Hardware and Sound

Hardware reviews, gadgets, gaming accessories, sound equipment, and more. How to work with hardware, update drivers, firmware, and so on.

How to use Audacity to reverse audio in Windows

Did you ever wonder how to play a song backwards? Do you want to know how to reverse a song just to see what it would sound like? Perhaps you’re trying to play audio backwards to reveal messages hidden away in plain sight? Or maybe it’s time to check for yourself whether Paul...

OnePlus Nord 2 5G review: Flagship-like performance

The first OnePlus Nord has its distinctive place in the mid-premium category of smartphones, and the OnePlus Nord 2 5G wants to cement the company’s popularity in this segment. The new model features 5G connectivity, a high-end MediaTek system on a chip, excellent hardware...

Fix problem: Drag and drop not working in Windows

Have you encountered the problem in which you can no longer drag and drop files and folders in Windows 10 or Windows 11? You can click and right-click on files and folders, you can select files and folders, but you can't drag and drop them anymore. We've encountered this issue...

Samsung 27" G35TF Odyssey gaming monitor review

Samsung has launched a new series of Odyssey gaming monitors. Their most affordable model is the Samsung G3 Odyssey, available in 24” and 27” sizes. We received in testing the 27-inch variant, named Samsung 27" G35TF Odyssey. It is aimed at budget gamers and home users interested...

5 ways to find your exact graphics card model without opening your PC

Do you need to know the precise model of the GPU that’s found inside your Windows 10 PC, laptop, or tablet? Using the tools built into Windows 10, you get primarily generic information about the GPU. Names like NVIDIA GeForce 30 series, AMD Radeon RX 6000 series, or Intel HD...

How to disable the Radeon Software overlay (ALT+R)

Suppose you’re using a computer with an AMD Radeon graphics card, and you install the official Adrenalin drivers. In that case, you may encounter an annoying feature: when you’re playing games or using full-screen apps, you see a Radeon Software prompt in the corner of the...

Where to find the Windows 10 refresh rate? How to change it?

Do you need to find the screen refresh rate for your Windows 10 PC, laptop, or tablet? Do you want to lower the refresh rate to 60 Hz or less? Or maybe you have a gaming monitor, and you want to increase it to a value like 120 Hz or 144 Hz? No matter which of these things you want to...

How to customize the sound schemes for Windows 10

The Windows sound schemes are collections of sounds that play automatically during certain system and app events, like errors, notifications, or reminders. If you find the current alerts annoying, you can customize the sound schemes for Windows 10 to play what you want in every...

5 ways to eject an external hard drive or USB from Windows 10

Did you plug an external hard drive into your Windows 10 computer, and you want to remove it safely, so that the data on it doesn’t get corrupted? Do you work with USB flash drives and need to eject them safely? In that case, you are in the right place, as this guide shows five...

AMD’s priorities in 2021: Interview with Roger Benson

Today, we have a rather unique article for our readers: an interview with Roger Benson, one of AMD’s top leaders in the EMEA region. We had a conversation with him about the past year, what he has learned, and AMD’s plans for 2021. If you want to know more about AMD’s...

OnePlus Nord CE 5G review: The well-rounded midranger

The headlines often tell stories about expensive flagship smartphones that innovate more and more each year. However, most people only read about flagships and then buy themselves smartphones they can afford. OnePlus Nord CE 5G is a mid-range smartphone that doesn’t innovate as...

TP-Link Archer AX50 review: Wi-Fi 6 and antivirus, reasonably-priced

The TP-Link Archer AX50 or the TP-Link WiFi 6 AX3000, as it is named in some shops, is a relatively affordable router that features an Intel processor, useful cloud-based security tools and parental controls. While it is not as affordable as the Archer AX10 and AX20, it still...