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How to start the Event Viewer in Windows (all versions)

Windows stores logs of everything that is going on, from starting up to shutting down. It stores details about the app errors that take place, the warnings that are given by different system services, information about the state of drivers and services. You can see all this...

ASUS Blue Cave review: Different looks, great performer!

ASUS Blue Cave is a wireless router that looks different from most routers on the market, and it includes an Intel processor, instead of Broadcom, Qualcomm, or MediaTek, as you usually find on many other routers. Its technical specifications are promising, and it is also integrated...

Security for everyone - Reviewing Sophos Home

Sophos is a company that focuses mostly on developing and selling business security products. However, they are also offering a home security product for free, which any home user can download and use. We were curious to see what Sophos Home is all about and whether it is...

How to use Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) to connect to a Windows PC

If you are running a Windows-based computer or similar device, you can connect to another one using Remote Desktop Connection. This application uses the RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) to allow you to use all the resources of the host machine through your PC's display. In...

Security for everyone - Review Avira Free Security Suite

Avira is a German IT security company that is well known for its free antivirus software. It is so popular that, back in 2012, they had over 100 million customers and were ranked to be the sixth largest antivirus vendor in the world. That was quite an achievement, and the company...

Security for everyone - Review Bullguard Premium Protection

BullGuard is a Danish IT security company established in 2002 with the purpose of developing antivirus products that are easy to use by anyone, but also include all the advanced tools an experienced user desires. Their top security product is called BullGuard Premium...

7 things you can do with the Device Manager from Windows

With just a few clicks or taps, Device Manager lets you see and manage all the hardware installed on your Windows PC or device, view the devices for which you did not install appropriate drivers and also see and manage "hidden" devices. If you want to know everything you...

Reviewing ASUS 4G-AC68U: Exciting specs make for a great experience?

ASUS has started selling a new wireless router that can combine mobile internet connections with traditional broadband internet, with the help of a SIM card from your mobile operator. The router is named ASUS 4G-AC68U, and it has some impressive features, that make it very...

Double your WiFi speed on Windows laptops and tablets with Intel network cards

WiFi is everywhere. We use it daily, but it does not always work well. Sometimes we are in places with a weak signal, and we get frustrated by low speeds and instability. If that is the case for you, and you have a Windows laptop, tablet or hybrid device with an Intel processor, then...

Security for everyone - Review VIPRE Advanced Security

VIPRE develops security products which promise to deliver above-average malware protection, which are easy to manage and do not slow down your computer. The latest version of the company's only security solution for home users is called VIPRE Advanced Security and, besides...

Review Fitbit Alta: A stylish fitness companion!

Fitbit has a wide range of devices for monitoring health and fitness activity. With a price tag at the time of our review of just under $100, the Fitbit Alta is a reasonably-priced entry-level fitness wristband. Its main selling points are the pleasant design, the...

Analysis: Quick desktop app installations ruin computer performance!

A while back, we published an article about risks to watch for when downloading and installing free software. While we had an idea of how damaging it can be to perform quick (or typical) application installations, without carefully reading what you are about to install, what we...

Review Kingston DataTraveler Elite G2: the durable USB 3.1 flash drive!

USB flash drives tend to be somewhat dull devices. People use them for quick data transfers, and they want them as cheap as possible. Therefore, the quality of most devices of this type is rather low, and their durability is not something to brag about. Kingston is one of the few...

Simple questions: What is the Guest account and how do you turn it on?

When someone is visiting for a while and needs access to your Windows computer or tablet, you should not give away your user account details. The best thing you can do is enable the Guest account in Windows and have your visitor use it. This keeps your private files and system...

How to show the favorites bar and the favorites center in Internet Explorer

When you use a web browser on a frequent basis, you want to have your favorite websites bookmarked and easily accessible. If you are using Internet Explorer, it is not obvious how to enable the favorites bar or the favorites center. Here's how to make this browser show...