Tips & How-tos

Want to get the most out of your portable device? Even if you bought a high end machine, there’s always ways to squeeze out more speed or overcome hardware limitations. Follow our collection of tips below to get the best possible user experience!

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How To Setup A Karaoke System On Your Laptop (How-To Guide)

Karaoke used to be something that family and friends could bond over on a slow Friday afternoon. Before the dawn of Netflix, there was Karaoke …

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How to Connect Two Projectors in One Laptop – Step by Step Guide

Connecting your laptop to two projectors is a great way to show presentations or video in a large room. You can simply split the image …

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4 Ways On How To Set Up An Alarm On Your MacBook

If you’ve been wanting to know how to set an alarm on Mac, we compiled together a short but through guide on how to do …

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Why Is Safari Frozen On My Mac & 5 Ways To Fix It

Whenever a new version of macOS makes its way to market. Safari can be one of the applications for experiencing freezing issues. So that’s why …

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Thinking about Buying a 2-in-1 Laptop? (Read this first)

2-in-1 laptops are versatile machines that can take the form of both a laptop and a tablet. However, their added features and sometimes high price …

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Laptop Battery Charging But Percentage Not Increasing [Solved]

The battery is one component of a laptop that degrades over a period of use. This can affect its ability to store power and can …

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Infographic: 12 Years Of iPhone Camera Evolution (Includ. 11 Pro Max)

The iPhone cameras from different models are designed with innovative features adapted from the very first iPhone. As Apple launches new smartphones, the camera features are enhanced and new ones are added to improve user experience. Let’s discover the evolution of the iPhone camera’s resolution.

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How To Tell If Your Laptop Camera Has Been Hacked?

If you’ve ever had doubts about whether your webcam is being used to spy on you. Then let us be the first to tell you …

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Determining the Amount of Storage Your Laptop Needs

Looking for a new laptop? You may be wondering, “How much storage space do I need?” When looking for a new laptop, there are so …

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4 Do’s and Don’ts for Proper Laptop in Bed Posture

One of the best features about a laptop is the fact that it is portable meaning you can use it even in bed. However, if …

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Which Laptop Screen Size is Best for You?

Laptops come in all shapes and sizes. Choosing which laptop screen size is best for you can be a difficult decision with so many options …

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6 Reasons Why Your Laptop Battery Dies Too Quickly

Picture this: you just got your new laptop. You’re surfing the web for an hour or so and suddenly get a message to plug your …

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3 Major Reasons Why Desktop Computers are Not Obsolete

In as much as we love the ease of use and convenience laptops and tablets offer to us, it is important to remember that desktop …

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Troubleshooting Tips to Fix Laptop Scrolling By Itself

What is one of the worst things that could happen to a planned productive day? Well, let’s see how about your laptop developing a technical …

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4 Ways To Increase Your RAM Without Purchasing More

RAM or Random Access Memory is not cheap by any means these days. So if you’ve been looking to increase your RAM without actually buying …

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How To Make Your Laptop Look & Feel Like A Gaming Laptop

If you have a mundane looking laptop whose looks and performance you want to spice up to be more like a gaming laptop. Then here’s …

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Ways to Block The Microphone On Your (Windows & Mac) Laptop

When you purchase a laptop, one in-built feature you should always expect to see is the microphone. However, if you have no need for the …

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Will Resetting Your Laptop Make It Run Faster? (How-To Guide)

So if your laptop has begun to be slow you’ve probably begun to wonder will resetting my laptop make it faster? Well, today we’re going …

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Does Using Your Laptop In The Dark Damage Your Eyes?

“Is it bad to use a laptop in the dark?” is a pretty common question you get asked nowadays. You probably heard it from your …

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How Many Years Should Your Laptop’s Battery Last?

If you’ve just bought a brand new laptop, or gotten a new battery for your current one and are wondering how long should your battery …

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What Should I Do With A New Laptop Battery? (Maximizing Battery Life)

“What Should I Do With A New Laptop Battery?” is one of the most common questions people ask when purchasing a new laptop or a …

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Should I Leave My Laptop Plugged In Charging All The Time?

