9 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Chromebook as Your Next Laptop

ChromeOS for business use

In an ever-evolving tech world, it can be difficult to keep up with the newest innovations and trends. Some come seemingly overnight while others evolve until they are impossible to ignore. Chromebooks fall into that latter category. They have gone from novelty way back in June 2011 to a solid, reliable, and simple-to-maintain school choice […]

Want to improve your internet and Wi-Fi connection speed? Here’s how.

With over four billion people using the internet worldwide, there is no such thing as too much bandwidth. Smart internet users will want to know how to improve their Wi-Fi speed. To help, we’ve assembled some tips to improve the quality of your Wi-Fi connection inside and outside your home.

Are you, or do you know, a hoarder?

Hoarding does more than cramp your space...

There are some of us who like to travel lightly. There are others who have difficulty leaving anything behind. The more you carry, the harder the journey! I recall a conversation with a woman who’s husband had recently retired after 25 years of service in the army. She lamented that the worst thing about retirement […]

Opening your home office door to your kids

Setting the ground-rules is the key if you decide to work from home

Committing to work from home is a big decision for most of us. The ultimate question we all face – probably from others as well as ourselves, is whether or not we can focus and be productive. Sure there are lots of potential distractions, but they soon fade into the background. What doesn’t, of course, […]

We review the Lenovo K3 Note phablet

The Lenovo K3 comes with Android 5.0 onboard.

Summary: Outstanding 4G Android octa core performance with excellent cameras and true 1080P resolution at 401ppi on a 5.5″ retina screen. Over the years I’ve been a strong supporter of Lenovo products. Back when they were an IBM brand, the ThinkPad laptops, manufactured to IBM specs by Chinese company, Legend, were superbly built and equally robust. […]

Maximise the life of your Li-ion battery with these four easy tips

How to maximise the life of your Li-ion battery

Gone are the days when your mobile/cell phone was just that… a phone. We use them as our camera, GPS, weather station, chat tool, browser and, it seems, a zillion other things. The problem, of course, is that all this extraneous use means that when it comes to actually making a call, we may not […]

How to store 360 terabytes for around 14 billion years!

360 terabytes stored in five dimensions!

OK, right now, most of us may not need to store 360 terabytes of data. And the tax office here in Australia only requires you to keep your files for a maximum of seven years. But this technology may just find a use in your home regardless. Imagine having an inter-generational record of people and events […]

The future of PC’s

PC sales, both desktop and laptop, are in decline. There’s good reason… that tablet you’re using and your smartphone are already more powerful than the PC you bought just three or four years ago. And they’re a fraction of the size, cheaper, more robust yet offer resolutions that make many desktops and laptops look very […]

Product Review – Chuwi Hi8 IPS Dual-Boot Hi-Res 2GB/32GB Tablet

What’s in a brand? When my 10 year old broke his $350 Google Nexus 7 tablet, I set out to find an alternative that would cause less pain to my pocket if the replacement tablet also ended up being dropped. I discovered an absolute gem for just $108! Summary: Excellent quality and performance. Genuinely surprised […]