Tag Archives: laptops

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.  


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 […]


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 […]


Google Giving Goodies Away

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In an obvious effort to get Google device owners to delve deeper into what Google offers, they are enticing users with free goodies. If you own Chromecast, a Chromebook or Android device you just need to verify ownership and collect your freebies. Google is giving away things like Play store credit and free movies. Head […]


MacBook Pro vs Microsoft Surface Book

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Microsoft has boasted that it smokes the Mac Book with twice the speed, but the folks at PC Advisor tested it for accuracy. Actually, the Surface Book is three times faster. That is, if you are comparing it to the MacBook Pro 13. When you lay down the gauntlet, you have to expect someone to […]


Chrome OS Not Being Phased Out

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When the Wall Street Journal made the announcement last week that the Chrome OS was going to be folded into Android, a lot of people panicked. However, Google has since commented on the statement, making it clear that Chrome OS and Chromebook is not going away. Both systems have their strengths and weaknesses. Google says […]


Ranking Microsoft Tech Support

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With Microsoft just bringing the Surface Pro to market, in addition to already offering four models of 2-in-1s, some have wondered how their tech support fares for those having issues and questions. The folks at laptopmag.com wondered the same thing and put Microsoft techies to the test. It looks like they did pretty well, scoring […]