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Acer Aspire One AO756 memory upgrade and SSD swap

Acer AO756 showing the Windows 8 start screen

The Acer Aspire One AO756 is a nice little laptop that is available for a quite reasonable price (usually around $270 USD). As an added perk, with a few easy upgrades it can be even better! The AO756 allows for easy access to the RAM (memory) and unlike many of its brethren, it actually has two memory slots allowing for up to 16GB of memory to be installed! The hard drive is also easily accessible in case you want to

How to find/follow twitter username via Hootsuite

Use Quick Search to find the username

Hootsuite is wonderful for keeping up with multiple twitter accounts and other social networks. However, if you are surfing the web and come across a twitter account that you want to follow, it can be a little intuitive to figure out how to follow someone. Therefore, here are the steps: #1 Look for the magnifying glass in the upper right hand corner of the Hootsuite They call that feature ‘Quick Search’ and you can enter a twitter username in and

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