Hardware

5 Reasons to Use an External Hard Drive

April 24, 2018
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External hard drives present a host of benefits for users, but there are still many people out there who don’t bother with them. Whether you have never really thought about getting one before or the possibility has been on your mind for a while, we are going to talk you through just a few of […]

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Troubleshooting – “Reboot and Select Proper Boot Device” Error

April 12, 2018
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When starting Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10, or other Windows OS, you may receive the error message “Reboot and Select proper Boot device or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key” Just like the one below:    Even if you reboot the computer, Windows startup is still blocked here.  In […]

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Top Computers for Students

March 21, 2018
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Most upcoming college students will sooner or later have to invest in a computer. It’s common that people either buy an overkill device or a cheap that breaks down. This can be tricky. You want something that are capable of fulfilling the necessary tasks, while not accidentally charging unnecessary money for features that you won’t […]

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9 Clear Signs that you need a new laptop

February 22, 2018
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We all love using our Laptop devices and we can all agree it is one of the best pieces of technology that there is but there’s some times when we wonder when It’s right to spend more cash to get a better one. I’ve had this experience many times and I’m currently on my 4th […]

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Want Your Apple Keyboards To Work With Windows Functionality? We Can Show You How!

November 22, 2017
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Whether you’d like to admit it or not, Apple is known far and wide for its quality control in both full device releases and accessories that follow. Such is the case with their famous keyboards that hook up to Apple products and work wonders both from a functional standpoint and comfort in use. As such, […]

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10 Best Health Gadgets to Improve Your Lifestyle

June 22, 2017
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Getting and staying healthy is a goal for many people, but few know how to make the switch. It can seem overwhelming at first, but making the change will be well worth it. Living a healthy lifestyle can help you fight diseases, prevent anxiety, help you live longer, and improve your overall quality of life. […]

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Seven Ways to Tell if Your Hard Drive is Failing: What Do Those Squeals, Clunks and Thuds Really Mean?

May 17, 2017
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Exposure to water or fire, power surges, sharp impact or just plain everyday operation can all be factors when there is a hard disk drive malfunction and the stored information cannot be accessed. And just like in cars– or humans, for that matter – parts wear out and things break down. It has been estimated […]

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Top 5 Best laptops to Buy in 2013

August 29, 2013
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Find the best laptops to purchase in 2013 and read the in-depth laptop reviews, as rated according to the expert reviewers. Make sure if a laptop is perfect for you or not? Take a look at the top 5 laptops of 2013; this will help you to make the right choice. Best Laptops 0f 2013 […]

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Is It Your Hard Drive Slowing Down The Computer Or Something Else? 

June 7, 2013
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It is a common scenario that every person owing a computer experiences at one point of time- complaining about the sluggish performance of the computer. The computer has got a lot of stuff like pictures, movies, music, eBooks, apps, software programs etc. It also slows down because the computer is busy picking spyware, Internet browser […]

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Top printers for 2013

March 24, 2013
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When you have a particular task in mind – be it printing photographs or producing hefty documents in no time at all – it’s important that you choose the printer that can meet your needs. So before you shell out any cash, take a look at this quick guide with all you need to know […]

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Keep a PC Safe in Cold Weather: 5 Practical Tips

January 12, 2013
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Due to advanced technology, many personal computers (PCs) such as laptops can be used anywhere as needed. However, if a laptop is exposed to cold weather for a long period of time, it may affect its overall performance. Here are some tips to keep your PC safe during the cold weather season. Wrap It Up […]

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The NetBook is dead and soon gone!

