Buy a Laptop Computer Tips & Guide

There are several important aspects to think about when you buy a laptop computer. One aspect of this is the laptop battery life. Lithium batteries and use it until almost dead and then recharging it will greatly increase the period of time that the battery will remain strong. Please make sure to read the factory owners manual to find out more about the battery life. Users must take an overview of the comparison chart for the battery of the brands and models. On average with the support of data backup batter at least 2 hours is considered good. Make sure that you have an extra battery slot.

PC laptop computer has become the preference of almost all user segments. This actually replace desktops in terms of personal use. Fundamental of laptop computers is to provide a mobile experience to users because of light and slim models. But it lacked a graphical interface, but the development of modern graphics cards provide a wonderful replacement to fix the problem. The quality depends on the size of the display screen, video processor and resolutions related resolutions of power. Wide-screen display is considered as the standard. Computer performance for 3D images is highly dependent on graphics and high-definition video acceleration.

Graphics card / GPU is an integral part of the gaming laptop. If you are not an avid gamer, then you do not need to buy a laptop with a discrete GPU. If you tend to play many games, you have to buy a laptop with ATI discrete graphics or NVIDIA. Intel processors usually come with integrated graphics solutions like the GMA950 or 4500MHD, but it is almost useless for playing a modern game rich graphics.

Netbook does not have a CD / DVD drive and some ultra portable can delete them also to save space. Therefore, if you want this feature you must take them as extra baggage. Having enough RAM is very important to get good performance from your laptop. For example, you will not be able to run several applications simultaneously if you do not have enough RAM. So how much RAM is needed? Well, it depends on your needs exactly. Memory is an important criterion that determines the speed of any PC laptop. If we consider the general goal of two gigabytes should really solve the purpose. But to use your face may consider 4GB.

Shopping for new laptop computers attractive. Remember to use and review the aspects written in here. They will help you choose the best laptop of all laptop computers. Before you buy a notebook to make a realistic assessment of your needs. Are you a compulsive gamer? Do you tend to watch lots of HD video on your computer? Most users have very limited needs only extend to web surfing and word processing. Each laptop is available in the market can meet these requirements.

Newbie Computer Tips-or Why Didn’t Someone

So, you’re new to computers and you feel like you’re back in kindergarten … well, in a way, you are! Computers are new and very foreign to you right now if you’ve just recently sat down in front of one!

Just remember, because it’s so new you must approach it differently, just like you did in kindergarten! I don’t care if you’re 8 or 88, you need to recall the wonder, joy and excitement that you felt when you first started to learn something new!

Have fun with it! Explore … ask yourself, what does this do? Click on it … check it out! Above all … don’t be afraid of it … it won’t bite and it certainly doesn’t know more than you do … it just seems that way sometimes because it does things faster – that’s all.

Here’s a couple of tips for you to ‘give you a push’:

Look at your mouse and notice that it has 2 buttons and usually a wheel in between … use the Right button … Right-click on everything!¬†Clicking on the Right mouse button will do one thing only … to show a context menu or a list of options pertaining to the selected object. For example, point the mouse arrow to an icon on your desktop and instead of clicking with the left mouse button, click with the Right and see what happens! You’ll see a menu with a list of many commands for that particular icon, one of which is ‘delete’ … if you move your pointer to the menu and then move the mouse you’ll see that you can select any one of the commands. Select ‘delete’ only if you wish to delete that one icon, by click on the command with you left mouse button.

Hocus-pocus! It’s done!

Windows Explorer is aptly named as it allows you to Explore your computer!¬†Don’t be afraid to look around on your hard disk. Look around in all your folders, and try all of the programs that you see when you click on the Start Menu.

How do you get to Windows Explorer? Easy! Left click on the start button in the left corner of your screen. Find ‘All Programs’ with an arrow pointing to the right and hold your mouse pointer over it until the larger menu pops up. Move your pointer to the right and then (usually) up until it lands on the Folder “Accessories”. When it does, the menu expands to show what is in that folder (other folders and programs), simply move your pointer to the right and down the list until it lands on Windows Explorer.

Left click on that program to open it. A window will open up that shows you the access that you have to your computer, usually starting you with “My Documents” (as it is in Windows XP). The Window that opens is divided into 2 sections, the left side shows a list of ‘places’ (folders) on your computer and whichever one is highlighted will show the other folders and files in the right hand side of the window. For example, My Pictures folder is found within My Documents folder.