Articles By Alex Wawro

Hacker reveals battery meltdown attack on MacBooks

We depend on our computers to get work done, and so we try to safeguard them appropriately. But our trusty laptops, desktops, and tablets rely on their own internal network of sophisticated computer

Published on: August 1st, 2011 Alex Wawro

How to overclock your CPU, GPU and RAM

You want the best performance possible from your computer, but you can't afford any hardware upgrades. No problem--we'll show you how to safely overclock your existing desktop computer’s CPU, GPU, and RAM and

Published on: May 25th, 2011 Alex Wawro

How to make a great password you won’t forget

Your e-mail password is your last line of defense when it comes to online privacy and security; if a hacker cracks that, they could potentially reset the passwords of and gain access to

Published on: May 5th, 2011 Alex Wawro

Why your small business should put printing in the cloud

A new wave of Web-connected printers from the likes of HP and Lexmark are changing the way we dole out documents. Instead of dumb single-purpose devices, a modern multifunction cloud printer can print any

Published on: February 25th, 2011 Alex Wawro

MacBook Air better at running Windows 7 than most netbooks

We already know the 2010 MacBook Air models significantly improve on the previous generation in overall performance, but how do they stack up against Windows 7 laptops of similar size? Judged solely on

Published on: November 22nd, 2010 Alex Wawro

HP ProBook 4520 offers professionals performance on a budget

Weighing in at just under 6 pounds sans power brick, the new HP ProBook 4520s feels solid and sturdy enough to bear the brunt of your daily commute. Improving on the plastic chassis

Published on: July 20th, 2010 Alex Wawro