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Choosing a new laptop?

Why buy a laptop? With so many options for portable computing why would you buy a new laptop?  Wouldn’t you be better off with a shiny new tablet PC or even a smartphone?  Well, it ...
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Windows 10: Why now?

Are you still running Windows 8 or earlier? Perhaps you’re comfortable with your good old operating system and aren’t accustom to change or, like many of us, worry that updating your OS might lose your ...

Gaming and SSDs

In a previous post we outlined some of the various reasons you should look at upgrading your storage with an SSD. Now we’re going to take a look at some of the ways in which ...
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Desktop PCs v Laptops

Corrie and Eastenders. Liverpool and Manchester. Tea and Coffee. What do these things all have in common? They divide people’s opinions. Whether it be what your favourite soap is, which city has the best football ...

Should you install an SSD?

Storage Wars: SSD Help for the Undecided I built a PC for the first time in a decade earlier this month. Fearing some catastrophic mistake, I nervously sent my potential build over to a friend ...
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Storage Buying Guide

There are lots of products designed to store your media files, applications and operating systems.  Depending on your needs, choose from SD cards, USB flash drives, solid state drives or hard drives.  “I want to ...

PC Cooling Tips

If you find your PC performance has gone downhill, the answer to your problems could be as simple as keeping it cool. Overheating can be responsible for many common problems with PC performance, from hanging ...

Laptops vs. Tablets 

Laptops and tablets have, despite being similar, come along way.  Still, it is hard to determine what you need, and how much you’re willing to spend to get what you need.  Before we go too ...

The Best Detachable Computers

If you’re looking for a truly portable PC option, it’s likely you’ll first be looking towards convertible laptops or detachable PCs. These Laptop/Tablet 2 in 1 devices are the perfect option for those needing the ...

Mechanical Keyboard Guide

GUIDE TO MECHANICAL KEYBOARDS Are you looking for a new keyboard, ready to upgrade or want something more suited to gaming? Well, gamers, writers or just picky typists the answer may be in mechanical keyboards. ...

Cloud Computing Jargon Buster

The Cloud, data on-demand, online storage… however you look at it ‘Cloud Data’ is all around us. If you’re hooked up to the internet in some way (which we assume you are reading this) you ...

PC in your Pocket

The PC-on-a-stick category of mini-PCs is continuing to make waves through the market. Small, innovative and perfect for its time. Still, they have a number of significant flaws that might hold you back from making ...
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How to Charge your battery faster

Waiting for your smartphone to charge when you really need it can be excruciating. Aside from crossing your fingers, shouting aggressively for it to hurry up or creating your own ritual dance to the smartphone ...