Why Is My Computer Not Turning On?

What could be more frustrating than sitting down at your computer only to discover that it won’t turn on? At Smart Parts PC, we get many calls from customers who ask, “Why is my computer not turning on?” Fortunately, we can usually solve this annoying issue quickly. Oftentimes, the fix is simple. Every so often,… Read More

HDD vs. SSD: Which Is Better?

If you’re building a custom desktop PC or shopping for a laptop, you’ve probably come across the terms HDD (hard disk drive) and SSD (solid state drive) when reading through hardware specs. However, you may not know much about the difference between these two types of drives. Both offer distinct pros and cons, and the… Read More

Don’t Fall for These Common Computer Repair Myths

While most of us utilize computers every day, not everyone is a computer repair expert. That’s why we’re able to stay in business as a computer repair specialist in Tucson! However, it’s helpful to have some basic knowledge of the issues that may befall your laptop or desktop PC. Below, we’ll look at some of… Read More

How Can You Make Your Laptop Battery Last Longer?

One of the most common reasons customers cite for needing a replacement laptop is short or non-existent battery life in their current computers. Like all electronics, laptops will lose some of their battery life over the years. However, there are many things you can do to help your laptop battery last longer. Continue reading for… Read More

How Do I Connect My Computer or Laptop to My TV?

If you’re like most people, then you probably rely on your computer or laptop for everything from email to entertainment. Indeed, the line between these types of devices grows thinner with every passing year. If you have one type of device, then you are probably wanting to use it in tandem with the other. Thus,… Read More

Can I Get a Virus from an Email?

One of the most common questions that computer technicians hear is “Can I get a virus from an email?” It’s an understandable question—and, unfortunately, the answer is yes. Viruses can be so destructive to your device that it’s only natural to want to keep them at bay. Unfortunately, viruses are also easy to pick up—if… Read More

How Do I Back Up My Data?

Whether it’s for business or personal reasons, it’s important to always keep your data safe and secure. Thus, one of the most common questions heard at computer stores is “How do I back up my data?” That is, how can you make sure that you don’t lose your most valuable information? In fact, there are… Read More