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To the cloud: Top 5 Chromebooks on Amazon

By on August 27, 2015 at 5:55 PM.

To the cloud: Top 5 Chromebooks on Amazon

Google Chrome is not just a web browser, it is also a very simple and intuitive operating system. Since Google launched the operating system a few years back, Chrome desktops and laptop computers have been hitting the market. The latter of the two have become quite popular and just like that, it’s time to check out the top five best-selling Chromebooks on Amazon! More →

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Windows 10 System Process RAM

How to stop Windows 10’s System process from eating up your RAM

By on August 20, 2015 at 3:10 PM.

How to stop Windows 10’s System process from eating up your RAM

Microsoft’s Windows 10 is already installed on tens of millions of computers, but the free upgrade isn’t hassle-free. There are various issues and bugs that Microsoft has either fixed or needs to address in following updates, and then there are privacy worries that come with the free operating system upgrade. One particular problem for existing Windows 10 users appears to be the System process that can eat a lot of RAM. Luckily, this isn’t a bug, but a new feature of Windows 10 that should improve your overall experience. However, there are ways of fixing this issue if you’re worried about it. More →

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SSD Drive Deals

Today only: Save $35 on a massive 1TB SSD drive on Amazon

By on August 20, 2015 at 12:45 PM.

Today only: Save $35 on a massive 1TB SSD drive on Amazon

There are a few easy upgrades that can be made to any laptop that will give it an instant performance boost. Replacing old RAM chips with newer, faster RAM is one example, and it’s always a good idea if you’re looking to speed up an older laptop. Another example is replacing an old spinning hard drive with a new SSD drive, and sometimes it can have an even bigger impact than new RAM. More →

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How Much RAM Does My PC Need

Don’t overpay for RAM: Here’s the most amount of memory your computer needs

By on August 19, 2015 at 6:35 PM.

Don’t overpay for RAM: Here’s the most amount of memory your computer needs

If you’re building your own PC, you’ll definitely want to give it sufficient RAM to run all your favorite apps and games. But in all likelihood your PC doesn’t need 16GB of RAM, as it seems 8GB of RAM is enough to handle most computing tasks right now. More →

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Apple MacBook Pro Air Display Trick

The sneaky way Apple makes you fall in love with its pricey MacBooks

By on August 18, 2015 at 6:50 PM.

The sneaky way Apple makes you fall in love with its pricey MacBooks

It was no accident that you walked into an Apple retail store and fell in love with that gorgeous new 13-inch MacBook Air staring back at you from across the room. As it turns out, Apple may have played Cupid using not arrows, but a clever trick to make people fall in love with MacBook Pros and Airs when they’re on display.

After all, nothing happens by accident in Apple’s tightly controlled universe. More →

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Laptop Deals

Amazon deal of the day: Huge discounts on 19 different laptop and desktop PCs

By on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 PM.

Amazon deal of the day: Huge discounts on 19 different laptop and desktop PCs

If you’ve been holding off on buying a new laptop or desktop computer in anticipation of Microsoft’s big Windows 10 release, your patience is about to pay off big time. Today’s deal of the day on Amazon offers huge discounts of up to 40% on not one, not 10, but 19 different laptop and desktop computers. More →

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Windows 10 Cumulative Update 3

Everything you need to know about Microsoft’s latest big Windows 10 update

By on August 17, 2015 at 4:10 PM.

Everything you need to know about Microsoft’s latest big Windows 10 update

Now that Windows 10 updates are often occurring without your knowledge or express permission, it can be hard to keep track of exactly when or how often Microsoft is issuing fixes and new features. For example, did you know that the third cumulative update for Windows 10 rolled out on Friday? More →

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Windows 10 Upgrade

The latest big complaint: Windows 10 is blowing through data caps

By on August 17, 2015 at 1:05 PM.

The latest big complaint: Windows 10 is blowing through data caps

For every great thing tech bloggers have said about Windows 10, there seem to be a whole lot of complaints from users. Much of the fuss is focused on the fact that Windows 10 may be spying on everything you do by default, but we’ve shown you a number of ways to stop it. For more details, check out our post on 6 free tools that stop Windows 10 spying.

But there are also some other problems with Windows 10 that are getting users riled up, and the latest complaint is one that could end up costing you hundreds of dollars. More →

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Windows 10 Spying

6 free tools that stop Windows 10 from spying on everything you do

6 free tools that stop Windows 10 from spying on everything you do

By on August 14, 2015 at 9:30 AM.

Microsoft’s new Windows 10 platform has received quite a reception from bloggers and tech journalists. More importantly, it has been received with open arms by consumers eager to wipe Windows 8 from their desktops and laptops, and start fresh.

A fresh start is exactly what Windows 10 has given Microsoft, but it’s not all good news. While the new software is certainly a huge step in the right direction, some serious privacy concerns have been raised following the revelation that Windows 10 may be spying on almost everything you do. More →

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sandisk ssd

Give your computer the speed boost it deserves with a SanDisk SSD for 40% off

By on August 12, 2015 at 3:48 PM.

Give your computer the speed boost it deserves with a SanDisk SSD for 40% off

SanDisk is known throughout the industry as a leader for storage, whether it be solid state drives, hard drives, flash drives or even with connected storage. The BGR deals team has just found a fantastic deal on a product that can give your computer a performance boost it deserves — you can grab a 120GB SanDisk SSD right now for 40% off! This model regularly goes for upwards of $70.00, but you can grab it for just $44.99 today, and it is Prime eligible. More →

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Windows 10 Questions Answers

Windows 10: Five important questions and the answers you’ve been seeking

Windows 10: Five important questions and the answers you’ve been seeking

By on August 12, 2015 at 3:29 PM.

Now that Windows 10 is available to just about any Windows user who wants it, the questions have started piling up. Not everyone is comfortable jumping on to a new operating system and clicking every button to find out what it does, so we’ve collected five of the most pressing questions and answers from a recent WSJ piece to share with you.

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Windows 10 Best Laptops To Buy

Windows 10 is awesome… but don’t buy a new Windows 10 laptop right now

By on August 12, 2015 at 1:36 PM.

Windows 10 is awesome… but don’t buy a new Windows 10 laptop right now

Windows 10 has been getting rave reviews from people who have upgraded their machines from Windows 7 and Windows 8. But what if you’re looking to get a brand-new laptop that runs Windows 10 — what’s your best option? According to The Wall Street Journal’s Joanna Stern, the answer right now is that you shouldn’t buy a new Windows 10 laptop for at least another few months. More →

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