How to Disable / Enable Touchpad on Windows 10 Laptop

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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DDR3 and DDR4 Laptop Memory Compatible? No.

Are DDR3 and DDR4 laptop memory (RAM) compatible? That’s a common question when it comes to memory upgrades. For instance, you bought a new laptop with DDR4 RAM and want to add more memory to it by inserting a DDR3 RAM module from your older laptop. You wonder if that’s possible. Unfortunately, that can’t be done. DDR3 and DDR4 laptop memory are not compatible / interchangeable.

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How to Tell if a Windows 10 Laptop Has Bluetooth Built-in

Most Windows-powered notebooks on the market in 2018 do have a Bluetooth module built-in. Only a few new laptop PCs (some of the cheap models) and some outdated notebooks don’t.

Let’s say you bought an affordable brand new Windows 10 laptop. Bluetooth isn’t listed in its specs sheet. You assume it’s included, but still want to check if that’s true. Or you bought a used notebook from 2010, with its original Windows 7 upgraded to Windows 10, and have no idea whether your unit features Bluetooth or not.

Here’s how you can tell if your Windows 10 laptop has Bluetooth radio built-in.

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How to Keep Windows 10 Laptop Running with Closed Lid

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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Laptop PC RAM Size and Performance Explained (2018)

Laptop RAM - Size and Performance

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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Laptop PC Storage Explained: HDD, SSD, Hybrid, eMMC (2018)

Laptop PC Storage - HDD, SSD, Hybrid HHDD - SSHD, eMMC

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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Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, and Surface Book Cyber Monday Deals 2017

Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, Surface Book Cyber Monday Deals 2017

On this page, you can find Cyber Monday 2017 deals on the Microsoft Surface 2-in-1 tablet and laptop PC series. The page will be regularly updated with new Surface-related discounts as soon as they appear.

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Overview of Intel Skylake CPUs For Laptop, 2-in-1, and Tablet PCs

Intel Presents a 2-in-1 Laptop with Skylake Processor

Intel has officially unveiled their upcoming “Skylake” processors for laptops, 2-in-1 PC, tablets, and other mobile PCs, besides desktops. The next-gen mobile CPUs are based on the same 14-nanometer production process as their “Broadwell” precursors, but they bring several architecture improvements for better performance, power efficiency, and multimedia capabilities.

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