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Posts Tagged ‘mobile’

The Shrinking Laptop

In our previous post “The Desktop PC – Still Relevant?”, we touched on how the industry is trending more mobile, and the sizes of the devices we use are changing. Laptops are cheaper than they’ve ever been. They are thinner and lighter than ever, and they are much more powerful than they were even a few years ago. With that being said, we’d like to delve into a few minor setbacks to the cheaper, thinner, lighter laptops of today.

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The Desktop PC – Still Relevant?

As the technological world of computers skews more and more toward mobile, and everything is getting smaller and smaller, the questions arises – is the desktop PC still relevant? The short answer is a resounding YES. In this article we will elaborate as to why.

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Even though more and more people are moving from the desktop to their laptops, or even tablets or smartphones, a traditional desktop computer is still arguably a great choice as a secondary computing device today. Some of the reasons to buy a desktop today range from cost to performance ratio, upgrade-ability, to more productivity considerations. Check out these items:

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Device Synergy – Your Computers, Smartphone and Beyond

Mobile devices have become an almost inseparable part of our daily lives. We stay “connected” almost 24/7 with smartphones, smartwatches, tablets, smart home automation, and even our vehicles! That pervasiveness leads to a dilemma for many of us: How do we keep the information current between our devices and computers?

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Is My WiFi Secure?

Many households have wireless routers, and that number is rapidly growing every day. The convenience of being able to access your wireless connection anywhere in the office or home is especially hard to resist with the surge in popularity of mobile devices such as smartphones, notebooks, and tablets.

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Mini Computers

An interesting recent trend is the emergence and sudden proliferation of “minicomputers.” They are appearing all over and at a full range of form factors and price points. But what exactly is a minicomputer and what is it used for?

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USB-C

You heard about this new technology that is starting to appear on new computers & smartphones. It’s a new way to connect peripherals to your devices. It’s called USB-C, but what’s all the hoopla about? That’s what Geek Easy Computers wants to answer for you in this installment of “Answers to Common Questions”.

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Tablet vs Laptop

A subject that has come up more and more is whether or not a tablet can replace a laptop. Tablet technology has advanced in leaps and bounds over the last few years, but has it reached the point of replacing the ubiquitous laptop for everyday productivity? That remains to be seen. Let’s take a look at both sides of the debate.

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Travel Tips For Your Devices

Our electronic devices have become such a part of our everyday lives that it’s almost unthinkable to not take them with us on our trips.  With all the hustle and bustle of traveling, it’s easy to forget that our devices need to prepare for the trip just like you do.

These are some tips to help ensure that your devices come home safely with you, and your trip is not marred by a theft or failure.

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Laptop Vs Desktop: The Showdown!

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Just about everyone is familiar with the two main forms that computers come in these days;  laptops and desktops.  What we find at Geek Easy Computers is that some people don’t really know the pros and cons of choosing one over the other, or why one might fit their needs over the other, so in this article we are going to explore that and hopefully help you make a more sound  decision.

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Is My Password Secure Enough?

About a year ago, we discussed the merits of creating a secure password.  A lot has changed in technology over the past 12 or so months, especially in the mobile arena with the proliferation of tablets and smartphones becoming more and more functional.  They are able to emulate many functions that were previously the venue of laptops or netbooks.  What this means is that now there is even more need for unique, secure passwords than ever!

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