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  • Just Mobile’s Xtand Pro: ‘X marks the spot!’
    Just Mobile’s Xtand Pro: ‘X marks the spot!’
    Just Mobile’s Xtand Pro ($79.95) is an angled riser that supports up to 17” laptops. Even upon first opening the box, one is immediately stuck by the product’s beauty, as the mostly black packaging starkly contrasts with the...
  • Princeton U study: Taking notes the 'old-fashioned' way is better for students
    Princeton U study: Taking notes the 'old-fashioned' way is better for students
    A new study conducted at Princeton University suggests that students who use a laptop to take notes don’t fare as well academically as those who take notes by hand with a pen or pencil.The study tested retention of lecture material and...
  • Microsoft Surface Pro 3 a serious threat to MacBook Air
    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 a serious threat to MacBook Air
    Microsoft is pushing the Surface Pro 3 as the tablet that can replace your laptop. The one laptop often compared to the Surface Pro 3 is the MacBook Air.How serious a threat the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is to replace your MacBook Air depends on who...
  • Dell Chromebook 11
    Dell Chromebook 11 - The best Chromebook yet?
    Dell has joined the growing list of laptop makers selling Chromebooks. At the core, Chromebooks are the simplest computers you can buy today. Almost every Windows laptop maker now offers Google Chromebooks. Dell's new Chromebook 11 has set its...
  • SteelSeries WoW gaming mouse with snowman
    Winter weather wrecks gaming gear
    The Charlottesville area and surrounding counties in Virginia have already had quite a bit of wintery weather so far this year; unprotected gaming gear can easily be ruined if exposed to the colder temperatures. Most gamers aren’t using...
  • Adapt a 2.5" laptop SATA hard drive to a desktop computer
    Adapt a 2.5" laptop SATA hard drive to a desktop computer
    When SATA hard drives and optical drives were introduced several years ago, the data and power connectors used were the same for both laptop and desktop drives (unlike the older IDE or P-ATA drives, thank goodness).BUT - their form factors are...
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    Coke stolen laptops: 74,000 at risk, thieved computers held personal information
    Stolen laptops from Coke headquarters in Atlanta this week were said to hold the personal information of nearly 74,000 people. Coca-Cola has released an official notice that the security data of thousands of people could have been at risk if the...
  • 2010 Acer Aspire laptop
    Expect to shut down your business with Acer and its Aspire R7-571
    Like every businessperson, I reached the point where my five-year-old laptop, a Dell Inspiron 1525, was struggling to handle everyday tasks. Frozen screens, sounds like an airplane about to take off, and slow boot-up became the norm, and despite...
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    5 Steps to Take When Buying a Used Laptop
    Buying a used laptop can help anyone save money. While the costs of new laptop computers have been reduced in the past decade, there are many deals to be found for used versions. Unfortunately, many consumers may overlook the option of buying a...
  • Chromebooks powered by Google’s browser-based Chrome operating system
    Google Chromebook sales growth strong as Apple and Microsoft fall
    Recent sales figures show that Chromebooks and Android tablets have significantly increased their overall market share of computer products this year. The losers in the market share are Windows Notebooks, Apple Notebooks, and iPads.The sales...
  • What is the best game laptop to buy now?
    What is the best game laptop to buy now?
    NBC News announced Wirecutter’s top favorite pick for a laptop to be Toshiba Qosmio X75. For a price tag of $1700 you get great components and the high power.In techspeak: It has a quad-core i7-4700MQ Haswell CPU, Nvidia GeForce GTX 770M, 16...
  • Laptops are on sale this week
    Six Incrediblely Low Priced Laptop Deals This Holiday Week
    Extremely low priced laptop deals are available during this holiday week. This week’s sales are increasingly becoming more aggressive with retailers offering untold discounts on computer systems and electronics. This season may well be the...
  • Dell
    Not hazardous: Dell Latitude 6430u laptops that 'smell of cat urine'
    Whether or not you think the deal that took Dell private smells fresh -- someare calling itthe "nastiest tech buyout ever" -- some users of the Dell Latitude 6430u say that the laptop computer smells like cat urine, as the BBCreported on...
  • Chromebook 11
    HP Chromebook 11 weighs just 2.3 pounds, inspired by Chromebook Pixel design
    HP and Google partnered up to release a new lightweight, portable laptop, the HP Chromebook 11. HP announced availability and pricing for the new Chromebook on it’s official blog Tuesday (Oct. 8), boasting its ultra-thin design and...
  • Surface Pro 2
    The Surface Pro 2 specs
    This morning Microsoft held a press conference to debut the laptop-quality Surface Pro 2 and its more tablet-esque counterpart, the Surface 2. Many improvements have been made since the original Surface Pro and Surface RT, including increased...