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How to know if the RAM of a laptop can be expanded?

Surely on more than one occasion you have said or heard someone say a computer is running slow, especially on older computers, as more and more powerful applications are being developed and therefore more resources are needed. RAM is one of the key components in computer performance, although other components such as the processor itself or the hard drive are also important in this regard.

Sometimes we decide to change computer the minute we start noticing it becomes slow and that there is no way to optimize its performance through software, however, you should first think about the possibility of making some changes in the hardware to extend the life of our PC or laptop much more.

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Undoubtedly, changing from HDD to SSD can help you a lot, but in many cases users think first about increasing the RAM of their computer. However, several doubts may arise here, how much RAM do I have installed right now, what type, how much RAM does my computer support, how to know if I have room to install more RAM and how do i install it.

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How to enable or turn on system restore in Windows 10

To protect our computer against viruses or a defective software this is best weapon. In just a few steps it allows us to restore the computer to a previous state and everything goes back to normal. This time we are going to show you how to enable system restore in Windows 10. It’s a quick process, without any further effort.

It’s a feature that few users value when having to deal with any threat. Obviously, we have to say that its use expose the computer to certain risk of losing information. This will depend on the frequency in which the restore points are created and the frequency in which we decide to use them. The more distant to the present day it’s more probable to happen. We also have to mention that enabling it will impact in the available storage capacity, although that’s something we can configure during the enabling process and once functioning.

How to enable system restore in Windows 10

In first place, we have to look for the configuration menu of this function. Since Windows 10 is organized differently than other versions of Redmond operative systems, let’s turn to Cortana. Writing “restore point” it should appear as first option “Create a restore point”. By selecting it, it will open a window in the tab that has what we are looking for. For those who want to look for it, it’s found in the System Properties window under the system protection tab, as you can see in the next image:

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How to solve Android Phone USB connection not showing when connected via USB cable?

It’s possible that while trying to connect your Smartphone to the PC via the USB port this one won’t recognize it, but let’s calm down, and don’t despair, the Free Android (El Androide Libre) is here to the rescue.

In this post we’ll leave you a few possible solutions so you can connect your android to your PC without any problems. Or at least we’ll try.

Not detecting the USB connection? Let’s start with the basics

Many times we turn something small into a big deal unnecessarily. It happens to all of us that when something fails we immediately go to the complicated answers, without realizing that the solution is right in front of us.

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How to add a 2nd hard drive (SSD) to a Laptop?

Changing your laptop’s hard drive or installing an additional one is a very simple task. Here we show you how to do it and what you should keep in mind.

1: Check your computer’s specs

Before buying anything, the first thing we have to do is check our computer’s specs. This is very important since, even if you’re going to replace your existing unit, you must check the compatibility of the models that you plan to install.

For that you must check the technical specifications of your laptop online, and closely examine the storage specs. This way you will know which units it supports, although it’s not always easy to find our model, even looking at several websites. This isn’t infallible, and there will be occasions where you will have to look for another solution.

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Guide: What is the minimum processor recommended for each graphic card?

One of the matters that worries most of the users when configuring a new PC is the known topic of the bottleneck originated by the CP, something understandable since each graphic card may have determined requirements and may need a processor of lower or higher capacity.

Beforehand, I would like to clarify in a vast and transparent way what the bottleneck originated by the CPU is, since it is a big enough topic and I believe that not everyone has completely understood it, not even after reading this publication, that I believe you should read.

This bottleneck implies that one or more of the components offers a lower performance to the one provided by other system elements, and as they are supposed to work together with these, they are slowing or limiting their true potential. This is the simplest definition I can provide.

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Which is better: the iPhone or a top-of-the-range Android smartphone? Don’t look at the specifications

Let’s clear the field of misunderstandings right away: while it is possible, of course, to compare the features of the iOS and Android operating systems, thinking you can compare the technical specifications of the iPhone with those of Android smartphones is a mistake – and also pretty sketchy -. Let’s see why.

