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Building Your Own Computer

Building Your Own Computer

Building a computer is a very doable project these days. There are tons of books, articles and YouTube videos out there with tones of ideas. This is my summation of what it takes to build a basic tower computer. Laptops and super gaming computers are not the goal here...
Why Chromebooks Are a Good Option

Why Chromebooks Are a Good Option

Chromebooks began appearing on the scene a few years ago. At first I thought they might be a fad but they have really taken off, and for good reason. Chromebooks run Google’s Chrome OS, a lightweight OS that mostly relies on an available Internet connection. It is...
Today’s Storage Options

Today’s Storage Options

Multiple Choices For many years the only real choice for internal computer storage were traditional hard drives (HDD.) These are mechanical devices that use a spinning disk platter to store your data. (OK, those of us that are really old may remember when the only...
Why Custom Computers are Great!

Why Custom Computers are Great!

Custom built computers have many advantages over the big “manufactured” variety. You used to build custom computers to save money.  While this can sometimes still be the case it is less true now, especially for lower end machines. Probably the biggest reason to...
What Computer Upgrades Make Sense?

What Computer Upgrades Make Sense?

In this article we will review the various components in your computer. We will discuss whether an upgrade makes sense and why. Memory Memory is almost always a good upgrade. It is like giving your computer a breath of fresh air. Everything runs smoother. Depending on...