14 Ways to Make Good Use of Your Old PC Again


By MakeTechEasier.com

14 Ways to Make Good Use of Your Old PC Again

If you just bought or were given a new computer, you probably want to get rid of your old computer and save up some precious space. But before you do that, try giving your old computer a new lease of life by turning it into something useful. Here are some of the ways you can make good use of your old computer.

1. Create a Digital Photoframe:

If your PC is as good as junk, you can try turning it into a digital photoframe. Familiar is a free app that can help you accomplish the job. Other similar apps, such as Flickr slideshow or Picasa, are also handy for this.

2. An External Portable Storage

When nothing but your hard drive from the old computer is working, you still have an option to turn that into a portable external storage with a little investment in a USB caddy that can be bought from Ebay.

3. A Second Display

For Web professional, having a second (or more) external display is definitely useful. Using your old monitor as an additional external display is surely a cheaper alternative to buying a new one.

4. Sell It to Fund the Next One

You might ask why you would sell your old computer when the whole article is about using it. That’s true, but it is always wiser to invest in newer technologies. They don’t just look brilliant, they are greener and a beefier performer, designed to run better and safer apps. Selling it for quick cash is definitely better than just throwing it away.

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