HP Pavilion Slim-line s5580t series Desktop PC Review

By content at August 22, 2013 09:54
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HP Pavilion Slim-line s5580t series Desktop PC Review

The HP Pavilion Slim-line s5580t is a slim desktop machine with a sleek, modern design that is both eye-catching and compact. It features a glossy black finish with silver accents. The front panel includes USB ports and a headphone jack for easy access, as well as media card slots for digital camera memory. The machine’s Intel Core i5 processor provides the muscle to handle nearly any task quickly.

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HP TouchSmart tm2t series Laptop Review

By content at July 12, 2013 17:34
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HP TouchSmart tm2t series Laptop Review

HP’s TouchSmart tm2t series of laptops are incredibly versatile touch screen tablet PCs that allow you to navigate with your finger, a stylus, or even typing. With a pinpoint precision screen and adjustable screen that can function as both a tablet PC and a typical laptop, this machine can work any way you need it to, allowing you to work in the most convenient, efficient, and effective matter possible, wherever you need, and whenever you need.

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USB 1.0, USB 2.0, USB 3.0 What is the difference?

By content at June 27, 2013 09:48
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USB 1.0, USB 2.0, USB 3.0 What is the difference?

USB is a common type of connector and host controller for communicating between devices, mostly between computers or laptops and other devices, such as printers , mp3 players, thumb drives, keyboards, and mice. USB stands for Universal Serial Bus, and was designed as a replacement for earlier technologies such as serial and parallel ports. In recent years, there has been more of a distinction between USB 1.0, USB 2.0, and even USB 3.0, possibly causing confusion for those who don’t understand the difference.

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Common Computer Beep Codes

By content at June 14, 2013 10:08
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Common Computer Beep Codes

A computer that is having trouble booting will often emit a series of beeps through the internal speaker. These beeps are meant to relay information to the user about what type of problem is preventing the computer from booting. Here are a few of the most common beep codes and the type of problem they indicate.

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IBM Think Centre M90 Ultra Small Form Factor Desktop Review

By content at June 05, 2013 16:23
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IBM Think Centre M90 Ultra Small Form Factor Desktop Review

Judging by the compact form factor of the IBM Think Centre M90 or its affordable price, you might be tempted to think it is under-powered. Thankfully, it is a very powerful machine that manages to include some of the newest components on the market while still maintaining a low price and slim form factor that is perfect for business use.

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Is All-In-One Good For All?

By content at May 30, 2013 09:36
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Is All-in-One Good for All?

Although there were a few all-in-one computer solutions before Apple released their first iMac in 1998 - that was the first model that had mass appeal. Once the iMac and other all-in-one computers began using flat LCD displays, the slim design started to appeal to even more buyers. All-in-one desktop computers incorporate the entire computer into a single unit, with the exception of the mouse and keyboard , and provide a very streamlined solution for buyers, but are they right for everyone? Let us look at the major pros and cons of all-in-one desktop machines.

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Commadore 64 Review - A Classic, Revisited

By content at May 17, 2013 11:19
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Commadore 64 Review - A Classic, Revisited

The Commodore 64 is a classic computer near and dear to the hearts of computer geeks everywhere. For many enthusiasts, it may have been the first computer they ever used, and it was one of the first computers to be mass-produced in enough quantities to achieve great popularity with home users. The Commodore company is now introducing a new version of the iconic Commodore 64 that has the same look and feel of its classic counterpart, with updated components for a modern experience.

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HP Z200 Small Form Factor Workstation Review

By jsmith at May 03, 2013 15:40
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HP Z200 Small Form Factor Workstation Review

Continuing in its line of compact and affordable business machines , HP unveils the Z200 small form factor workstation. Its compact size makes it great for tight office environments and its serviceability makes it appealing to IT professionals. Upgrades may be costly, however.

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HP USB Media Port Replicator Review (VY843AA)

By content at April 23, 2013 15:23
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HP USB Media Port Replicator Review (VY843AA)

The portability of laptops allows users to take them almost anywhere, but sometimes the best place to get work done is at a desk. For a desktop -like experience many laptop users connect an external monitor, keyboard , mouse, and speakers when using their machine at their desk, but this often requires connecting each cable individually. HP aims to solve these problems with the HP USB Media Port Replicator.

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Compaq 505B Desktop PC Review

By content at March 20, 2013 13:42
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Compaq 505B Desktop PC Review

The Compaq 505B is designed as a compact desktop PC with enough power and storage to handle essential office functions, and a low price that makes it easy on the budget. It manages to squeeze a very solid computer into a very compact case design, but lack of expandability and a slightly underpowered processor might be an issue for some buyers.

