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Confused by Windows 8's new interface? Here's how to get around

Confused by Windows 8's new interface? Here's how to get around

If you're crying for help with Windows 8's new interface, here's a quick primer to help you get around. 3


Upgrading to Windows 8: what you need to know (FAQ)

Upgrading to Windows 8: what you need to know (FAQ)

Making sense of the the Windows 8 upgrade process.


Quick tip: updating laptop AMD hybrid graphics drivers

Quick tip: updating laptop AMD hybrid graphics drivers

Got a laptop with AMD discrete graphics, and Intel integrated for saving battery? Vendor isn't providing updated drivers? AMD shrugging and pointing in another direction? Thank goodness for third p... 3


Tips for better, longer laptop battery life

Tips for better, longer laptop battery life

Need to squeeze a little more juice out of your laptop? Here are our hints to help you in your quest.


Cracking open the MacBook Pro with Retina display

Cracking open the MacBook Pro with Retina display

Bill Detwiler cracks open the MacBook Pro with Retina display. 1


How to power four simultaneous screens with the Retina MacBook Pro

How to power four simultaneous screens with the Retina MacBook Pro

With dual DisplayPort and HDMI, the MacBook Pro with Retina Display has a surprising number of video connections. See them all in action here. 1


Quick tip: Coffee stops your PC going to sleep while downloading

Quick tip: Coffee stops your PC going to sleep while downloading

Ever been partway through a huge download, and Windows sends your PC to sleep? We have the answer. 8


How to upgrade your laptop

How to upgrade your laptop

Has your laptop become agonisingly slow? Do you swear it used to be faster? What if you upgraded it instead of replacing it?


Set your screen colour temperature with F.lux

Set your screen colour temperature with F.lux

Add some extra warmth to your screen for a bit more late-night comfort.


Migrating to SSD: get yourself a new computer without getting one

Migrating to SSD: get yourself a new computer without getting one

CNET editor Dong Ngo shows how you can replace your computer's hard drive with a solid-state drive and be significantly happier with your life. 2


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