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What Are the Benefits of a Curved PC Monitor?

Aug 2nd 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

What Are the Benefits of a Curved PC Monitor?

If you’ve been to Best Buy lately, then you may have seen curved PC monitors. They undoubtedly look beautiful – but what’s the point of having a curved monitor? Are curved monitors a niche tool? Or are they genuinely better for productivity and gaming? Let’s take a closer look today at everything you need to know about a curved ultrawide PC monitor. Curved Monitors Provide a Better Ima

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Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick Rants that He’s “Done” with “Undependable” Surface Tablets

Oct 27th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick Rants that He’s “Done” with “Undependable” Surface Tablets

Microsoft has paid the NFL billions of dollars to promote its Surface tablets over the past 3 seasons. Unfortunately for Microsoft, that marketing campaign has been a little rocky over the years. When the Surface tablets were first introduced on the sidelines, announcers called them iPads. In other games, we’ve seen the Surface Tablet rammed into Johnny Manziel’s head or thrown down on t

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Microsoft Announces All-in-One Surface Studio PC for $3,000

Oct 26th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Microsoft Announces All-in-One Surface Studio PC for $3,000

Microsoft made big headlines this morning as it announced its biggest hardware release of the year: an all-in-one PC called the Surface Studio. We have all of the details on the $3,000 AIO PC here for you today. First, the Surface Studio isn’t exactly a surprise. Rumors about the Surface Studio have been swirling for weeks. Microsoft was caught trademarking the name Surface Studio while al

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Did You Buy a GTX 970? You’re Probably Eligible for a $30 Refund

Sep 12th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Did You Buy a GTX 970? You’re Probably Eligible for a $30 Refund

The GTX 970 was heralded as one of the biggest video card launches of last year – and it lived up to those expectations. However, due to a misrepresentation in Nvidia’s advertising, the company is being forced to pay $30 to every single person who purchased the popular video card (within a certain time frame). You’ve probably been hearing about the GTX 970 refund all summer. Finally, afte

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5 Fast Facts You Need to Know About the Upcoming Surface Pro 5

Aug 24th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

5 Fast Facts You Need to Know About the Upcoming Surface Pro 5

The Surface Pro 5 rumors are heating up. Are you in the market for a new tablet/ultrabook combo? Well, the Surface 5 may be the right choice for you. Find out everything you need to know about the Surface 5 today in our rumor roundup. 5) Surface Pro 5 Release Date The Surface Pro 5 is expected to be released in Spring 2017. Microsoft hasn’t been releasing the Surface Pro on an annual bas

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Top 5 Tips When Shopping for Business PCs

Aug 20th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Top 5 Tips When Shopping for Business PCs

Do you use your PC for more than just Facebook and gaming? If you do business on your PC, then your shopping process is going to be different. Today, we’re looking at the top 5 tips to use when shopping around for business PCs. 5) Do You Really Need a Brand New PC? The first question you should ask is whether or not you actually need a new PC. Sometimes, your business PC might be fine simpl

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Microsoft Tries Bold New Sales Strategy with “Surface Membership”

Jun 5th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Microsoft Tries Bold New Sales Strategy with “Surface Membership”

Without much fanfare, Microsoft recently launched something called Surface Membership. The plan allows small businesses and users to stay up-to-date on the latest Surface hardware and accessories in exchange for a flat monthly fee. Basically, you buy a single Surface 3, Surface Pro 4, Surface Book, or any combination of the three, without having to pay the full price upfront. Pricing varies

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Samsung Launches Huge New 16TB SSD

Mar 3rd 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Samsung Launches Huge New 16TB SSD

Have you ever wanted to buy an SSD but thought they’re just not big enough for your liking? Well, Samsung just solved that problem: the Korean tech giant just released a 16TB Solid State Drive. It’s the largest SSD money can buy – and yes, you’re going to need a lot of money to buy it. The new SSD is advertised at 16TB, but it actually “only” contains 15.36TB. It’s called th

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PC Sales Drop to Lowest Level Since 2007

Jan 8th 2016 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

PC Sales Drop to Lowest Level Since 2007

It was more bad news for the PC industry this week as Q4 2015 sales figures were released. Overall PC sales figures for the year 2015 dropped to historic lows – their lowest point since 2007. Interestingly enough, 2007 was also the year the first iPhone was introduced. This latest data was released Tuesday by industry research firm International Data Corp. That company reported that thr

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Should You Switch to a Treadmill Computer? One Guy Tried it for 6 Months to Find Out

Oct 14th 2015 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Hardware Fixes | 0 Comment

Should You Switch to a Treadmill Computer? One Guy Tried it for 6 Months to Find Out

Sitting is the new smoking when it comes to health effects. In an effort to combat the dangers of sitting, many have switched to standing desks or even treadmill desks. But are treadmill desks really any better than traditional desks? Well, one guy from Digital Trends named Nick Mokey decided to try a treadmill desk for 6 months to find out. Photos courtesy of Digital Trends “This is Awes

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