How to buy the right work-from-home laptop

Working from home necessitates a high reliance on our personal computers. Laptops have become imporant components of our productivity and success at work. A new laptop usually serves its proud owner for 3-8 years. Purchasing a new laptop is a more involved decision now than ever before. Here are some ideas on how to invest in the right machine.

Form factor and size

Laptops are synonymous with portability. Fixed computers at the office are almost always desktops. They are upgradable, modular, and cheaper. One can swap out individual parts in most desktops for a fraction of the cost of the whole machine. This is not true of laptops. Miniaturization requires that all components are fused together on a circuit board. The only replaceable components inside most laptops are the memory and hard disk. This is why buying a laptop warrants more careful consideration. There is always a tradeoff between performance, … Read more

Bitcoin Cash Price Prediction: BCH/USD Prepares for an Upsurge; Price Hangs Around $217

BCH Price Prediction – September 22

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) upsurge astounds the intraday traders. The price movement indicates a breach of the immediate resistance level.

BCH/USD Market

Key Levels:

Resistance levels: $235, $245, $255

Support levels: $195, $185, $175

BCHUSD – Daily Chart

BCH/USD seems to be picked up its pace as the coin is rising towards the $220. Following the recent price-drop, Bitcoin Cash is currently facing the 9-day and 21-day moving averages. A break above the upper boundary of the channel may likely produce a huge green candle to the upside, reaching resistance levels at $235, $245, and $255 levels. By then, the BCH market will follow a bullish run.

What to Expect from Bitcoin Cash (BCH)

By observing the movement of the BCH coin, it has been showing an uneven movement with several rises and falls. BCH/USD has not been able to maintain a consistent bullish run. … Read more

Microsoft Has a Remarkably Simple Way to Help Your Team Avoid Burnout While Working Remotely

Working from home wasn’t supposed to be a thing that most people did for more than a few weeks. It was just a temporary situation in response to what most people thought would be a short-term circumstance. That was the idea, at least at first. Now, six months later, there’s very little end in sight, and it’s starting to take a very real toll on both individuals and organizations. 

One of the biggest problems is that the boundary between work and everything else in our lives has blurred considerably, now that we do almost all of it in the same space. People who used to commute for 20 or 30 minutes (or in many cases even longer) now walk from the bedroom to the kitchen, where they set up their laptop on the dining table. 

As a result, Microsoft’s latest  Work Trend Report shows that people are spending,

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Repair and Maintenance Tips for Common Home Problems

Part of owning a home is learning how to manage common repairs. While doing household repairs isn’t the most enjoyable part of the home ownership experience, it’s unavoidable. Fortunately, there are certain things you can do to make these repairs simpler or even avoid them.

Clogged drain

Eventually, you might have a drain that doesn’t live up to its name. If yours is draining slowly or not at all, you don’t have to call the plumber just yet.

Rather than pour harsh chemicals down your sink, which can damage your pipes, use a bit of white vinegar and baking soda:[1]

  • Pour several cups of boiling water down the sink.
  • Pour a cup of baking soda down the drain and then follow that with a mixture of equal amounts of white vinegar and water, such as one cup of each. You’ll hear some fizzing and bubbling.
  • After several minutes, run
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How pronoun badges support gender identity in the workplace

Equality is high on most workplace’s priorities. Employers are keen to make sure their workers are comfortable and happy in order to be more productive, therefore equality and inclusivity are high on any workplace’s priorities. However, according to totaljobs, 60% of transgender employees have suffered workplace discrimination. The same study revealed over half of trans workers felt they had to hide the fact they are trans from their co-workers.

On the other hand, 51% of those asked said they felt that acceptance of transgender workers had improved recently, thanks to media coverage. Yet, there is still work to be done, as totaljobs’ report found that transgender workers felt the biggest challenges remaining in the UK workplace are:

  • No support
  • Misgendering
  • Discrimination
  • Lack of awareness
  • Transphobia
  • Rejection
  • Fear

 

This article highlights issue of transgender support in the workplace, and how employers can implement measures to ensure their company truly has … Read more