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 →

When the Massachusetts Democrat and presidential candidate laid out her plan Friday to break up big tech companies that she said stifle competition, she focused on Facebook Inc. , Alphabet Inc.’s, Google and Inc. but did not mention Apple. Well, Sen. Elizabeth Warren isn’t just coming for Google, Facebook, and Amazon, she wants to break up Apple too. Under Warren’s plan, Amazon would not be able to sell Amazon Basics products on the Amazon retail store, Google would not be able to promote its own products in Google search, and Facebook would have to split apart from Instagram and WhatsApp. Her issue with Apple lines up with theRead 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 →

Laptop screen hinges are one of the most delicate parts on your Laptop. Without the hinge in place, a laptop is physically screwed. Hinges are usually attached to the computer’s frame via machine screws.They make a laptop’s frame complete.  Laptop hinges are not indestructible, but their coverings and trim may show wear long before the hinges are actually in any danger of failure.   Hinges can also be damaged when the computer is picked up by its lid, dropped from various heights or opened beyond the angle at which it should stop. In these situations, damage to the hinges may be of secondary concern, as componentRead More →

Laptops make up more than half  of the world’s gadget today. They make lives more convenient, help get jobs done easier, and they make practically everything accessible. A person’s gadget collection is incomplete without a trusty laptop. Laptops are used for many things, like surfing the Internet, checking emails, connecting to people, writing papers and documents, and even playing movies and music. The fact is, not everyone can afford a brand new laptop whether you are buying it online or offline. Brand new laptops can have a heavy price tag and can be regarded as a luxury, especially if your top priority is earning and saving.Read More →