January 2, 2013
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As of January 2013, Asus and Acer will no longer be making netbooks. Asus launched the first netbook, Eee PC, back in 2007, but now it’s over. Asus did try to revive the netbook market last year with its Eee PC 1024 Flare Series with Intel Atom processor, which was able to boot from sleep-mode […]

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Top 12 Gadgets I Want For Christmas – And Maybe You Would Too? [2012]

December 2, 2012
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Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas, folks! Welcome to another edition of the “Top 10 12 gadgets I want for Christmas – and maybe you would too?”. Now that we’re in 2012 I would like to start this article out by highlighting some of the gadgets that were on the Christmas gadgets list for 2011. First up […]

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Ultrabooks: The Times They Are a-Changin’

October 4, 2012
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If you look at the current crop of Ultrabooks on the market they all feature the uncanny resemblance of a normal laptop only thinner and shinier. In fact, you would not be punished for mistaking an Ultrabook for a regular laptop from afar, and this is one of the contributing factors as to why their […]

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The Future of Ethernet

August 23, 2012
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Ethernet cables are present in nearly every house, some are metres long, some are very short, and most go about their daily business almost completely unrecognised by anyone. Still, some in the industry are predicting that wireless technology might mean the end for this unassuming office hero, but is this true?The first place to go […]

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Three Ultrabooks which you should look out for

August 14, 2012
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If you are a consumer and have been shopping around for a laptop as of late, then you will have come across a range of next-generation Ultra-thin laptops called ‘Ultrabooks’. An Ultrabook is a name given to a laptop which meets certain Intel specified hardware requirements. These include that machines with the Ultrabook bearing brand […]

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Tablet, Notebook, Ultrabook: How to Know What You Need

August 9, 2012
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Tablet and ultrabook manufacturers are touting their products as the new necessity for just about everyone; but will they really give you anything you can’t get from a laptop or smartphone? Depending on what you need and like, it might be worth the investment, but they’re clearly not for everyone. Here are a few questions […]

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The Pros and Cons of “BYOD”

August 3, 2012
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For both multi-national conglomerates and corporations, the idea of BYOD, or [tp lang=”en” only=”y”]Bring Your Own Device[/tp][tp not_in=”en”]Bring Your Own Device[/tp], isn’t groundbreaking or even relatively new. They’ve been allowing their employees to utilize their own smartphones and tablets to keep in step with the company and keep in touch with their loved ones. For small […]

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Why Ultrabooks will be Ultra for Gaming

August 3, 2012
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When buying a new computer, whether it’s a desktop PC, laptop, ultrabook or tablet, you have your standard requirements – a vibrant display, great memory, excellent speed and unrivalled quality. That’s all fine when you want a computer to carry out your day-to-day tasks, but what happens when you want to use your computer for […]

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Microsoft: “Brand name” computers more reliable than no-name

June 29, 2012
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Microsoft has analyzed error messages and reports from around 1 million consumer computers and used the data to compile a huge report. It is believed that this is the biggest survey of its kind. Their research shows that computers built by reputable manufacturers, also known as “brand name” computers, are more reliable than no-name computers […]

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The perfect AirPrint-enabled printer for your Mac

June 18, 2012
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AirPrint is such a great technology, making wireless printing via Wi-Fi networks so easy that everybody can do it. Unfortunately not every printer is AirPrint-enabled yet. Below is a list of some of the high-performance printers that Apple officially recommends to complement your Mac, iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch – to fit your printing needs. […]

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How to Keep Your Favorite Computer Always Clean and Running Well

May 28, 2012
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Are you one of those who cannot seem to live a day without their precious computer?  If so, you’d better make it an effort to properly maintain your unit in top working condition.  If you do not take care of your computer properly, there are many unfortunate things that might happen to your computer such […]

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Smart TV: A New Era in Entertainment

April 28, 2012
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Smart TV also known as Connected TV is a new breed of intelligent devices which offer entertainment like never before. Similar to Smart Phones these devices can be hooked up to the internet giving the viewers access to the content earlier available on the computers and the smartphones only. With a Smart TV you can […]

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Is Your Computer Slowing Down?

April 16, 2012
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With day-to-day use, your desktop computer suffers though normal wear and tear that may eventually hinder it from functioning properly. Not to worry – most causes of performance problems can be avoided. Take note of the following 5 things that slow your PC down. An overfilled hard drive Generally, the more full the hard drive […]

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