Codrut Neagu

Codrut is a Senior Editor at Digital Citizen. He's passionate about technology and he is fluent in working with several operating systems, including Windows and Linux. He likes to test security products and he feels at home when digging through the registry, optimizing things or having fun on Telnet.
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What is a QR code? What are QR codes used for?

QR codes are everywhere: you can find them printed on the packaging of your latest gadgets, on business cards, included on presentations at conferences, and you can even see them painted on buildings. People and companies use them to store and distribute all kinds of information in a...

Razer Viper 8KHz review: The first gaming mouse with an 8000 Hz polling rate

Each year, gaming mice are becoming faster and lighter, with more and more accurate optical sensors. It’s challenging to innovate because the market is crowded with various devices that meet every gamer’s needs and budgets. However, Razer is trying to innovate with the new Viper...

How to use the Windows Mobility Center in Windows 10

From the very beginning, laptop manufacturers have included special function keys on their keyboards, offering users quick and easy access to common tasks. However, each manufacturer’s idea of what would be useful was unique, so there was no consistency from brand to brand....

How to screenshot on Windows (9 ways)

Do you use Windows, and you need to take a screenshot quickly? Do you have trouble with finding the Print Screen key, or it’s not working, so you’re looking for a new Print Screen shortcut? Do you want to know how to take a screenshot of the active window...

How to create QR codes using a free QR code generator

Do you want to create a QR code, but you’re wondering what tools you should use for that? QR codes can be instrumental in many different ways. For example, if you’re a teacher, you might want to learn how to create QR codes in Google Docs or Word, with quick answers to the exam...

AMD vs. INTEL desktop processors: Which CPUs are better?

In recent years, AMD has been on the rise when it comes to desktop processors, as well as graphics cards. It stepped up on the ladder and turned from a company that sold affordable processors, weaker than Intel’s, into a company that gave us the seriously impressive Ryzen CPUs....

How to open WordPad in Windows (9 ways)

WordPad has been around for a long time, since Windows 95, which means it’s over 25 years old. If you are an old-school user, you may still want to use it for editing documents in Windows. Although the venerable WordPad app is a bit hidden in Windows, there are many ways to find...

How to change the search engine on Chrome for Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS

The address bar in Google Chrome can be used as a search box, and the default search engine is, obviously, Google. Do you want to know how to change Chrome’s search engine from Google to something else, like Bing or DuckDuckGo? Does your Chrome already use a different search engine...

ASUS ROG Flow X13 GV301 review: A convertible gaming laptop

Each year, gaming laptops are getting lighter and thinner than they’ve ever been. However, no gaming laptop can truly match ultraportables in terms of portability. That’s where ASUS goes off the beaten path with the new ROG Flow X13. It’s a thin 13.4-inch gaming convertible...

12 small things that Windows 10 does better than older versions

More than a couple of years have passed since Windows 10 was launched back in 2015, and many things have changed since then. Although the most popular operating system in the world has received important improvements over time, there are also quite a few smaller things that make...

Which features from Windows 7 are no longer available in Windows 10?

The latest operating system from Microsoft - Windows 10 - is definitely full of new things compared to previous Windows versions. But, like all things in life, there are also some elements missing from it, programs and features people used and loved. Which feature is no longer found...

How to open File Explorer and Windows Explorer: 12 ways

File Explorer is one of the most used apps in Windows 10, just like Windows Explorer is one of the most used tools in Windows 7. Whether you need to copy or move files or delete some, there is always one thing that you have to do first, and that is to open the...

The best free QR scanners for iPhone

QR codes are everywhere these days: you can find them on websites, flyers, apps, ads, tags, and even on your favorite beverages. It is almost impossible not to stumble on at least one QR code every week. However, unless you know how to read the information they store, you might miss...

5 ways to upload files to Google Drive

Are you a fan of Google’s services, especially Google Drive? Why wouldn’t you be, considering that it’s one of the best cloud storage solutions out there? However, if you didn’t have the chance to use it until now, you might be wondering how it works. Do you know how...