Articles about Computers, their prices, configuration, administration

Pricing of Common Desktop Computer Configurations

March 07, 2009 - 11:30

Computer prices have been steadily falling over the last 3 years since we have been in operation. Newer and faster (and of course costlier) components have been replacing the older and slower components. What effectively happens is that better components become available for the same prices. We are publishing here the latest prices for four of the common desktop PC configurations that people often go for.

Lenovo Authorized Service Centers in India

May 27, 2008 - 09:55

Lenovo, one of the major IT hardware manufacturers in the world, has got authorized service centers across India. They are located in almost all states. The main distributor of Lenovo desktops and laptops is Redington India Private Limited and they have a number of service centers. Lenovo offers is customers a minimum warranty of 1 year on all its hardware. Selected models contain additional two more years warranty. Here we have given a list of Lenovo owned and authorized service centers in india.

TFT vs CRT monitor comparison

February 02, 2008 - 11:30

Quite a lot of our customers these days go for TFT monitors when they buy their computers. Most buy their TFTs because they look better than CRT monitors and because the price differentials are much lower than what they used to be. We try our best to convey to our customers the differences between CRTs and TFTs and the specific scenarios when one is better than the other.

Computer Prices - September 2007

September 15, 2007 - 10:30

Intel has been announcing massive price slashes for its processors and motherboards since January 2007. In spite of this AMD based systems still maintain a comfortable lead over the Intel based systems. The price difference used to be around Rs. 3,000 around a year back but it has fallen drastically during the last one year. An AMD Sempron based system can be bought for around Rs. 13,500 while an Athlon X2 costs around Rs. 14,600. The Intel counterparts Dual Core and Core 2 Duo based systems costs around Rs. 15,500 and Rs. 18,500 respectively.

LightScribe - A new technique to burn your disk and create your own custom labels.

September 15, 2007 - 10:30

When we burn CD/DVD, we name them either using adhesive stickers or markers. Now we do not require any of these. The new technology is called LightScribe. LightScribe Direct-Disk-Labeling is a new optical media recording technology using which we can burn labels directly onto specially coated recordable optical media (CD and DVD) and create our own custom labels.

Points to consider when buying a new computer

September 11, 2007 - 10:30

There was a time when computers were so expensive that, to own one was beyond the means of a common man and, they were only affordable for the elite of the society. Times have changed and the prices of computers have fallen so drastically that it has been moved from the list of luxury items to the list of essential items in a household.

Cut your capital costs by using rented PCs

September 02, 2007 - 10:30

Starting or scaling up a business establishment almost always involves upgrading your existing IT infrastructure. This normally takes its toll on capital resources. Even if you finance your IT purchases it would involve some amount of down payment and you will inevitably have to channel a reasonable amount of your capital towards IT infrastructure purchases.

Decent Configuration for a Home PC

June 16, 2007 - 10:30

It can be safely assumed that an average home computer user uses his computer mostly to send/receive mails, browse the net, access online applications, watch movies, listen to music, use some desktop applications and work on documents or spreadsheets, in that order of decreasing frequency of use. But for the avid gamers, most would play some sort of simple computer games like card games, puzzles, chess etc. A very small percentage of the population would use a home computer for programming.