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 connect Bluetooth devices on Android: All you need to know

Nowadays, you can connect more Bluetooth devices than ever to your Android The Android Bluetooth option is present on every smartphone or tablet and lets you pair any Bluetooth device to your Android And there are many different types of Bluetooth devices: headphones, portable...

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G review: 2020’s best Samsung smartphone?

Samsung did a great job with its S20 lineup of Android smartphones, all of them featuring top-notch hardware, beautiful design, excellent cameras, and good software However, most of the S20 devices have premium prices, including the Galaxy S20, S20+, and Note20 To get the price down...

TP-Link Archer AX10 (AX1500) review – Affordable Wi-Fi 6 for everyone!

TP-Link Archer AX10 or TP-Link Archer AX1500 has a different name depending on the country and the shop you buy it from However, it is the same router, with the same hardware and specifications in all countries We wanted to test it because it is one of the most affordable routers...

Intel NUC10i5FNH review: Solid performance in a small form factor!

Small form-factor PCs or mini-PCs are attractive to a lot of people If you don’t do gaming, video editing, or computer-aided design, you may prefer a smaller but still powerful PC on your desk instead of a bulky traditional desktop computer Intel's NUC line-up has enjoyed excellent...

How to use Check Disk (chkdsk) to test and fix hard drive errors in Windows 10

The Error Checking or chkdsk tool verifies the partitions and disk drives in your Windows 10 computer for problems such as disk errors or bad sectors You can also use this tool to repair errors and have your drives working normally again In Windows 10, chkdsk is available through a...

What iPhone do I have? How to tell your iPhone model in 3 different ways

One of the first questions I had, after unwrapping it on my birthday, was how to tell what iPhone I have The simple packaging didn’t help, so it occurred to me that I might not be the only one wondering, “Which iPhone do I have” I considered, of course, to search for online...

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X overclocked at 4.8 GHz: Is it worth it?

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X is probably the best mid-range processor of the year It has a fair price and comes with six cores and twelve execution threads, running at a base clock of 37 GHz, while its maximum boost clock reaches 46 GHz It’s an excellent desktop CPU that offers top-notch...

How to test your RAM with the Windows Memory Diagnostic tool

RAM can cause some of the most frustrating computer problems Symptoms can be diverse and somewhat random: you may encounter high system instability, data corruption, or unexplained behaviors that leave you puzzled When you have problems like these, it is a good idea to test the RAM...

12 ways to start the Windows Memory Diagnostic troubleshooting app

Windows Memory Diagnostic is a troubleshooting tool that is less known by Windows users That's because it can come in handy only when you have problems with your computer's RAM or experience random reboots and system instability One possible cause for such problems may be faulty RAM...

AMD Ryzen 9 5900X review: The world’s best gaming processor?

The Zen 3 family of processors is available on the market, bringing significant improvements to the already impressive Zen 2 architecture One of the best new processors is the AMD Ryzen 9 5900X, which comes second only after the Ryzen 9 5950X This CPU features a massive amount of 12...

What is Bluetooth? How to get Bluetooth on a PC

Many people visiting our website are interested in tutorials about using Bluetooth technology If you want to know what Bluetooth is, the different versions of implementations that exist, how Bluetooth came to life, and how to get Bluetooth on a computer with Windows, read this...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ review: The best Android tablet of 2020?

Samsung is one of the few big consumer-tech companies that are still making good Android tablets, and the best they have on shelves right now is the Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ It's a tablet that aims to compete with the best, including Apple's famous iPads Among others, the Galaxy Tab...

3 ways to turn on Bluetooth on Android (including Samsung devices)

To connect your smartphone to another device without the use of cables, you must first learn how to turn on Bluetooth on Android While active, the Android Bluetooth chip available on phones and tablets lets you connect to all kinds of gadgets and accessories, like headsets, speakers,...

How to add a local printer on your Windows 10 computer, using a USB cable

Printers are a familiar presence in homes and offices all over the world To be able to print anything on your printer, you must connect it to your computer and install it The most common way to do that is by using a USB cable If you do not know how to do it, this guide is for you: we...

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X review: The best mid-range desktop processor for gaming?

AMD launched a new lineup of desktop processors built on the new Zen 3 architecture One of the highlights of this series is the AMD Ryzen 5 5600X, a CPU that promises top-notch performance in any workload, but especially in gaming, all at a reasonable price The new processor wants to...