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Buying Computers

RECALL: 41 models of Toshiba laptops pose fire and burn threat because of battery
RECALL: 41 models of Toshiba laptops pose fire and burn threat because of battery Mobile & Electronics January 4, 2017
Toshiba has expanded a recall first issued in March 2016 after continuing reports of the battery packs in its laptops…
The absolute best Black Friday laptop and tablet deals
The absolute best Black Friday laptop and tablet deals Deals & Savings November 24, 2016
Laptops are one of the absolute hottest items to purchase on Black Friday (the other most popular item is televisions).…
Tablets that double as laptops
Tablets that double as laptops Mobile & Electronics August 17, 2016
For as long as tablets have been available, there have been separate keyboards that integrate into the tablet, but this…
The latest laptop choices for your school kid
The latest laptop choices for your school kid Holiday Shopping August 10, 2016
Read more: How to bring an old laptop back to life for free How much to pay for your kid's…
Should you take the free Windows 10 upgrade?
Should you take the free Windows 10 upgrade? Mobile & Electronics July 18, 2016
Read more: Free Windows 10 upgrade e-mail is a scam Virus, Spyware and Malware Protection Guide
Where to buy and sell used electronics
Where to buy and sell used electronics Shopping & Retail June 27, 2016
Read more: Get the most money for your old electronics 39 ways to sell your old stuff for the most…
Own an Acer computer? You might have been hacked
Own an Acer computer? You might have been hacked Buying Computers June 21, 2016
If you purchased something on computer manufacturer Acer’s website over the last year, your credit card information may havebeen stolen.…
6 things to consider when buying a new PC
6 things to consider when buying a new PC Mobile & Electronics May 6, 2016
It may be your first foray into PC ownership, or simply time for an upgrade; regardless, buying a new computer…
New software can renew your old computer
New software can renew your old computer Browsers April 19, 2016
Read more: How to bring an old laptop back to life for free Should You Replace Or Fix A Broken…
3 great tablets under $200
3 great tablets under $200 Mobile & Electronics March 24, 2016
Buying tech on a budget is always tough considering it’s one of the few industries where the old adage “you…
22 of the biggest tech brands ranked from first to worst
22 of the biggest tech brands ranked from first to worst Mobile & Electronics March 1, 2016
When you hear the name of a popular tech brand, you’ll naturally have a gut reaction. Perhaps you love Sony’s…
$9 Computer Is Not a Scam!
$9 Computer Is Not a Scam! Mobile & Electronics May 19, 2015
Have you heard about the $9 computer from Kickstarter? It could revolutionize the way we do computing. A first look…
Are extended warranties necessary on electronics?
Are extended warranties necessary on electronics? Shopping & Retail January 1, 2015
Extended warranties are all the rage when you purchase electronics and many other popular items. But I am here to…
Good Cheap Laptops Start at $199
Good Cheap Laptops Start at $199 Mobile & Electronics December 3, 2014
If you're looking for a cheap laptop, this is the year for you thanks to a 3-way horse race between…
Black Friday Preview 2014
Black Friday Preview 2014 Shopping & Retail November 12, 2014
Retailers are pessimistic about what this Christmas will bring them. They're expecting a lump of coal, which means that you'll…
Kill Switch Technology Coming to Android
Kill Switch Technology Coming to Android Mobile & Electronics September 2, 2014
With smartphone theft the No. 1 crime in many metro areas, Apple has defied wireless operators and mobile manufacturers to…
How Much Is That Home Printer Actually Costing You?
How Much Is That Home Printer Actually Costing You? Mobile & Electronics July 8, 2014
For almost as long as there have been home computers there has been the belief that you needed a printer…
Should You Get A New Computer If You’re Running Windows XP?
Should You Get A New Computer If You’re Running Windows XP? Mobile & Electronics April 10, 2014
Now that Microsoft has put the kibosh on support for Windows XP, I'm advising people to ditch their old desktops…
A Windows laptop that becomes an Android tablet?
A Windows laptop that becomes an Android tablet? Mobile & Electronics January 10, 2014
As I walk around CES looking at all these amazing TVs, I can't help but note the irony. I'm that…
Your guide to Black Friday
Your guide to Black Friday Shopping & Retail November 14, 2013
Black Friday is almost here. This year more than ever, the idea of Black Friday has spilled over a day…
Tablet buying guide
Tablet buying guide Mobile & Electronics October 11, 2013
Buying a tablet has become both more confusing and a lot more favorable to you than it was a year…
Free ways to really delete data from a computer
Free ways to really delete data from a computer Mobile & Electronics August 26, 2013
The next time you get a new computer, you may want to give your old one away. But what if…
Make Windows 8 work in your life
Make Windows 8 work in your life Mobile & Electronics July 10, 2013
I have a Windows 8 computer in my office displayed prominently as a reminder. A reminder of what you ask?A…
Apple introduces new OS, iTunes Radio
Apple introduces new OS, iTunes Radio Mobile & Electronics June 10, 2013
In a world where Android outsells Apple by 5:1, Apple has been busy showing off new versatility at a recent…
Apple introduces new OS, iTunes Radio
Len Penzo’s Consumer Blog on ClarkHoward.com Money & Credit April 18, 2013
Why Some Who Cut Expenses to the Bone Still Can't Make Ends Meet by Len Penzo of Len Penzo dot…
The browser you use could be costing you!
The browser you use could be costing you! Shopping & Retail February 15, 2013
Are you paying higher prices online just because you use a particular web browser? Like it or not, that's what's…
The browser you use could be costing you!
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Computer buying guide
Computer buying guide Mobile & Electronics January 1, 2013
I used to take so many phone calls from people buying a computer, often several each week. Now it's just…
Should you buy extended warranties on electronics?
Should you buy extended warranties on electronics? Shopping & Retail November 26, 2012
We're in the midst of extended warranty sales season as electronics sales ramp up. So should you pay the extra…
How low will tablet prices go?
How low will tablet prices go? Mobile & Electronics November 19, 2012
Tablets are getting much cheaper. Here's what you'll likely be paying for an Android tablet this season--and you won't believe…
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