The Modern Computer is Pretty Clever, 5 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know it Could Do
Computer technology has evolved at such a rapid pace that it’s hard to keep up. To a lot of people, the words “personal computer” would conjure up images of a dusty beige box and a chunky screen to match. In very little time PC’s have gone from stationary dust attractors to sleek powerful beasts that you can fold up and tuck away in your backpack. Modern computers are ready to tackle your work and play needs, packing firepower that NASA would be jealous of. Featuring dazzling touch sensitive screens and a swathe of productivity boosting tools, these are just some of the reasons why the Modern Computer is your best choice for the home or office.
- Work from anywhere
A modern computer such as the Microsoft Surface Pro – the Ultimate blend of Computer and Tablet allows you to take your work wherever it needs to go! With a battery that lasts all day, bright, easy to view screen and enough grunt to handle whatever tasks you throw at it, The Surface Pro is a mobile professionals dream.
- Portable power
Modern PCs have lightning fast hard drives called “Solid state drives” or SSDs. These drives are smaller, more energy efficient and many times faster than a normal storage drive. Units like the HP Spectre x360 are both thin and lightweight while packing a performance punch that will surprise you. Stuffed with latest super-fast silicon these computers will handle difficult tasks with ease. Rendering complex 3D movies? A piece of cake. Applying memory hungry edits in Photoshop? No problems. Modern Computers will eat these tasks for breakfast anywhere any time.
- Let them play games
Computer games have played a huge part in the advancement of PC power. Back in the early days of PC gaming, a dedicated computer filled with expensive (and hot) components was needed if you expected to play games with a decent framerate and graphics quality. The modern computer is both efficient and powerful. No more noisy fans trying to keep everything cool. Modern computers (depending on the specification level) will handle modern games with ease. You can enjoy the latest in gaming on the bus!
- Make a masterpiece
Modern PCs such as Microsoft’s brilliant Surface range are perfect for artists and creatives. They feature touchscreens with a staggering amount of sensitivity and pens designed for the next generation of artist. Accurate and sensitive touchscreens allow pressure modulation in the pen stroke, giving the user a “traditional” feel like drawing on paper or painting with a brush. A huge array of programs gives you a real choice when it comes to making art. The pen is also perfect for touching up photos.
- In the clouds
It’s not just the PC that has evolved. As connections become faster and media became more detailed, file sizes became bigger the need for alternate storage methods became a big issue. Cloud based storage has been around for a while now, but the latest batch of PC’s take full advantage. Cloud based storage means you can store vast amounts of data with physically taking up any space on your computers SSD. Modern computers have full integration with cloud services and usually come with a free version with a small amount of cloud storage.
The modern computer is a vision of the future. Super powerful processors coupled with beefy and efficient GPU’s give the user enough power to seriously replace their desktop computer. Efficient materials and power saving trickery give the modern computer all day stamina while being small and lightweight enough to carry with you all day long. For the mobile professional or student this might be the match made in heaven.