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Konami’s first gaming PCs bear a striking resemblance to the Mac Pro

The cheese grater design returns in PC form
Tags: News, Trends, Computing, Desktop, Gaming Desktop, Gaming Pc, Konami

How to Use Apple Music With a Local Music Library

While Spotify could claim credit for starting the second digital music revolution, the first one began way back in the 1990s with the MP3, Napster, and (eventually) the iTunes Music Store. Today, the Apple Music app that has emerged from the ashes of iTunes is just about the best way of keeping both eras of digital…Read more...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Science, Music Streaming, Desktop, Apple Music

How to Create the Perfect Two-Computer Setup

For the longest time, one computer has been enough to do it all. But its never been easier to get a cheap computer, and a second machine can do everything from help you code across multiple platforms to run lots of taxing programs at once, or just give you a nice change of digital scenery throughout your day. If…Read more...
Tags: Science, Windows, Chrome Os, Desktop, Linux, Laptop, macOS, More Than One Computer

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web. They convert easy-to-remember domain names into actual internet IP addresses, just like your contacts app converts names into actual phone numbers. You can actually change which DNS server your devices use,…Read more...
Tags: Mobile, Science, Internet, Desktop, Dns Explained

How to Find Out Which Apps and Websites You're Most Addicted To

Where does all your time go? At least when it comes to the hours you spend on your phone and your computer, this isn’t a rhetorical question. There are plenty of tools out there will track and monitor your time automatically, telling you exactly which apps and sites are sucking up your precious minutes.Read more...
Tags: Mobile, Apps, Science, Desktop, App Usage

The redesigned Dell XPS desktop is smaller, faster, and much prettier

The latest version is minuscule, yet mighty
Tags: News, Trends, Computing, Desktop, Dell, Xps

MAINGEAR Launches Compact Powerhouse TURBO Desktop Featuring Ryzen 3000XT Processors

MAINGEAR - an award-winning PC system integrator of custom gaming desktops, notebooks, and workstations - today launched their all-new compact desktop that's powered exclusively by 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen processors: the MAINGEAR TURBO. The post MAINGEAR Launches Compact Powerhouse TURBO Desktop Featuring Ryzen 3000XT Processors appeared first on
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Desktop, Press Releases, Maingear, MAINGEAR TURBO, Ryzen 3000XT

These Are Some of the Best Citizen Science Projects You Can Join With Just Your Phone or Laptop

Maybe you’ve never noticed, because they don’t get a lot of hype but there are hundreds and hundreds of citizen science projects that you can get involved in. These projects range from tagging space observatory photos to transcribing documents that are centuries old. You don’t need any special skills or qualifications…Read more...
Tags: Mobile, Science, Desktop, Projects, Citizen Science

Why Other People Can't See Your Emojis and How to Fix It

We’ve got more emojis at our fingertips than ever before, but are your friends, relatives, colleagues, and favorite chatbots seeing the colorful cartoon symbols you think they’re seeing? There are several different reasons why emojis can get lost in translation between apps, devices, and platforms, and here we’ll…Read more...
Tags: Mobile, Science, Desktop, Emojis

10 Tips and Tricks to Make You a Discord Master

Discord is based around digital chat in all its various forms, and while it’s maybe best known among gamers, it can power group chats for a whole host of purposes—like a cooler, less formal Slack. Whether you’ve been on Discord for years or only just opened up the app for the first time, these tips can help you get…Read more...
Tags: Mobile, Science, Desktop, Tips And Tricks, Discord

10 Tips and Tricks to Make You a Lightroom Expert

Lightroom might not have seeped into the common vernacular like Photoshop has, but in some ways it’s just as useful as the powerhouse image editor—and you get both as part of the $20 Creative Cloud Photography subscription and the deluxe CC package. Whether you’re just getting started with the software or you’re used…Read more...
Tags: Science, Desktop, Applications, Lightroom, Photo Editing, Adobe Lightroom

You Should Really Update Your BIOS

The BIOS (or Basic Input/Output System) is what kicks into gear when you turn on your computer: It’s the most fundamental level of software there is on your machine, checking that all the system components are working and in the right place, and loading up the main OS. The BIOS is vital to the smooth running of your…Read more...
Tags: Science, Hardware, Windows, Desktop, Laptop, Bios

Corsair Announces Corsair ONE a100 Desktop Powered by Ryzen 3000

CORSAIR, a world leader in high-performance gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, today announced the launch of the new CORSAIR ONE a100 Compact Gaming PC, the first system in the award-winning CORSAIR ONE family of small-form-factor desktop PCs to feature a powerful AMD Ryzen 3000 Series processor. The post Corsair Announces Corsair ONE a100 Desktop Powered by Ryzen 3000 appeared first on
Tags: All News, Hardware News, Desktop, Press Releases, Amd, Corsair, Corsair One, RYZEN, Corsair ONE a100

6 Free Final Cut Pro Alternatives for Making Your Own Movies

Video editing is easier than it’s ever been, with the barrier to entry becoming less pricey every year. As long as you have some decent footage to work with, you can turn it into something presentable—and dare we say professional—using programs that won’t cost you anything. Here are six of the best free video editors…Read more...
Tags: Apps, Science, Free, Windows, Software, Desktop, Video Editing, macOS

How to Speed Up Your Computer

Watching your computer gradually slow down seems inevitable. Your local storage space eventually fills with crap (or important files), and your installed applications become bloated and wheezy. However, you don’t have to settle for this slow-motion performance decay—speeding things up can more straightforward than…Read more...
Tags: Science, Windows, Computing, Desktop, macOS

