Recently I decided to speak to my son over Skype using my wife’s Windows 7 laptop computer, which has a built-in webcam and microphone. However it’s tells me a ‘sound-recording device can’t be found’ and to plug in a microphone. Surely I should be able to use the inbuilt microphone?
I just got my hands on a cheap HP Touchpad, but I can’t find the Kindle app for it in the application catalog. Any ideas?
My computer has been getting slower and slower. Will it go any faster if I add more memory?
I’ve heard there’s an update for my Windows Phone 7 but it hasn’t reached me yet. Is there a way I can install it manually?
I have a collection of old machines that I used to be quite proud of, including an Amiga, a Commodore C64, a Vic20, even an old ZX81. I’m not really doing anything with them now and space in my London flat is getting tight; should I throw them out or will they be valuable one… Continue reading What can I do with all my old computers?
I’m a big fan of my XBox 360, and I’m always find new stuff to play with. I have recently come across the fact that I can access Twitter from my Xbox, but as you can imagine, typing with the controller is pretty tedious. Is there any way I can speed that up?
I’ve just inherited a network that seems to have been growing organically for the last few years. It started with one network hub and now has a couple more daisy-chained into it. As you can imagine, it’s now running like a dog, especially when someone tries copying large files from one machine to another. We… Continue reading How can I improve the performance of my network?
Ok, this started as a conversation in the pub, but is it possible to control a computer with your mind? That would be pretty cool, but is it just science fiction or is there any truth behind it?