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Upgrade your computing this spring.

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Spring is here and it’s a time a time for a refresh. While you’re doing a clean of your home, why not do an audit of your tech? An excellent place to start is your laptop. Our laptops are such an important piece of tech that it’s always good to take a moment and see if it still fits your needs. Has the battery life gotten worse? Is its performance just not where it was? Is it starting to struggle with multitasking? Maybe it’s time for something new, a fresh start with a shiny new laptop.

Why Windows 11 is worth the upgrade

If your laptop is running Windows 10 or older, upgrading to Windows 11 will be a game-changer. It has a plethora of features to make your life easier from productivity to security and accessibility.

Productivity

There are so many amazing productivity tools on Windows 11. Snap Layouts allows you to have multiple apps on screen at once for example Edge on the left and Word on the right. Or Universal Search, will search through the web, emails, files, everything to find the answer to a question, a document, anything you need to know. You can use Phone Link to connect your phone to your PC and make calls, reply to texts or check your notifications without picking up your phone and getting distracted.

Security

Windows Hello keeps your laptop secure from the second you open it up. Depending on your laptop, you can use facial recognition, fingerprint recognition or a unique PIN to sign in so there’s a reduced risk of someone guessing your passcode and logging in.

Accessibility

Windows 11 takes accessibility seriously with features to help you do everything you need to do from searching the web to listening to emails and creating Word docs. The voice recognition feature works as your personal assistant to help you navigate your laptop from opening programs to searching for files. You can also use it to get any text read aloud. If you press the Windows logo key and ‘H’ you can activate voice-to-text, ideal for replying to emails and getting work done. You can use Magnifier to make either everything on your screen larger or specific parts so it’s easier to read.

These are just a fraction of the features that Windows 11 offers. Tempted to upgrade?

Windows 11 laptops

HP 15s-fq2571sa 15.6" Laptop

With a 15.6” Full HD screen, the HP 15s-fq2571sa is ideal for everyday computing like online shopping, browsing, creating documents and streaming. It has an Intel® Core™ i3 processor to handle your multitasking, workload and video calls with family and friends. There’s plenty of space for your files with 128 GB of SSD storage and 4 GB of RAM to keep everything running smoothly. The battery lasts for up to 7 hours so you’ll get through plenty of browsing between charges.

HP Pavilion x360 14-ek1511sa 14" 2 in 1 Laptop

The HP Pavilion x360 can do it all. You can use it in laptop mode for doing your Office work, tent mode for streaming or tablet mode for reading or getting creative. It has a Full HD touchscreen, so you have a more intuitive experience. Its battery lasts for up to 9.5 hours and can hit 50% charge in just 45 minutes thanks to the HP Fast Charge technology. It has 8 GB of RAM so all programs should run smoothly without any glitches.

HP 15s-fq5505sa 15.6" Laptop

With an Intel® Core™ i7 processor, the HP 15s-fq5505sa has the ultimate level of processing power. It’s powerful for working and is the perfect choice for those who dabble in PC gaming with the Intel® Iris® Xe graphics chip ensures your games run smoothly. With dual speakers, your video games, TV shows and favourite playlist will sound fantastic. It has 512 GB of SSD storage and 8 GB of RAM. The battery lasts for up to 7.5 hours giving you plenty of time to game, work or relax before you grab your charger.

You can browse all of our Windows laptops here.

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