While a CPU comes with its own fan, there are aftermarket fans that cost from $10 to $100. Are these fancy CPU cooler really necessary, and what are they good for?
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While building a gaming computer, many people have the wrong perception of the importance of PC gaming hardware choices. Let’s explore a few of these problems.
Do you own an expensive laptop? You will probably want to avoid these laptop killing practices. They will apply for smartphones and tablet as well.
You probably have seen the “Hibernation” button when shutting down your PC. Do you know what it does and how does it affect your PC’s performance?
Most manufacturers like to boost how fast their mobile processors are, but is it translating better smartphone performance?
What is the best way to dispose of an old computer or mobile device? Recycling, selling, or donating?
If you are using a RAM optimization tool, it is time to stop now. Windows comes with a good memory management function and using a RAM optimization tool can in fact make your PC run slower.
Google did not advertise the Chromecast to be able to stream local files from your PC, but that doesn’t mean it can’t do it. Here is a guide to stream local media to Chromecast.
Google released its latest assault on the living room in the form of a tiny HDMI dongle, a device capable of streaming media from your computer, smartphone and tablet. Here is how to get the Chromecast up and running in your home.
It’s easy to blame ISPs when the Internet goes down, but it could also happen due to a faulty router. Here is a checklist for you to troubleshoot a router.
Google Chromecast is a $35 affordable media streamer that you plug into your TV or monitor and stream YouTube, Netflix, and Google Play content from your computer. What sets Chromecast apart is that these uses are just the beginning. Here are six areas where a Chromecast could excel where others offerings have not.
Solid-states drives are often praised for their speed, but to enjoy it, you often have to pay a high price for it. This article explains why solid-state drives are so expensive.
Bluetooth is a wireless standard for sending data over short distances between multiple electronics. Two or more devices connect to form personal area networks that can stretch as far as several meters. Here are ten practical and innovative ways to use Bluetooth to make your life easier.
After some months of buying my own passive polarized display, I’ve realized that anyone new to this kind of hardware is probably going to have a hard time figuring it out. The learning curve isn’t incredibly steep, but there’s not much information on how to get passive 3D movies to play just how you want them.
USB flash drives are a cheap and portable way to back up files and move them around between machines. If you want to breathe new life into your old USB flash drives, here are ten things you may have never known they could do.
Are you sick and tired of your roommate or simply anyone at your home using your computer? How about turning your webcam into a surveillance camera and control the recording from your smartphone? We will show you how.
If you’re thinking about purchasing a 3D monitor, this article will answer many of the more popular questions about them.
When your PC malfunctions, it is difficult to pinpoint which hardware is failing. This PC troubleshooting guide list the symptoms related to each hardware so you can fix it easily.