Technology / Buying Computers

  • RECALL: 41 models of Toshiba laptops pose fire and burn threat because of battery

      

    Toshiba has expanded a recall first issued in March 2016 after continuing reports of the battery packs in its laptops overheating and melting. Read more: Recall alert: Nearly 3 million washers...

  • The absolute best Black Friday laptop and tablet deals

      

    Laptops are one of the absolute hottest items to purchase on Black Friday (the other most popular item is televisions). And the doorbuster prices on laptops are better than at any other time of...

  • Tablets that double as laptops

      

    Convertible tablets are going down in price and they can also increase your productivity.

  • The latest laptop choices for your school kid

      

    You don't need to spend a ton to get a great laptop for your child this school year-- Here’s what $200 will get you.

  • Should you take the free Windows 10 upgrade?

      

    Ignoring the Microsoft Windows upgrade could end up costing you. Here’s how.

  • Where to buy and sell used electronics

      

    Buying used electronics can save you big money. Here are the best places to find them.

  • Own an Acer computer? You might have been hacked

      

    If you purchased something on computer manufacturer Acer’s website over the last year, your credit card information may have been stolen. Hackers made off with the...

  • 6 things to consider when buying a new PC

      

    It may be your first foray into PC ownership, or simply time for an upgrade; regardless, buying a new computer can be a stressful and often unnerving experience considering the vast array of...

  • New software can renew your old computer

      

    If you have an old computer sitting around, don't throw it away. New software can renew it to surf the web at high speeds.

  • 3 great tablets under $200

      

    Buying tech on a budget is always tough considering it’s one of the few industries where the old adage “you get what you pay for” stays true most of the time. Whether it is...

  • 22 of the biggest tech brands ranked from first to worst

      

    When you hear the name of a popular tech brand, you’ll naturally have a gut reaction. Perhaps you love Sony’s game consoles, but can’t stand its headphones. Or maybe you buy...

  • Best cheap printers

      

    Printers are the kind of purchase that people make based on price sensitivity. Few understand that the real cost of a printer is not its upfront expense, but rather the cost of replacement ink...

  • $9 Computer Is Not a Scam!

      

    Have you heard about the $9 computer from Kickstarter? It could revolutionize the way we do computing. A first look at the $9 computer C.H.I.P. is a mini-computer chip that is actually like...

  • Are extended warranties necessary on electronics?

      

    Extended warranties are all the rage when you purchase electronics and many other popular items. But I am here to reiterate the refrain that they aren't necessary. Consumer Reports says that...

  • Good Cheap Laptops Start at $199

      

    If you're looking for a cheap laptop, this is the year for you thanks to a 3-way horse race between Apple, Google, and Microsoft. Microsoft's New Laptop Challenges Mac Book Air, Google...