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What is the Hosts file in Windows? How to edit etc/hosts?

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 21.03.2019
The Hosts file, a.k.a etc/hosts has been around since 1984. Every operating system has one, including Windows. You may have encountered the term etc/hosts without knowing what it means, and why it is used. If you are a web developer, you surely know what this...
Screenshot on a Mac

How to record the screen of your Mac with the Screenshot app

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 21.03.2019
MacOS Mojave includes a new app called Screenshot, designed to unify the screenshot and screen recording features. The Screenshot app has an intuitive overlay interface and makes it easier than ever to make video recordings of your screen, whether you are creating tutorials or sharing...
Google Discover

How to personalize the Google Discover feed on your Android smartphone

  • tutorial
  • Daniel Parchisanu
  • 20.03.2019
Google Discover is the way Google helps you find news and other content on the internet, directly from your smartphone or tablet. By default, it displays data based on your search history, but it can also be personalized to better match your interests. If you...
Mac devices

How to enable the Dark Mode Theme on your Mac

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 19.03.2019
With macOS Mojave, Apple introduced what seems to be its most popular new feature: the Dark Mode theme. While personal preference definitely comes into play when choosing Dark Mode for your Mac, there are other benefits, like its higher contrast and dark colors, that are...
ASUS VT229H

Review ASUS VT229H: A monitor with touch and a frameless design

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 18.03.2019
In this article, we are testing and reviewing a touch monitor called ASUS VT229H. The manufacturer says that it is a 21.5-inch monitor with a frameless design, 10-point multi-touch, a beautiful IPS panel, and wide viewing angles. We were curious whether it was a good...
Sound

Make Windows 10 start with the sound from Windows 7 or older versions

  • tutorial
  • Daniel Parchisanu
  • 15.03.2019
When you start Windows 10, it makes no startup sound. If you miss hearing the startup sound made by Windows 7, Windows XP or other older versions of Windows, you can configure Windows 10 so that it uses the startup sound you want. Let's enjoy...
TP-Link Deco M9 Plus

Review TP-Link Deco M9 Plus: mesh WiFi that plays nice with your smart home!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 15.03.2019
TP-Link makes interesting mesh WiFi systems that provide a balance between price, performance, and features. This time we are testing their most expensive mesh WiFi system to date: TP-Link Deco M9 Plus. It has modern hardware, and it features integration with smart home devices like...
Sony CP-AD2M4

Sony CP-AD2M4 charger review: charge multiple devices safely

  • review
  • Daniel Parchisanu
  • 13.03.2019
Charging your mobile devices has become a difficult task at home, at the office and even more so on the road. The Sony CP-AD2M4 charger gives you the ability to charge multiple devices safely. Finding an electrical outlet for every charger that comes with every...
Google Chrome

Google Chrome for Mac: How to get it!

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 12.03.2019
Installing new software on your Mac can be a confusing process when it comes to programs unavailable in the App Store, like Google Chrome. While the pre-installed Safari is perfectly adequate, some users prefer using Chrome as their web browser. Not only does Chrome have...
Gaming keyboard

Comparing gaming keyboards: What do you get for $39.99 vs. $199.99?

  • misc
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 11.03.2019
There are many gaming keyboards available, from lots of brands. On one side, you have lesser known brands that come with affordable options, like Trust and Redragon, and then you have brands that are famous for their premium gaming accessories, like ASUS, Corsair, Logitech, Razer,...
ASUS Mini PC PB60G

Review ASUS Mini PC PB60G: A small, powerful, and stackable PC

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 08.03.2019
We recently received in testing one of ASUS' latest mini-PCs, called PB60G. Even if it is a small form factor PC, that does not stop it from being powerful. It comes with 8th generation Intel processors, up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM, 4K Ultra HD...
Mechanical keyboard

The ultimate guide to gaming keyboards: what makes a keyboard great?

  • misc
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 07.03.2019
Gaming keyboards are highly popular and for good reason. We use them at Digital Citizen both for work and play because they bundle everything that makes a keyboard great. However, gaming keyboards vary in terms of price and quality, and some of them are inferior...
Ninite

How to install apps and update them, with Ninite, adware-free

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 06.03.2019
For how long did you wish for a way to automatically download, install and update apps on your Windows PC? How happy would you be if we told you that there is a method for doing that, that also ensures that no adware and other...