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Upgrade the Acer Chromebook C720 SSD

The Acer C720 is a lovely little Chromebook that currently sits near the top of the Amazon best selling laptop list Amazon Best Sellers: Best Laptop Computershttp://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-Computers-Accessories-Laptop/zgbs/pc/565108/?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&linkCode=ur2&tag=pixensity-20These lists, updated hourly, contain bestselling items. Here you can discover the best Laptop Computers in Amazon Best Sellers, and find the top 100 most popular Amazon Laptop Computers. More info here about the US model: Acer C720 Chromebook (11.6-Inch, Haswell micro-architecture, 2GB)http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FNPD1VW/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00FNPD1VW&linkCode=as2&tag=pixensity-20User comment: I was skeptical about Chrome OS but now I am

S200E/Q200E 2nd antenna for upgraded WiFi, Bluetooth, WiDi

Wifi antenna cable came as a pair, I split them apart and removed one of them

The ASUS  S200E and Q200E are lovely laptops, but unfortunately they lack Bluetooth and they do not support Intel’s WiDi Fortunately, all is not lost! With a bit of perseverance and a few dollars (approx $40USD) you can get better WiFi performance, good bluetooth support, and even WiDi on your S200E or Q200E. Here is how: #1 You will need to be willing to open up your laptop, you can see the steps necessary here. #2 You will need an appropriate combo WiFi/bluetooth card, I recommend

Lenovo Yoga 13 memory upgrade

Once released from the adhesive tape, gently slide the keyboard back and out (be careful with the ribbon cable underneath the keyboard!)

Here are photo instructions for upgrading the RAM on a Lenovo Yoga 13. Surprisingly, there are not any screws to be removed. Instead, the keyboard is secured via double-sided tape. You must pry up the rear edges of the keyboard and then slide the keyboard back and off, revealing the memory slot below. UPDATE: Some readers have asked what memory I recommend for upgrading the Yoga 13. My recommendation is 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3 Corsair memory because it offers a lifetime warranty, solid performance

Acer Aspire One 722 Performance Upgrades

Pull downward on both of the rubber feet to slide open the access panel

If you have the lovely little AO722 netbook you may be looking for some simple and cheap upgrades. Here are my top upgrades for the AO722: Upgrade the RAM to 4GB for $20 or even 8GB for less than $40! Upgrade the HDD to a high performance SSD for less than $100 Add bluetooth by upgrading the wifi card to a combo wifi + bluetooth card for about $20 Add a Huawei 3G data card in the extra mini pci-e slot The AMD

Add bluetooth to the Acer Aspire One 722

Nice and easy access to the memory and hard drive as well as the wifi card!

If you would like to add bluetooth to your AO722, there are a couple easy (and pretty cheap) options: #1 Compact USB bluetooth adapter These are about $20 with free shipping at Amazon and this particular model has 600 reviews and an average rating of 4.5 stars The dongle is small enough that you can just leave it plugged into a free USB port Installation consists of simply plugging the adapter into your USB and installing the driver, if you hit

Acer Aspire One AO722/AO725 8GB memory upgrade, recommended RAM? [ANSWER]

photo only shows one of the tabs being pulled back, make sure to release BOTH memory retention tabs

Q. I am looking at buying either an Acer Aspire One 722 or 725. Do either the AO722 and AO725 support 8GB of RAM? and if so, what is a memory module that is FOR SURE supported?   -Carly A. Hi Carly, here are answers to both your questions: Yes, the AO722 and AO725 support 8GB of memory! Here is a nice Corsair 8GB memory module that is confirmed to work in the AO722/AO725 and right now it is only about $39.50

7mm SSD list / 7mm HD list

UPDATE 2012.05.30: added a list of 7mm SSD and 7mm HDD at the end of this post… The most-excellent Lenovo Thinkpad X220 laptop supports a rather odd thickness for its hard drive/SSD: 7mm This is unusual since most laptop drives are 9.5mm and some are fatties coming in at 12mm or 12.5mm. However, the 7mm thin drives are likely to become more and more common as Ultrabooks and other similar devices require thinner drives to maintain their low profile So, if

ASUS A53 laptop memory upgrade

Two available memory slots supporting up to 8GB RAM (2x4GB)

If you own one of the nice ASUS A53 laptops you may be wanting to maximize the amount of memory your lovely laptop have. Here is how a photo tutorial showing how to upgrade the RAM on an ASUS A53 notebook UPDATE: Many readers have asked what memory I recommend for upgrading the A53 series. My recommendation is 8GB of Kingston memory because it offers a lifetime warranty, solid performance AND it is only about $37 with free shipping! BONUS:

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