get annoyed by this endless barrage of questions, kids actually learn a lot and it helps them have a better understanding of the world at their young age.
Kids are also in their formative years of development where most of the life skills they know (conscious or subconscious) are learned and harnessed. It is why the experts suggest active play for kids because nothing limits their imagination and they learn more from their experiences than any classroom lesson can teach them. They also develop valuable social skills that they only develop while interacting with other kids or the people around them.
However, overexposure to gadgets limit the growth of a child’s brain and learning by providing instant answers/ gratification to their questions or needs rather than allowing them to learn things as they go. It has a negative effect not only on their health but psychological development as well and can hamper their …
Most Windows users have probably already made the upgrade to a Windows 10 OS right now since Microsoft has been relentless in promoting for its upgrade for quite some time. If you’re a fan of the Windows 7 and has stuck with it through the years and didn’t really like Windows 8, then the Windows 10 is good news for you because it’s highly similar to Windows 7 but better. While upgrading to a new operating system brings with it the discomfort of dealing with flaws that Microsoft hasn’t been able to polish just yet, being able to upgrade to it for free is something you’d likely be thankful for much later.
Even if you came from a Windows 7 PC, the transition won’t be that difficult and navigating its new interface will be a walk in the park for many. It is user-friendly and starts up is faster too. And most of all is that is has better security features with the Secure Boot from Windows 8, among others. Ah, the perks of modern and upgraded technology. But wait, there’s more.
Of course, Microsoft – like Apple and Google – would like everyone to use the latest version