Monthly Archives: August 2011

Solar energy can help sell your home

Anyone who is trying to sell a house knows that some improvements like adding a new bathroom or a complete kitchen renovation may increase the value of a home however most people might not consider that an investment in solar panels or other renewable energy sources may be another positive investment in their home. According to a study that was recently published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), solar photovoltaic (PV) panels added on average between 3 percent and 4 percent Read more [...]

Can an iPad replace a notebook computer?

At our electronic components e-commerce business, we love to push the limits with our electronic gadgets. But could we replace our notebook computer with an iPad2? We wouldn't have thought so, but a writer for PC World did a 30 day challenge where he set out to prove once and for all if it were possible to replace his trusty Windows7 laptop with an iPad2. There were many computing tasks that he looked at. Most of the criteria he included in his challenge were everyday tasks that most of us could Read more [...]