Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

10 New Gmail Features Every Trader Should Try

If you’re a heavy Gmail user (of the online version and not Outlook), you’re probably already aware Google has given Gmail a facelift. Whether you use Gmail for personal use or for your trading business, the new features should help you get more done efficiently. If you haven’t updated already, you might want to give […]

Are You Freaked Out About Windows 10 Updates?

I’ll be the first to admit that updates are no fun most of the time. Or, at least, they’re a distraction, if not a downright disruption. You might get a few cool new features, but they sometimes come at the cost of a lot of aggravation. However, at the same time, I realize that it’s […]

7 Windows 10 Tricks Traders Must Try Now

The last time you bought a new trading computer, I’m sure you were totally focused on hardware factors like speed and memory capacity. But once you’ve acquired the best hardware you can afford, it’s time to re-focus on getting the most you can from your software. If you’re like most traders, you’re committed to getting […]

Has a Crypto Miner Hijacked Your Trading Computer?

A trader’s very livelihood hinges on their trading computer staying at peak performance. Increased slippage due to a slower computer can cost you big bucks. If you’ve noticed Google Chrome slowing down lately, check if you have a crypto mining extension installed. These extensions can hog your computer’s CPU bandwidth and make your computer run […]

De-Stress Your Busy Trading Day with These Windows 10 Apps

If you’re like most traders, you tend to get into a rut in terms of the apps (software applications) you depend on to get through your day. You can be so stressed-out and focused on your trading business you don’t even think about poking your head up above the tree line and looking around at […]

What Most Traders Don’t Know About Windows 10

I don’t know about you, but updating the operating system on my trading computer is more likely to cause me to groan than to cheer. First, there’s the aggravating part of updating, including figuring out what no longer works. Then it takes a while to get comfortable with the new interface. But eventually, I reach […]

Prepare for Trading Computer Disasters with System Backups

Today with cloud computing backups, if your trading computer goes down, it isn’t as disastrous as it once was. But it’s still inconvenient. Starting with a new trading computer can be time-consuming and daunting. You have to install everything from scratch. An image backup can help. Taking an image backup of your Windows 10 system […]

How to Safely Clean Your Trading Computer Keyboard

When you are a trader, cleaning your keyboard is probably the last thing on your mind. However, here’s some freak-out information that may put this task on your radar. Your keyboard is 20,000 times dirtier than a toilet seat. If your priorities have now suddenly changed, we don’t blame you. Just like regularly cleaning your […]

Traders: Check These 6 Things When Your Internet is Slow

When you are trading on your trading computer, you need to have every part of your system working at peak performance in order to avoid slippage and consequent loss of profit. So when your internet connection slows down, it can directly affect your bottom line. And you might not even notice small drops in performance […]

How to Improve the Ergonomics of a Laptop Trading Computer

I’ve noticed lately more traders are using laptops as their trading computers. And why not? It’s convenient. It’s freeing. You can easily take it on a business trip or to any room in your home. However, if you are spending a long time in front of the device, you might start noticing discomfort around your […]