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HP Compaq 8200 Elite Ultra-Slim Desktop Review

By content at March 13, 2013 10:35
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HP Compaq 8200 Elite Ultra-Slim Desktop Review

All-in-one desktops have become increasingly popular for home users, as they integrate the entire system within the display unit , eliminating the need to connect multiple cables and saving space on the desktop area. These machines have not particularly made much of an entry into the business sector, however. HP hopes to change that with the HP Compaq 8200 Elite Ultra-Slim Desktop, which combines the best features of all-in-one desktop machines with some of the advanced security features that businesses need.

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HP TouchSmart 9100 Review

By content at March 06, 2013 12:13
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HP TouchSmart 9100 Review

While touch screen interfaces are becoming the standard for mobile devices, there are a limited number of computers using it. HP hopes to change that with the HP TouchSmart 9100 Business PC. The machine features a gorgeous 23 inch touchscreen display at full HD resolution and uses both touch screen interaction and a mouse and keyboard for more flexibility.

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What type of computer is best for you? Netbook, Laptop, Desktop, All-in-one Computer?

By content at February 25, 2013 16:12
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What type of computer is best for you? Netbook, Laptop, Desktop, All-in-one Computer?

When shopping for a new computer, you are faced with a number of options, but none is more important than the form factor, or the type of computer. The choice of a laptop, desktop, or other styles is largely based on your specific needs. Here we will look at the most common types of computer, and the type of user that is most likely to prefer each type.

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HP Compaq 6000 Pro Small Form Factor PC (VS741UT) PC Review

By content at February 14, 2013 14:32
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HP Compaq 6000 Pro Small Form Factor PC (VS741UT) PC Review

With its very small form factor, one might expect the HP Compaq 6000 Pro to be an under-powered basic office machine. In fact, this couldn’t be farther from the truth. HP has created a powerhouse computer that can fit in even the smallest of spaces, and its performance and upgrade options are impressive.

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How to replace the hard drive in a HP Pavilion a6000 desktop

By content at February 08, 2013 15:17
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How to replace the hard drive in a HP Pavilion a6000 desktop

The HP Pavilion a6000 desktop computer is a solid machine that can be configured to the buyer’s liking with a multitude of different options such as processors , graphics processors, and hard drive configurations. If the original hard drive installed in the computer is not enough storage for your needs, or if the original hard drive has failed, you may need to replace it. Fortunately, the a6000 uses a hard drive “cage” that makes adding or replacing drives simple. Follow the steps below to replace your hard drive.

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HP t5740e Thin Client Review

By content at February 01, 2013 17:42
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HP t5740e Thin Client Review

Thin clients are becoming more popular in business environments, as more employers realize that many employees don’t need a full-featured Windows machine, but instead just need the ability to access a central server with a small desktop client. The HP t5740e is an extremely compact thin client machine with high-resolution monitor support that provides only the necessary components to get the job done.

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HP Pavilion Elite HPE-450t series Desktop Review

By content at January 23, 2013 15:25
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HP Pavilion Elite HPE-450t series Desktop Review

Designed for the high-end multimedia user, video editor, or gamer who needs solid performance; the HP Pavilion Elite HPE-450t series of desktops has a lot of power under the hood for a very affordable price. With a 64-bit operating system and a number of great upgrade options, it can handle a wide variety of tasks without breaking a sweat.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of a Tablet vs. a Laptop

By content at November 19, 2012 18:30
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Tablets have been around for a number of years, but only in recent years have they become a viable replacement for a laptop computer. With the release of the iPad and similar competing models, many users are ditching their laptops in favor of the portability and simplicity of a tablet. But what are the advantages and disadvantages of making the switch? Let us take a look at some of the most important tradeoffs.

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HP Pro 3130 Review

By content at November 08, 2012 13:49
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The HP Pro 3130 is a compact desktop computer designed for business users. It is crafted to take up a minimal amount of space while providing the functionality that office users need. Despite its minimalistic design, it is quite powerful, with good connectivity and nice extras such as Gigabit ethernet and optical drive options.

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HP TouchSmart Elite 7320 All-in-One PC Review

By content at April 05, 2012 11:06
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With smartphones, tablets, and other devices relying on touch as the main interface between the device and the user, manufacturers are beginning to incorporate touch into even more devices. The HP TouchSmart Elite 7320 is an “all-in-one” PC that features a large touch screen for interacting with the computer, but also includes a wireless mouse and keyboard, attempting to give users the best of both worlds.

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