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How to Connect Two Monitors on Windows 10

Running multiple monitors off your PC or laptop makes life a lot easier when you’re working from home, and for gaming or graphic design setups, it goes without saying that this is a must have. Using multiple monitors saves a lot of time toggling through various open windows and multiple tabs, and you can […]

Laptop Buying Guide: Top 10 Considerations When Buying a Laptop

Buying a laptop can be a confusing and time-consuming undertaking. With so many devices available on the market, you’re spoilt for choice, and it can be hard to work out what’s important versus what’s a gimmicky extra.

We know how hard it can be to filter through the fluff to get to what you really […]

Passive vs Active Noise Cancelling Headphones: Which is Best?

With the rise of digital media, smart TVs, in-home theatre systems and gaming setups, headphones have become a must-have accessory. While noise cancelling headphones are a popular choice for many, it’s important to understand that not all of them are created the same. In fact, there are two different types: passive and active. But […]

Can I upgrade the RAM in my Mac?

It’s true. Mac computers are not as easy to upgrade as PCs. That being said, upgrading some components – such as RAM – is quick and straightforward, especially if you use an iMac or older laptop.

In this article, we’ll help you answer the question, ‘Can I upgrade the RAM in my Mac?’

Let’s jump right […]

How to perform a MacBook battery check

Laptop batteries degrade over time – there’s no way around it. Before you decide to have your battery replaced by Apple, it’s a good idea to perform a MacBook battery check.

This is a quick and easy process, and we’ll walk you through it below. Let’s get started.
Check the battery cycle count
The main step in […]

Are cheap laptops worth it?

More often than not, you get what you pay for. But does the saying ring true when it comes to purchasing a new laptop? Are cheap laptops worth it? Or, will you end up spending more money – not to mention time – in the long run?

In short, no. If you can afford to […]

Hardware for business: how to purchase the gear you need

If you’re not an IT specialist, managing and purchasing hardware for your business can be a real challenge. How do you know what you actually need? Are there better options out there? Have you considered both major and minor hardware? Are you able to replace any of your hardware with cloud-based software?

We’re here to […]

What happens when you turn on your computer?

You probably do it almost every day, but what happens when you turn on your computer? What’s going on in the background after you initiate the bootup process?

In this article, we’ll answer this question and take a close look at the start-up process. Let’s jump right into it.
Step 1: the hardware powers up
You’ve pressed […]

Introducing 8K TV: Everything you need to know

It seems like we’ve barely begun the switch to 4K, and now 8K TVs have already hit the market. So, are they worth the extra cost? Could you benefit from an 8K TV? In this article, we’ve put together everything you need to know about this new technology.
What is 8K TV?
Many people mistakenly assume […]

3 compelling reasons to avoid all-in-one computers

Over the past five years or so, all-in-one (AIO) computers have made their mark on the market. Interestingly, while overall PC sales declined, AIOs have gained ground despite their higher price tag.

So, if you’re looking to buy a new computer, should you consider all-in-one computers? We don’t think so, and in this article, we’ll […]