Low FPS in Crysis? Stuttering music in iTunes? Slow hard disk performance when copying files? Old drivers that come out of the box can ruin your entire PC experience. Rarely do they offer the latest bug fixes and performance improvements. This blog post offers detailed instructions on how to update drivers that are crucial to [...]
Archive for August, 2009
Not quite ready to jump on the Windows 7 bandwagon yet? Your XP/Vista machine is perfectly set up, but you still love some of those UI features that Windows 7 boasts? No problem, three great features that help you be more productive and are simply fun made it to Windows XP/Vista PC for free! AeroSnap: [...]
The advent of netbooks has recently taken the PC market by storm—accounting for nearly 20 percent of global laptop sales in Q1 2009. Many have tested the performance of these mini-notebooks and compared them to laptops (check out Cisco Cheng’s PC Magazine article and John Morris’ ZDNet post). Netbooks are a little slower than their [...]
We all know there are many things on the software side of a PC that can be done to improve speed (after all, that’s what we at TuneUp do!), so it’s safe to debunk this myth and say hardware alone is not the answer. It is part of the answer though, but how much exactly? [...]
The TuneUp Blog covers tips and tricks for optimizing, streamlining and troubleshooting Windows. Updated on a regular schedule, we point out new optimization techniques and offer exclusive behind-the-scenes information on Windows’ insides. This blog helps you get more productive by getting things done in new and clever ways. We’ll cover everything from Windows XP to 7 to anything else Microsoft puts out.