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5 Great Tips for Laptop Battery Care

Laptop batteries don’t last forever. In fact, they’re often among the first laptop components to wear out and ultimately fail. Here’s a few tips for taking care of your laptop’s battery, so that you don’t have to spend the money on a replacement.

Compressed air cleans dust out of the inside and out of your PC easily. Here’s how to use a compressed air canister to do that.

Is Windows 8 better than Windows 7?

Short answer: No.

Long answer: There’s a good chance that Windows 8 will get you to your tasks at about the same speed Windows 7 did. If Win 7 was sluggish on your PC, the flashier Win 8 is not going to help you much.

Microsoft has two levels of support for its Windows products, Mainstream Support and Extended Support. The first is free and the second costs money.

How the CPU, RAM, graphics, and hard drive are important when buying a new PC or upgrading an existing one, and why it depends on what you use your PC for

Five Reasons Not to Buy a New PC

Here are five reasons why you might want to wait on that new PC purchase for awhile.

There is so much fuss these days about tablets and the ‘Post PC Era’. We thought that we would show people how they can turn their current PC into a tablet.

Make a Window Active with a Hover

If you’d like to make windows active in Windows 7 by hovering over the window instead of clicking it, here’s how to do that.

Disable the Aero Interface

Aero is the flashy user interface in Windows Vista and Windows 7. It can slow down older PCs, but you can turn it off easily. Here’s how to do that.

I like Google Chrome a lot. In fact, I think you should discontinue using your existing web browser, and start using Chrome instead. Here are five good reasons why.

According to these operating-system statistics, Windows 7 is the world’s most popular operating system, and overtook Windows XP in August 2011. Since then, its lead has grown, and it’s now run by 48.7% of users.

Let’s face it: Wires cause clutter. The more wires you have from your laptop or desktop PC to your peripherals, the more clutter there is, and the more wires can get tangled, pulled out, frayed or ruined. Thankfully, electronics are moving in a wireless direction. Fewer cords is a good thing, right? Sure, but not always.

Can a Tablet Replace a Laptop for Good?

With the announcement and impending release of the iPad 3, it’s important to point out that as advanced as tablets are, there are still things they can’t do that a laptop can do.

How to Use Windows Update (Video Guide)

In this interactive video, learn about Windows Update and how you use it to keep Windows on the newest version. This video works for all versions of Windows.

Welcome to Part 2 of the two-part series on the Windows 8 Consumer Preview.

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