laptops

How To Choose The Right Laptop Or Desktop For Your Business

Are laptops a better choice than desktops? Which specifications really matter? What’s the best way to get value for money when purchasing machines for your workforce? Here’s everything you need to know.


Ask LH: Are 13-Inch Laptops Suitable For Programming?

Dear Lifehacker, I’m thinking about buying a new laptop for programming (primary web development) and my eyes have fallen on the Dell XPS 2015 (1920×1080). It seems awesome in every aspect, but I am a little bit worried about the 13″ screen. The resolution seems fine, but 13 inch seems really small (I’ve only used 17″ and 15″ laptops.) Long story short: Is 13″ Full HD too small for programming?


What's The Best Way To Take Notes On Your Laptop Or Tablet?

How many windows and tabs are open on your computer as you read this article? How many different tasks are you trying to do on your computer right now? Electronic devices tempt us to try to multi-task, but according to recent research, only 5% of people can multi-task efficiently. With that in mind, here’s a scientific look at the best way to learn and take notes on your laptop.


How To Choose The Best Windows 10 Device For Your Needs

If you’ve been waiting for Windows 10 before you upgrade your computer or just fancy something new, there’s never been a better time to buy a PC. No matter what your budget is, there are stacks of superb Windows 10 PCs in the pipeline that will suit every taste. But how do you make the right decision when there are so many options out there? This Windows 10 primer is designed to help any PC newbies out there.


Are Chromebooks Good Laptops For Students?

There’s a lot to like about Chromebooks. They’re budget-friendly, have a lot of options and are powerful enough to get things done. If you’re a student shopping for a laptop for school, they may be pretty attractive. However, for some students, it’s a nightmare waiting to happen. Let’s see where you fall.


Touchscreen Laptops Are A Battery Drain, Even With Touch Disabled

You probably already know that a touchscreen laptop is more expensive than the non-touch version. But there are other, non-monetary premiums you have to pay for the touch capability, including a bigger drain on your battery.


Use An IKEA Box As A Foldable Laptop Hood For Outdoor Use

If you’ve ever worked outdoors with your laptop, you know how critical it is to get some shade for your screen so you can actually see it. Instead of buying a laptop visor, pick up an IKEA storage box for $5 to serve as your laptop’s foldable shade.


How To Make A Laptop Stand With Inbuilt Fans

Have you ever wanted a laptop stand that could double as a cooling solution? This DIY version from IKEA Hackers can be knocked together for under $20 — and it looks pretty snazzy to boot. Read on for full instructions.


15 Shortcuts You Can Do With Apple's New Trackpad

Apple’s new MacBook and MacBook Pros have a new Force Touch trackpad that adds pressure sensitivity. With that comes all kinds of new gestures and tricks, and 9to5Mac details 15 of the best ones in the video above.


Top 10 Reasons To Choose A 2 In 1 Laptop/Tablet

2 in 1 laptops that flip into tablet mode aren’t just a novelty — they offer a flexibility that standalone devices can’t match. Here are 10 useful things you can do with a 2 in 1.