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Boost Your PC Speed by Using SSD

In short you can explain an SSD (Solid State Drive) as modern HDD (Hard Disk Drive). What's the difference then? Maybe the functions are almost same but there are some big differences between the two. Go through the post to clear the concept . . .

What's an SSD A solid state drive or SSD is a storage device that uses non volatile flash memory along with necessary controller and chipset to store the data. It's somewhat like RAM, but unlike RAM it can store data for a long period of time. 
An SSD drive is considered to be more durable and stable in that sense - There is no moving parts i.e. platters, spindle, R/W head etc. which are available in traditional HDD.  

Advantages of SSD over HDD If you use SSD as your primary boot device instead of HDD then you may get the following advantages -  Faster performanceLower power consumptionBetter vibration resistanceLower heat No noiseIn short we can say, SSD is more durable and stable than traditional HDD. 

After installing SSD, you will…

oDesk & Elance Merged as Upwork!


oDesk Merged with Elance


Have you tried to sign in to your oDesk account recently? If you don't then try now. I think you can't visit oDesk website anymore! It will be redirected to a new site - Upwork. Just few days ago, the largest online marketplace oDesk has merged with Elance.


I got an email message from oDesk on May 06, 2015 with the following subject - 

oDesk is now Upwork


At first I was really surprized! Why did they change their name? oDesk has already been a popular platform for the freelancers across the world. And they didn't mention anything about their merger with Elance. Later I got the details from the newspapers. 


Last year, oDesk merged with Elance. And the name has been changed recently. But if you visit Upwork, you may not find much change in their site. Most of the options are very similar to oDesk. Your username, password, email, profile information and any other information will be remain same.



New CEO

Upwork got a new Chief Executive Officer. Stephane Kasriel is the new CEO of the company. Earlier he worked as the head of product development. 


Stephane Kasriel, CEO, Upwork
Upwork CEO Sign


What's New

As mentioned earlier, still there is no significant change that may catch your attention. The changes will be made gradually. What is Upwork doing now is just making their site lighter and faster, developing handy apps for mobile platforms, displaying user profile in a friendly manner etc.


To know more, please visit Upwork FAQ . . .



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