Millions upon millions of people across the length and breadth of the country, as well as around the world, own their own personal computers or laptops. In today’s throwaway society, many of these people are labouring under the entirely false presumption that, just because technologies are constantly updating and developing, this means your older equipment simply won’t work anymore.
Nothing could be further from the truth, and in fact, there are more than likely many hidden applications, software programs, and packages on the hard drive of your laptop that up until now you were never aware of.
1. Your Laptop Can Cut, Copy & Paste Between Devices
One of the most impressive, not to mention fantastically useful, things your laptop can do is to actually use the full functionality of the clipboard to transfer documents, images, and other data to another device entirely.
On a Windows computer, you simply need to select systems from the settings menu and sync your clipboard.On an Apple computer, you simply don’t need to sync anything because anything you are signed into with your ID will automatically work across devices.
2. Your Laptop Can Send Text Messages
Back in the day, the only possible way to send a text message to a mobile phone was to register with a website, fill in a ton of information, and then be limited to sending three messages over a period of a week or more.
Now, your laptop can send messages directly from your phone number through an application you download to your desktop. You will also be able to receive messages from any number, regardless of the other person’s network.
3. Your Laptop Will Last Longer Than You Think
As long as you follow the correct guidelines when it comes to caring for your laptop, your laptop will last for many, many years.If the worst should happen and there should be a major, or even minor, malfunction,make sure to take your laptop to be repaired at a reputable and established Laptop Repair London store.
4. Your Laptop Will Link Your Smart Doorbell To Your Wi-Fi
If you have recently invested in a smart doorbell, either for extra security and safety for the home and your family or because you want to ensure that you don’t ever miss a delivery, the great news is that you can now view the feed on your computer.
5. Your Laptop Can Provide You With Hours Of Entertainment
We don’t just mean watching videos and listening to music. Another fantastic thing about laptops nowadays is the plethora of novelty tasks they can perform, including, but in no way limited to, the following:
- Turning your entire screen upside down
- Making your computer operate in the retro mode of DOS
- Google Earth: A way to see your own house from the sky right down to the details of the garden
- Using your webcam to play Nokia’s classic snake game
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