“Should I leave my laptop plugged in all the time?” is one of the most common questions a new laptop owner always finds themselves asking. …

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Properties In a 2019 Laptop Screen Which Reduce Eye Strain

Using a laptop is not without its problems as there can be side effects such as eye strain. Due to this side effect, there have …

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7 Ways to Fix a Frozen Laptop Mouse (on Windows 10)

A frozen laptop mouse is a frustrating situation. If you’ve managed to navigate yourself here using only your arrow keys and keyboard shortcuts, we commend …

3 Hardware Components Of a Laptop That Make It Fast

The determination of whether or not a laptop functions optimally is based on its components. A laptop’s component is what makes it fast and also …

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How To Find Out How Old Is Your Laptop

If you’ve got an old laptop laying around, or if your looking to buy a used laptop, and want to know how old it is. …

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How to Shrink the Mac Screen Back to Its Normal Size

One thing you should expect when using a Mac or any laptop is that the display screen might change unexpectedly. Either the text display becomes …

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4 Different Ways to Trace a Stolen Mac & Windows Laptop

In the early 2000s retrieving a lost or stolen laptop required a stroke of luck. However, in present-day, you can easily trace stolen laptops. To …

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How to Get Priority for Wifi On Windows & Mac Laptop

With a portable laptop and a stable internet connection, you can pretty much work anywhere. However, there are certain times when several connections get priority …

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Best Tips On How to Upgrade RAM On Windows & Mac Laptops

If your laptop suddenly starts lagging or responding slowly to commands, the RAM might be full. In this article, we cover how to upgrade RAM …

How to Disable a Laptop Keyboard to Use an External Keyboard

When your laptop keyboard breaks, perhaps you spilled your drink all over your keyboard, or it is simply too uncomfortable to type on, you may …

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How to Connect a Hard Drive to Laptop: A Comprehensive Guide

It is always a dark day when your desktop computer stops working and you find yourself cut off from all of your precious files and …

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10 Ways to Fix Inverted Laptop Screen Colors

Have your screen colors become inverted on your laptop? This issue can be extremely frustrating and drive your eyes crazy. But don’t worry, we’re here …

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Use Your Android/iPhone as Your Laptop Speaker

It’s a sad day when your laptop speaker bites the dust. Especially when there are so many bangers on the radio. But don’t fret! If …

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How to Shrink Windows PC Screen Back to Its Normal Size

Is your Windows laptop displaying movies/images but with certain parts of the display cut off? Then, you may have to shrink the screen back to …

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How to overclock a laptop processor

Knowing how to overclock a laptop processor allows you fine tune your laptop hardware components to give you maximum productivity and efficiency. Usually done to …

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Burning Smell Coming From Laptop: A Troubleshooting Guide

If your laptop begins to smell like it is burning, odds are something is wrong with your machine.  A burning smell can be caused by …

3 Ways To Find Out Your CPU Speed (In 1 Minute)

If you’ve been wanting to check out the processor speed of your laptop. Here’s a quick but detailed guide on how to do exactly that! …

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How To Increase Laptop (Mac & Windows) Fan Speed

If your laptop has been running a bit hot lately, and you’ve been looking to increase its cooling fan speeds. Here’s a quick but detailed …

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How To Troubleshoot & Fix HDMI Connection Issues On Your Laptop

If your laptop HDMI port has been giving you some issues lately. Here’s a quick but detailed guide on how to diagnose and potentially fix …

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How To Find The Model Name Of Your Laptop

If you’ve been looking to find out what exact model of your laptop is. Here is a quick but detailed guide on how to find …

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Can Your Laptop Output 4K? A Guide to Glorious Resolution

This question comes up a lot (most commonly for gamers) of whether or not a 1080p laptop can output 4k to another device. In this …

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How to Charge a Laptop Without the Original Charger

Losing a laptop charger or having one break is a frustrating situation. If you are in need of charging your laptop and don’t have the …

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Laptop Screen Too Dark at Full Brightness: a Troubleshooting Guide

If your laptop screen is too dark even when it is at full (100%) brightness, then you’ve come to the right place. In this post …

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Gaming Laptop or Desktop: Which Is Better For Gaming?

Gaming is a long standing pastime within the computer world. With hundreds of thousands of games to choose from and new gaming technology coming out …

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All The Information You Need to Know About a Laptop Sleeve

A laptop might have a sturdy build and look impenetrable, but this does not mean it is not at risk of damage. As the owner, …

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How to Turn Your Laptop Into an Alarm Clock: 3 Quick Methods

Sometimes, you need an alarm clock on standby to ensure you wake up at a time you are meant to. However, did you know that …

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How To Enable/Disable Your Laptops Touchpad

If your looking to disable or enable the touchpad on your laptop for whatever reason. We’ve put together a short but detailed guide on how …

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3 Ways to Pack a Laptop for Travel (including Safety Tips)

Have an upcoming trip but need your laptop for a few businesses or personal related matters? Not to worry, we have you covered here as …

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How To Make Downloads Continue In Sleep Mode?

