Laptops are becoming increasingly popular with consumers mainly because laptops offer excellent portability, convenience and performance in one small package. Without disputing it, laptops or notebook computers are the ultimate high tech gadgets of our time. The decision whether to buy a laptop or not online is one major issue that gives many online laptop sellers concern almost everyday. For consumers, first thought should be buying a laptop from a store in person, you can personally test, check if all the features on the laptop meet your needs, right? You can even return it immediately if it doesn’t meet to your satisfaction. Still, in most cases,Read More →

When you purchase a laptop there are some general instructions and guidelines followed by it of how to take care of the battery and for how much time it’s better to charge the battery. Laptop battery is one of the most important component of a laptop. It should be given your attention and care if you know you want it lasting long and the lack of attention and care is the reason why many laptop owners have to replace their batteries sooner than they’d like.  It cannot be over emphasised that a laptop’s first charge is the  most important charge, the battery should be charged untilRead More →

You’ve probably heard of the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD), a common Windows error screen displayed when a system fault occurs. It represents a critical hardware issue in your computer. With it, at least your computer will tell you that there’s something wrong. But the B in BSOD doesn’t always stand for blue. The only thing worse than a blue screen of death is a black screen of death. And the only thing worse than a black screen of death is a black screen that doesn’t even throw you a bone by telling you what’s wrong. A Black Screen of Death can prove to be more difficult to resolveRead More →

As a Graphic Designer, you want equipment that allows you create and organize your work effectively, efficiently, with mobility, and all for a reasonable price. The importance of a reliable laptop computer is undeniable, as it allows you to work just as easily on the road as from the comfort of your home.   What makes the best laptops for graphic designers? When looking for the best laptops for graphic design work, you’ll want to make sure you have a laptop that offers enough power to run graphically-intensive applications. No ordinary notebook will do, these laptops need to be fast, responsive, and high definition. You’llRead More →

Your passwords are a first line of defense against many internet ills, they’re keys to everything inside your computer. While computers and the internet have made many aspects of business and commerce easier, technology advances have not been entirely beneficial. Data breaches and catastrophic data loss are a painful reality for too many companies of all sizes. In many ways, passwords to email and other private or proprietary files and programs represent the weak link in cyber security. Passwords are a means by which a user proves that they are authorized to use a computer.   Simple and commonly used passwords enable intruders to easily gain accessRead More →

Microsoft is rolling out a new cumulative update for Windows Insiders on Release Preview Ring. The software giant is projected to publish new cumulative updates next week as part of the March 2019 Patch Tuesday cycle. After presumably few enough issues, Microsoft is spinning out the update to regular Windows 10 users who Check for Updates. The latest update bumps the Windows 10 version to 10.0.17763.349.   The build is supposed to come with just bug fixes and performance improvements for those who are running on Windows 10 Release Preview. The update takes the OS to build 17763.292 and has the following changelog: Addresses an issue thatRead More →

A processor tells you the type of Intel to be found in your computer, it’s mostly called the CPU because it controls the working of all of the hardware and software. There are many good reasons to want to know the processor of your PC or laptop. Perhaps it is running slowly and you’re wondering if an upgrade is appropriate. You may be looking to buy or sell a laptop, or see if your computer is up to running a specific program. Whatever the reason, knowing the processor type can help in many situations. Various ways to check your laptop’s processor when powered on are;Read More →

For many consumers who are on the hunt for a new desktop or laptop, one of the biggest considerations is the type of processor. Two of the CPUs most often in contention are the Intel Core i5 and Intel Core i7.   Intel’s Core i5 and i7 CPUs are still the most popular processors you can buy and for good reason. But what’s the difference between them? Knowing the differences between the two can help you better understand the strengths and weaknesses of each, and enable you to decide which processor is right for your needs.   CORE i5 The 8th-generation Core i5 is a strong optionRead More →

The XPS 13 has remained one of our favorites here at TLF Windows laptop since it was released in 2015. It’s also earned its popularity among consumers as one of the most used laptops in 2018. From its eye-popping 4K display to its speedy performance and beautiful design, there’s a lot to love about the Dell XPS 13. It comes in various version, colour and size, but unless you’re strictly bound to paying as little as possible or happy with only a Core i5, the latest 9370 is the one to go for, a new model from Dell. It’s sleek, sturdy, and still on theRead More →

Oct 2nd saw Microsoft quietly showing off its new line of product, Surface Pro 6 at the’Back to Black’ event. Having stepped away from smartphones in recent years, the Surface laptops and tablets have become Microsoft’s flagship hardware products. Microsoft last updated the Surface Pro (the fifth-generation model) in June 2017 with 7th-generation Intel Core M3, i5, or i7 processors. A refresh of the company’s laptop / tablet hybrid that now comes in a new matte black colour and, boy, does that make this tablet look sharp. If you’ve always wanted a black Surface Pro then it’s here. Comes pre-installed with Windows 10 [can run full blownRead More →