Save Your Phone When It Gets Wet

Uh-oh. It happened. Whether you dropped your phone into a puddle, sink, your glass OR you just spilled something on it, your phone is now wet and you’re worried about what to do. We see liquid damaged phones all the time, so here’s a list of what you should do to...

How To Write A Good Password

15 years later, the leading authority on password advice changes his mind Earlier this week Bill Burr told the Wall Street Journal that he regretted much of the password advice he gave almost 15 years ago. Who’s Bill Burr? He’s the reason you’re required to come up...

SSD vs HDD

In our society where the technology landscape is constantly moving and shifting, people are always concerned with having the best new thing on the market.  So when people are talking about a new form of storage on your computer and replacing your hard-drive,...

6 Greatest Causes of Data Loss

The data we so meticulously save to our devices is always at risk. Here at LaptopMD, we want everyone to save themselves the devastation of losing that data. In that regard, here are the six most common causes of data loss we encounter. Hardware Damage Hardware is not...

How To Clear Your Cache On Any Browser

Whether you use a PC or Mac, your device will slow down eventually. “Clear your browser cache” is among the first diagnostic steps you will hear from tech people. A cache is a section on your hard disk where the browser keeps files that it downloaded earlier in...

4 ways to protect your laptop in cold weather

When fall and winter arrive, and the temperatures drop, it is a good idea to consider the impact that cold weather can have on your laptop. We know heat can damage our equipment, but too often we forget about the effects that can result from extreme cold, which can...