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AMD has released its new desktop processors from the 3000 series. Their lineup also includes the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X, which is an incredibly powerful processor (CPU), with 12 cores and 24 processing threads. If you also take into consideration that the base clock speed is 3.8GHz and its turbo speed is 4.6GHz, you immediately realize that we are dealing with a beast. Did AMD manage to take the world of top-tier desktop processors by storm? Read on and find out what the new AMD Ryzen 9 3900X can do:
In Windows 10, the Microsoft Store handles updating apps and games automatically, as long as they are downloaded from it, and not from other distribution channels like Steam, websites or other third-party apps. However, this does not mean that your apps are updated fast. There is a delay between the release of the updates and when they are available on your Windows 10 PC or device. However, Windows 10 does give you the option to force a manual check for updates, so that you can install them as quickly as you need.
The lineup of ADATA's gaming hardware bears the name of XPG, as in Extreme Performance Gear. One of the newest components of this lineup is a kit of DDR4 memory modules, with RGB lighting, called SPECTRIX D60G. We received these memory modules for testing, and after a couple of weeks of using them, and playing several games, we would like to share our opinion. If you are looking for a good deal on DDR4 RAM with RGB lighting, read this review and find out if ADATA's XPG SPECTRIX D60G are the ones you should buy:
On top of constantly keeping you informed on what is happening on your device, Windows 10's Action Center includes, at the bottom of its panel, a set of buttons aptly named Quick actions. They offer you a fast and easy way to access apps and settings, without having to memorize complicated keyboard shortcuts. Here is everything you need to know about Quick actions and what they can do to make your everyday life using Windows 10 a little better:
Although Task Manager's Processes tab offers detailed information about how programs use system resources, it is the Details tab that allows you to find out everything you need to know about running processes (and more). Task Manager's Details tab provides generous data about each process running on your Windows 10 computer or device, and it can come in handy during advanced troubleshooting. In this tutorial, we go over the massive amount of information that it offers and what it can do:
We all want to use our mobile devices without worrying about the battery life. But, because this is impossible, we need to use the power conservation technologies provided by our operating systems. If you are using a laptop or tablet with Windows 10, and you don't want to run out of battery unexpectedly, you should read this article and see how to work with the battery saver:
Starting with May 2019 update, Windows 10 has some exciting options that allow you to change the mouse pointer size and color, to anything you wish. Now you are no longer stuck with using a dull white or black mouse pointer. You can make it pink, red, blue, green, or any other color you choose. You can also make the mouse pointer as large as you want. Here is how to change the mouse pointer size, and color, in Windows 10:
You might be asking yourself: Is there a dark theme for Skype? Yes there is, and there's also a light theme, just like in Windows 10 May 2019 Update. Both themes are available in Skype for Windows 10, Android, and iOS. In this guide, we share how to change your Skype theme to dark or light, depending on what you want, on all platforms:
File History is a useful app that is built into Windows 10 and Windows 8. It can be used to automatically back up personal files and folders, like your documents, pictures, and videos, without any user intervention, except for turning it on, and configuring how it works. If you use Windows 10, you can interact with File History both from the Settings app and the Control Panel. In each of these places, you get access to different settings and options for File History.
When Windows 10 was first launched, it displayed the email address of your Microsoft account each time you accessed the sign in screen. This was annoying for laptop users who traveled a lot because, when using their Windows 10 laptops in public areas, like airports, cafes or events, others could easily see their email address. Fortunately, Microsoft listened to feedback, and newer versions of Windows 10 allow users to choose whether they want to hide or show their email address on the sign in screen. Here is how: