Laptops – Breaking in a new Battery

New battery “Breaking in” If you are replacing your laptop battery, there are some tips that will help you extend the life of your new battery. 1. With laptop powered off and mains adapter disconnected, insert your new battery 2. … Continue reading

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How to extend your laptop battery life

Here are some  tips to improve your notebook’s battery life 1. If you do not use your laptop for extended periods of time (a week or more), remove the battery pack from the laptop. 2. Do not expose the battery … Continue reading

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10 Tips to make your Laptop Battery last longer

1. Disable devices if you are not using them eg, wireless or bluetooth. 2. Disconnect any external devices eg mice , keyboards etc. 3. Try not to run too many applications at once. 4. Decrease or mute the Laptop Speaker … Continue reading

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European Parliament prepares for crucial ACTA vote

On Thursday the European Parliament’s International Trade Committee will vote on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) and give its recommendations on whether or not to recommend the controversial treaty. Some votes are already pretty clear: Scottish MEP David Martin’s opposition, … Continue reading

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Want Justice in the UK ? £20 please!

Suspected internet pirates will have 20 working days to appeal against allegations of copyright infringement and must pay £20 to do so, according to revised plans to enforce the UK’s Digital Economy Act. The details are contained in secondary legislation … Continue reading

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Megaupload … fair music sales service

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Megaupload owner Kim Dotcom has announced his plans to launch a new website, despite still being under arrest. The 38-year-old tweeted an image of Megabox, a site he said would allow recording artists to sell music directly to fans. It … Continue reading

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LinkedIn faces class action suit over password leak

LinkedIn is facing a class action suit over the security breach that saw millions of users’ passwords posted online. Illinois resident Katie Szpyrka leads the complaint, which alleges that LinkedIn failed to “properly safeguard its users’ personally identifiable information”. The … Continue reading

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Enigma? First look at Alan Turing exhibition

This week sees the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alan Turing, a man regarded as one of the most influential British scientists of the 20th Century. He is best known for his work as a cryptographer, cracking the Germans’ … Continue reading

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