There are numerous ways to save battery life on a Windows 10-based laptop. However, many of these methods contribute very little to the overall battery life, while crippling functionality of the notebook. Because of that, we have made a list of the top three most effective ways to noticeably increase battery life on any Windows 10 laptop.
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On Windows laptops and other PCs, you can set how quickly the display and the whole computer go to “sleep” when you take a break from working on it. This is a kind of a power stand-by feature. It is primarily used to save laptops’ battery life.
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Having to type-in your password every time your laptop PC wakes up from the sleep mode can be annoying. Thankfully, you can disable the password prompt that appears after your Windows 10 laptop resumes from sleep.
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Sometimes you want to keep your Windows 10 laptop running while it is closed. For instance, when you connect a laptop to an external monitor and don’t want to use the notebook’s own display. Or, if don’t want to interrupt an ongoing file download, but for some reason you need to close the lid. Or if you want to continue an online audio streaming with the laptop closed.
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Here’s a simple tip on how to disable / enable touchpad on your laptop with Windows 10 operating system. This is handy if you already have a mouse attached to your notebook or use a touchscreen and want to disable the touchpad to prevent accidental pointer moves while typing on the keyboard.
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Ability to adjust your laptop’s display brightness can make looking at the screen more comfortable and less eye-straining. Also, reducing the brightness can increase the battery life of a notebook. In this post we will explain how you can change the display brightness on a Windows 10-based laptop.
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In this article, we will explain the most important specs of laptop PC displays.
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RAM (Random Access Memory) is also referred to as system memory. It is a computer part which temporarily carries software and files in current use. It enables the processor to access data much faster in comparison to accessing data on storage devices such as a hard drive (HDD) or solid state drive (SSD). HDDs and SSDs hold software and files in a more permanent way, until a user uninstalls or deletes them. Software and files in RAM are loaded from these storage devices and are removed from RAM when an application is closed or operating system is shut down.
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When buying a new laptop, 2-in-1, or tablet PC, its data storage capabilities are among the most important factors for your purchase decision. Your choice of internal data storage device will depend on performance and cost, but also on your storage capacity needs. In this article, we will explain the main differences between four storage types you can find in modern Windows-based laptops and other portable PCs – hard disk drives (HDD), solid state drives (SSD), hybrids (HHDD / SSHD), and eMMC storage. The article also contains a table of required space by various software and common user document and media files, so you can sum them up and calculate how much space you actually need.
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Cyber Monday 2018 deals on the popular Microsoft Surface Pro and Surface Go tablets, Surface Laptops, and Surface Book 2-in-1 convertible notebooks are now live. Currently, we know of the official Cyber Monday Surface deals by Microsoft Store and Best Buy. In addition, you can also find some discounts on the Microsoft Surface lineup that aren’t specifically related to Black Friday or Cyber Monday.
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