How to Get Longer Life Out of Your Dell Laptop Battery

In 2015 I bought myself and Kris Dell Latitude E5450 laptops. 1 year later her battery was fine, however mine lasted 60 seconds on a full charge. I attribute this to Kris often using her computer on battery and not having it plugged in all the time, and me always having my computer in the … Continue reading “How to Get Longer Life Out of Your Dell Laptop Battery”

Ben’s Laptop Buying Guide

Can you recommend a laptop?  It’s one of the questions I’m asked several times a month…  and I realized I should just write a guide.  So here are some options I think are great and things I think you need to consider before buying a laptop: Business Vs. Consumer Laptops Most brands have at least … Continue reading “Ben’s Laptop Buying Guide”

Is Your WiFi Unstable?

The most Frequently Asked Question from my Family, Friends, and FOAFs… Laptop Buyer: What Kind of Laptop Should I buy? Ben: Get one with an Intel Wireless card WiFi Cards Matter The first piece of advice I have is make sure your wireless card is made by Intel.  Do not get anything else.  You might … Continue reading “Is Your WiFi Unstable?”

Dell Hacked: Watch Out For Social Engineering Scams

The last few days I have been getting a lot of calls from “Unknown Caller” for which I didn’t pick up.  This morning I got a call from a number in the 845 area code so I answered. It was my friendly Dell Support rep from India! Hello, this is Dell support, we detected some malware activity … Continue reading “Dell Hacked: Watch Out For Social Engineering Scams”