Tag Archive: Laptop

Why Chromebooks have become the perfect work from home laptop

Chromebooks’ ease-of-use, affordability, and reliability have helped them win over parents and kids.

I’ve worked full-time on a Chromebook for years now, and while I’ve been asked recommendations on which Chromebook to buy for a work computer — ASUS C434 if you want a flashier 2-in-1, Acer 715 if you want something big, reliable, and affordable — the interest they’ve gotten over the last two months as everyone scrambled for work from home computers has been impressive.  [Read More…]

The best Black Friday deal on a laptop is this MacBook Air

Black Friday is a big day for laptop buying. You’ll find plenty of great deals on Windows machines, Chromebooks, and all sorts of two-in-one tablets. but the best deal you’ll find this Black Friday is this MacBook Air for just $ 650.

The smaller lighter one MacBook Air

$ 650 at Amazon $ 795 at Walmart

Better than you think

The MacBook Air is often thought of as the little computer that isn’t great for  [Read More…]

Protect your laptop and your posture with Moft’s Black Friday deal

Whether you want to elevate your keyboard, your screen, or just protect the bottom of your laptop, this is very much worth the investment.

When the MOFT Laptop Stand showed up on my doorstep alongside its newest tablet and phone stands, I shrugged and set it aside for weeks. I didn’t really understand the appeal for a laptop stand that stays stuck to your laptop for the life of the machine, but after a month, I stuck it on  [Read More…]

If you want to buy a laptop on Black Friday, it better be a Chromebook!

As someone who has spent most of her year working full-time on a $ 250 laptop, you’ll want to be very careful with which ones you buy this Black Friday.

This is the newly-released Lenovo Chromebook C340, a $ 300 Chromebook with 64GB of storage, 4GB of RAM, and over six years of support ahead of it. I’ve just swapped to the C340 after spending the majority of the year on its predecessor, the $ 250 Lenovo  [Read More…]

If a desktop or laptop is all you have, can you still watch Disney+?

Best answer: Yes, you can watch Disney+ on your computer through a browser like Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari.

In a galaxy not so far away: Disney+ (From $ 7/mo at Disney+) On the cusp

November 12 is the date to have circled on your calendar is you are someone who’s looking forward to the launch of Disney+, and who wouldn’t be? For years Disney content has been spread across various streaming services; even then, everything wasn’t  [Read More…]

How to use WhatsApp web on your laptop on in-flight Wi-Fi

WhatsApp has an easy-to-use web app that lets you access all of your chats from any browser. But if you’ve ever tried to access your WhatsApp on in-flight Wi-Fi, you quickly realize one of the shortcomings of the WhatsApp system: if your phone doesn’t have a data connection, you can’t use WhatsApp on your computer. Rather than paying for multiple devices to have in-flight Wi-Fi just so you can use WhatsApp on your laptop, you can use a  [Read More…]

Is a Chromebook a good business laptop?

Best answer: Yes! Security-minded Chromebooks are great for many kinds of business and business users, especially as more and more enterprise software shifts towards web clients and mobile apps like those available on Google Play.

Best for business: ASUS Chromebook Flip C434 (From $ 570)

What can you do on a Chromebook?

These days, more than you’d think!

The big controversy with Chromebooks in the early days was that they couldn’t install legacy applications that Windows  [Read More…]

Every laptop should work as well with phones as the Matebook X Pro

Huawei’s 2019 refresh of the Matebook X Pro has some great new hardware upgrades, including a faster processor and a new Thunderbolt port, but those aren’t what grabbed MrMobile’s attention. Instead, he says the Matebook’s best feature is something we’ve seen before, as far back as 2011 with the Palm Pre 3.

Anyone who’s used multiple Apple products before likely knows about the convenience of Airdrop, which allows you to instantly share files across devices wirelessly, without needing to  [Read More…]

Anker’s tiny USB-C charger for $25 has the power to charge your laptop

Stay powered up!

The Anker PowerPort Atom PD 1 30W ultra-compact USB-C wall charger with Power Delivery is down to $ 25.49 on Amazon. This relatively new wall charger has been on Amazon for about three months but has never dropped from its usual $ 30 price before, so today’s deal is a brand new discount.

Gimme the Juice Anker PowerPort Atom PD 1 30W USB-C wall charger

It’s so tiny and adorable. But filled with the  [Read More…]

Add PNY’s 120GB SSD to your laptop for just $20 right now

No more spinning!

Amazon has the 120GB PNY SSD on sale for just $ 19.99, which is one of the best prices it’s ever sold for. It is a 2.5-inch drive, which means it’s meant to be used in a laptop, though you could put it in an enclosure so you can use it as an external drive as well. It’s compatible with both Windows and Mac machines, and the few minutes it takes to install will bring you  [Read More…]