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  • Lenovo ThinkPad T540p
    'March Gadget Madness': Lenovo ThinkPad T540p
    Each day this week, Rick Limpert gives his "March Gadget Madness" accessory, gadget and tech picks.The Lenovo ThinkPad T540p is built to perform and last.Let's start out with the good news of what the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 has to...
  • Pelican Product’s 1560LOC: Professional grade luggage
    Pelican Product’s 1560LOC: Professional grade luggage
    After a trip to visit family, I was returning home with a borrowed suitcase and Pelican Product’s 1560LOC. While at the airport, the borrowed suitcase’s wheel fractured and discarded chunks of itself everywhere I went. For some this...
  • Ten Great Tech Gift Ideas
    Ten Great Tech Gift Ideas
    So we are coming down the stretch and the panic has now set in for those who have not gotten all their shopping done. You still have a few days but good luck at the mall.For those still trying to get a gift for that nightmarish techie person on...
  • Gift Idea for the Gamer: Aspire V Nitro
    Gift Idea for the Gamer: Aspire V Nitro
    If you have a gamer in your life you know the pain there is in trying to find them something that moves them away from their tv or computer screen for short spells, if only to eat. They are specific about the computer they use, and the keyboard...
  • Yoga 3 Pro
    Yoga 3 Pro - thinner than Air and meant to flex
    Can we keep a secret here? It’s a bit of a love affair. You know, the kind your wife just wouldn’t understand. It actually started two years ago when I first laid hands on this sweet little orange cutie called Yoga. It started in Vegas...
  • Andi Dorfman
    ‘Bachelorette’ star Andi Dorfman works with a laptop and tea: What is she doing?
    “Bachelorette” star Andi Dorfman has been focusing on her romance ever since she stopped filming the show earlier this season. Andi accepted Josh Murray’s proposal and the two began a romance in Atlanta. But it was revealed that...
  • MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro
    The MSI GT72 2QE Dominator Pro Gaming Laptop – A Review
    If you’re a huge fan of PC games, this article is for you. Because the GT72 2QE Dominator Pro from MSI is one the bestest gaming laptops I’ve seen so far, and it’s one amazingly powerful machine that should be on the wish list of...
  • 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...
  • Photo of a laptop on a desk
    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...