Hardware and Sound

Removable drives
Do you use USB memory sticks, external hard drives and other forms of external storage on your Windows computers and devices? If you do, then you should know the best way to remove these storage devices from your computer, so that you don’t encounter issues with corrupted files and prompts for scann...
Device Manager
Even though System Information is a tool that shows all there is to know about your system’s components (hardware and software), we don’t really like the way it displays information. Instead of using it, we prefer the much simpler tool named Device Manager. Why? Because with just a few clicks or tap...
When you press the wrong key on a Windows PC, when an error dialog pops up or when you use the volume control, you hear a beep. After doing this a couple of times, that beep can get quite annoying. Therefore, in this tutorial, we will show you how to disable the system beep sound in all modern versi...
Devices and Printers
The Devices and Printers panel was first introduced in Windows 7 with the aim of providing a friendly way to interact with external devices connected to your computer. However, in order for the concept to work as intended, hardware manufacturers need to provide support for this feature in their Wind...
Disk Management
Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 come with a handy disk management utility that allows you to create, resize and delete hard disk partitions on the fly, without having to boot into a special disk utility or purchase additional software. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to use the Disk Manag...
If you have a network where multiple devices and operating systems are used, you might not be able to use the Homegroup for easy network sharing. In such situations, you need to share your folders and devices using different procedures. For example, sharing a printer with the network involves a diff...
We live in the era of digital communication, which means that everything develops really fast. Just a couple of years ago, being a technology fan meant “being wired”, but nowadays everything is going wireless. Bluetooth is one of the most versatile radio communications means. You can use it to wirel...
iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case
Apple has released a battery case that fits both the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6s. The move is unprecedented for Apple, which has been sticking firmly to the thin design for its smartphones. Producing a battery case means that they admit a legitimate need to supplement the capacity of their smartphone’s o...
The devices we use are powered by two things: the hardware inside them and the firmware that makes them tick. The firmware embedded on a device is the software that makes the hardware work as it should. All devices and hardware have firmware: smartphones have firmware, tablets have firmware, routers...
Considering how much smartphones have changed our lives, it is amazing how feeble they are when it comes to battery life. Most people are ready to accept that a smartphone is barely able to make it through one day. As we have all experienced at one point, this is not nearly enough. As a result, the...
Samsung Gear S2
Last month, Samsung launched a smartwatch with an excellent design. Samsung Gear S2 manages to get ahead of Apple Watch and Android Wear in certain areas. As of November 12, they are rolling it out in many European countries like the UK, Germany or Romania. Read on to learn more about how it looks,...
BB-8 from Star Wars
One new Star Wars character from the upcoming movie that received a major ovation from the fans is the robot BB-8. Sphero, working together with Disney, has taken on the challenge to bring it into your home in time to celebrate the movie premiere. BB-8 comes to your home In the trailers for the ne...