Posts Tagged ‘Notebook’
It’s ready for prime time: Today, after months and months of research on our part, I’m very happy to announce the release of our brand-new TuneUp Utilities 2012 on friday! This year’s version upgrades your PC not just with an enhanced feature for peak performance, but also with a brand-new power management system that delivers [...]
Device Manager is the central location for installing, uninstalling, troubleshooting, and even optimizing your PC hardware, yet it’s an underappreciated Windows feature. IT pros are often unaware of its full feature set, and beginners steer clear of its confusing (and potentially dangerous) interface. In this week’s post, the TuneUp blog team will show you seven [...]
These steps will allow you to save a huge amount of battery life. Be aware that your mileage may vary! On an 18″ Core 2 Duo Extreme laptop with two graphic cards, you might only get 30–45 minutes more out of the system, whereas on a netbook, you might get 3–4 more hours. Hope all you road warriors out there can benefit from these steps!
Often times I find myself stuck in a conference room, on a long flight, or at the airport without an electrical outlet in reach. Since I tend to be on the go all of the time, it is critical for my laptop to have a long battery life—and for me to know the best techniques [...]
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? [...]