Do you have a tech bag for all of your tech gear, computers, and electronics? I do! (Hubby does too!) See our top picks when it comes to padded bags for electronics — including a tech backpack and a rolling duffel bag.
Computers, Tablets & Accessories
The HP Photosmart 6520 printer/scanner/copier is a wireless all-in-one printer that does everything we need — and more — for our home office. See why it’s a great choice for a small business WiFi printer and it’s our choice as the best multifunction printer around.
It’s easy to get lost in all types of USB ports — there’s micro USB and mini USB, as well as Type A, B, and C USB! But the latest and greatest is Type C USB. Here’s everything you need to know about USB C and why you should search for gadgets that have this type of USB port.
Because I travel a bit for work, I am constantly thinking about laptop security at various Wifi hotspots I use. You should also be very concerned about laptop computer protection especially if you use it to make online purchases. I’ve got some great tips for keeping your laptop and the data it holds safe. From choosing the right bag to carry your laptop in — to encrypting your own files, I know your data will be safer after reading this.
Wondering what to do with old computers? Don’t throw them out! An old computer or old laptop can be repurposed. I’ve found lots of clever ways to make good use of an old, beat up, used computer — better than selling it, and will save you money as well!
Ergonomics & computer use from bed go hand in hand these days. There are many ergonomic workstation ideas for your bedroom. Here’s what I’ve learned about working from bed — particularly, working on the computer from bed. If you’re doing it, you’re not alone. See which famous writers also worked from bed!
After upgrading from the original Google Chromebook to the Chromebook Pixel, we found very few Chromebook Pixel accessories. See which Chromebook cases and bags we chose.
New laptop? Charge it to 100% and then drain it all the way to maximize the battery life. This and 4 other great tech tips for setting up your new laptop.
Have any old computers? You can breathe new life into an old computer by defragging the system, upgrading the RAM memory & unclocking the CPU. Here’s how.
Buying brand new cartridges each time you run out of ink? Refill ink cartridges yourself by following these 4 easy steps. It’s a lot easier than you think!
Amazon’s Kindle Reader offers a great opportunity for you publish your ebooks and achieve instant worldwide distribution. Here’s how to self-publish on Kindle – including how to format and set your prices.
I got a new 17-inch laptop computer, so I immediately set out to find the perfect laptop handbag. Here are the messenger laptop bags that I considered, as well as my favorite laptop handbags. See which one I bought. (I actually got 2 different ones, plus a 3rd laptop bag for my mom!)
I wish so badly that I had just ordered a backup AC power cord for the laptop when I bought it. And if/when the new one should ever stop working, I will make a point to order another one from the same place where I bought my laptop. Here’s why.
My mother and I each got a new laptop computer. We were both having trouble getting used to the flat keyboards, as compared to the old elevated/angled keyboards we had been using on our desktop computers for years. So we built some angled computer stands for our laptops! Here’s how…
Three of our computers all tap into the Internet wirelessly — thanks to our secured wireless network hub. The only problem: Interrupted service. All three of those computers will mysteriously go offline on occasion. Now we’re considering an ethernet adapter that plugs in to a wall outlet, instead of a wireless router. Here’s why…
Are you in the market for a new computer? Before you buy a new PC, check out these tips from the experts, plus my own recommendations based on our recent computer purchases.
I found another one-of-a-kind USB drive that you can make yourself. This one is made from a Lego block! Here are directions and pictures.
Here’s a CHEAP way to turn any memory card (like those used in digital cameras, mp3 players, camcorders, etc.) into a transportable hard drive to store files, pictures, etc. — or to transfer things from one computer to another. It’s a USB flash drive!