The end of financial year is great time to buy new tech gear. If you use your computer at home for work — you may be able to claim your PC as a tax deduction. That applies to some students, too. Further, small businesses with total incomes less than $2 million can write off purchases valued under $6500 immediately in the year the cost occurred. So what new laptops/tablets are best for work or play? Here are some ideas.
If you’re in dire need of some way to cool down your laptop and don’t want to spend the cash on a cooling pad, Instructables has a simple solution in the form of some overturned egg cartons.
From 26 March, ALDI will be selling the Medion Akoya P2212T; an 11.6 inch touchscreen laptop that converts into a Windows 8.1 tablet. With a price tag of just $599, it’s one of the most affordable Windows 8.1 laptop/tablet hybrids on the market. But will you be able to live with the necessary hardware concessions? Let’s take a look at the specs.
Whether you use your laptop’s optical drive or not , it’s important to keep it clean so it’s there for you if you need it. Here’s an easy way to clean slot-loading CD and DVD drives (like the kind found on older model Macbooks) with a cotton strip and a plain old credit card.