Category Archives: Laptop Fun

A modern twist


For most computer users email is a way of life, this becomes an issue when we go back to the real world it is sometimes very difficult to relate to old style communications like writing a simple note.

That is why these email notepads are so great, it’s a notepad that but in the style of an email, that way if it is one of those rare occasions when a handwritten note is needed, it can be done in a way that we know best, it’s cool!

Features: Each 4″ x 5.5″ pad of Paper E-mail has enough sheets for 50 paper e-mail messages at a price of just $3.99

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Is this the best commuter cup?


Most of us like to take a coffee into work, but after getting side tracked etc, we often find that the expensive coffee has gone cold and so ends up in the trash and so is a total waste of money. However, it does not have to be that way, especially with a cup such as this one.


This cup will keep your coffee hot for longer, maybe so that way you can have your coffee when it suits you.


The commuter cup’s dual wall design and vacuum insulation ensure optimal temperature retention while preventing the transfer of heat or

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HP Mini 110 netbook competition


The computer maker HP is running a back to school competition with a chance to win a HP mini 110 netbook and a HP Pavilion dv6t bundle that includes a Timbuck2 bag. The competition is being run in conjunction with around twenty five websites, you have to visit them before the time runs out in order to be in with a chance of winning.


Site/Blog Name Start Date End Date Student Bloggers 12-Aug 16-Aug Geek Zone 13-Aug 17-Aug

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The Snowball USB Mic


This is like something from the good old days of broadcasting when the internet was but a dream and the radio was king of the airwaves. Now you are able to get the best of both worlds, this would proudly sit on any desk.


Product Description

Includes: tripod stand. Blue Microphones Snowball – Round and white, the Snowball lives up to its name, and features a retro style that harkens back to the early days of audio. However, on the inside, the Snowball represents only the most modern in microphone technology. Bringing you professional

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USB foldable headset from Plantronics


This is a useful device that does not have to be used all of the time as it folds right down into a neat and compact package for easy storage into a laptop bag. The headset has actually been optimised for the laptop user to make VoIP calls and listen to music and video etc.


Product Features

Compatible with Windows & Macintosh

Optimized for laptop use – engineered for Skype, Windows Live, Yahoo Messenger — Voice, Music, Games

Connect with an analogue connection or use the included USB connection to ensure consi

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Coffee shops rethink over laptops


It seems that the growth in the coffee shop has followed the growth in laptop ownership, but now the two seem to be party company as consumers find that buying an expensive coffee is less important than it used to be. This means that the coffee shop is struggling and so those customers who buy a coffee and spend all day using the free Wi-Fi are not to be encouraged any more in some establishments.


One popular coffee shop is Naidre in Brooklyn, NY; they have decided that because of the economic downturn that laptops and netbooks will be banned dur

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Follow Dell on Twitter and win a Mini Netbook


To celebrate Dell joining the Twitter revolution they are running a completion until the 31st July, each day they will be giving away two new Mini Netbook’s, how cool it that? Details here.


Here is what you have to do to be in with a chance of winning:

1. Follow @DellDigitalLife on Twitter.

2. Tweet the

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Fake Acer Aspire One Spotted

Clearly, this is going to be from China, as that does seem to be the place where clones pop up every now and then. This clone is known as the T26 and it is remarkably similar to the Acer Aspire One S101. When it comes to the price, it seems that the consumer in China may be tempted with the T26!

Both the clone and the S101 have:

10.2 inch

1024 x 600 pixel display

Intel Atom N270 processors

1GB of RAM

160GB hard drives

Windows XP


Clone has 802.11b/g Wi-Fi

S101 has 802.11n Wi-Fi

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Win a Asus Eee PC 1005HA

The press release service eReleases is celebrating its 11th anniversary and so for eleven weeks they are running a competition where a netbook will be given away. All you have to do is post a pre-written update through Twitter, post a link on Delicious or simply add some links from website. There more that you do, the better the chances of winning.


Processor: 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270

Memory: 1GB 533MHz DDR2 RAM

Storage: 160GB hard disk

Graphics: Intel GMA 950 graphics

Display: 10.1in 1,024 x 600 TFT


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Laptop DIY – How to Make a Cup-Holder Laptop Stand!

Here’s a rather interesting laptop DIY where Mike has built a laptop stand that will fit perfectly snug in his car’s cup-holder using PVC pipes. This might beat the socks off many in-car laptop stands out there that cost big dollars. Heck, I am gonna go make one this week! Great DIY Mike!

The commercially made units also bolt to the floor and take time and tools to install and remove. I always thought there had to be a better way. One day I had a brainstorm. I figured out a quick and easy way to bui

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