Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

How to make your computer quieter

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If you have noticed your desktop computer getting louder and louder, it’s most likely the wearing out of your fans. Now in most situations the easiest and most cost-effective thing to do when you have a noisy fan is to simply buy a new case fan or processor cooler and replace it. But if you’re […]

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Windows 7 Upgrade from Vista

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This tutorial is meant as a guide for upgrading from Windows Vista to Windows 7. In most cases the upgrade from Windows Vista to Windows 7 is pretty seamless – leaving all your compatible files, settings, programs, and utilities in tact. However, as a general word of caution, always prepare for the worst and backup […]

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OutletPC’s interview with Bill Owen of MNPCTech!

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OutletPC had the opportunity to talk to Bill Owen, Owner of MNPCTech.com. Bill and MNPCTech customize and mod computer cases for businesses and individuals, built with Bill’s expertise as well as his own personal twist and style. Bill has built cases modeled after the popular Joss Whedon show Firefly, Doctor Who, Medal of Honor, Star Trek, […]

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Internet Privacy 101

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“I think the government made Facebook…in an attempt to make privacy uncool. …I think that’s true, because, think about it: they don’t have to tap our phones, or survey us, when we just yield to them EVERYTHING! Just at home – ‘Home address? That’s a little weird – okaaay! Phone number? That’s a little private […]

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What does Dual Layer mean?

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Dual Layer Technology, or Double Layer Technology, allows for the doubling of the storage capacity on a DVD Disk (from 4.7GB Single Layer to 8.5GB Dual Layer). The technology works with special Dual Layer (DL) media and a DL capable DVD Burner to allow for a second recording layer when writing DVDs. Most modern DVD+R, […]

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