Author: Jon Martindale

How to clean a laptop screen

Dolgachov/123RFAs much as modern displays on laptops big and small can be gorgeously detailed and richly colored, they do sometimes get a little dirty. Whether you’ve simply left it open too long and it’s gotten dusty, or your keyboard has transferred …

The best Surface Pro cases and covers

Dan Baker/Digital TrendsMicrosoft’s Surface Pro has been our favorite 2-in-1 for the past few years and the latest iteration on that now-classic design is no different.
But having a super-portable and powerful 2-in-1 is no good if it gets damaged while…

How to check your CPU temperature

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Bill Roberson/Digital Trends
There are many important stats to keep track of if you’re interested in the working health of your PC, but few are as important as the temperature of major components like your central processo…

How to change your mouse cursor in Windows

The mouse cursor is one of the pillars of modern user interface design. Even if you’ve transitioned to a tablet or touchscreen device like Microsoft’s great Surface Pro line, sometimes you just need that reliable old cursor, especially in an operating …

Surface Go vs. Surface Pro

Rich Shibley/Digital TrendsIn fleshing out its tablet range with the new Surface Go — a $400 2-in-1 hybrid — Microsoft is looking to offer a decidedly cheaper option for prospective Surface buyers.
But how does the Surface Go measure up to the fifth ge…