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Simple questions: What is the MAC address, and how is it used?

MAC addresses are a vital part of networking. Much like IP addresses, MAC addresses can be a confusing concept for someone without a technical background. Nevertheless, in this article, we give you enough information about MAC addresses for you to understand what they are, why...

Reviewing ASUS RT-AC67U: The most affordable AiMesh WiFi system!

ASUS RT-AC67U is a mesh WiFi system composed of two wireless routers. Their firmware was optimized so that they work as a mesh WiFi system while offering all the tools, configuration options, and benefits of a typical wireless router. All this at a price that is more competitive than...

Clear recent files in Windows 10, and stop showing frequent folders

Windows 10 shows you the frequently accessed folders and recent files in the Quick access view when you open File Explorer. While this feature can be useful if you need quick access to your frequent resources, it might also be an annoyance if you are using a shared...

Reviewing Synology DiskStation DS418: Modular and well built!

Synology is quite the brand name when it comes to NAS (Network Attached Storage) solutions. Recently, we received their DiskStation DS418 4-bay NAS for testing. It is a well-built device, with excellent modular software. By default, when you turn it on the first time, it includes...

Sony WH-1000XM3 review: Probably the best Bluetooth headphones!

Sony WH-1000XM2 were excellent headphones, but they had a few flaws. Now Sony has launched the next generation: Sony WH-1000XM3. The new model promises to be better than its predecessor. It offers high-end noise canceling features and premium audio quality, while also being lighter,...

How do I connect my Huawei smartphone to my computer with Windows?

If you own an Android smartphone or tablet made by Huawei and you want a way to connect it to your Windows PC, you should use HiSuite. You can use it to do things such as browse and import files from your smartphone, as well as send messages, take screenshots, or backup your...

15 differences between iPhones and Android smartphones

People have been continuously arguing about which is better: the iPhone or the Android smartphone? The debate never ends, and most people choose to be fans of iOS or Android, no matter what. A year ago I started using an iPhone SE as my primary smartphone, and during this time I...

2 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...

How to make desktop icons smaller (or bigger) in Windows - 4 methods

If you are a Windows user, it is almost impossible not to use desktop icons. They are one of the easiest ways to open apps and files, without having to dig into the file system. However, that is true only if you can see your desktop icons clearly so that you can click on them. By...

Cybersecurity through education: Kaspersky Interactive Protection Simulation

Kaspersky Lab has developed a strategy that emphasizes education in cybersecurity. Alongside the investment in technology, education is just as crucial for the cybersecurity of a home as it is for a business. What is the point of mounting the most sophisticated lock on the door...

How to use Diagnostic Data Viewer to learn what is not working in Windows 10

Windows 10 has made the headlines with the fact that it sends all kinds of data to Microsoft. To alleviate suspicions of wrongdoing, and increase transparency, Microsoft released the Diagnostic Data Viewer app which anyone can use to see what data Windows 10 sends to its...

How to resize tiles in Windows 10, on the Start Menu

  In Windows 10, the Start Menu lets you use it to arrange apps and shortcuts just like you want, so that you can quickly access the apps you use more often. In this article, we show you how to resize the tiles from your Start Menu, and we also explain what...

How do I connect my iPhone to my computer with Windows 10?

There are many reasons why you might want to connect your iPhone to your Windows 10 PC. Maybe you want to move some music from one device to the other, add some videos on your iPhone to watch while commuting or even create a manual backup of everything important on your iPhone....

ASUS TUF Gaming H5 headset review: Durable 7.1 surround sound for gamers

ASUS gaming peripherals are recognized as being some of the best on the market. This week, we received for testing one of their latest headsets from their TUF series, called ASUS TUF Gaming H5. It is a 7.1 surround sound headset that the company says it built to be durable,...

What is a folder? Why do I need folders?

The folder term that is present in all modern operating systems was used for the first time more than 60 years ago in a computing device. Initially, folders were called directories. But, once graphical user interfaces became the norm, the term was replaced with folders. In the modern...