EU and US Agree not to Ban Laptops The Department of Homeland Security has been back and forth multiple times on the idea of banning large electronic devices, including laptops, from being carried on to flights. Instead, these larger devices would be placed on checked luggage. There are two concerns with larger electronics. First, the […]
A visual trip through the evolution of the laptop.
How much would you pay for the ultimate laptop? If you’re a hard-core gamer, a mobile professional who needs to crunch serious data, or someone who always dreams about having the absolute best technology – no matter the price — then read on to find out just how much that dream machine is going to cost…
Do you like the sounds of desktop-replacement notebook performance in an extremely light and thin form factor.
Buying a new computer can be confusing because of all the brands and choices.
I have been on the road a couple of times this year and for all the talk of the mobile technology wonderment, it’s still considerably harder to get work done than at your desk.
By Bob Rankin
Boosting your laptop’s WiFi reception is a good idea, no matter where you are. Out in the country, wireless Internet hotspots can be few and far between. But even in urban areas where WiFi hotspots are plentiful it’s good to have more networks from which to choose. Here’s how to get a stronger wifi signal…
By Bill Pytlovany
I’ve written before about the coming death of the CD/DVD’s for data storage. While that time hasn’t come yet for desktop there is one realm where CD/DVD players are no longer needed. If you’re getting ready to purchase a new laptop the one place you can really save is by shopping for a machine without a CD/DVD player. Not only will you save cash, but you’ll also save big time on weight and energy consumption.
By Bill Pytlovany
What happens when you have four different security programs installed on a computer? It’s a lot like watching a slow turtle crossing the street. You sit, you wait, you stare and most of the time there’s a crash before it’s over.
By Leo Notenboom
Laptops are portable, convenient and easily lost. When lost, all the data could easily be available to the finder. Encryption is the answer.
Our friends at Tekzilla are covering CES 2010 in Las Vegas.
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Avoid bumping the mousepad
Prevent typing disasters caused by accidentally hitting your laptop’s mousepad. On today’s Tekzilla Daily Veronica shows you a neat tool to make your life easier.
Today laptops are fast replacing desktops as the computer of choice. Because of their size and light build they can require a little more care than their robust, sedentary brothers. Smaller cords and displays on hinges are just two of the diffrences that need spceial attention. Follow these points to keep your laptop younger longer and avoid some of the most common laptop pitfalls.
Just in case you were getting bored with the economy and the candidates, Sony brings you their 2nd Annual Battery Recall. This event is being held at the Palm Shore Resort and is hosted by Dell, Toshiba, and HP…… . Sorry, but a little levity helps as the occurrence of laptops catching fire, exploding and possibly damaging life, limb and property has become so commonplace that it’s almost a seasonal event.
Check out Robs video of what happens when a laptop catches fire. It’s had almost a million and a half views.
Everyone knows it’s a problem. A zillion articles and lists on how to extend laptop battery life dot the Internet. The problem is that most are just vague lists … I’m going to tell you what I found that works and how to set it up. These tips are not for using the laptop around the house. This is for when you must get the absolute most from your current battery charge. How much will it get you? How about a whopping 58% more use time?
Gregg Stebben is the Chief Internet Evangelist for PC Pitstop. Gregg is well-known to radio listeners all over the country as a “tech guru”, including his weekly reports on WTOP in Washington DC. WLW in Cincinnati, WOAI in San Antonio and KSL in Salt Lake. He is the author of 11 books, including INTERNET PRIVACY FOR DUMMIES, and he has also written for magazines ranging from MEN’S HEALTH to ESQUIRE to BON APPÉTIT. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
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