MS-DOS: Need to know Part 2

So to read a file you first find its name, MyLetter say, in the root directory. You then know the number of the first block that it uses to store data – block 05 say. You can now read block 05 and process the data it contains.

Keeping up with storage with Files Go

Files Go is a new storage manager that helps you free up space on your phone, find files faster, and share them easily offline with others. The Android Applicaiton is available as a free download for all devices on the Play Store. It comes in at just 4.4MB, and is a must-have if you’re using a phone with limited storage or a storage hungry app installed. How to install Google Files Go 1.Open the Play...

What to look for when buying a smartphone

It can be stressful buying a new smartphone, especially as prices goes high. You don’t necessarily need to spend that much money, you just need to know what to look for before you make a purchase. Here’s what you should pay attention to. The display If you’re like most of us, you’re going to spend hours each day staring at your smartphone screen. Make sure you’re buying one that’s bright enough to see outdoors, and...

Know this: Don't Brick your Smartphone

In humanity’s embrase of social media, it is worth mentioning that not only does it deliver satisfaction of a sort in its own genuine way of linking us up it as well comes with all sorts of collateral damages. One of which we would be discussing in our next paragraph. It is evident that the average active social media user; be it WhatsApp, Telegram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, IMO and the list goes on and on....

Next Maria DB released

The first release candidate of the next server version of MariaDB has been released. MariaDB Server 10.3.5 adds temporal data processing among other improvements. The developers say that there are also several new database compatibility features making it easier to migrate from legacy database systems  to MariaDB. The temporal data processing is the headline improvement to this release. It has been made available due to the addition of system-versioned tables which  store the history of...

The top 10 things to consider when buying a new laptop

When people ask us which laptop is best for their needs, the first thing we tell them is that there is no clear answer. There are too many different types of laptops, and different price categories to suit them. However, we do give people a checklist that they should consider before splurging on a new device. 1. Size: If portability is your main concern, then you need to consider a notebook that has a small-ish...

Convert FAT32 to NTFS Without Formatting or Losing Data

You have a flash drive or probably an external hard drive that currently has FAT32 file system and you want to change it to NTFS, because FAT32 does not support handling large files (over 4GB) or it is just simply old for your taste but there is just one problem, you don’t want to lose your saved data. This article is for you then as it explains exactly how you can achieve seamless transition from...

Fix Error 3FO; Boot Device Not Found

On one faithful morning after a hot refresh, headed straight to my electeonic notebook. I dangled my finger onto the power on button and gave it a gentle squeez. The usual ritual of POST was initiated so I laid back for a refreshing swipe on my smartphone. An awful look starred me in the face with which the last six words read; ” BOOT DEVICE NOT FOUND (3FO) “ What!, I said. Then reached out to...