Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Windows 10 Tutorial

Windows 10 has now been released and it is a free upgrade for existing Windows 7 and Windows 8 viewers. A lot of people have asked me what new or whats different from previous versions.

To answer the questions I have made a couple of videos that give users a Windows 10 First Looks & Impressions and Windows 10 Tutorial.

The videos go through the new features, show you some tips and tricks and also explain more fully new features such as Cortana, Edge, the Microsoft Store and Groove Music.

If you have any questions please leave them below or in the comments section of Youtube and I will try my best to answer them for you.

Windows 10 Tutorial

Windows 10 First Looks and Impressions

Thursday, July 23, 2015

ASUS F453M Teardown / Memory Upgrade / HDD Upgrade

Some laptops are easy to upgrade others are a pain in the bum even to add more memory to them. The Asus F453M laptop is one of those that is a pain in the bum.The Asus F453M laptop is a low end laptop suited for basic office and home usage. Well it may be cheap but Asus have made it hard to perform simple tasks such as upgrading the memory or swapping a hard drive. This blog post shows you how to perform various hardware upgrade to this model as well as an unboxing video.

The model we had only came with 2G of RAM so we decided to upgrade it to 4G. This is usually a very simple job on most laptop (ie remove one or two screws on the back of the laptop and then pop in the new memory). Well on this model laptop the whole motherboard needs to be removed before you can access the memory lot. On top of that there is only 1 slot available so you will need to remove the current memory DIMM and replace it with your new memory.

The following video shows the steps needed to teardown the Asus F453M laptop and allows you to see how to:
  • upgrade the memory or RAM.
  • change or replace the hard drive.
  • replace the keyboard
  • change the battery.
  • change or swap out the WIFI module.
  • swap the motherboard.
  • install or replace the optical drive.

Check out the video before showing the unboxing of this model laptop.

If you have any questions please leave them int he comments section of Youtube (preferred) or below.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Microsoft Surface 3 Videos

Thinking of getting one of the new sexy Surface 3 tablets from Microsoft?  If so check out our YouTube videos on the Surface 3 Pro below.

We will show you what is inside the box when you purchase it, what happens when you first turn on the device, the sexy Type Cover Keyboard and the official MS Surface 3 docking station.

  MS Surface 3 Unboxing Video

  Turning on a MS Surface 3 Pro for the first time video

  The MS Surface 3 Docking Station

  The MS Surface 3 Type Cover Keyboard and Docking Station

Have a watch and let me know what you think and what you will be doing with your Surface tablet in the comments fields below. 

Monday, May 19, 2014

What is a NUC?

You may have heard of the term NUC but don't know what it is?

Well NUC stands for Next Unit of Computing which simply means a small computer. The small size opens the usage up to a series of different usages such as:
  • a multimedia machine
  • usage in small spaces
  • digital signage
The unit can be attached to the back of a monitor and has inbuilt WIFI so space and cords can be kept to a minimum.

For a look inside a NUC check out the following video:

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S3 Teardown

Well it had to happen. After I dropped my phone into water and the phone survived (check out the video here - one of my techs left a phone in his trousers and then it went through the wash.

We tried the rice method of saving the phone (to try and save your phone check out the steps here- but was unsuccessful.

So what to do with a broken smart phone? Well we decided to pull it apart and video the process to show others what the insides of the Galaxy S3 smartphone looks like.

So check out the video below and if you have any comments please leave them below.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Laptop Teardowns / Openings / Upgrades / Take Aparts

On our Youtube Chanel we are creating a series of videos that show users how to open a variety of laptops. This will enable you to repair the internals, replace components, clean the internal fans or upgrade the laptops. Each of the videos start with steps on how to unscrew or disassemble that particular model to remove the outer panels and then show you the main internal components and how to upgrade or replace them.

We mainly focus on laptops from Toshiba but have other videos on HP, Acer & Dell (with other brands being added in the future when we are able to source them).

Check out our videos and playlists below:

DP Computing Youtube Channel 

Laptop Teardown Videos

Toshiba Laptop Teardown Videos

HP Laptops and Server Upgrades

If you have any questions please leave them below or add them to the comments field of the video.

How to upgrade the Toshiba Satellite U50D Ultrabook

Do you have a Toshiba U50D Ultrabook and need to upgrade the unit?

Are you looking at buying this model ultrabook and want to see whats inside the box that you buy?

Then check out the videos below. They will show you:
  • open up the unit to upgrade the components inside.
  • upgrade or replace the hard drive.
  • upgrade to a SSD drive.
  • the insides of both the box and see the actual insides of the laptops.
  • clean the internal fan and heatsink if your laptop is running hot.
  • how to upgrade the memory
If you have any questions please leave them below.

Unboxing the Toshiba Satellite U50D

How to open or teardown the Toshiba Satellite U50D