How to Install an SSD in a Laptop


Installing a solid-state drive (SSD) in a laptop or desktop computer is one of the best upgrades you can do for your computer. Boot times will improve and applications will load a lot faster than if you were using just a regular hard drive. I recently upgraded my mother’s laptop to an SSD and decided […]

Apple Admits Apple TV Wi-Fi Problems: How to Get a Replacement

Apps I want on Apple TV

Apple admitted that some third generation Apple TV models suffer from Wi-Fi connectivity issues. Apple will replace the included devices at no cost to users if the user’s device qualifies according to specific criteria. According to 9to5Mac, Apple sent word to their store employees, third-party retailers sanctioned to sell Apple products and workers with AppleCare […]

Apple Replaced My Broken iPad Out of the Kindness of Their Heart

Apple Store in Greensboro NC

While on a trip this weekend my iPad 2 Dock Connector stopped functioning. iTunes showed nothing when I connected it to my Mac and it would not charge, either. So I went to my closest Apple store in Greensboro, NC assuming I would get taken advantage of by the Geniuses, as my only other trip […]

Can an iPad Replace a Laptop? (2011 edition)

notebooks vs tablets

It’s easy to forget now, but when the first iPad was announced in early 2010, there was much uncertaintly surrounding Apple’s new product. One of the big questions was whether it served as a laptop replacement. I have an iPhone, and I have a laptop – why do I need something in between? Now that […]

Tablets Become Swiss Army Knife of Gadgets

Tablet Replacement Trend Chart

Tablets like the iPad aren’t replacing laptops on the whole, but the new couch companion devices are taking over many of the activities we used to do on dedicated devices. Are you converging like the survey respondents? Millenialmedia reports that the tablet is now the go to device for several computer activities, but that’s not […]

Apple Making Plans for the Post-Steve Jobs Era

jobs looking sad

We know Steve Jobs isn’t going to be the CEO of Apple forever. Though his black faux turtle neck has become synonymous with Apple product launches, the man has been on medical leave since January and can’t head one of the most powerful companies in the world for the rest of his life. Apparently Apple […]

Top 10 Pitchmen (And Women) Who Could Replace Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs Replacement

At WWDC 2011 Steve Jobs will return to the stage as Apple’s number one pitchman, selling a nation of eager fans on the latest and greatest products to come out of the Cupertino braintrust like iOS5, iCloud and possibly the iPhone 5. Steve Jobs isn’t your average CEO and pitchman. Jobs’ eccentricities and mannerisms allow him to describe Apple’s […]