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User Account Control (UAC)

How to Run as administrator in Windows 11: 11 ways

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 20.12.2021
To run as administrator in Windows 11 means launching an application with elevated privileges. To prevent unauthorized changes to the operating system, Windows 11 apps and games start, by default, with standard permissions, but there are certain programs, like security software, that require admin rights...
ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3090

ASUS TUF Gaming GeForce RTX 3090 review: Ultra graphics quality

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 17.12.2021
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...
EU Digital COVID Certificate

How to save your EU Digital COVID Certificate on Android devices

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 16.12.2021
The EU Digital COVID Certificate is your digital proof that either you’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recently recovered from COVID-19. All EU states provide you with such a certificate as a PDF file, which you can print and carry...
Android Home Screen

3 ways to change the wallpaper on your Android smartphone

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 15.12.2021
While you might not realize it, you see the wallpaper on your Android smartphone more often than any other image. So it makes sense to be picky about it and change it when you get bored with the old one, when you see something more...
Intel Core i7-12700K

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

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 14.12.2021
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...
Personalize Windows 11

How to change the background on Windows 11: 6 ways

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 13.12.2021
Are you wondering how to change the wallpaper on Windows 11? Microsoft’s default choice for the Windows 11 background is beautiful and elegant. However, changing the wallpaper in Windows 11 is what makes your computer or device truly unique. And you see the Windows 11...
Xiaomi Mi Watch

Xiaomi Mi Watch review: a sturdy fitness smartwatch

  • review
  • Tudor Dan
  • 13.12.2021
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...
NetSpot WiFi Analyzer

Use NetSpot WiFi Analyzer to identify the best channel for your Wi-Fi

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 09.12.2021
Few people set up their home or office router correctly. Most just opt for the default settings proposed by the quick setup wizard on their router, and that’s all. However, if you’re in a busy area with many wireless networks, interference can be a problem...
ASUS ROG Maximus Z690 Extreme

ASUS ROG Maximus Z690 Extreme review: A truly premium motherboard

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 08.12.2021
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 accessories,...
Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite

Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite review: Affordable, small smartwatch

  • review
  • Tudor Dan
  • 07.12.2021
Alongside its extensive smartphone offering, Xiaomi has a full range of wearables, from the Mi Band 6 to the Mi Watch. In this article, we are reviewing the middle ground between fitness tracking and smartwatch territory, the Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite. It’s definitely very affordable,...
Gigabyte Z690 AORUS Pro

Gigabyte Z690 AORUS Pro review: Powerful mid-ranger

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 06.12.2021
One of the first manufacturers that released Z690 motherboards to accompany Intel’s Alder Lake processors is Gigabyte. And one of the most interesting models they have in stores right now is the Gigabyte Z690 AORUS Pro, a mid-range option with a lot of features and...
Volume Mixer

9 ways to turn the Windows volume up or down

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 03.12.2021
Are you wondering how to increase the volume on your laptop, desktop computer, or tablet in Windows 10 or Windows 11? Or perhaps you want to know how to turn the volume up on a computer with your keyboard, so you’re looking for the sound...
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6

Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6 review: Great value fitness tracker

  • review
  • Tudor Dan
  • 02.12.2021
Xiaomi is slowly but steadily becoming an alternative to Samsung and Apple in the premium smart devices market, while also providing solid options for low-priced smartphones and wearables. In this review, we are testing its new budget-oriented fitness tracker, the Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6....
Xbox Game Bar

3 ways to enable Game Mode in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 02.12.2021
If you are using Windows 10 or Windows 11 and you are a gamer, you've probably heard about the Game Mode. In theory, this feature helps make gaming smoother, regardless of how fast your PC is. Although Windows automatically enables the Game Mode when you...
Fury Beast DDR5-4800

Kingston Fury Beast DDR5-4800 review: Fast and furious!

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 01.12.2021
With the launch of Intel’s 12th generation of Core processors, the time for DDR5 memory kits has started too. One of the first makers of DDR5 RAM is Kingston and, during the last couple of days, we had the chance to test their Kingston FURY...
Intel Core i7-12700K

Intel Core 12th Gen i7-12700K review: Back in the game!

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 30.11.2021
Intel is finally coming to the market with its new Alder Lake processors, promising better performance and competitive prices, able to match and fight AMD’s rise from the last couple of years. One of the best CPUs they released is the Intel Core i7-12700K. With...
Android Home Screen

How to add Home screen shortcuts on Samsung Galaxy devices

  • tutorial
  • Tudor Dan
  • 30.11.2021
The Android Home screen shortcuts are the fastest way to access your favorite apps and contacts. In this tutorial, we explain how to put apps on Home screen for your Android device, how to add or remove shortcuts, pin documents, files, and even websites to...