Category Archives: Computer Tips

  • How To Make Chrome The Best Browser For Your Phone

    Google doesn’t just want the Chrome browser dominating laptops and desktops of this world, it wants it on as many mobile devices as possible too. If you have Chrome installed on your iPhone or Android, there are a handful of ways you can make it even better than the default settings. Here’s how to make […]

  • Can Smarter Solar Inverters Save the Grid?

    When Steve Johnson had solar panels installed on the roof of his Boulder, Colo., home several years ago, he considered it his personal contribution to making the world a little cleaner. And if his grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) system would occasionally cause his electricity meter to spin backward during the day and trim his utility bills, […]

  • WINDOWS 10 OFFICE INSIDERS ON THE SLOW RING GET A MINOR MOBILE UPDATE

    Microsoft offers two versions of their Office productivity suite to Windows users. There is the full desktop version, Office 2016, which provides the most complete set of features and functions for the office warrior. If that is overkill, then Microsoft also offers their set of Office Mobile apps for Windows 10 PCs and phones, which […]

  • 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 […]