New Origin EON17-SLX

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The new Origin EON17-SLX can easily replace your desktop computer, because essentially it has the power of a desktop. Origin has opted to put a full desktop chip rather than a quad-core CPU into this laptop. While you get smokin’ gaming speeds, you will also need an extension cord because this baby sucks power. Then […]


Checking iPad Pro Stylus Battery

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Checking the battery on your iPad Pro laptop stylus battery can be inconvenient, but they actually offer an easy way, they just hid it in the Notification Center. Go to the Notification Center. Tap Edit at the bottom of the screen Tap Plus next to Batteries In line with Batteries is a three-line icon. Drag […]


iPad Pro vs Surface Pro

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According to Laptopmag.com when it comes to a showdown between the Apple iPad Pro versus Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4, the Surface Pro comes out on top. It was close, but at least in one side-by-side, The Surface Pro 4 wins because of the built-in kickstand, mini DisplayPort, full-size USB port and microSD card slot.  


Best Laptops $250 and Under

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With gift giving season underway you may be looking to give someone the awesome gift of a laptop, but don’t really want to break the bank. Here are a few that will give you a good laptop at under $250, according to Gizmodo. Acer Aspire E15 HP Stream 11 ASUS EeeBook X205TA ASUS Transformer Book […]


Happy Thanksgiving!

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All of us here at LapTopsHelp hope all you lap top fans out there have a wonderful holiday filled with family and friends, warmth and laughter. Leave your laptop at home today and enjoy the people around you. It’ll be there tomorrow! Happy Thanksgiving!  


Dell Laptop SSL Certificate Security Problem

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A pre-installed SSL certificate named eDellRoot may allow hackers to reverse engineer the signing key to allow unsafe traffic onto your computer by making it appear legitimate. This is similar to the Lenovo problem earlier this year with the adware program Superfish. So far the security problem has been found on the Inspiron 5000, XPS […]


MSI Releases New Heroes of the Storm Skinned Laptops

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This past weekend, the Taiwan computer manufacturer MSI debuted its new Heroes of the Storm skinned laptops. The popular Blizzard online multiplayer game worked in conjunction with MSI to create the skins for three of its G-series gaming rigs — the GT80, the GE62 Apache, and the GT72 Dominator. The new versions are being released […]


Yearning for the Old ThinkPad?

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Lenovo is looking for input on its idea to bring a retro-style ThinkPad to the market. The proposed model has a boxy shape, blinking status lights, exposed screws and a rubberized covering, but will be a slimmer 18mm thick, rather than the original 56mm. It would have a real-key QWERTY keyboard, a middle nub for […]


Tips for Extending Battery Life

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Here are some tips to extend the life of your laptop battery. Try changing your browser. Chrome is a battery hog so switch to Safari. Disable Bluetooth if you’re not using it. Adjust the energy saver settings to shut down programs you’re not using. Keep your software updated so your laptop is more efficient and […]


New Microsoft Surface Book Problems

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Purchasers of the new Microsoft Surface Book have been reporting problems with the computer freezing up while in use. The only fix so far is to shut down the computer. We all know how agonizingly frustrating computer freezes are – all of your work lost and having to be redone. Even with frequent autosaves, there […]