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Category: Tech

How long can I expect my laptop to last?

How long can I expect my laptop to last?   When you go out to buy hardware today, it’s easy to expect that your purchase could last you for several years. And while buying at the right time could see you land a tremendous deal that lasts you for many years, buying at the wrong…

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Does your PC really need more RAM?

Does your PC really need more RAM? In the rush to make sure that our PCs are in the best condition possible, it’s easy to get carried away and buy a new piece of everything. And while there are not really any negatives to upgrading every part of your PC, not every piece of hardware…

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Are your power settings limiting performance?

Are your power settings limiting performance?   Today, one of the most challenging aspects of using hardware comes from balancing power and performance. Nobody enjoys getting a big power bill through the door, but nobody appreciates falling behind on schedule due to a lack of technical performance. Often, the main thing you might have to…

5 clear signs you should upgrade your laptop

5 clear signs you should upgrade your laptop   For anyone who uses a laptop for their work or for their own personal pleasure, they can be very useful tools indeed. However, one problem that you will find with any laptop – no matter how ‘good’ it was when you bought it – is that…

SSD vs HDD for video gaming: what works best?

SSD vs HDD for video gaming: what works best?   For anyone looking to pass their time stuck indoors, a common starting place is to look at video gaming. This interactive and engaging activity is one that can suck up many hours of your time and makes a great companion for COVID-19 lockdown. However, one…

Should I use a wired or wireless keyboard?

Should I use a wired or wireless keyboard?   For anyone working from home at the moment, you might find that one common issue you have is getting comfortable on the keyboard. Using a keyboard that is not really suited to working from home can be a bit of a problem. It can mean doing…

How quickly does my PC age?

How quickly does my PC age?   When you go ahead and buy a new PC, you might think that it’s going to last you a decade. Sadly, the rate and the pace of developments in the industry means that this is very unlikely to be the case. Even buying a brand new PC today…