Category Archives: Residential

What to Look for In a Budget Laptop

If you are in need of a new laptop but aren't in the market for a professional grade laptop, we've written this post to give you an idea of some of the key things to look for when picking your next laptop. Processor (CPU) - Intel Core i3 (it'll have a dash and then some numbers after it) *If you can get an Intel Core i5 that's even better Memory (RAM) - 8 GB Storage (Hard Drive/Solid State Drive or SSD) - We are BIG fans of Solid State Drives or SSDs.  They are much faster than a hard drive although you usually get less space when you get an SSD.  It's helpful to know how much space you are using on your current computer.  Depending on your budget, you may have to go with a standard hard drive...

9 Reasons McDaniel Students Should Consider Tomlin Tech for PC Repairs

This blog post was written by Meghan Callis. She is a student from McDaniel College in the Writing for Main Street class gaining experience with local small businesses. Every college student with a laptop has all experienced technological flaws, whether the laptop is too slow, the screen is broken, it crashes all the time, etc. If you are like me, (who keeps the same laptop until it is beyond repairable), then you might even experience a mix of these problems at once.  Yes, the IT desk is on-campus, but there is only so much I.T can do when your computer is broken. Tomlin Technology is a group of local experts not too far from campus. While they specialize in small business IT support, they do a large amount of residential repairs as well. When the IT...