Category Archives: Hardware

Solid State Drives Vs Hard Disk Drives

Solid State Drives (SSD) are becoming a widely used tool for storing information on a computer and are slowly replacing many mechanical hard disk drives (HDD). There is no 100% right answer to the question of purchasing a SSD or … Continue reading

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Quick Fixes for Touchpad/Mouse Glitches

Many students are having issues with the mouse on the student issued laptops. Some problems are hardware related, however most issues are bugs in the Ubuntu OS and can be fixed easily. Here’s a list of simple fixes that you can … Continue reading

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Getting the most battery life out of your 1:1 laptop

Battery life was an important deciding factor when the 1:1 laptop hardware was chosen. Generally, your 1:1 laptop should get between 6-8 hours of battery life from a full charge. Here are some tips to get the most out of … Continue reading

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