chµck wrote:The biggest issue is really the hard drive. Since you're still using spinning media, be aware of when it is spinning if you need to move it. Any jerky movements while in operation may damage the disks. Also, never use the "Power saver" power option in windows.
blahsaysblah wrote:Personally, unless needed for work, if you have a good PC, spending the $200 towards a flagship smartphone with large screen and maybe a Chromecast like device would have been better.
Yan wrote:just brew it! wrote:Don't expect it to live up to the advertised battery run time (especially if you put Linux on it).
NTMBK wrote:Don't install Linux on it. That's how I permanently ruined the battery on my old laptop.
Chrispy_ wrote:Lithium batteries wear out faster when they're flat. Keep them topped up when possible and if you can, avoid running them all the way down to zero.
Looking for Knowledge wrote:When drunk.....
I want to have sex, but find I am more likely to be shot down than when I am sober.
Lithium batteries wear out faster when they're flat. Keep them topped up when possible and if you can, avoid running them all the way down to zero.
End User wrote:I've never worried about how to take care of a laptop. Just be kind to it.
Get a SSD stat!
Glorious wrote:Whm1974 needs to actually buy the systems he inquires about more often, this thread is inspired.
Clean it with a soft cloth wet with water and then wrung out so that it's just damp.
If you have greasy fingerprints, put a single drop of dishsoap in a glass of water and then use a wrung cloth with that.
meerkt wrote:Are Li-ion batteries that picky really?