Windows Media Player has been around in Windows for ages, and it still is a capable player for all kinds of media files: music, pictures, and movies. However, you might be a fan of another media player such as VLC or Movies & TV. In that case, you might want to get rid of Windows Media Player, and save some storage space. Unfortunately, Windows does not provide a simple uninstall shortcut for Windows Media Player.
ASUS F1 LED Projector is a projector for gamers. An interesting concept, isn't it? Well… the projector works at Full HD resolution, it has a short throw lens, automatic keystone adjusting, autofocus, and the ability to display video at 120 Hz refresh rate when set to a 720p resolution. We wanted to see it in action, so we tried and tested it not only for presentations or for enjoying Netflix, but also to play games. Read this review and see our opinion about the ASUS F1 LED Projector:
While dusting my home, I stumbled upon my audio CD collection with albums from awesome bands like Pink Floyd, Rush, and The Beatles. I got hit by nostalgia, and I decided that I wanted to rip some CDs and listen to excellent music, in a high-quality audio format. For those of you who do not know, ripping a CD means copying the songs from the CD to your computer's hard disk, or some other location, in a different format than the one in which they are stored on the CD. Here is how to quickly and reliably rip CDs, in Windows, with Windows Media Player:
HDR means High Dynamic Range, and it is a technology that offers a richer, more colorful viewing experience on your screen. With HDR you see more detail both in the shadows and highlights of a scene. Due to HDR, you get a brighter, more vibrant, and more detailed picture compared to a standard display. HDR is excellent for immersive video experiences, including movies and games. Some people say that HDR improves the viewing experience more than the high 4K or 8K resolutions do. If you have a new PC with Windows 10 that has support for HDR, you can turn on this display technology.
The Game bar and the Game Mode in Windows 10 are useful features that Microsoft designed for gamers. However, it may happen that, when you play your favorite game, and you press Windows + G on your keyboard, nothing happens. The Game bar is not opening, and you cannot enable Game Mode. If you have a similar problem, read this guide, and you might find a solution to fix this situation:
If you use YouTube on your Android device, iPhone, iPad, Windows PC or Mac, there is a way to reduce the battery consumption and protect your eyes from the intense white light of your screen. YouTube has introduced a dark mode for its app on all these platforms in the form of a Dark Theme, which looks good, and we like using. Here is how to turn on the Dark Theme in YouTube on Android, iOS, and Windows:
When you start Windows 10, it makes no startup sound. If you miss hearing the startup sound made by Windows 7, Windows XP or other older versions of Windows, you can configure Windows 10 so that it uses the startup sound you want. Let's enjoy a bit of nostalgia, play the Windows startup sounds that go back to Windows 95, and set Windows 10 to bring them back to life on today's computers:
There are many gaming keyboards available, from lots of brands. On one side, you have lesser known brands that come with affordable options, like Trust and Redragon, and then you have brands that are famous for their premium gaming accessories, like ASUS, Corsair, Logitech, Razer, ROCCAT, or SteelSeries. To get a good overview of the market, we analyzed the specs of 27 keyboards, from the most important brands, with prices that start at $39.99 and go to $199.99. Here is what we have learned:
Gaming keyboards are highly popular and for good reason. We use them at Digital Citizen both for work and play because they bundle everything that makes a keyboard great. However, gaming keyboards vary in terms of price and quality, and some of them are inferior products that everyone should avoid. To make things even more confusing, manufacturers brag about highly technical features that people do not understand, or about features that have no meaningful impact in improving the user experience.
Sony has a good range of Bluetooth portable speakers, and SRS-XB01 is the smallest member of the family. Tie it to your bag and forget about it until you need to listen to music. Designed to stick with you everywhere you go, the speaker bellies its size and reaches for a surprisingly big sound. Read this review to understand what the Sony SRS-XB01 speaker has to offer:Sony SRS-XB01 portable Bluetooth speaker: Who is it good for?
The Sony SRS-XB01 speaker is a good choice for people who want: