Need a new sound card? In this article we discuss the steps to take when buying a sound card as well as our advice on whether you really need one.
Ever wondered about the different Raspberry Pi projects available? Here is a list of four software projects to check out and try on your own.
Looking to make informed buying decisions when looking at mobile phone specifications? This mobile hardware guide will help you do that.
Want to get the full retro gaming experience that you once had on a CRT display? In this article we’ll help you do that using Retropie via the careful application of the built-in shaders.
For those who have difficulty figuring out the joystick modes and file system problems in Retropie, here’s how you can properly configure Retropie in Raspberry Pi.
Some companies are offering external GPUs that work much like how external hard drives do. Is this a veritable market? Let’s dig in deeper.
Raspberry Pi has been around a few years but only ARM-based OSes could be installed – until now. Here’s how to install Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi.
The USB-C cable was designed to help pave the way for future devices that would require very versatile signalling and power transfers. So why are they, instead, frying laptops? Let’s find out.
VR (virtual reality) is becoming even more popular. In this article we cover graphics technologies necessary and prominent first-gen VR headsets you’ll be seeing, as well as other items and peripherals you’ll need.
Want to keep your electronic devices looking new? If you keep putting off cleaning your devices because you’re not sure how to do it, these tips will show you how to clean them efficiently.
Going away for a trip or vacation? This article lists some simple practices to help you protect your home while you are on holiday and ensures you need to spend the least cash while doing so.
PortablePicker is the perfect website for finding the right laptop or tablet for your needs. It browses devices from all different manufacturers and sellers and lets you filter them. Check it out.
Computer building isn’t just a skill or profession; it also has a community of enthusiasts. Many people enjoy it. Here are some useful tips and tools for computer builders.
The RasPi has a cheap camera module you can just plug right into the board, and you turn it into a surveillance camera. In this article you’ll learn to fit and set up the Raspberry Pi camera and adjust the basic settings to take stills or video.
The power supply unit is one of the most important computer components. In this article we discuss how to pick the best power supply for your needs.
There are multiple factors to take into consideration when buying RAM: type of RAM, RAM capacity, and RAM Frequency. If all of this is confusing to you, we’ll clarify it for you in this article.
The motherboard is the core of your PC, so when buying a motherboard you want to make the right choice. This guide will help you find the best one for your needs.
There’s no easy way to say it: a laptop shouldn’t be purchased for gaming. There’s a wide variety of reasons why you shouldn’t be buying gaming laptops; this article explains why.
The case you choose for your computer is quite important. There’s a multitude of factors to take into consideration when buying a case for your computer. Check them out in this article.
Processors may seem simple on the surface, but they’re much more than they seem. Here’s what to keep in mind when buying a processor and comparing them.
Looking for a new computer mouse to suit your needs? This article outlines the aspects you should be taking into consideration when buying a mouse.
In the market for a new computer keyboard? In this article we’ll go over what to look for when buying a keyboard for work, play and everything between.
Need a new monitor? Not sure where to start? In this article we’ll go over the most important things to look for so you’ll have a good idea of which to buy.
A Solid State Drive is an alternative to the traditional Hard Disk Drive. If you’re buying an SSD and want to know what to look out for, this guide is for you.
In this article we describe the basic software & hardware needed to turn a Raspberry Pi into an easily portable desktop word processing machine.
In this article we show how to turn your Raspberry Pi into a looping video player, how to encode your videos, and how to get the videos in the Pi.
Making music on Mac is easy but sometimes suffers due to the speed of your system. In this article we show how to reduce latency and make your music flow.
Graphene may have plenty of plaudits about its massively fluid electrical conductivity, but it is impossible to build CPU out of it. Here’s why!
In this article we’ll discuss how to get into the iPod Mini, replace damaged or tired batteries, and replace the old hard drive with solid state memory.
In this article you’ll learn to use the Volumio system to turn Raspberry Pi into a home hi-fi, playing music from memory sticks & streaming from Mac or PC.
How often are you going to go through all the motions of reformatting so that you can enjoy the benefit of a smooth quick-as-lightning computer? How often do you reformat your computer?
Wondering which DIY developer device is best? In the battle of Arduino vs. Raspberry Pi, here are the pros and cons you need to know. Check them out.
A big problem on a Raspberry Pi is that the SD card needs to be in a specific format. This isn’t easy to do on a Mac, so this guide will explain it for you.
A report from the JEDEC about SSDs suggests they might not be able to retain storage over long periods of time without power. Is this true? Let’s find out.
It’s a trend that hardware devices are getting smaller and smaller, but does being smaller make it a better device? Let’s check it out.
While your computer may have a preinstalled app, it is always helpful to understand how to recalibrate your laptop battery manually. Follow these steps.
Even if you’re not an expert on Internet connections, there are a few simple ways to improve the strength and speed of your wireless network. Here’s how.
To ensure you are safeguarding your computer and Internet activity, it’s necessary to use the following tips to lock down your insecure wireless router.
Broken or unresponsive laptop keyboards aren’t fun to deal with. Keep reading to find out how you can put a pesky keyboard back in its place.
Most computers are still using fan and heat sink to cool theselves down. For those who are interested, here are 4 great amazing cooling techniques you can use.
Looking to get a digital light processing (DLP) projector to replace your TV? Here are a few things you should take into consideration.
In today’s world, monitors come in all different sizes to accommodate our different devices. How big is your monitor?
Why do batteries take so long to charge? Can it charge faster? Here’s the answer.
Hard disks have a limited lifespan and could break down after years of usage. Here are some symptoms that help you check if your hard drive is failing.
Read this first if you are getting a new mouse and wonder if laser mice is worth the extra cost.
Here are some questions (and answers) about video card specifications that don’t seem to be fully explained in terms everyone can understand on the web.
Do you have difficulties understanding the specifications on a graphic card data sheet? Learn about the obscure GPU specification here.
Other than WPA, MAC filtering is another feature to enhance the security of your WiFi router. Learn why this little setting is insurmountably powerful.
There were news that the FBI was able to spy on people’s webcams without them knowing. How is this possible? Let find out how this hack was done.
In the world of gaming, there has been a recent move by major publishers to release their games with 64-bit support. Why is this so? Let check it out.