How Families Can Agree on Computer Use

A family that has one desk-top computer and one laptop computer for its use is fairly covered for their expected needs. When both parents and children both have needs for computer use, it is really difficult when there is only one unit available for use. With work requirements pulling the parents on one side and […]

Touchscreen Laptops: The Upside and the Downside

The coming of the touchscreen laptops was inevitable. It had to come sooner or later and it is a reality now. If you’re looking for a new laptop to purchase, why should you consider it and why not? Image Touch controls were introduced through Windows 7 but with the recently rolled out Windows 8, there […]

The Ideal Computer Environment for Home Offices

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If a home business owner wishes to maximize the potentials of his business, it is necessary to have the ideal computer environment to allow for easy and uninterrupted working.  One of the major considerations involved is whether to opt for a desktop or a laptop computer.  For the purposes of maximizing business opportunities, the ideal computer environment […]

Laptop’s Expected Lifespan

The price of desktops and laptops have admittedly went down since the first issues and models.  This does not come without apprehensions even if lowered price is definitely good news.  The concerns are centered on whether lowered price comes at the cost of shortened lifespan. It would appear that no matter how high or low laptop price […]

Customized Energy-Saving System for Laptops

Image: tipidpc Since the year 2005, Asus has been tinkering with what it hopes will be the Green feature that would balance performance with system energy consumption.  Known as the A1Gear, it has been continuously developed during the following years and produced the Energy Processing Unit or EPU. The EPU is a unique control chip […]

The Transformer


The tablet computer known as the Asus Eee Pad Transformer created enough splash in early 2011 to merit serious attention from people on the look-out for such a product.  It features a 10.1” IPS multi-touch screen and an Nvidia Tegra 2 system-on-a-chip.  The manufacturer also offers an optional docking keyboard that converts the tablet into […]

Do You Have A Portable Printer?

Bringing an Asus Eee PC around is really a huge convenience. Our favorite miniscule mini-laptop started this whole netbook thing. With the dawn of these affordable and slightly underpowered and undersized notebooks, everyone suddenly decided to take this whole portable computing thing seriously. I don’t think I’ve seen that many laptop or netbook toting people […]

Switching Back to Linux. Well, soon.

I’ve been using the Eee PC 701 for almost two years now, and it’s been pretty neat. It’s super portable, and the Windows XP installation has been pretty good to me. Well, until recently. Sometime after Mozilla rolled out Firefox 3.5, I’ve been getting nothing but constant crashes out of my Eee PC. Switching to […]