Adding memory and swapping for an SSD was easy. Getting Windows 8.1 Update on the SSD a lot less easy.
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Lenovo spared no expense making the ThinkPad X1 Carbon a real mobile workhorse. From the 14-inch IPS display to the 256GB SSD in this review unit, the X1 Carbon is a road warrior's delight. It doesn't hurt it has the best trackpad the reviewer has ever seen on a Windows laptop.
My recent experience with upgrading the original 1GB memory to 2GB in my Acer Aspire One 522 involved figuring out how to open the case to get access to the internal components. Once the case was open, the disk drive was right there in front of my face...
Which posts were most popular among this site's visitors in 2011? Well, you care a lot about speeding up Windows 7, you're curious about Windows 8, and you know that security issues affect Macs and PCs. Here's my year-end review.
Solid-state drives are wicked fast. They’re also expensive. One high-performance, low-cost strategy: Use a fast SSD as a Windows 7 system drive with a conventional hard disk for data. Here's how.
Users of Intel's first 34nm solid-state drives have reported serious problems when installing new firmware for the drives on Windows 7 systems
The Atom-powered RipNAS launched at the beginning of this year in the UK, but the boutique retailer has introduced two new models, one of which is claimed to be "the world's first SSD-based CD ripping" NAS device.The RipNAS Statement, which comes in both totally-silent SSD and almost-silent HDD flavors, is based on the Windows Home Server OS and can handle CD ripping, media streaming and networked file storage.
We had a few technical difficulties getting this latest show up for our listeners, but MobileTechRoundup show #122 is now available for your listening pleasure. We voiced our opinions on the MacBook Air, talked about the iPhone update 1.1.3 and why I finally stopped jailbreaking my device. James loves his HP 2710 and let us know there is a 64GB SSD option now available too. Kevin is moving away from his hosted Exchange service thanks to Gmail's IMAP feature and other solutions. The gang chimes in about the Skyfire Windows Mobile browser and how it could really make the HTC Advantage an even better UMPC alternative. There were a few other mobile topics discussed so head on over and listen to the show.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 Perfectly legal ways you can still get Windows 7 cheap (or even free)
- 2 How much does an iPhone 6 really cost? (Hint: It's way more than $199)
- 3 31 ways to improve your iPhone's battery life
- 4 Seven privacy settings you should change immediately in iOS 8
- 5 Review: Tile Bluetooth tag (verdict: Great)