How to PDF

The Portable Document Format, or PDF, has been with us since 1993. It was created as a way of sharing page layouts—fonts, colors, and graphics—that would look the same on any computer system, no matter what software was installed or what operating system was running.Read more...
Tags: Mobile, Apps, Science, Desktop, Pdfs

How to Find Out What's Showing and Where on Your Favorite Streaming Sites

Deciding what to watch on a weekend is now an endless scroll through what’s new on Netflix rather than a quick check of movie times at your local theater. While it can be tricky to find out what’s streaming and where, and what’s new and coming soon on all the streaming platforms, there are a few ways to make it easier.Read more...
Tags: Mobile, Video, Science, Netflix, Desktop, Streaming Services

How to Use Your Extra Time at Home to Finally Learn Photoshop

A mastery of Adobe Photoshop can help streamline your workflow in all kinds of fields, from web design and online publishing to digital art and photography. The software dominates the image-editing space (though alternatives are available), and no matter what your level—from beginner to expert—there’s always more to…Read more...
Tags: Photography, Science, Learning, Adobe, Photoshop, Software, Desktop

Everything You Need to Start Your Own Podcast on the Cheap

If you’re keen to start your very own podcast, now’s the time—you’re bored at home, you’ve got a captive audience of people also bored at home, and everything you need to get up and running can be got at affordable prices and operated within the confines of your own four walls.Read more...
Tags: Science, Podcasts, Audio, Podcasting, Desktop

The Best Video Chat Apps You Could Be Using Instead of Zoom

We’re all adjusting to a new way of living with a lot more video chatting in it, and Zoom has been riding the highest wave as a result—it’s fast, it’s simple, and it gets a whole load of people together on screen, even if they don’t have Zoom accounts. Zoom isn’t, however, your only video chatting option.Read more...
Tags: Mobile, Apps, Video, Science, Desktop, Video Calling

16 Tools to Block Out Online Distractions When Working From Home

Working from home has its advantages, but one of the problems is the increased number of distractions—not only is it more likely that your brain will wander on to something else (Netflix, the leak in the shower, whatever your kids are doing), it’s less likely that there’s an authority figure watching over you (unless…Read more...
Tags: Mobile, Science, Online, Netflix, Working From Home, Desktop, Distractions

How to Make the Most of an Ultrawide Monitor

We’ve long been champions of the dual-monitor setup—it’s one of those upgrades that you don’t really appreciate enough until you actually invest in it—but expanding to an even larger ultrawide monitor can be way more beneficial. Here’s why they can work so well and how to get the most out of one.Read more...
Tags: Science, Windows, Displays, Desktop, macOS, UltraWide Monitors

How to Use Your Gadgets When They're Broken

What with everything that’s going on, it might not be all that easy for you to get your gadgets repaired at the moment—but should a keyboard fail, or a screen crack, all might not be lost. There are a number of useful tricks and hacks you can use to keep your hardware operational until you’re able to get it properly…Read more...
Tags: Mobile, Science, Hardware, Troubleshooting, Desktop

31 Little-Known Settings on Your Phone and Laptop You Should Know About

You’d have to be really, really bored to devote some time to scrolling through all the settings on your phone or laptop—so the devices you rely on every day may well offer a selection of options and features that you’re completely unaware of. Here’s a rundown of 31 of the best lesser-known settings that you might find…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Mobile, Science, Windows, Desktop, macOS, iPadOS, Hidden Settings

Tab Groups Is Chrome's Best New Feature in Years, and Here's How to Use It

After making its way through the developer and beta versions of the browser, a significant new feature has just arrived in the stable version of Google Chrome that most of us are using: Tab Groups. It might just change the way you browse the web forever.Read more...
Tags: Google Chrome, Google, Science, Web, Online, Browsers, Desktop, Tab Groups

15 Tips and Tricks to Make Slack Feel Normal in 2020

Slack was already a popular messaging app in workplaces across the country, but the dramatic increase in the number of people working from home has made it even more essential. From smart ways to manage your notifications to customizing the interface, here are 15 tricks you should know to make Slack work for you.Read more...
Tags: Work, Mobile, Apps, Science, Desktop, Chat, Slack

How to Restore Deleted Files on Any Device

Few tech disasters can send your stomach into free fall quite like realizing you’ve deleted something important from your laptop or phone, with no obvious way to bring it back. Luckily, if you find yourself scrambling to restore your deleted files, there’s still hope. Free tools and apps are widely available to help…Read more...
Tags: Ios, Android, Mobile, Science, Os X, Windows, Data, Smartphones, Computers, Desktop, Files, Undelete

Instagram is finally letting you see your DMs on desktop

Here's how you can slide into your DMs while off your phone
Tags: Mobile, News, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Web, Desktop, Direct Messages, DMS

How Do I Get My Data Off an Old Computer?

Whether you’re upgrading or buying a brand-new desktop or laptop, you will one day have to say goodbye to a computer you’ve used for many years. Most of you will try to extract the data from your retired system before you part with it for good. If you’re hasty—because you’re as excited to set up something newer,…Read more...
Tags: Computer, Desktop, Lifehacks, Data Recovery

Here's Everything You Get With a Microsoft 365 Subscription

Microsoft 365 is, as its name suggests, the new subscription bundle from Microsoft that replaces Office 365. It takes the emphasis away from Microsoft’s office suite just a little bit, but it’s tough to tell at first glance if this is a service designed for everyone or if it’s just for small business operators and…Read more...
Tags: Mobile, Science, Microsoft, Software, Microsoft Office, Desktop, Microsoft 365