With the introduction of 5G, we’re definitely going on a whirlwind with internet connectivity, on laptops, phones, tablets etc. You might wonder what it means, how does it work and why you should be bothered about it? Well, this article gives the answers to your questions and lots more. 5G is short for ‘fifth generation mobile networks and are the next generation of mobile internet connectivity, offering faster speeds and more reliable connections on smartphones and other devices than ever before. A little historical background demonstrates the context of 5G. First-generation networks were introduced back in the 1980s – they were analogue and only carriedRead More →

There’s nothing more disappointing than being in a classroom, a meeting or making that superb presentation and alas! you get that low battery signal on your screen. While plenty of laptops don’t have removable batteries, yours may not fall into that category, so swapping the empty one out for a fully charged spare might save your day. But what about those that aren’t so lucky? What is the way out when faced with such challenge? Laptop batteries are made from lithium-ion batteries that have an average of 600 charge cycles and will work optimally for about four to five years without a drastic depreciation onRead More →

Chromebook is a new type of computer for everything you love to do and it comes in all shapes and sizes. They’re light, portable and full of fun. Did I mention its sleek smooth design are a beauty to behold? Durability’s not left out too. Mere seeing it is something you just want to buy. Chromebooks laptops are of a different breed and a unique class of mobile computing gadgets. They run Google’s Chrome OS. The first Chromebooks for sale by Acer and Samsung, began selling on June 15 2011. By March 2018, Chromebooks made up 60% of computers used in schools. These machines are designedRead More →

When you buy a new laptop, you want it safe and protected from any form of virus(malware). A typical definition of a computer virus is: a type of malicious software program that, when executed, replicates itself by modifying other computer programs and inserting its own code.  There are different virus a laptop gets from the internet such as computer worms, ransomware, spyware, trojan horses, keyloggers, rootkits, bootkits, and other malicious software. What do you do when any of this virus creeps into your computer? Here are 5 steps to keeping your laptop safe. Stay up-to-date: Over half of all virus infections don’t necessarily have to happen onlyRead More →

When working on our laptop, we tend to have a cup of liquid sitting beside it. Be it tea, coffee or even a glass of wine.   The risk of spilling this on your laptop is high especially when we get carried away with working on the laptop. The no 1 most common killer of laptop is coffee. 40% of all spills on laptop occur from coffee. The conventional saying ‘a soaked is a dead laptop’ may sound very true, but what if there are ways you can save your laptop from that dreaded spill? When a spill occurs, don’t give up on that laptopRead More →

Ten years ago, the best gaming laptop were those with the Intel Core i7 processors, 8GB of RAM and any distinct graphics imaginable. Today, the best gaming laptops are totally different from what was produced a decade ago. A total new package, small but power packed, Incredibly thin and a wonder to behold. Introducing, the Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 from the Nvidia Max Q concept. It’s said to be the best gaming laptop right now. It sits comfortably at the top of gaming laptops. Yes, it sounds and looks like every other gaming laptop out there, right? Believe me when I say it’s a differentRead More →

The Quick Guide To Your Laptop: Understanding What’s Inside Your Laptop We start with the question, “What even is RAM? And how much do I need?” This is an understandably justifiable question when you are in search of a new laptop. All these numbers are thrown in your face. You have a vague idea that the larger the number, the better it is. But, how much is enough for what you do? And which ones are actually relevant to your needs? This article is here for the average consumer* to guide you through your search for a new laptop.   CPU/PROCESSOR [Unit measure: GHz] [Common brands: Intel,Read More →

WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS OF BUYING SECOND-HAND LAPTOPS? Buying a laptop that’s anything other than new, has developed some social stigma over time. We dispose of laptops like phones. 24 months and out. As if they can’t be ‘revived’. I’m here to tell you that, that’s wrong, with specialist clean up and reboot, conditions can be restored to near-new working conditions. All of which allows for them to be competitively good, but cheaper than new laptops. It’s not all roses though, one must be careful in the second-hand market, and we have just the guide to take you your next portable computer. What’sRead More →