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Managing Data Storage

In the past, we talked about different choices you can make regarding data storage, but now we’ll touch on what to do with that data to ensure you never lose it. For many of us, data storage management stops after saving something to the hard drive. It’s easier to save something and assume that it will … Read more

Dust: A Silent PC Killer

Dust is all around us. It is in your car, your house, in the air outside; there is no escaping dust. Check under a piece of furniture that hasn’t been moved in a long time, there will be a thick layer of dust coating the floor. This same principal stands true for your computer; if … Read more

SSD VS. HDD – How Are They Different and Which Do I Need?

If you’re looking into buying a computer, you’ve probably been looking into storage options and have found there are two types of drives to choose from: a solid state drive (SSD) or a hard drive (HDD). Why is one so much more expensive? Which one is faster? How are they different? This guide will hopefully help … Read more

Dangerous New Malware: Popcorn Time

Recently, MalwareHunter detected a new malware currently in development. All computer users are at risk. This malware is called Popcorn Time. Popcorn Time seeks to devastate users in three stages. First, it locks users out of their computers. Then, it demands payment. If payment is not received, all data is stolen and deleted. What is … Read more

Lotus Launches an Intel Kaby Lake Laptop

The Next-Generation Intel “Kaby Lake” Core i7 Intel recently released some of its Kaby Lake processors — officially known as 7th Generation Intel Core Processors — to computer manufacturers. More processors are yet to come for desktops or full power laptops like the popular Eclipse 650. For now, Lotus is proud to offer one new 7th … Read more

Windows 10 Tip: How to turn off suggested apps in the Start menu

What are Windows 10 Start menu ads? Windows 10 is nice. It looks beautiful, has great features that are useful, and it generally works quite well. But Windows 10 is also a platform for Microsoft to make money on ads. It’s part of their strategy to expand their business without relying on selling software. Ever … Read more

New Computers with Ubuntu 16.04

Introducing the new Ubuntu 16.04 Ubuntu 16.04 LTS “Xenial Xerus” brings a host of new features to the Ubuntu table. Ubuntu Linux – an open source, free operating system – has seen lackluster releases in recent years, with few noteworthy changes letting it stand out from other Linux distributions. Xenial Xerus, however, finally calls attention … Read more

Best Custom PC Builder in the USA

Looking for a Custom PC builder? You’ve found the best. Lotus Computer has been Orlando’s best custom PC builder since 2007. Our custom PC builders have been making some of America’s best computers for gaming and business and supporting them with friendly service. If you need a PC builder for your next computer project, let Lotus … Read more

The Best Small Business Computer

How to find the best small business computer If you run a small business, you know how important technology is to the success of your business. If a computer goes down, it can cause delays when you’re helping customers, or worse. That can cause major headaches, and it’s important to find the best small business computer. … Read more

How to clean your computer

Your keyboard has more bacteria than a toilet seat A keyboard — whether on a laptop or desktop — is full of bacteria. Some researchers have found your keyboard has more bacteria than a toilet seat! Basically, anything your hands touch is going to have a lot of bacteria, since our hands transfer bacteria from other … Read more

Desktops with GeForce GTX 1080 from NVIDIA

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 Series – Now available in Lotus high-end desktops In addition to the top-of-the-line NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card, NVIDIA also offers the GTX 1070, a more mainstream card with a lower price. Other midrange GTX 10 series cards will become available and make their way into the Lotus lineup as build-to-order options on … Read more

BAA-Compliant Computers

Your best choice for “Buy American” compliant computers We meet Buy American Act (BAA) qualifications and have gained experience in working with government agencies, from federal to state and local levels, as well as non-profit organizations for the procurement of BAA-compliant computers. Our customers include federal agencies, county and city governments, police departments, and non-profit … Read more

Computers with the best customer service

When choosing a computer, how do you shop? Do you go by the brand you already know, even if you know it’s not the best? Does the company that makes your computer offer great customer service? Chances are, your big-brand computer isn’t backed by the best customer service. But why? Do you consider computers with … Read more

Custom Gaming PCs

A custom PC shop in Orlando that specializes in high-end custom gaming computers Lotus is a small computer shop in Orlando that specializes in building high-end gaming PCs for Orlando. Customers in Orlando and the rest of America love our custom PCs, because we are experienced computer builders. Our custom PC systems are built by professionals with … Read more

Are Lotus computers made in the USA?

There’s a lot of confusion about computers that are made in the USA. Is it possible? What about a computer that’s assembled in the USA from foreign components? That’s more like it. But here’s the thing: according to the strict, perhaps outdated qualifications set by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), technically no computer can even … Read more