The new laptops, which are meant to replace your old, often old-fashioned desktop computers, have arrived, and they’re not exactly what you expected.
But if you’re just looking to upgrade your laptop or a desktop, these can be just the thing to get you started.
Start by downloading the official software.
Microsoft and Apple are the two big players in the market, and the first thing you need to do is download the Microsoft Office Suite for Mac and Office for Windows 7 for Mac.
The Microsoft Office suite is the same version as Windows 7, but with the added feature of Outlook for Mac, so you can use your Mac’s Office app on Windows.
Microsoft also offers the Mac version of Outlook on Windows, which you can install on your PC, but that’s not exactly a requirement.
Get a Windows 7 laptop or PC with a USB-C port.
The best Windows laptops and PCs come with a single USB-c port, which is the one you plug into your laptop’s USB port, so that you can charge it when you’re not using it.
Microsoft sells a USB cable that lets you plug a USB 2.0 port to a laptop, and that works great for the Windows laptops you see here.
You can get a USB 3.0 cable to a USB 1.1 port for your MacBook Pro, too.
Use a USB power cable to charge your MacBook.
There are plenty of USB power cables out there, but you might have to spend a bit more money to get a decent power cord that’s easy to use.
The USB Power cable for your Mac or PC comes in two lengths of approximately 3 feet (1.6 meters) in length.
Buy a USB Type-C adapter to plug into a computer’s USB Type C port.
USB Type A and USB Type B adapters are more convenient for connecting your computer to your Mac.
USB 2 and USB 3 Type C adapters are also available, but they’re often more expensive than the USB Type 2 or USB 3 adapters you’ll need.
Use the USB-TEST cable to test your Mac and PC’s USB ports.
USB-test is a handy tool to test if your computer is compatible with USB Type 1 or USB Type 3 ports.
The program lets you set up your computer so that it only uses the Type 1 port for power, and it will test for Type 2 and Type 3 USB ports for compatibility.
Install a USB BIOS.
If your laptop doesn’t have a USB port that has a BIOS that can recognize it, you’ll want to install a USB version of your computer’s BIOS to make sure that it’s compatible with the new hardware.
The easiest way to do this is to use a USB flash drive.
Just insert your USB flash drives into a USB hub or USB port on your computer and plug it into your Mac to make a USB bootable drive.
You’ll be able to boot your computer from the drive.
Install the Thunderbolt 3 adaptor.
Thunderbolt 3 is a newer, faster version of Thunderbolt 2, which makes it a much better choice for a computer that’s plugged into a Thunderbolt 3 port.
This is the newer Thunderbolt port on a USB device, which has the ability to transfer data at speeds of up to 60Gbps.
Make sure your PC has a power supply with enough juice to power it.
You want a USB powered power supply that can handle at least 50 percent of your PC’s power requirements, so it’s important to get the right power supply.
You should be able get a 5- or 10-amp power supply, but the more power you need, the more expensive the power supply becomes.
The power supply we tested here was rated for 15amps, but it was also rated for 100 percent efficiency.
If you want a bigger power supply or a higher-capacity power supply and don’t mind spending more money, you could try the Power Supply XS from Kingston, which offers a larger, 500W power supply as well as a USB plug that’s compatible.
Install an external battery.
If the power isn’t enough to power your laptop and the computer isn’t working properly, you may need to install an external power source, such as an external 4- or 8-cell battery pack.
The external power supply will also charge your laptop, so the external power pack will also provide power for your laptop.
You could try an external 2-cell USB battery pack or an external USB-A power supply like the one from Samsung, which should work well for most laptops.
Buy the right laptop for your budget.
The most important thing to remember when buying a laptop is that it should work on a wide range of computer hardware.
If it doesn’t, you won’t be able work out the best way to use it.
If a computer you don’t like doesn’t work, you should probably upgrade to something else.
If all else fails, consider buying a refurb