Improve your laptop’s battery life by optimizing your sleep and display settings (tutorial)

Improve your laptop’s battery life by optimizing your sleep and display settings (tutorial)

I recently got a high-powered HP ZBook G3 laptop at work to write programs for a new robot we purchased. This laptop is beefy. It has a 17-inch screen and feels like it weighs 20 pounds. It’s basically a desktop but slightly more portable. HP even calls it a mobile workstation instead of a laptop. You would think this massive laptop would have room … Continue Reading >

10 Essential accessories for the Microsoft Surface Book 2

10 Essential accessories for the Microsoft Surface Book 2

Microsoft’s second rendition of the Surface Book is proof that you need to give manufacturers a little time to work out the bugs. While the first Surface Book was great in concept, the hinge and top heaviness made it a little less than ideal for portable use. With a stronger hinge, better weight distribution, better battery life, a larger screen variant, and a whole … Continue Reading >

25 Minimalist QHD Wallpapers for your PC or MacBook

25 Minimalist QHD Wallpapers for your PC or MacBook

The stock wallpapers that come preinstalled on your Windows PC or Mac are pretty gorgeous. The only drawback I’ve run into with using those specific backgrounds is they can be a bit busy. Why is that a problem? For me, I’m the type of user who likes to save a lot of documents I’m currently working on my desktop. With a busy background, it … Continue Reading >

How to enable voice command with Cortana on your awesome Surface Pro

How to enable voice command with Cortana on your awesome Surface Pro

The Surface Pro Book 2 is an incredible Microsoft device. It’s one of the most powerful portable laptops, and it’s also incredibly well built. While not an Apple Macbook, it is an equivalent when it comes to build and performance. One thing the Surface Pro Book can do over the competition is detach and completely act independently as a tablet with its built-in touchscreen. … Continue Reading >

Turn on Night light in Windows 10 to minimize blue light exposure (tutorial)

Turn on Night light in Windows 10 to minimize blue light exposure (tutorial)

We live in a day and age where we are constantly plugged into our devices. Think about what you do when you’re bored. Watch YouTube videos on your tablet or scroll through social media to see what your friends are up to. I recently gave up social media for the month and I still find myself instinctively going to my phone when I’m bored … Continue Reading >

How to change you keyboard layout to a different language in Windows 10 (tutorial)

How to change you keyboard layout to a different language in Windows 10 (tutorial)

The standard QWERTY keyboard is engrained in most people when it comes to typing. There are other keyboard layouts such as Dvorak and Colemak that are said to be more efficient and faster. The QWERTY keyboard comes standard on almost all laptops and will be fine for all your needs. However, there are times you may want to switch to a different keyboard layout … Continue Reading >

How to enable Microsoft Word to autosave your document every minute (tutorial)

How to enable Microsoft Word to autosave your document every minute (tutorial)

I recently got a call from my friend who was freaking out about losing her entire final paper for law school. She forgot to save her paper after writing a couple of pages and her computer crashed. It’s a situation that every college student faces at one point in their life. You know that you’re supposed to save your work frequently, but it is … Continue Reading >