Category Archives: computer tips

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

Lenovo Yoga 13 memory upgrade

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

ACPI TOS6205 drivers for Windows 7 [solved]

Q. Hello JD H, I have an issue, I installed win 7 (32 bit) on my Toshiba Satellite P300 and there is this unknown device (ACPI\TOS6205) I cannot find the right driver! Please can you assist me to get the driver? Abdul M. A. Here is the download link for the bluetooth driver that should fix your ACPI TOS6205 Unknown Device issue: , Toshiba dl link UPDATE from Abdul M. That was the right driver and I thank you for fixing my Toshiba Satellite problem. 🙂

Yoga 13 slot-in case review

If you are looking for a case to protect your Yoga 13 when in tablet mode, here is the official Lenovo ‘Slot In’ case: Lenovo 13-Inch Slot-In Case for Lenovo Yoga Laptops (0C48344)http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00AOHXT9I?ie=UTF8&tag=pixensity-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00AOHXT9IWhen you put the laptop all the way in, it hides the hole for the charging power usb. otherwise it is great. nice soft material. […] Yoga fits nicely in the case; not very snug when using as a tablet but protects the keys well and looks sharp. I

Cyber Monday 2012 deals roundup

Here are some of the top shopping sites along with their cyber-monday deals URL all in a convenient list 🙂 Amazon.com: Cyber Monday Sale (started 11/24, Sunday) Best Buy: Cyber Monday Sale Dell: Cyber Monday Laptop, Computer, and Electronic Deals Walmart.com: Cyber Week Sale Cyber Monday 2012 Deals & Sales – Newegg.com (midnight PST) Cyber Monday 2012 : Target.com Online Deals TigerDirect.com – Electronics, Tablets, Phones, Office Supplies & Video Games Microsoft Store Online (sales currently active) [to be updated with more, stay

MS beats apple to the punch with a ARM powered (full) OS

With all the rumors of Apple switching to an ARM based architecture for Mac OSX, it is funny that Microsoft already beat them to it with Windows RT. Windows RT of course is basically Windows 8 for ARM devices. Perhaps with a ARM based Mac OSX Apple would choose to emulate x86 for older apps/programs, something MS declined to do. But still, it is impressive that Windows RT has virtually all of Windows 8’s functionality (sans legacy software compatibility) whereas