Free App to Monitor CPU Factors Like Fan Speeds, Temperature, Clock Speed

Open Hardware Monitor

Generally we do not worry about the hardware factors of our Laptops or PCs like CPU fan speed, core temperature, clock speed and etc assuming them to be running just fine. Very recently I came across a situation where I wasn’t sure if my laptop’s fan was working properly. I came across a free utility called Hardware Monitor, its an open source application and supports most hardware monitoring chips found on mainboards available today. . . . → Read More: Free App to Monitor CPU Factors Like Fan Speeds, Temperature, Clock Speed

Solutions for recovering stolen laptop

Data privacy and protection are the two main concerns faced by the mobile users today. Although, laptops have been around, it’s not until recently that it has generated quite a buzz in terms of ease and mobility. Some of you who have laptops will surely be worried about the surge in the theft of laptops. Even I was wondering on the technologies that could track stolen laptops and computing devices. Some of the things I could think of were – GPS dots (inspired by Hollywood movies), IMEI numbers as found in Mobiles or stealth softwares that would send the owner some email blah blah… . . . . → Read More: Solutions for recovering stolen laptop

Buying a laptop? Things to look for..

Buying a laptop can be pretty taxing on one’s mind and pocket, especially if you are looking for something geeky with a slightly higher end features at a moderate price. I too had my share of adventures. My weeks of research were around HP, ACER, SONY, TOSHIBA, HCL, FUJITSU and DELL and finally concluded with the latter one. . . . → Read More: Buying a laptop? Things to look for..