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3 ways to find your public IP address

Every device that is connected to the internet in one way or another has an IP address. That’s the unique identifier used by your device to be recognized by other devices on the internet or in your local network. If you’re using a device like a smartphone or a tablet connected...

8 ways to open the Run command window in Windows

The Run command window allows you to start programs, open files and folders, and access internet resources in all Windows versions. Type a path, a quick command, or environment variable into Windows’ Run, and then click OK or press Enter, and you...

How to change your PC name in Windows (4 ways)

Many people don’t know this, but all computers have a unique name they received either from Microsoft (when installing Windows), their manufacturer, or their users. A computer’s name is useful mostly when inside a network to separate and identify itself from other computers and...

What is Wi-Fi calling? How do I enable VoWiFi?

Wi-Fi calling for phones, also dubbed VoWifi, is a technology that has been around for a long time. However, its adoption by mobile carriers is slow, and even today, Voice over Wi-Fi is not supported by all mobile operators and smartphones. Do you want to...

8 ways to open Disk Management (diskmgmt.msc) in Windows

Disk Management or diskmgmt.msc is one of the oldest tools in Windows. Although Microsoft hasn’t updated it for many many years, you can still find it in Windows 11 and Windows 10. It’s relatively easy to use and helpful when you need to manage the drives and...

How to add clocks to the taskbar in Windows 10 and Windows 11

If you need to keep in touch with people from different time zones, you can add two additional clocks to the Windows taskbar to quickly check the time in their part of the world. Having multiple clocks available also comes in handy if you are traveling, as it allows you to schedule...

How to turn off Facebook sounds on Android and iPhone

Wondering how to turn off Facebook sounds on Android or iOS? For some reason, the Facebook app is designed to play annoying sounds that alert you (and everyone else around) whenever you post or like something. However, if you find them too loud and are sick of hearing them all the...

ASUS Dual GeForce RTX 3070 OC Edition review: Mid-range gaming!

Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3070 is one of the most popular GPUs in 2022, with many manufacturers implementing it in their customized graphics cards. One of the best cards on the market is the ASUS Dual GeForce RTX 3070 OC Edition. Featuring an excellent cooling system, a beautiful...

What is your device name or computer name in Windows?

When you install Windows and set up a computer for the first time, the operating system asks you to assign it a name that should be no longer than 15 characters. Since we all have names, our pets have names, and some enthusiasts even name their cars, why not name our computers too?...

Windows 11 and Windows 10 bloatware list (2022 update)

Since their first versions, both Windows 11 and Windows 10 had bundled apps that Microsoft wanted us to use, even if we had other ideas. That still holds true today, in 2022. Some of the apps included by default in these operating systems are bloatware: software that we don’t want...

6 ways to find your IP address in Windows

The IP address or Internet Protocol address is a numerical label used in networks to identify and locate network devices, from computers and smartphones to printers, TVs, and other devices. The IP address can be a useful piece of information, especially when you want to set up your...

AMD Radeon RX 6800 review: Excellent for gaming in 1440p and above!

For me, one of AMD’s most compelling graphics cards these days is the Radeon RX 6800. And, as luck would have it, I got to test it this week. The RX 6800 targets the higher-end section of the gaming market, promising excellent performance in 1440p and even 4K resolutions. Built on...

What is Open With and how to use it in Windows

Do you want to open a .pdf file with Google Chrome instead of the default app set by Windows? Use Open With. Do you want to see the contents of a file before you run it? Use Open With. You may have noticed the Open with option in most...

What is Miracast, and how do you use it?

At first, there was the HDMI! Well, not really, but HDMI has been the main way of transmitting video and sound from a device to an external TV or monitor for more than a decade now. However, starting a few years back, a new contender appeared, and its name is Miracast - a technology...

Which browsers are best for your laptop’s battery life in Windows 11?

If you are a mobile user with a Windows 11 laptop, tablet, or 2-in-1 device, you may want to know which web browser to use to get the maximum battery time possible. To learn which web browser uses the least battery power, I’ve compared all the major browsers (Google Chrome,...

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (2022) review: Powerful, mobile, and beautiful

The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (2022) is one of the most interesting gaming laptops I’ve tested in a while. Not only does it offer premium high-end hardware, but it also sweetens the pot with a unique customizable AniMe Matrix on its screen lid and by being a very mobile gaming laptop...

What is a Mesh Wi-Fi or a Whole-Home Wi-Fi system?

Mesh Wi-Fi or whole-home Wi-Fi systems are increasingly popular, with many devices on the market from various manufacturers like Netgear, TP-Link, ASUS, D-Link, Linksys, Google, and others. However, while many vendors sell mesh Wi-Fi products as the ultimate solution for excellent...

How to wirelessly mirror the screen of your Android on a TV

Miracast is a great piece of technology, one that, at times, can make your life a lot easier. Whether it’s because you need to make a presentation and the fastest way is to project your device’s screen to a Miracast-enabled projector, or because you want to watch a movie from...