Which is better: an iPhone or an Android smartphone?

When you try to compare one of the latest iPhone models with a top-range Android smartphone, you’ll be often shocked to hear that Apple phones only integrate 2 GB of RAM, whereas with one of the most convincing Android devices have at least 4 or even 6 GB of RAM.  (Read More: How much RAM does Android smartphone need?)

Only the iPhone 7 Plus has recently introduced 3 GB of RAM (DRAM LPDDR4).

iPhone vs Android smartphone

Still, an iPhone can guarantee high performance, absolutely comparable with those of “rival” smartphones in the Android universe..

So much so that – with the passage of time – different forks of Android were created, i.e. versions derived from the original Google code. Just think about Amazon’s FireOS, RemixOS and to all the various Android “custom ROMs” (i.e. CyanogenMod) installed on mobile devices.

Android must, therefore. have to deal with thousands of possible hardware configurations, completely different from each other.

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What is a Smart Wi-fi router and Best Smart Wifi Router Recommendation

A router is the most important element of our home internet connection, aside to the coverage that internet providers offer in our area. Buying a router other than those offered by internet providers can provide a wide range of new features to benefit and optimize our connection. That’s when Smart Wi Fi routers come into play full of monitoring and customization options, and here we will explain you what they are and why you should buy one.

Smart Wi fi Routers: designed for the Smart Home

The term Smart Wi Fi refers to certain extra features provided by new routers which will vary depending on the manufacturer. In Linksys case, its Smart Wi Fi System allows you to check on your phone who is connected to your Wi Fi network and to manage the whole network even away from home, among many other features. Further examples are the routers offered by Spanish internet providers, such as Livebox from Orange since its second version with the Mi Livebox app or HGU with the Movistar Base app.

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Your smartphone battery does not charge? What’s the reason and how to solve?

Our cellphone is a device with a large number of components and accessories, and all must work perfectly in order to obtain the optimal experience.One of the most common problems is when the cellphone does not charge the battery, something that unfortunately happens more often than it seems. Although it may seem a simple problem -it is in its just measure-, in reality there may be several causes to a problem encountered when charging the phone.

If your cellphone cannot charge the battery as it should (takes a long time reaching 100% (or, simply, it does not fully charge), it gets very hot during charging, does not recognize the cable in the first place …), you should know that there are several possible causes, and likewise, a solution for each one of them. Are you ready to know all of the possible causes and their solutions? We will show them to you below, with a graph that will guide you to the most likely solution to your charging problem.

Is the cable in good condition?

Cellphone battery does not charge

The first component that we have to check is the USB cable with which we connect our smartphone to the power supply. The main reason for checking this component is that it is one that can deteriorate easily, and it is also the cheapest component to replace.

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How to free up storage space on Android Phone or Tablet

We will teach you all possible ways to free space in Android in an effective way. Take full advantage of your phone even though it has a reduced storage.

Mobile phones with less than 16GB internal storage capacity are disappearing, but you may still find some that have 8GB capacity. We do not recommend any of them: if you are looking for a new smartphone, try not to notice any that has less than 32GB of storage. This should be the minimum required to have a good experience, even though it will not be a certain guarantee. A gift, a bad decision… We will now teach you how to effectively free space in Android.

Do not install applications that free RAM or save Battery.

They are not worth it. Adding to the fact that the majority adds even more consumption, almost all of these apps take more permissions than needed and have advertisement. Eliminating RAM that is not being used, Cache Memory… The system will continuously renovate resources when needed, which is why you won’t do much with these apps.

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How to increase WiFi signal and improve your wireless connection

Nowadays in much of the world it is relatively easy to have a good Internet connection.

The implementation of ADSL and fiber optic networks in the large population centers has facilitated access to the network with more than remarkable connection speeds.

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Despite this, many complain about the performance of their Internet connection, especially when they connect wirelessly, and do not know what to do to improve and increase the Wi-Fi signal at home.

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