RAID Recovery and Your Laptop

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In an effort to cut costs, many businesses are choosing to extend the operational lifespan of their IT assets, lengthening the period between hardware refreshes. The falling cost of flash-based storage driveshas opened another way for businesses to boost the performance of their laptops, improve their mobile data protection provisions, and extend the operational lifespan – by replacing the largely […]

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Tips on Improving Battery Life

Today’s newest laptops can last for hours and hours. Like true work horses, they power for entire trans-Atlantic flights. But these laptops don’t come cheap. As if they have their hands on the next digital-computing Wilt Chamberlain, manufacturers like IBM and Sony know the value of extending laptop battery life. Indeed, battery longevity is possibly one of the most important […]

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Thoughts On 3G

Recently T-Mobile joined the crowd of carriers providing extensive 3G services. As one of the last horses crosses the finish line, it’s time to consider – has 3G become essential? 3G has been around and commercially viable for well over 5 years now, and reaches hundreds of millions of phones across the world. Soon, some say, we will hit the […]

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Find the Best Business Laptop

In and out of meetings, conferences and cubicles calls for a special kind of laptop – we are of course talking about the ultimate business laptop. A portable little thing, requiring little of your time for maintenance and perfect to bring and set up at meetings and business trips. Below you’ll find all preferable laptop features that you need to […]

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Home User Buying Guide

When it comes to home entertainment laptops, connectivity is an important element. How easily the laptop can interact with your other multimedia gadgets such as the TV or stereo equipment is everything. HDMI, Bluetooth, and other video and audio out ports are all potentially vital features for a well-functioning entertainment laptop. But there’s more to the perfect multimedia laptop. Here […]

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File Transfer with USB Data Gadget

With Valentines Day just around the corner our thoughts turn to sharing more time with our precious loved ones – That’s right our laptops 🙂 We do live in a connected age, there is little doubt about that. With only a humble network card installed I’m writing this from my laptop in the middle of a wireless coffee shop with […]

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Weary Users Want Healthy Computing

We’ve gone over this before at Laptopical, folks. One of the downsides to using a mobile computer – and maybe the only downside – is the risk of bad ergonomics. That is, compute with your laptop’s monitor too low, and you may crane your neck to see-and ultimately give yourself a neck ache. Sitting in a seat that’s at the […]

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College Students Must Buy Notebooks?

What began as a class project that Indiana State University students themselves created has turned into a monster of an issue that has both students and faculty divided. At stake: Should students entering the university in Fall 2006 be required to buy or lease laptops — at a price of $400 per semester? Either ISU’s development office and other administrators […]

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