Tag: upgrade

  • How To Know If You Should Upgrade Your Notebook

    Whether you’re trying to save a few dollars, can’t find the exact configuration you’re looking for, or just want a specific part, upgrading your notebook aftermarket might be the right route – or might not. We discuss the pros and cons to help you make an informed decision. Aftermarket Upgrades: to be, or not to […]

  • How to Disable the Windows 10 Upgrade Prompt

    Microsoft’s Windows 10 is out, and even though it’s free for a short time, not all of us are ready to upgrade. If you let Windows install updates automatically, you’re probably getting a prompt to upgrade to Windows 10 in your taskbar. This article shows you how to remove that prompt. The advice in this […]

  • M.2 SSD Notebook Upgrade Guide

    More and more laptops are doing away with, or supplementing their 2.5-inch bays with M.2 slots for solid-state storage. Here’s our guide to upgrading the M.2 SSD in your notebook. M.2 SSDs Explained M.2 is a form factorfor storage drives in computers – that’s all it is. An M.2 storage drive will work only in […]

  • Kingston SSDNow V-Series Notebook Upgrade Kit Review

    by Jerry Jackson When solid state drives (SSDs) started to appear several years ago, every laptop owner who saw one immediately wanted one. Unlike hard disk drives (HDDs) with moving parts that are prone to failure due to vibration or impact, SSDs have no moving parts (similar to a USB flash drive or thumb drive) […]

  • How to Upgrade Your Apple Mac Mini

    The Mac Mini is by far the most affordable Mac Apple makes, and it’s the choice for a lot of people who want to play around with OS X without spending a lot of money. At its entry-level $599 price, however, it only comes with one gigabyte of RAM and a 120GB hard drive. We’ll […]