What to Watch Out For If You Are Upgrading the Processor on Your Laptop

Why Would You Want to Upgrade the CPU on Your Laptop? After you have owned your laptop for two or three years you may find yourself wondering whether or not you should buy a new one.  Well if you are trying to delay the inevitable for a little while longer then you may want to consider an upgrade such as ...

Password Vulnerability, Heartbleed, May Be Behind You; Or NOT!

In April, researchers discovered a 2 year-old problem that has made Internet users particularly vulnerable to password and identity theft. This vulnerability, nicknamed “Heartbleed”was quickly addressed by many (but not all) of the companies that were affected, but if you haven’t taken steps to address it on your own accounts connected to the affected services, you may still be susceptible. …

Why You Should Upgrade Your Computer From Windows XP Now?

  Microsoft is no longer supporting XP, it finally happened on April 8 2014.  The Windows XPocalypse, coined by Chris Hoffman of PCWorld, is finally upon us. Microsoft has supported Windows XP since 2001 and at the time support for the OS stopped it was still the second most popular operating system around the world. Many computer users will now …

Common Laptop Hardware Issues and How To Troubleshoot Them

    It’s very frustrating to have persistent laptop problems that always flare up.  But we want to help you try to diagnose and fix some of these hardware problems. This series of blogs will discuss laptop hardware issues in depth.  We will list some common laptop hardware failure descriptions and some suggestions on how to troubleshoot and/or repair the …