Hardware and Sound

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

What is WPS? Where is the WPS button on a router?

If you have configured a wireless router on your own, you probably encountered the term WPS in its configuration menus, or you might have seen a button marked WPS on the router's back. But do you know what WPS is? How does WPS work? Which devices and operating systems provide support...

How to change Dual SIM settings on Samsung Galaxy smartphones

If you’re using a Dual SIM Samsung Galaxy smartphone running Android, you should know how to change its Dual SIM settings according to your needs. You can select a preferred SIM card for mobile data and set which SIM your Android smartphone uses when making calls or sending SMS...

Thermaltake A700 TG review: A larger-than-life computer case

We recently found ourselves needing a new computer case that would be larger than average, with great ventilation, and, preferably, a nice design. After a couple of weeks of researching, we stumbled upon a slightly older model from Thermaltake, namely the A700 TG. The company...

6 ways to restore the original MAC address of your network card

There are times when you might want or have to change the MAC address of your network adapter so that you can connect to certain networks. However, what do you do when you have to restore the original MAC address, and you do not know what that was? Fortunately, you can quickly...

Do iPhones have NFC? How do you use NFC on an iPhone?

NFC is a popular technology that’s been available for more than just a couple of years. It’s used everywhere, from portable speakers to payment systems, and for all kinds of things, ranging from transferring contacts or files to pairing your smartphone with your car. The...

Review ASUS ROG Strix GS-AX5400: Wi-Fi 6 for gamers!

ASUS has several AX5400 wireless routers, most of which are gaming routers with RGB lighting. One of their newest models is the ASUS ROG Strix GS-AX5400. This router delivers Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, many gaming-oriented features, and powerful hardware for a slightly higher price than...

Trust Verro Ergonomic Wireless Mouse review

The Trust Verro is an ergonomic wireless mouse with a vertical design and a body destined to ease the pain caused by many types of wrist injuries. Although it takes at least a few days to adapt yourself to such a mouse, once you do, it can supposedly improve your health, especially...

Kingston XS2000 portable SSD review: Fast and reliable!

Nowadays, there are more and more portable solid-state drives coming out on the market. And Kingston is one of the major players in this niche. Recently, they launched a fast model called the XS2000, an external SSD that promises speeds of up to 2000MBps, small size and lightweight,...

ASUS VivoWatch 5 review: a health tracker with personality

ASUS has recently released its latest health-and fitness-oriented smartwatch, the VivoWatch 5. It’s a feature-rich device, with excellent battery life and a good-looking, stainless steel body. I was lucky enough to be one of the first...

Xiaomi Mi Band 6, Mi Watch Lite, or Mi Watch: which one is right for you?

Are you planning to buy a Xiaomi fitness tracker or a smartwatch? Are you undecided on which model, or even which type of wearable is right for your particular needs? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we are comparing three of the most popular smartwatches from...

ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3090 review: Ultra graphics quality

The best graphics cards for gamers today are based on Nvidia’s RTX 3090 GPU, and one of the finest implementations is ASUS’ TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3090. We got it a few weeks ago, and since then, we’ve tested it, benchmarked it, and played some of our favorite games using it....

Windows 11 vs. Windows 10 on 12th Gen Intel Core processors

The Intel Core processors from the 12th generation (Alder Lake) are looking like some of the best CPUs released by Intel in the last couple of years. The new architecture brews together powerful performance cores with slower but more efficient cores, promising to deliver top-notch...

Xiaomi Mi Watch review: a sturdy fitness smartwatch

The Xiaomi Mi Watch is an interesting device: it’s advertised as a smartwatch, but it has a lot of features and tools usually available on fitness bands. The price of this smartwatch is great, around 100 USD at the time of the review, and the sturdy and rugged design...

ASUS ROG Maximus Z690 Extreme review: A truly premium motherboard

Intel recently launched the first 12 generation Core processors and their partners launched new motherboards based on the Z690 chipset too. One of the best is the ASUS ROG Maximus Z690 Extreme, a premium motherboard that comes with an “extreme” amount of features, bundled...