We’ve all been there: trying to finish an assignment for school or work, praying to the heavens that our laptop battery will last long enough to hit send, and being dealt a crushing blow when our battery dies. Conserving your laptop battery can be a bit of an art. Here’s everything you need to know about how to improve your laptop battery life.
If you have reason to believe that your computer has been compromised by some sort of virus, it is critical that you stop using it immediately. Never use an infected computer. Wait until the problem has been fixed to continue your daily tasks. Don’t check your email, log into Facebook, your bank account, or buy anything online. The more personal information you engage with on an infected computer, the more ammo you give hackers.
USB flash drives are everyone’s favorite promotional gift, desk drawer pile, and junk drawer staple-but they are so popular because they are incredibly useful! Even if you are suffering from total USB flash drive overload, don’t discount their importance to your technology life. Here are some of the best reasons why they are still incredibly useful and powerful tools.
While the internet puts a veritably endless selection of movies from every genre and time period at your fingertips, you will not reap all of the benefits of this if your streaming speed is not up to snuff. Nothing is worse than getting excited to watch a movie only for it to freeze and buffer so badly you can’t even enjoy it. Here are some ways you can improve your streaming speed so your favorite movie never buffers the fun suspense of your favorite thriller into an interminable wait.
Laptops are often replaced every few years, as people seek better and faster and newer technology. Often laptops only last so long, after undergoing damage. However, many undamaged laptops in perfect working order end up being thrown out prematurely for easily fixable problems. Unless you are a total tech junkie who always wants the newest thing to come out, you’ll be happy to know that there are actually numerous ways to increase the lifespan of your laptop.
In today’s high tech world, we have access to more information and products and media than ever before. The world is only a click away. However, this ultimate accessibility and convenience does not come without its drawbacks. When it comes to online security, it can be difficult to protect yourself. From malware to hackers to spyware, there are numerous threats to our own cyber security lurking in all corners of the web. Read on to learn more about how to protect yourself in the digital age.
It’s always a good thing to protect your files. You never know when disaster can strike; a virus, a power outage, or personal mistakes can lead to deletion of necessary files. So, when you’ve got them all backed up, you can rest assured that everything will stay perfectly safe, even when something terrible happens to your computer. You can always replace a computer or download new programs, but files such as pictures, videos, and similar personal content can’t be replaced. Read on to figure out how you can backup the files on your computer safely and efficiently.
If you are considering updating your computer, there are few investments you can ultimately make that will serve you and your machine better than a high quality graphics card. If you are a gamer or a professional or hobby video editor, it is an incredibly good idea. However, buying a new graphics card is not always a one and done process. Here are three things to help you choose the perfect graphics card for your needs.
Windows 10 owners know by now that updates to the OS are being released much slower than Microsoft has done so in the past. Remember when a tiny popup would show at the bottom of your screen, asking you to update, and you always selected for it to update in four hours? That’s gone, now. Updates are mandatory and forced, whether you want them to happen or not. And they’re happening more infrequently. Read on to find out why.
We have all been there—right as you are about to send an important email or finish a document online (okay, or watch the season finale of a show on Netflix), your computer suddenly won’t connect to the Wi-Fi. It can be stressful and annoying, but knowing how to fix the problem can help make it a little less of both. Here are some steps to take if you lose your internet connection or your computer won’t connect to Wi-Fi.