by Melissa Reedy | 17:00

Computer & TechnologyAn overheating laptop is a typical difficulty. Particles of dust and fluff can get inside and block up the vents and internal fan, which the laptop wants to maintain cool. This write-up looks at how to fix laptop overheating.

It was speedily realized that this was an inefficient use of sources, particularly as the CPU was largely idle whilst waiting for relatively slow I/ devices to finish tasks such as reading and writing data. If instead a number of applications could be loaded at once and coordinated to interleave their methods of computation and I/, more work could be done. The earliest operating systems have been little supervisor applications that did just that: they coordinated several programs, accepting commands from the operator, and provided them all with standard I/ operations. These had been known as multiprogrammed systems.

Animation was now becoming a key component of Final Fantasy. It was already there in bits and snatches in FFVII, with Cloud imitating Zack’s push-ups and different characters snapping fingers, exhaling in relief, or wiggling with laughter, or chocobos dancing. But in FFVIII, characters truly had physical mannerisms, to the point that Rinoa could drive Squall nuts by mimicking his mopey body language. Even Sorceress Edea’s window therapy seemed to have a mind of its own (the flapping veils suspended from an odd frame behind her shoulders).

Wireless mice are just as great as wired mice! In terms of efficiency, wireless mice are only slightly behind wired mice, but that’s to be expected. Even so, wireless technologies is receiving better than far better and will at some point be on par and perhaps surpass wired technology. I use a Logitech M235 two.4ghz mouse, and have had no difficulties so far.

Another confusion comes from hunting at the Qualified Vendors List for memory from Asus. The machine is supposed to take up to 8GB, but the list only shows up to 4096MB(Kit of 2). Is that saying two sticks of 4GB or two sticks of 2GB to make 4GB? Just want to be sure there is not anything I am missing as far as how much RAM the machine can handle.