Category Archives: Computer Tips

  • Good Money Habits That Can Hurt Your Credit

    Credit works in mysterious, sometimes contradictory ways. If you have good financial habits and do the right thing with your money, it seems like your credit would be in good shape. It doesn’t always work out that way, though. Despite your best intentions, smart financial moves aren’t always the best credit moves. Not Using Credit […]

  • Here’s Everything You Should Know About the Highly-Controversial Tidal Music Service

    Since the rise in popularity of streaming music, many services have come and gone – some, like Grooveshark, were great services that just couldn’t make the cut, and some were just, well, bad. Today, however, there are still quite a variety of music streaming services available, each with their own advantages and disadvantages. Some services […]

  • How Apple’s Recent ‘Gliimpse’ Acquisition Is Already Reshaping the Healthcare Industry

    Stating that the firm’s utmost vision is to create a way for the “personalized and shareable medical records of all 317,000,000 Americans” to be accessible at any time, Fast Company revealed last week that Apple has acquired Gliimpse — a little known firm whose primary objective, aside from specializing in the digitization of medical records, […]

  • ALIENWARE AURORA R5 REVIEW

    ALIENWARE’S ICONIC GAMING PC RETURNS AS A MINI POWERHOUSE OUR VERDICT The Alienware Aurora R5 is a revolutionary gaming desktop that puts other pre-built PCs to shame with a smaller, clever chassis and surprisingly affordable price. FOR Tool-less upgradability Clever, space-saving design Competitively affordable AGAINST Partially obstructed cooling Alienware has a long list of memorable […]

  • LENOVO MIIX 310 REVIEW : AN AFFORDABLE 2-IN-1 PC

    Lenovo has a new 2-in-1 PC for those who want the convenience of a tablet and the truly usable form factor of a proper laptop. Unlike some competing 2-in-1 systems, the Ideapad Miix 310 features a keyboard with a hinge — attach the tablet portion to the keyboard and the combination of the two feels […]

  • DELL INSPIRON 15 7000 2-IN-1 REVIEW

    PROS Attractive, versatile design; Solid performance and graphics; Above-average battery life CONS Stiff, uncomfortable keyboard; Dim, dull display VERDICT The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 2-in-1 offers good performance and nearly 7 hours of battery life in a versatile design. Convertible laptops — they’re not just a gimmick anymore. Now that nearly all of the major […]

  • SHOULD I BUY A CHROMEBOOK? BUYING GUIDE AND ADVICE

    A Chromebook is a laptop of a different breed. Instead of Windows 10 or Mac OS X, Chromebooks run Google’s Chrome OS. These machines are designed to be used primarily while connected to the Internet, with most applications and documents living in the cloud. As a result, these clamshells don’t have a ton of onboard […]

  • HP Spectre 13 ‘World’s Thinnest Laptop’

    HIGHLIGHTS The Spectre 13 measures just 10.4mm in thickness. It’s powered by Intel’s 6th Generation ‘Skylake’ CPUs. The laptop is built from aluminium and carbon fibre. HP took the wraps of its Apple MacBook Air-killer a couple of months back and very soon, you’ll be able to get your hands on it in India. HP […]

  • APPLE PREVIEWS APPLE FILE SYSTEM TO REPLACE HFS+ IN 2017

    Some changes are big for users: Siri on the Mac, fireworks in the Messages app, a new Breathe app on the watch! Others are a more seismic shift that end users may or may not notice. Apple’s operating systems have used the HFS+ file system for more than 18 years, but that era is coming […]

  • GOOGLE GOES AFTER SHAREPOINT WITH NEW ENTERPRISE TOOLS

    Google isn’t kidding when it says it’s serious about the enterprise. The company announced a pair of new services on Monday that are aimed squarely at helping businesses access information and share it internally, similar to what Microsoft’s SharePoint product offers. A new Springboard app gives employees at companies subscribed to Google Apps for Work […]

  • NORDVPN REVIEW

    PROS Large number of servers and end-point countries Worked for Netflix during our tests Wide range of privacy and security features Clear no-logging policy CONS Expensive without special offers KEY FEATURES $8 per month (£5.55) $48 per 6 months (£33.10) $96 per year (£66.22) Connect up to six devices Supports OpenVPN, PPTP, L2TP/IPSec OS support: […]

  • DELL XPS 8900 SPECIAL EDITION REVIEW : WORK AND PLAY

    THE GOOD Simple, easy-to-upgrade design Strong gaming and VR performance Handy built-in audio software Lots of memory-card slots for productivity THE BAD Lackluster keyboard Not as compact as other VR-ready competitors VERDICT The Dell XPS 8900 SE offers VR-ready gaming performance within an easily upgradable design that’s fit for both work and play. Not every […]