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  • News: Three critical laptop accessories for summertime travel

    With July in full swing now that Independence Day is over, thoughts are turning to company-sanctioned time off for travel and relaxing in the sun. Before you head out on your great summer vacation, you'll want to make sure you pack well not only for yourself but your laptop as well.

  • How-Tos: How to replace a laptop screen

    As one of the most fragile parts of a laptop, failures of the LCD panel are not as rare as we might hope or expect. If the screen does break, it’s perfectly possible to fix it yourself. Here's how to replace a laptop screen.

  • How-Tos: Windows 7 PC won't boot

    A reader wrote in to PC Advisor after being unable to boot his Windows 7 PC and getting the error message 'deleting corrupt attribute records'. Here's how we fixed his problem.

  • News: Microsoft's Windows to aid PC market revival in 2015

    Microsoft's Windows OS could play a crucial rule in returning worldwide PC shipments to modest growth next year after multiple years of decline, Gartner said on Monday.

  • How-Tos: How to fix a PC that won't boot

    If your laptop won’t start, don’t panic. Although the problem could be serious, it’s more likely that it’s an issue you can deal with yourself. Here are six tips for fixing a PC that won't boot

  • News: Sony recalls Vaio Flip hybrid after reports of fire and melting

    Sony sold off its Vaio PC unit in February due to sluggish sales, but don't think that means Sony Vaio laptops aren't smoking hot. For the second time in 2014, a Sony PC model is at risk of overheating, smoking, catching on fire, and even melting.

  • Feature: AMD vs Intel: which processor is best?

    There are hundreds of processors to choose between, making it hard to work out what is best for your next computer. Here we look at the current offerings for PCs and laptops from AMD and Intel.

  • News: Vaio brand relaunches in Japan

    After selling off the Vaio PC business to an investment firm in February, Sony's old computer brand has reappeared under new management. Japan Industrial Partners officially reintroduced Vaio laptops on Tuesday, focusing purely on the Japanese market.

  • News: Google bringing Android mobile devices closer to Chromebooks

    Chromebooks will soon be able to receive notifications and run applications from Android smartphones and tablets.

  • News: Personal Computing: The shape of things to come

    Contrary to what we are often led to believe (that the PC market is declining), there is strength in the personal computers (PCs) market in the APAC region, said Prakash Mallya, Country Manager, Intel Malaysia & Singapore on 20 June in a media briefing in Singapore. "The market is not only stabilizing but growing as well," he said.

  • News: Microsoft wants MacBook Air owners to trade up to a Surface Pro by trading in

    Microsoft has launched a buy-back program to try to get MacBook Air owners to part with their laptops and replace them with new Surface Pro 3 devices.

  • News: HP Pavillion x360 review: A mediocre hybrid laptop in a pretty red case

    As any bloviating tech pundit will tell you, tablets are poised to take over the mobile computing space. Meanwhile, back in the real world, few of us are willing to part with actual keyboards. Lenovo recognized this early and rolled out the Yoga. HP is the latest manufacturer to follow its lead with the Pavilion x360, a laptop with a hinge that allows its keyboard to fold all the way to the back of its display to become a chunky tablet.

  • How-Tos: How to watch Wimbledon 2014 live online

    You can now watch the entire Wimbledon tennis championships from your computer. Here, we show you how to watch Wimbledon 2014 online.

  • News: AMD tackles thorny problem of laptop battery life

    Advanced Micro Devices is reworking its core PC chip design to be 25 times more energy-efficient over the next six years, possibly resulting in laptop battery life of up to 50 hours on idle time.

  • News: Surface Pro 3 'notebook' reaches retail today

    Microsoft today kicked off retail sales of the Surface Pro 3, the 2-in-1 device touted by the company as a notebook replacement.

  • How-Tos: How to speed up Windows

    If your PC seems sluggish, you can revive its performance using these simple techniques. Here's how to speed up Windows 7 and other versions.

  • How-Tos: How to add a graphics card to your laptop

    Can you upgrade the graphics chip (GPU) in a laptop? It's a question we get asked often and here's all you need to know.

  • News: Alienware 17 review: Beauty and beast in one gorgeous gaming notebook

    Dell completely redesigned its Alienware gaming laptop line in 2013, debuting new, sleek-looking chasses at E3. The Alienware 17 sports curves where there used to be lines, lines where there used to be nothing, and steel-gray, anodized aluminum and magnesium alloy where there used to be rubbery plastic. This machine also has a customizable 10-zone lighting system, which is a huge draw for visual nerds like me.

  • News: Microsoft confirms Surface Pro 3 resellers and distributors

    Microsoft has confirmed that it will not change its Surface commercial sales model ahead of the launch of its Surface Pro 3 tablet in August.

  • How-Tos: How to get mobile internet on your laptop

    Need to get online with your laptop when you're out of Wi-Fi coverage? Here's everything you need to know about dongles, Mi-Fi and tethering.



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