Hardware and Sound
The summer of 2019 is a busy one for AMD. Not only has the company just released a new series of Ryzen processors, but it also launched a new lineup of graphics cards, namely the Radeon RX 5700, RX 5700 XT, and RX 5700 XT 50th Anniversary Graphics. In this review, we take a close look at their new high-end video card: AMD RX 5700 XT. It uses AMD's latest RDNA architecture and is made using a 7 nm manufacturing process (smaller transistors than on any other video cards).
We all want to use our mobile devices without worrying about the battery life. But, because this is impossible, we need to use the power conservation technologies provided by our operating systems. If you are using a laptop or tablet with Windows 10, and you don't want to run out of battery unexpectedly, you should read this article and see how to work with the battery saver:
The Wi-Fi 6 or 802.11ax wireless networking standard is slowly gaining a foothold on the market of consumer WiFi products. We had a few premium wireless routers launched with support for this technology, and now we are seeing the first mesh WiFi systems with Wi-Fi 6. ASUS RT-AX92U is an interesting kit, that combines the best of ASUS wireless routers with the mesh WiFi technology, and the new Wi-Fi 6 networking standard. See what you get from the ASUS RT-AX92U, in this review:ASUS RT-AX92U: Who is it good for?
This AiMesh WiFi system is a great choice for:
Many of our editors at Digital Citizen are gamers, and that means that we always strive to get good hardware that is able to run our favorite games, at least at high graphics quality. We recently received for testing a mid-range video card from ASUS, called ROG STRIX GTX 1660 Ti GAMING OC, which promises to offer great performance at a mid-range price. After a few days of benchmarking it and playing popular games on it, we would like to tell you more about its performance in real life. Let's get started:
We recently got ahold of one of the newest and fastest M2 NVMe SSD drives built by ADATA, the ADATA XPG Gammix S11 Pro SSD, and it uses the PCIe Gen3 x4 technology which promises high data read and write speeds. It also has an out-of-the-ordinary design, as it comes covered by a red heatsink inspired by sports cars. If you want to know more about the ADATA XPG Gammix S11 Pro SSD and whether you should consider it as your next core component of your gaming PC, read our review and find out:
In the old days of technology, the screen resolution or display 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 video card. As time went on, you could choose better video cards and better monitors as well. Today we have lots of options when it comes to displays, their quality, and the supported resolutions. In this article, we take you through a bit of history and explain all the essential concepts, including common acronyms for screen resolutions, like 1080p, 2K, QHD or 4K.
With Deco E4 or E4R, TP-Link is lowering the price of entry in the mesh WiFi ecosystem for consumers. This new model is available at an affordable price, it can work with other models in the Deco lineup, and it has some exciting features. If you want to know more about TP-Link Deco E4, and whether it is a good fit for you and your needs, read this detailed review:TP-Link Deco E4: Who is it good for?
This whole-home mesh WiFi system is a suitable choice for:
Are you looking for a slim, lightweight external DVD writer, that you can easily carry around? Do you need a simple, but complete, backup solution, that works on a Mac as well as on a Windows 10 PC? Do you want a DVD writer with a cool, slick design? The ASUS ZenDrive U7M (SDRW-08U7M-U) might be exactly what you are looking for. Read this review, see what it has to offer, and whether it is a great alternative to the more expensive Apple SuperDrive:ASUS ZenDrive U7M: Who is it good for?
The ASUS ZenDrive U7M is a good choice for:
If you are like us, you want to know exactly how much battery your Android smartphone or tablet has left. Unfortunately, Android does not display this information in the status bar, unless you set it to do this. Luckily, the steps involved are not complicated. Read this guide and see how to have Android always display the battery percentage in the status bar, on the top side of the screen:
The TP-Link Archer T2U Plus wireless USB adapter is not a high-end piece of hardware, but it is an interesting one. It has an affordable price and promises to deliver excellent wireless range and speeds, both on 5 GHz wireless bands as well as on 2.4 GHz bands. We have tested it for a few days, to evaluate how well it performs and what it has to offer. If you want to know about what the TP-Link Archer T2U Plus wireless USB adapter can do, read this review:TP-Link Archer T2U Plus: Who is it good for?
The TP-Link Archer T2U Plus wireless USB adapter is an excellent choice for: