Best Gaming Laptops on a Budget

gaming laptopWith each new generation of hardware, laptops get more powerful. Thanks to better and more efficient manufacturing processes, laptop producers are able to put high-performance components into their gaming laptops without having to worry too much about cooling. For example, you can use last generation’s GT960M cooler to cool down a GT1070M. Furthermore, performance gets better within the same segment, meaning that this year’s mid-range will be on par with the last year’s high-end. This is why we can get cheaper laptops for gaming purposes without losing too much on graphics details, compared to more expensive older models.

In this article we will check out 3 “inexpensive” laptops that are a good fit for gaming, among other things. (more…)

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5 Best DropBox Alternatives

dropbox cloudUSB drives are outdated, not to mention the remains of CD/DVD technology. Cloud is the future of digital storage and, today, everyone knows this. Speaking about file hosting services, California-based DropBox serves as the flagship of the industry. However, although most popular, it is far from being the only such platform out there. With this in mind, if you ever find yourself in desperate need of a cloud storage service other than DropBox, here are five completely adequate alternatives. (more…)

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7 Things a Geek Without a Summer Plan can do at Home

pen idea bulb paperBefore we could even get accustomed to spring, summer is already here and dozens of our closest friends and acquaintances will soon scatter all over the world on various adventures. If you have something similar planned for this summer as well, great! If not, there is really no place for desperation since there are so many things you can do at home. So, here are 7 best things you can do at home this summer to make it completely unforgettable. (more…)

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The Importance of Employee Selection

employeesA business organization is complex machinery with many moving parts. A crucial one is not made of glass or concrete, but flesh and bones. Employees are a heart and soul of every company, and without them, dynamic growth and business expansion are dreams built on fragile foundations. Knowing who the best addition to the team is may determine the future of the company. Candidate resumes are a no-brainer, however, in today’s market, they might not be the best solution to gain insights into candidates. Therefore, business owners and managers must set up broader hiring strategies that involve a wide array of factors. (more…)

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Choosing a Connection Type for your Small Business

network cable yellowNowadays, choosing the internet connection type truly is one of the most important factor you need to account for when running a small business of any kind. Being offline is like being in the dark for most types of business out there, from retail to utility.
The fact is that 78% of U.S. residents have a social media profile. An even more impressive stat is that U.S. ecommerce sales in 2015 have reached 1.5 trillion dollars. Both of these statistics only support the claim that having an online presence of any kind is an imperative in 2016 and beyond. (more…)

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Freelancer’s Guide: How to Improve Your Online Presence

Social Media Coffee TabletIn terms of marketing, people usually refer to promoting, selling and/or distributing a product or service. When it comes to freelance marketing, however, things are a tad different. Well, not really that different, as quite specific. When you are looking to improve your online presence as a freelancer, you are looking at the same level of promotion, sales and distribution, the only difference being: you are looking to do this inwards. In layman’s terms, you’re promoting and selling your own self on the market. This is why it is vital that every freelancer obtains at least the basic marketing knowledge. (more…)

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Best Gifts for Computer Geeks

topJust a few decades ago, when it first appeared, gaming was no more than a hobby. Today however, it is more of a lifestyle. In fact, it would be safe to assume that gamers today are a fully-fledged subculture with their own sets of values and preferences. They go as far as to include gaming into every aspect of their lives including their dressing code, interior design and their social life. For this reason alone, here are few gifts that are quite suitable for gamers. (more…)

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