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    The number of customers walking through our door looking to sell their laptop because it is infected with malware is nothing short of astonishing, while admittedly we have a jaded view of seeing only ‘sick’ computers it seems as though this has become an epidemic. It is also quite common for someone to purchase one of our laptops just to bring it back the next day with well over 10 pieces of very spammy software. From our experience almost nobody understands how or why this software was in...
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Tired of dealing with an aging machine and want to bring it a bit more up to date? A memory upgrade can breathe new life into an old laptop but what kind of memory should you buy? Where should you buy it? How in the world do you install it? Can you really do it yourself? Don’t worry, if you’ve figured out how to turn your computer on and find this tutorial you’ll have no problem with this simple DIY project. All you’ll need is a few short minutes and a small Phillips screwdriver. First let’s co...
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You're considering making the switch to an SSD, but what difference will it truly make? With thousands of users looking to upgrade laptops we're fortunate enough to have laptops of every configuration imaginable enter our facility on a daily basis. These range from XP machines to the newest stuff on the market. We quite literally spend our day testing computers and thought to ourselves, “Why not show some real world information rather than the bench tests the plague the internet?”. This ...
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  Why Linux isn’t Mainstream - An in depth and honest review   As a computer professional and store owner I’ve wanted to ditch Windows for many years; the constant updates, costly software and seemingly endless ways to have your information breached have only worsened over time. I’ve been using Windows 7 since the pre-release days and beyond “just not wanting Windows” I don’t have much to complain about. That being said I could make a living just removing Malware from customers machines, it’s...
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Life today is all about being on the move, and still meeting all the deadlines, professional as well as personal ones. Your laptop is your constant companion. It makes the task of managing data so much more organized and easier for you. You can use it for any reason, from any place, and at any time. You probably spend more time with your laptop than you do with your family. So it makes sense to look after it too. After all, even your laptop has its needs and wants in order to function efficientl...
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Air travel requires careful and comprehensive packing. You can afford to roll up and stuff your expensive pair of jeans in a backpack. It’s not going to fare any worse for the ill treatment meted out to it. But what do you do with your electronic gadgets? How can you ensure that your MacBook Air reaches all safe and sound after the long journey? Laptops have become a necessity these days, and are your vital connection to work and office while away. They keep you entertained during the long wait ...
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So you’ve finally decided to sell your old laptop and upgrade to the latest machine. I guess congratulations are in order! Selling your computer can be a tad scary, especially if you’ve stored a lot of personal data in it. You may have also put in a lot of time and effort syncing it with your various other devices. When you think of selling your laptop, one of the first worries to come to mind is whether you have cleaned up your system properly. After all, who wants to pass on their personal dat...
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No matter how hard we try to keep up with technology, it always seems to be one step ahead of us. One day you buy the latest smartphone available in the market and by the time you’re done exploring its features, you get to know that there’s already another one launched that is bigger, better and smarter than yours and is already the ‘next big thing’. It takes a while to come to terms with the fact that yours is no longer the hottest gadget out there since it has just been dethroned from the hot ...
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Although you can always get an instant quote from us online, we completely understand if you want to do a little pricing research on your own. We want you to feel good about the amount of cash you get for selling your old laptop. These simple steps will help you get started on finding out what your old laptop is worth!   Specs, Specs, Specs   Since many laptop models feature a variety of different configurations and customizations, the value of any make and model can vary greatly. The value ...
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If you follow computers it probably won't come as a shock, but Windows 8 hasn't been well received by just about anyone. Since it first came out Microsoft has been trying to convince everyone why they should want it when everyone was telling them how they don't want it. If you haven't got the chance to use a computer with Windows 8 try looking up a Youtube video or going to the store to see for yourself why it has done so poorly.       Windows XP Windows 7 was only out for just over 3 years...
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