FPGA makes crypto mining more efficient. Is it be the future of crypto mining? Let’s find out!
Chromecast can use up to 15GB per month of data even when it’s sitting idle.
Both “in-ear” and “earbuds” headphones look similar, but they are really different from each other.
An overheated CPU can become permanently damaged. One way you can reduce CPU temperature is by undervolting. This article will show you how.
The FBI has been warning the public about the router-based malware VPNFilter. This is what you need to know about VPNFilter and how to protect yourself.
If you have a Raspberry Pi, did you know that you can build your own Amazon Echo on it? Here’s how to turn your Raspberry Pi into an Amazon Echo.
If you are new to touch typing, here is a beginner’s guide to help you get started.
The USB standard these days is a little hard to understand. Find out the difference between USB 3.1 Gen 1 and Gen 2 and why USB 3.1 Gen 2 is better than Gen 1.
Overclocking your graphics card can be a daunting prospect, so here we are providing a basic guide on how you can safely overclock your graphics card.
These days people use PCs, laptops, and tablets for somewhat similar activities. But how much power does each unit use, and which one goes the lightest on your energy bill?
Your router will probably come with “Access Point” and “Repeater” modes. These are both very useful features of modern-day routers. The only questions are what does each one do, and when are they used?
In addition to “open source software” we’ve all heard about, there is another open source category known as “open-source hardware”. Here is what you need to know about “open-source hardware.”
How exactly do you get Kodi running on a Pi? You can either install Kodi on your Raspberry Pi or install a Kodi-focused media center OS. Learn how to install Kodi on your Pi in this article.
If you only have one network on your router, chances are that it is using a protocol called “band steering” to let your device switch automatically. Find out if band steering is a good way to get a better network connection.
As technology progresses, it seems that even high-end processors have stopped increasing their clock speeds. Will processor clock speed start increasing again, or has that time passed?
A set of vulnerabilities in AMD’s latest line of processors was discovered by a company called CTS-Labs. Here’s what you need to know about AMD’s vulnerability report.
Intel recently announced its Pentium Silver and Gold CPUs, but what exactly are they? Learn the differences between these two processors and where they fit in the current ecosystem.
Looking to build your own gaming PC? Here are some of the reasons why building a gaming PC is an absolutely terrible idea at the moment.
You have probably heard of a motherboard and know what one is, but do you really know how it works? Here’s an in-depth look at what a motherboard is and how it functions.
Shutting down your PC versus putting it to sleep has been a long-debated subject. Most people are in one camp or the other. Here we’ll explore the pros and cons of these options to decide which is better for your computer.
Have you ever wondered how your computer works to produce the graphic on the screen? Here’s an in-depth look at all of the essential components of a graphics card and how it all works.
Computers attract dust bunnies like magnets to metal, but this doesn’t mean they’re a compatible match. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to safely clean the inside of your computer.
Thermal paste is crucial to a CPU’s longevity and will keep your computer running for years to come. Here’s how to properly apply it to your CPU.
The vast majority of computer users get by with a standard mouse, but a select few absolutely adore trackballs. If you are wondering if you need a trackball mouse, here are the reasons why a trackball mouse is the perfect tool for you.
WiFi Booster, Repeater, and Extender are basically the same and are frequently used interchangeably, though there are some differences in the function of each.
RetroPie is one of the easiest ways to turn your Raspberry Pi into a fully operational retro game system. Check out the features & stability of the new release.
Connecting multiple mouse and keyboards to your PC is not as silly as it sounds. Here are 3 interesting uses for multiple sets of keyboards/mice on PC.
We all know that loud music can damage our hearing, but how loud is too loud? Find out how loud headphones should be and tips to use headphones without damaging your ears.
The Raspberry Pi is great but is a little lacking in security out of the box. Here we’ll show you how to change a Raspberry Pi password and secure your Pi.
You have probably seen 2.4GHz and 5GHz connections appearing on your router. So which one is better, and which should you use? Let’s find out.
Phone’s adverts don’t always talk about the battery. This article focuses on the removable vs. non-removable battery discussion, showing the differences and which one you should get.
If you are using Intel’s CPU on your computer, chances are you are open to a recent exploit. Here’s how the Intel’s CPU was hacked and what you can do about it.
When you connect your desktop to your TV, you might encounter an overscan problem. Here are some ways to fix the overscan issue on a TV.
You/ve probably heard of the terms Modem and Router and wondered if they are the same. Well, they’re not. Here are the differences between a modem and a router.
Mycroft is an open-source alternative to Alexa and Google Home. Learn how to install your own Mycroft AI assistant on a Raspberry Pi 3.
The default filesystem for most USB drives is FAT32, but you can always change it to suit your needs. Here is how to choose a proper filesystem for a USB drive.
When you are on the move and don’t have a connection to the Internet, mobile WiFi becomes useful. Learn about the benefits of mobile WiFi here.
There are times when you misconfigure your BIOS and your computer won’t start up. Learn how you can reset CMOS and get things up to its default state.
AMD’s Ryzen has a better performance than its predecessor, but how does it stack up in gaming performance? Is it enough to combat Intel’s market dominance? Let’s find out.
If your computer fan is too loud, it can be very annoying. Here’s how to take control of loud fans on your PC, adjusting their settings to suit you.
If you’re looking to upgrade your hardware, there’s an easy way to compare different processors and graphics cards without having to do the math yourself!
If you want to reduce fan noise on your PC, check out these specialized hardware and software recommendations here for tips on getting a quieter PC.
If you have a “shrinking” USB drive where it is showing a much smaller storage space than its original size, here’s how you can recover USB space in Windows.
One noise that people don’t expect from their computer is a soft whining sound. So what causes it? Let’s find out why computers whine and what you can do about it.
You can easily set up the Raspberry Pi to become a retro gaming machine with RetroPie. Here’s how you can transfer ROMs to Retropie and start playing games.
There is no hard-and-fast way to check motherboard health, but here’s a list of things you can keep an eye on to see if your motherboard is working fine.
Today, many CPUs come with graphics processing ability. Take a look at integrated vs. dedicated graphics cards and learn which one to use when.
If you are looking for ways to make your 5Ghz WiFi connection faster, this explains how you can find the best WiFi channel for 5ghz WiFi frequency.
When hardware begins to go wrong in a computer, it can be hard to diagnose which part is malfunctioning. Use this guide to check for a dying power supply.
Other than Cherry MX, there are a whole world of niche key switches out there for you to explore. Here are some of the lesser-known mechanical keyboard switches.