Category Archives: computer tips

Asus VivoBook S200E Review

I recently purchased an Asus VivoBook S200E from Staples. The actual purchase was a bit spur of the moment as it occured during a business trip to SC.  However, I had been eyeing that particular laptop since Christmas so when I happened to find a coupon to get the laptop for $399, the low price tag was too good to pass. Especially for a relatively powerful laptop, complete with touch capability, in a very nice travel-size. 🙂 Pros: Nice size

WiFi What is the correct three antenna configuration: Intel Centrino 6300 mini PCIe card?

Quoted question: […] The laptop has three antenna cables, black, white, and grey. One of them was not used on the old wireless module. The wireless seems to work with the assignment I’ve chosen, but I’ve been having some connectivity issues which are perhaps related to an improper configuration Quoted answer: […] white cable (main connector) black cable (aux connector) grey cable (middle connector for MIMO) […] via wireless networking – What is the correct antenna configuration for an Intel Centrino

Intel Ultimate-N 6300 agn driver download [SOLVED]

Q. Hi, I have a Dell laptop that I am clean installing Windows7 x64 on. Everything is going great except I cannot find drivers for my new Intel N6300 mini pci-e express wifi card ANYWHERE and it is driving me crazy! 🙁 Can you please help me find the correct drivers? 🙂 Thank you. A. Certainly, I am glad to help! Here are the latest drivers: (Intel DL listing link, or if that link is down [download id=”20″ format=”1″]) More

How can I monitor my monthly bandwidth usage? [OPTIONS]

ROUTER NOTE: I have been asked what router I recommend for basic transfer (upload/download) monitoring. My router of choice is the ASUS RT-N56U: rock solid reliability, w/gigabit ethernet, USB NAS capabilities, and very fast performance. Out of the box it comes with a traffic monitor that works reliable (see screenshots below). It is not cheap, but it is well worth the price IMHO. Bandwidth monitoring can be accomplished in a variety of ways, therefore these options are organized by category: Use

Sharing clipboard & data between various computers and Android phones

Some of these tips/apps have been very helpful to me so I thought I would share the links here 🙂 Share Clipboard Between Computers: Windows, Linux and Mac problem of sharing clipboard data across multiple computers and operating systems becomes more complex, when you do not have an internet connection. Precisely, it becomes… Super useful tool for sharing clipboard text between computers using Google Chrome! Chrome – Clipboard Sync How to Break Down the Barrier Between Your Android and Computer though

List of silent fanless laptops

For those of us that appreciate quiet, and the removal of one more point of failure, fanless computers are a wonderful thing. 🙂 While building a fanless desktop computer is quite easy, finding a fanless laptop is quite hard! To make things a bit easier for others interested in fanless laptops, I am compiling a list of laptops that are fanless (or that can be converted to fanless) as well as general resources and links on the topic. [the remainder