You have probably asked yourself, ”Do downloads continue in sleep mode?” The default setting for laptops is to go to sleep mode when the lid …

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Putting Your Laptop on Your Lap: Is it Really Dangerous

The internet is teeming with articles about the dangers of putting your laptop on your lap. These posts claim that using your laptop as designed …

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How To Set An Alarm on Windows – 7 Tips To Be More Productive With Your Laptop

If you want to set an alarm on your Windows laptop, you’d be surprised to know it can actually be done from Windows itself, without …

How To Start & Exit (Mac & Windows) Laptops In Safe Mode

If you’ve ever needed to start or exit your laptop in safe mode, weather it be a Windows or MacOS laptop. We put together a …

How to Calibrate Your Laptop Monitor On Windows 10

Do you want to ensure you get the best quality when it comes to movies, pictures, and gaming displays? Then, you need to calibrate the …

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Why My Laptop Charger Is Getting Too Hot & How To Fix It

If you feel like your laptop charger is starting to overheat, then here’s a quick and detailed guide you can use to diagnose why that …

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What Is A Unibody Laptop? [Simply Explained]

‘Unibody’; a common technique in the automotive industry means a construction method that involves supporting structural load using an item’s external skin. This opposes the …

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How To Record A Conference Call On Your Laptop

If your a business executive of some sort, or just need to record a very important conference call. You’ll know a lot of applications don’t …

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Top 6 Reasons Why a Laptop Screen Protector Is Necessary

One of the most sensitive parts of a laptop is its screen as, without one, it is impossible to carry out any activity on the …

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Why won’t my laptop turn on even when plugged in?

If your laptop was working normally by the time you switched off but will not power on even if it is plugged in, you don’t …

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How To Stop Your Laptop from Hibernating/Going to Sleep

If you’ve just bought a brand new laptop, or recently reinstalled Windows on it. You might have noticed that the laptop either automatically hibernates itself …

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How To Connect & Transfer Files Between Your Android Phone & Laptop

There are many ways in which you can connect and transfer files between your Android phone to your laptop. So here’s a roundup of some …

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Can cold weather ruin a laptop?

You may probably ask yourself, “Can cold weather ruin a laptop?”. The simple answer is YES, extremely cold weather can ruin and damage your laptop. …

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How To Rotate (Windows & Mac) Laptop Screen (That Stuck Sideways)

If your looking to rotate your laptop screen, or its just stuck sideways. Then here’s a quick and detailed guide about everything that you need …

The Top 3 Microsoft Surface Alternatives To Buy in 2019

To purchase a Surface product such as the Surface Go, you must be willing to spend at least $500 with the highest which is Surface …

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Windows vs. Mac for Gaming Edition | Which One to Choose?

Which of the two biggest OS platforms is best for gaming, Windows or Mac? This is a big question with a pretty solid answer for …

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What happens if my laptop overheats?

Will my laptop explode when it gets too hot? Have you ever wondered what happens when your laptop overheats? Well, my mind boggles at the …

Determining Whether a Laptop Sleeve Is Necessary or Not

Determining Whether a Laptop Sleeve Is Necessary or Not

Laptops have sturdy builds but this does not mean they are immune to damage. But, with the presence of laptop bags and backpacks, most people …

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3 Pros & Cons of Buying Extended Warranty for Your Laptop

If you purchase a laptop from a store, there are high chances that a sales rep or the cashier will make a point for you …

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How To Properly Use Your Laptops Touchpad

If you’ve just bought your very first laptop. Then chances are your having a hard time adjusting to the sensitivity of its touchpad. That’s why …

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Windows or Chromebook: College Edition

When you are just starting off at college, one of the first things you’ll be looking for is a laptop. It is difficult to get …

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How to tell if your laptop battery is dying

Do you have a hunch that your laptop battery may be dying or dead? There are a few ways to check and see if the …

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How to toggle between laptop screen and monitor

Sometimes you may need to toggle between your laptop’s screen and external monitor so that you may be able to make a clear presentation. Unlike …

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Complete Guide To Buy Your Next College Laptop

There are some colleges in the US which offer free laptops to students, however, the percentage of colleges currently doing that is minimal. Therefore, for …

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Top 7 Websites Other Than Amazon & Newegg to Buy Laptops

Thinking of getting a new laptop but find the thought of going to a store tiring? Are you also struggling to decide on which website …

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Can a Chromebook be used for college?

Chromebooks are cheap and versatile machines and often don’t get the credit they deserve for the power they possess. They’re a unique and attractive option, …

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Can laptop hinges be repaired?

The answer is yes. A broken laptop hinge can be repaired in several ways so that you won’t have to convert your laptop into a …

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What to do if your Laptop is Stuck while Shutting down?

Sometimes your laptop is going to get stuck while shutting down. If this behaviour continues more often, it can get so nagging especially when you …

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Windows vs Mac: Which is best for college?

The age old question appears once again. Windows and Mac are pitted against each other once more. This time we discuss whether Windows or Mac …

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How To Find Out What Battery Your Laptop Needs

Once laptops start getting a few years old, the first thing to go is always the battery. Each laptops battery is different, with different charge …