Hardware and Sound
If you are looking for cheap mesh WiFi systems, you may have encountered the Tenda nova MW6. On paper, this system looks promising: it has an affordable price, it is not bad looking, it has many of the features other mesh WiFi systems offer, and it can be remotely controlled from anywhere on the internet. Is it a good deal? To find out, read our detailed review for Tenda nova MW6:Tenda nova MW6: Who is it good for?
This whole-home mesh WiFi system is a suitable choice for:
Windows 10 Home users cannot block Windows updates. They are automatically downloaded and installed. In theory, this is OK. However, some updates can be faulty, and cause system stability issues or crashes. Fortunately, Microsoft has released a tool that anyone can use to block some updates from being installed. It is named "Show or Hide Updates" and you can use it to block or unblock Windows 10 updates for drivers, and Microsoft software. If you want to find out where to get this tool and how to use it to block unwanted updates for Windows 10, read this tutorial:
Drivers are critical because without them you cannot fully use your Windows computers and devices. However, some drivers can be too old and incompatible with your version of Windows, or new and insufficiently tested. To get rid of errors, crashes and Blue Screens of Death, you need to remove the faulty driver that is causing problems. The procedure for doing that is not straightforward, and we explain it in this tutorial:
NOTE: This guide applies to Windows 10, Windows 7, and Windows 8.1.
When you look at the technical specifications for modern gaming keyboards and mice, you notice that manufacturers provide lifespan estimations like "this keyboard will last 80 million keypresses" or "this mouse will last 30 million clicks." What do these metrics mean? Can you use them to estimate how many years these products last? I wanted to answer these questions, and I have performed some experiments, using software that tracks my day-to-day computer usage patterns. Here's what I have learned:
ASUS has launched three different mesh wireless systems, all of them named Lyra. They began with ASUS Lyra, then ASUS Lyra Trio and now they are launching the ASUS Lyra Mini. Except for the price and their looks, it is difficult to tell them apart and understand what is different between the three models. That's why we decided to make a detailed comparison which covers: their looks, hardware, wireless signal coverage, wireless performance, Ethernet connection speeds, security features, and price. There is a lot of ground to cover, so let's get started:
Velop is the Linksys brand for whole home mesh WiFi systems. There are several Velop models on the market, with different prices, colors and numbers of stations. This time we received the more affordable WHW01 variant for testing. This model is smaller in size and in price, and it has different hardware. Here is what you get from the more affordable Linksys Velop WHW01:
Do you need to speed up your computer or laptop, without paying much money? A great way to do that is to purchase and install an SSD drive. On Amazon, the Kingston A400 SSD is one of the most popular budget choices you can find and, if you look at the reviews, users love it. Is its popularity well deserved? How fast is this SSD drive? Read this review and see whether Kingston A400 is a good choice for you:Kingston A400 SSD: Who is it good for?
This SSD storage drive is a suitable choice for:
Gamers worldwide purchase SSD drives for their gaming computers, instead of traditional hard disk drives (HDD). SSD drives are proven to be much faster for writing and reading data, but do they also help you get more frames per second when gaming? To answer this question, we experimented using a desktop computer with a popular video card and switched between using an SSD drive and an HDD drive for gaming. This is what we have learned:The hardware specs of the desktop PC that we used for testing
We performed our tests on a desktop PC with the following hardware:
We received the Razer Kraken Pro V2 gaming headset to test. It is designed, manufactured and sold by Razer, a popular company for gamers. This wired headset promises excellent sound and reliable build quality, at a decent price. Is that true? After using it to play games, watch movies, and listen to music, we would like to tell you our opinion about the Razer Kraken Pro V2. If you want to know whether you should buy this headset, read on:Razer Kraken Pro V2: Who is it good for?
The Razer Kraken Pro V2 gaming headset is an excellent choice for:
NFC is an acronym that is often used when referring to modern smartphones and tablets. What does it mean? Moreover, what does NFC do? Many people buy expensive smartphones, which all have NFC on them, but they have no idea what NFC is or how they can use this technology. If you would like to learn more about it, including how to tell whether you have NFC on your smartphone, read this guide: