Technology / Buying Computers

  • 6 things to consider when buying a new PC

      

    It may be your first foray into PC ownership, or simply time for an upgrade; regardless, buying a new computer can be a stressful and often unnerving experience considering the vast array of...

  • New software can renew your old computer

      

    If you have an old computer sitting around, don't throw it away. New software can renew it to surf the web at high speeds.

  • 3 great tablets under $200

      

    Buying tech on a budget is always tough considering it’s one of the few industries where the old adage “you get what you pay for” stays true most of the time. Whether it is...

  • 22 of the biggest tech brands ranked from first to worst

      

    When you hear the name of a popular tech brand, you’ll naturally have a gut reaction. Perhaps you love Sony’s game consoles, but can’t stand its headphones. Or maybe you buy...

  • Best cheap printers

      

    Printers are the kind of purchase that people make based on price sensitivity. Few understand that the real cost of a printer is not its upfront expense, but rather the cost of replacement ink...

  • $9 Computer Is Not a Scam!

      

    Have you heard about the $9 computer from Kickstarter? It could revolutionize the way we do computing. A first look at the $9 computer C.H.I.P. is a mini-computer chip that is actually like...

  • Are extended warranties necessary on electronics?

      

    Extended warranties are all the rage when you purchase electronics and many other popular items. But I am here to reiterate the refrain that they aren't necessary. Consumer Reports says that...

  • Good Cheap Laptops Start at $199

      

    If you're looking for a cheap laptop, this is the year for you thanks to a 3-way horse race between Apple, Google, and Microsoft. Microsoft's New Laptop Challenges Mac Book Air, Google...

  • Black Friday Preview 2014

      

    Retailers are pessimistic about what this Christmas will bring them. They're expecting a lump of coal, which means that you'll get the deals! Here's a look at the best Black Friday...

  • Kill Switch Technology Coming to Android

      

    With smartphone theft the No. 1 crime in many metro areas, Apple has defied wireless operators and mobile manufacturers to do the right thing for consumers. Apple's iOS 7 offers kill switch-like...

  • How Much Is That Home Printer Actually Costing You?

      

    For almost as long as there have been home computers there has been the belief that you needed a printer to go along with it. But let’s rethink that idea—do you really need a printer...

  • Should You Get A New Computer If You're Running Windows XP?

      

    Now that Microsoft has put the kibosh on support for Windows XP, I'm advising people to ditch their old desktops or laptop computers that run this antiquated operating system. After 12 years,...

  • A Windows laptop that becomes an Android tablet?

      

    As I walk around CES looking at all these amazing TVs, I can't help but note the irony. I'm that guy who doesn't watch TV as a general rule. When the Super Bowl is over, I won't watch TV again...

  • Your guide to Black Friday

      

    Black Friday is almost here. This year more than ever, the idea of Black Friday has spilled over a day earlier into Thanksgiving and even a week earlier to November 22! Love it or hate it,...

  • Tablet buying guide

      

    Buying a tablet has become both more confusing and a lot more favorable to you than it was a year ago thanks to tablet variety and price point. Android vs. iOS In the Apple orbit, you may be...