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GMod, or Garry's Mod, is a Half-Life 2 modification that allows users to interact in new ways with the physics engine of the game. It is intended to be a fun modification and as such has no predefined goals or aims. Much of the gameplay is left largely to the user, who is provided with tools and mod
Even as game consoles have become increasingly complex, the PC has remained one of the most popular gaming platforms in the world. The processor is extremely important to consider when purchasing a PC for gaming. However, what you should look for in a processor depends in part on the type of gaming
Creating an interactive application screen demonstration using PowerPoint involves capturing the screens and adding shapes with actions associated with them. This type of interactivity can be used to train personnel on how to use applications. Create cost-effective demonstrations and simulations tha
Get the inside scoop on what your copier rep should be asking you the next time you sit down to discuss a possible equipment upgrade. With this list by your side, you will be completely prepared to make the best use of your time with the sales rep and more importantly, figure out if the person you a
Since the beginning of the 21st century, the family room has gone through important modifications. Since the introduction of flat display Tv sets, generally there has already been a complete redesign in the old living room. Using wall mounts and brackets, home theater systems are now being placed on
Flash drives offer a fairly (increasingly) large amount of storage in a (increasingly) small space. For this reason, they are perfect for saving documents and media to and transporting them around to the various computer you may use throughout the day. Using the flash drive to transport a home movie
If you own an Okidata printer capable of printing 132 columns (characters) of text, you have the option to print very wide spreadsheets, tables and other documents. However, you will need the right paper, software, drivers and settings to accomplish this. Simply attempting to print 132 columns witho
Burning images on DVD is a popular way to archive photos.Tsuneo Yamashita/Photodisc/Getty ImagesBurning images onto a DVD (digital versatile disk) allows you to store and preserve digital photos and images in various forms: files, slide shows or ISO images. All the photos are generally...
While laptop computers such as those of the Dell Latitude series are convenient to use and easily portable, sharing images and video with them isn't always easy. By using an LCD projector with a Dell Latitude laptop, it's easy to let others see what's being displayed on the laptop's monitor. Hooking
A 1099-C is a federal income tax form creditors send out to debtors. Any creditor can send the form, including banks and credit card companies. If you have never received a 1099-C form before, you should know that it could increase your tax bill. If you are due a 1099-C, even if your bank refuses to
The Canon Easy-WebPrint toolbar automatically scales Web pages to fit the paper loaded in your Canon Bubble Jet printer. Last updated in April 2006, Canon Easy-WebPrint runs in Internet Explorer 5.5 or Internet Explorer 6.0., but is incompatible with Internet Explorer 7 and 8. Because it is not comp
There are a few things that are as annoying as starting up a computer's media player and not being able to hear the sounds. If your speakers or headphones are plugged into the ports, you have to go through the process of figuring out where the malfunction is. Is it the media player or the sound card
Installing a Ferrari engine into an old car would not make it faster because the vehicle is not designed to accommodate the addition. It’s the same with your PC’s memory card.
With many modern home printers, the process of changing the ink is relatively straightforward, but getting the right ink cartridge can be trickier. Office supply stores often have rows and rows of different inks, with the only obvious difference being the codes of letters and numbers on each. Going
USB drives are a great choice for boot media because they are portable, durable and have a larger storage capacity than CDs or DVDs. In fact, one can use a bootable USB disk to run an entirely different operating system, if the drive is large enough. Booting from USB is also handy when you need to m
Floppy disks generally do not have a lot of space, compared to CDs, DVDs or a hard drive. Generally, most floppy disks can only hold 1.44 MB of data, which, while not a lot, can be used to hold a number of document files or other information. When your floppy disk is out of space, you can create mor
The recovery drive on a Sony Vaio computer isn't actually a separate hard drive installed inside of your computer's case. Instead, it is a separate portion of your main hard drive called a "partition." This partition will display as its own dedicated drive icon in the Windows Explorer utility. If yo
Gateway is one of my (new) favorite brands of desktop as they are just so affordable and give great value for my money. Here is a quick review of the new and very powerful Gateway SX2800-07 desktop model.