“Without the aesthetic, the computer is but a mindless speed machine, producing effects without substance, form without relevant content, or content without meaningful form.” -Paul Rand
While it is true that we should be extremely thankful for the modern advances in technology that increase efficiency and productivity, it is essential to state that there is nothing more frustrating for blog writers, website developers, graphic designers, secretaries, bookkeepers, and other professionals who use technology than a slow computer.
A slow computer completely frustrates the user, prevents productivity, and makes the computing experience an entire mess.
Ever feel like throwing your PC or Mac out your 21st floor office window? You’re not alone!
Nevertheless, it is vital to state that since the technological world is changing at a rapid pace, state of the art computers are always being updated and replaced making your PC or Mac more obsolete as the years pass by.
Therefore, it is impossible to prevent your computer from becoming useless one day. However, some things can be done to extend the longevity of your PC or Mac and prevent it from slowing down too quickly.
What are some things that can be done to speed up your PC computer or Macbook and give it a few more good years?
Without further ado, to aid individuals in speeding up their computers, Superprof has found effective ways in which PCs and Macs can be made faster.
Microsoft PCs are not made to last forever and can slow down after extended use. (Source: pixabay)
“We are not even close to finishing the basic dream of what the PC can be.” -Bill Gates
The PC is a multi-purpose computer that is designed and priced for everyday users. PCs are generally utilized for personal or lucrative use at businesses in the UK and around the world.
Operating systems developed by Microsoft and hardware created by Intel have dominated the world of personal computers.
Nevertheless, even if companies such as Microsoft and Intel are backed by some of the world’s most brilliant minds, PCs are flawed and, as time passes and other technologies are introduced, the feeling and illusions that you are using a machine that will last a lifetime are diminished since you are now the owner of a sluggish and slow PC.
With that being said, it is essential to state that while computers are not designed to last a lifetime, specific solutions can speed up PC performance to run faster, get the job done for an extended period and prevent users from buying a new computer.
What are these fantastic solutions you speak of?
There are a few add-ons, efficient software, and processors to increase the speed of your computer; no matter how old it is. The following are the best solutions:
Technology experts highly recommend all of the previously mentioned options at Forbes magazine and other reputable sources. It is important to state that specific technologies such as a registry cleaner, CCleaner, and disk defragmenter are extremely useful as well.
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Everyone wants their computer to work fast and be as speedy as lightning. (Source: pixabay)
Nevertheless, for those who do not want to spend money on active speed enhancers, there are a few simple tips and tricks that can be done to increase overall speed and prevent the slowing down of your PC such as the following:
The previously mentioned tips are only a few important ones, many others help improve PC speed such as thorough disk cleanup, running fewer programs at the same time, maintenance of file systems such as defragmentation, and limiting how many programs run at startup.
Now, what about Mac? What are some techniques to help speed up any Macbook? The following subheading answers all questions.
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MacBooks are extremely efficient and user-friendly until they slow down. No worries, there are many things that can be done to help increase speed again! (Source: pixabay)
While it is true that Macbooks are far less prevalent than PCs, many loyal Apple fans have sworn an oath never to use anything that isn’t operated by iOS; were entirely joking but sometimes it seems that way with MacBook users!
Recent estimates have shown that Windows 10 is four times more popular than the Mac.
Furthermore, it is essential to state that since all technology is imperfect, even expensive Macbooks may tend to slow down after a few years of regular use.
I’m a MacBook Air user, and I frequently have to free up my disk space, defrag, and find other effective ways to keep a rapid computer speed. However, with that being said, I wouldn’t trade my MacBook for anything!
Nevertheless, has your MacBook been overheating? Has there been a lot of browser crashes and frequent “beach balls” from all the loading? If so, it sounds like some adjustments need to be made to enhance your Mac’s performance.
Therefore, without further delay, the following tips and tricks can be applied by any Mac user to ensure that their computer is working at full speed and capacity:
By applying all of the tips and tricks in today’s article, MacBook and PC users can reduce frustration and increase productivity by having a speedy computer!
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