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ASUS: What matters most to people when choosing a new laptop?

I was recently invited to attend a local ASUS Intel Performance Day event. The event was hosted by Ivan Besskyi, East EMEA Technical PR Leader at ASUS. He showcased the latest trends in the market and how ASUS and Intel are doing to meet customer demand and expectations in 2022 and...

What’s coming to Windows 11: An overview of Windows 11 22H2

Microsoft is finalizing the first major update to Windows 11: version 22H2. The update is rumored to become available anytime between July and October 2022, and it looks like the operating system’s new features and changes are finalized. Windows Insiders can already test...

Fast charging standards: How many are there? How are they different?

Many smartphones offer support for fast charging technologies. By using them, our smartphones can charge a lot quicker than older smartphones could. That can only be a good thing considering how fast modern processors have become and how much energy our smartphones need....

6 ultimate boot CDs (system rescue) for troubleshooting Windows PCs

Each and every Windows user should have a rescue disc nearby, stored in a glass box that says: “Break if your computer breaks!”. They are a very efficient way of troubleshooting the problems and issues your computer is having when it doesn’t want to start, when it starts but...

What is Telnet and what is it still used for?

While surfing the internet, you may have stumbled on the term Telnet. Some people might have made fun of it, while others may have had fun with it. Others may still use it because they are nostalgic and they love the good old days of technology. For those of you who don't...

realme 9 vs. realme 9 5G: Which is better?

Realme is launching two new entry-level smartphones in Europe and other countries worldwide. They’re named realme 9 and realme 9 5G; both have very competitive prices and interesting technical features. The first is a 4G smartphone, while the second supports 5G...

What is FPS (frames per second)?

If you’re new to gaming or videography, you might have stumbled into strange terms like FPS, frame rate, and refresh rate. In this article, we define FPS, we compare FPS to the refresh rate and see why it’s important to have a high FPS. Ever wondered how many FPS the human eye...

5 fun & geeky things you can do on Telnet

It’s the 21st century, and Telnet is not exactly the world's most popular protocol. Very few people know about it, and you can say without being contradicted that this protocol is almost dead. However, a small but active community is still using it for several reasons,...

12 most useful free Android Home Screen widgets

Android Home Screen widgets are useful for displaying relevant information and accessing often-used controls on your smartphone. You can use widgets to check your e-mails, the news, or the weather, control media playback or even other devices. We’ve compiled a list of...

What is Smart Connect on your Wi-Fi router and how it works

Some features are touted by manufacturers of wireless routers only to make them more appealing and give you the impression that they’re truly advanced. Smart Connect is one such feature that’s implemented on all modern routers, aiming to simplify your Wi-Fi experience....

How long does it take to install Windows 11?

Windows 11 has been out in the wild for some time now, and many have already installed and tried it. But, like with any operating system, many others didn’t get it yet and have questions regarding the download and installation processes. One of the most popular ones on forums and...

Best free games for your iPhone or iPad

What would life be without games? A boring experience if you ask us. ? As many of our readers own and use iPhones and iPads, and some of us here at Digital Citizen also do, we thought it would be a good idea to share with you some of our favorite free games for iOS and...

20 best free apps for your Windows 10 and Windows 11 computers

The number of apps available for Windows devices is so large, that it’s uncountable. However, there are a few essentials that any user might want to have on their computer. Of course, everyone has their favorite applications, and we at Digital Citizen have some too. Read...

30 or 60 fps? What's best for smartphone video recording?

Smartphone manufacturers have generally settled on having 30 or 60 fps available for video recordings, but some are pushing the boundaries, offering 120 or even 240 fps. Are they viable or just a marketing trick to make us buy more expensive and advanced, but not necessarily more...

Windows icons locations. Where are the default icons found?

Whether you want to change the default icon of a certain folder or the icon of a shortcut you have created, you might wonder where you could find new icons. While there are lots of websites that offer custom-made icon sets, you might, however, prefer to use icons already found on...