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How to Replace Your Chromebook's Battery

How to Replace Your Chromebook's Battery

When I hit the road, I like to travel light. And for the past five years, that has often meant taking my Asus Flip Chromebook. It's not only small and light, but also packed with more than enough proc...

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How to Revitalize Your Old MacBook Air with a New SSD

How to Revitalize Your Old MacBook Air with a New SSD

My eight-year-old MacBook Air has been a constant companion, and I would feel lost without it. Of late, however, it has started to feel its age by running slow, and its 64GB of storage is just about f...

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How Do Disable the Background Blur on the Windows Login Screen

How Do Disable the Background Blur on the Windows Login Screen

In Microsoft’s latest updated (May 2019), the background on the login screen is blurred by default. Since people generally hate change, and are often trying to find ways to get back to what’s familiar...

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How to Fix the “driver being installed is not validated for this computer” Error on Windows 10

How to Fix the “driver being installed is not validated for this computer” Error on Windows 10

Intel’s GPU drivers, for some reason, refuse to install on some PCs running Windows 10 (and perhaps earlier version too). The error message -- “The driver being installed is not validated for this com...

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Top 10 Edge Browser Extensions for Productivity and Fun

Top 10 Edge Browser Extensions for Productivity and Fun

One of the best-kept secrets in the digital world, Edge Extensions allow you to add extra capabilities, personalize the browser or link with other programs without burdening your PC with features you ...

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A Month with the Note 8: Can Samsung's Phablet Replace a Laptop?

A Month with the Note 8: Can Samsung's Phablet Replace a Laptop?

For the better part of the past two decades, my job and life have revolved around always having a phone, a tablet or a notebook or two at hand for work and play. From gaming and movie watching to the ...

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Toshiba Tecra C40-C1430 Review

Toshiba Tecra C40-C1430 Review

The Toshiba Tecra C40-C1430 offers decent business performance for a reasonable price, but you'll miss out on screen quality, keyboard comfort and long endurance.

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Toshiba Portege A30t Review

Toshiba Portege A30t Review

The Portege A30t has a vibrant, high-res touch screen and lightweight chassis, but weak battery life, a shallow keyboard and some missing business features limit its utility.

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