Tag: back-to-school

Copyright Consultations Cause Controversy in Canada

Copyright Consultations Cause Controversy in Canada

by Lee Rickwood
…[W]hile a debate about the copyright fees associated with downloading the latest tune from a successful music icon may seem self-serving if not socially irrelevant, the costs associated with getting a university degree can have much greater significance.

How-To: Windows 10 works wonders on older devices

Having used a recent Microsoft Surface Book for months before my ThinkPad with similar specs, I found performance on both to be about the same. Granted, I don’t do too many processor or memory intensive tasks on these devices, I felt that Windows 10 was fast and efficient on both devices.

5 Great Laptops for Students For Under $500

By Christine Persaud
Every secondary student and above needs, or at least could greatly benefit from, having a laptop computer. But not everyone can afford a top-of-the-line MacBook, or high-end Microsoft 2-in-1. Here are 5 great options worth considering for a secondary, college/university student; or even a particularly studious K-12 student.

6 Tech Products College/University Students Should Consider for Back-to-School

By Christine Persaud
Technology is becoming a more significant part of the back-to-school shopping list, particularly when you’re talking about college and university students. Along with a good laptop and laptop backpack, smartphone, chargers, routers, calculators, and other gear, there are some interesting options worth considering that might not already be on your list.

Back to school rate plans for your smartphone

By Ted Kritsonis

It’s that time again. With students set to go back to school, wireless carriers are trying to woo them with rate plans aimed at cost-efficiency. But which ones are worth checking out?

Back to school guide for tablets and 2-in-1’s

Tablets are still the slimmest and most portable devices but they need keyboard accessories to simulate a laptop look and feel. 2-in-1 devices compromise little and offer the best of both world’s with touch-first computing as well as convertible functionality into a fully functioning notebook.

Back to school guide for laptops

For 2017, we’re seeing even slimmer models with improved battery life and innovations in terms of keyboard design. Newer laptops are cutting down on ports, some are jumping into the USB Type-3 bandwagon while reducing the extra USB, HDMI, modem and video-out ports.