Install Your Old SSD Into A New Computer! Loyd Case Answers Your PC Hardware Questions! Acer Iconia and HP TouchPad. Did Apple Steal iOS Wi-Fi Sync? AxCrypt might be easier to use than TrueCrypt. Need a fast PC on the cheap? Think about running Bulldozer and AM3+! Can I Buy OS X Lion on Disc? And much, much more!
Install Your Old SSD Into A New Computer! Loyd Case Answers Your PC Hardware Questions! Acer Iconia and HP TouchPad. Did Apple Steal iOS Wi-Fi Sync? AxCrypt might be easier to use than TrueCrypt. Need a fast PC on the cheap? Think about running Bulldozer and AM3+! Can I Buy OS X Lion on Disc? Not yet, but we know how you can make your own Lion Boot Disk. You could tweak Windows, or just install Ubuntu if you want a faster laoptop. Maintaining your SSD: TRIM, HDDerase, Moving SSDs to a New PC.
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Acer's 10.1 inch Iconia Tablet feels pretty good. HP's TouchPad has a release date and a price. Did Apple steal iOS 5's Wi-Fi Sync? And, oh, boy are we getting excited about building low price PCs using Bulldozer and AM3+
Matt's got a not-so-fast DSL line, can't get faster broadband and has three OS X machines he wants to upgrade. A single 4 GB Lion download will take him days. He wonders, "Do you imagine that there would be a physical copy of Lion or a way to copy the Lion download to removable media? I can't justify cutting the rest of my family off from the Internet for so long." Short answer: No. Longer answer: We've got some ideas, like make your own Lion boot disk. (Thansk EggFreckles!) As for managing offices full of Macs... we can't believe the Lion install is tied to your Apple ID!
James is looking to get his charity on by donating a couple of laptops and needs "to wipe the systems of any old data, and speed them up as much as possible." He's up for "wiping the drives completely and buying the necessary software to help bring out a little extra speed" but we have an option that will cost nothing -and- should speed up the machines: Ubuntu. (We've got tips for speeding up the existing Windows install, too!)
"Is there a way to send large files, like 30GB or more by email?" Antwoine, if you wanted to send a 2 GB file it'd be easy! We can set you up with websites that do it for free. For 30 GB files, though, you'll need to spend money... and wait a long time. Find out why in the video!
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Loyd Case is back answering your PC hardware questions, from Bulldozer vs. AMD and GPU recommendations, to talking Gigabyet's new Z68 motherboard with the MSATA drive on board, and, yes, Loyd talks about why his house isn't 'off the grid' despite having a roof covered with solar panels!
Miguel wants to recycle the SSD from his desktop PC into his "brand spankin new laptop." He asks, "Will reformatting my old SSD degrade its performance? If so, is there a proper way to reformat/erase the data on the SSD so I can install it in my laptop while keeping it nice and fast." We explain the best way to move an SSD to a new machine, talk TRIM and reccomend checking out OCZ's excellet How to use HDDErase page!