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11 reasons why Android phones suck

11 reasons why Android phones suck

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 28.02.2024
Android smartphones come in various shapes and sizes, with different hardware and connectivity options. But there’s one trait that many of them have in common: they suck. Don’t you often get the urge to say “this phone sucks” when looking at yours? I’m not just...
What's new in Windows 11 Moment 5 Update (February 2024 Moment)

What's new in Windows 11 Moment 5 Update (February 2024 Moment)

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 21.02.2024
Microsoft is in the final stages of testing their upcoming Moment 5 Update for Windows 11. This update will be made available at the end of February 2024 and then rolled out slowly to all Windows 11 users, including those using Windows 11 versions 22H2...
Brief hands-on with Samsung Galaxy S24, S24+ and S24 Ultra

Brief hands-on with Samsung Galaxy S24, S24+ and S24 Ultra

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  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 17.01.2024
While you’re watching the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event of 2024, I have some interesting facts about the new Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24 Ultra that are being announced today. The company invited me to use them for a few minutes before the big...
4 tools to lock and password-protect folders in Windows

4 tools to lock and password-protect folders in Windows

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 10.01.2024
It would be great to see Microsoft release a Windows version that allows users to password-protect specific folders that contain sensitive data. However, until that happens, if you want to protect your folders, you must use software created by other companies. Although there are many...
23 cute Christmas wallpapers for your iPhone & Android in 2023

23 cute Christmas wallpapers for your iPhone & Android in 2023

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  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 15.11.2023
The end of 2023 is approaching fast, and the holiday spirit is slowly but surely taking over. While you’re getting ready to decorate your house, how about a cute Christmas wallpaper for your iPhone or Android? Or perhaps a preppy Christmas wallpaper is what you...
Things you can’t do with the Windows 11 taskbar

Things you can’t do with the Windows 11 taskbar

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 14.11.2023
Windows 11, Microsoft’s latest operating system, comes with a redesigned taskbar that aims to provide a more modern and streamlined user experience paired with a more visually appealing look. However, not everyone is happy with the changes. Some users, including me, are frustrated by the...
23 cute Christmas wallpapers for your desktop computer in 2023

23 cute Christmas wallpapers for your desktop computer in 2023

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  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 09.11.2023
2024 is just around the corner and, as the winter chill fills the air, you can almost smell the freshly baked cookies and see the twinkling lights. Meanwhile, you could start decorating with a cute Christmas wallpaper for your laptop to get you into that...
What’s new in Windows 11 2023 Update (Moment 4 & 23H2)?

What’s new in Windows 11 2023 Update (Moment 4 & 23H2)?

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 27.09.2023
On September 26th, Microsoft began delivering new features for Windows 11. These include things like Copilot, AI-enhanced tools in Paint, Snipping Tool, and Photos, an improved interface for File Explorer and the Settings app, a new backup tool, and built-in RGB lighting controls. While they...
Starfield analysis: How well does it run on AMD Radeon GPUs?

Starfield analysis: How well does it run on AMD Radeon GPUs?

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 12.09.2023
Starfield is a sci-fi RPG (role-playing game) created by Bethesda, the studio that also brought us the Elder Scrolls and Fallout series. Available for everyone since September 6th, Starfield has quickly become Bethesda’s most successful game launch, with over 6 million gamers playing it. Most...
What do 720p, 1080p, 1440p, 2K, 4K, and other resolutions mean?

What do 720p, 1080p, 1440p, 2K, 4K, and other resolutions mean?

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  • Codrut Neagu
  • 28.08.2023
In the old days of technology, screen resolution was not much of an issue. Windows came with a few preset options, and to get higher resolution, more colors, or both, you would install a driver for your graphics card. As time passed, you could also...