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In this article, we’ll explore some simple tips and advice for increasing your productivity with a modern trading computer setup. We’ll take a brief look at the preferred desk setup, monitor types, screen organization, input… [Continue reading]

Productivity Tips for Trading Computers

There are several actions you can take to enhance the performance and extend the lifespan of your older day trading computer. If you’re not quite ready to invest in a new trading computer, giving your… [Continue reading]

Computer Upgrade Tips

We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 most important things to consider when purchasing a new trading computer. Trading computer technology has witnessed remarkable advancements over the last two decades. We encourage you to… [Continue reading]

10 tips to use when shopping for a new trading computer.

Windows 11 and Windows 10 are packed with features that make using multiple monitors better than ever! Most of the tools have a fairly low learning curve, so we strongly encourage traders to become familiar… [Continue reading]

Windows 11 Productivity Tools

Monitoring all the hardware components in Windows 11 is vital for identifying resource-intensive processes and effectively managing system resources. It’s important to be able to effectively monitor your CPU, RAM, hard drive, video card, ethernet… [Continue reading]

Windows Task Manager

Snap layouts are a recently introduced feature in Windows 11 that assists users with a convenient tool for window snapping. These layouts can be accessed conveniently by hovering the mouse cursor over a window’s maximize… [Continue reading]

Snap Layouts

Virtual desktops are designed primarily to organize your applications in Windows 10 and Windows 11. By using multiple virtual desktops on your trading computer, you can easily separate your apps based on the tasks you’re… [Continue reading]

Virtual Desktops

Let’s ask a seemingly straightforward and uncomplicated question – what constitutes a trading computer? In the past two decades, we’ve been posed this question many times from our customers, and understandably so. Is a trading… [Continue reading]

What is a trading computer?

You’re paying an ISP (internet service provider) for an internet connection rated at a certain speed. There are endless tests available to determine your connection speed. It’s important to know that you’re getting the speed… [Continue reading]

Test your internet speed for trading

You likely have a huge variety of tasks on your plate. To keep track of everything can feel impossible. Keeping up with all the tasks on your workload can be made much easier with the… [Continue reading]

Useful Google Tools for Traders

For as long as desktop computers have been around, there’s been a spirited and ongoing debate among tech enthusiasts about the merits of leaving them running continuously versus shutting them down after each workday. There… [Continue reading]

Should I keep my trading computer powered on all the time or shut it off.

Proper upkeep and maintenance are important aspects of owning a computer. We’re going to cover what’s involved with setup and maintenance of your trading computer which includes cleaning, dust removal & keeping Windows up to… [Continue reading]

6 Tips for Maintaning Your Trading Computer

Change is difficult but moving to Windows 11 doesn’t have to be. Both operating systems share a lot of the same user experience. But Windows 11 is more refined and has more secure code. For… [Continue reading]

Windows 11 vs Windows 10 for Trading

Traders need multiple screens to accommodate all the charts, trading software, email, web browsers and other information. Having information available at a glance is much better than having to click through dozens of tabs to… [Continue reading]

Set up multiple monitors on Windows

A silent trading computer creates a more relaxed and peaceful trading environment. Computers don’t have to be loud! Keeping your office quiet can help you stay focused. At Blue Aura Computers we focus hard on… [Continue reading]

So what exactly is RAM? Random Access Memory (RAM) is an extremely important component inside your computer that determines the overall performance. The data on a hard drive (HDD, SSD) is permanent and stays on… [Continue reading]

If you are currently running Windows 7 or Windows 8, you might have seen that shiny little upgrade icon in the bottom right corner of the screen. It might be tempting to do an upgrade,… [Continue reading]