The first 6 things you should always do with your new notebook

Got a new laptop?Don’t just open it up and start using it until you read our simple guide to make it safe, safe and fast first. If you’ve just got a new laptop don’t just switch on and start using it – you may be leaving yourself open to online security risks. Once you’ve activated Windows […]

How to use TLP for Linux to increase laptop battery life

Linux tends to guzzle up more laptop battery life than Windows notebook PCs, even though most Linux installations are lighter than Windows on system resources. It primarily comes down to a lack of optimized, under-the-hood battery power settings. Happily, there are Linux tools for optimizing your energy usage. Perhaps the best known is called “laptop-mode-tools”, […]