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ASUS Dual GeForce RTX 4060 OC Edition

ASUS Dual GeForce RTX 4060 OC Edition review: Mid-range gaming!

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 29.08.2023
The ASUS Dual GeForce RTX 4060 OC Edition is a graphics card based on Nvidia’s latest entry in the RTX 4000 series. It’s also the most affordable option in this GPU family, competing with AMD’s Radeon RX 7600 and designed mainly for gaming in 1080p...
Windows 11 Display settings

What do 720p, 1080p, 1440p, 2K, 4K, and other resolutions mean?

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 28.08.2023
In the old days of technology, screen resolution was not much of an issue. Windows came with a few preset options, and to get higher resolution, more colors, or both, you would install a driver for your graphics card. As time passed, you could also...
Paint in Windows 11

How to use Paint in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 25.08.2023
One of the oldest and most popular graphic editors, Paint has been available in Windows from the beginning. Although for a long time, it remained pretty much the same, over the years, Paint has undergone several changes. Probably the most significant ones in the last...
ASUS TUF Gaming AX3000 V2

ASUS TUF Gaming AX3000 V2 review: A good mid-range router

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 23.08.2023
Fast internet connections are slowly gaining ground everywhere in the world. As our homes and businesses are increasingly crowded with more devices that require Wi-Fi connectivity, getting yourself a good router is a must. If you want a solid mid-range Wi-Fi 6 router, which features...
Windows 11 Display settings

How to check the screen resolution in Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 23.08.2023
Whether you have a PC, a laptop, or any other device that runs on Windows, it probably has a screen attached to it. It can be a monitor, a laptop or tablet display, or even a TV screen. Have you wondered what your screen’s resolution...
TP-Link Tapo RV30 Plus

TP-Link Tapo RV30 Plus review: A smart choice for large-sized homes

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 22.08.2023
If you’re looking for a smart and relatively affordable robot vacuum, you may want to consider the TP-Link Tapo RV30 Plus. It promises to keep your home clean and dust-free, regardless of the floor types in your rooms. The Tapo RV30 Plus is part of...
Windows 11 Display settings

How to change the refresh rate in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 21.08.2023
A display’s refresh rate is the number of times per second the image refreshes on the screen. Windows 11 allows you to change the refresh rate manually or enable Dynamic Refresh Rate (DRR) if your hardware supports it. But where do you find the Windows...
Windows 11 Display settings

How to change the screen resolution in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 17.08.2023
If you want to adjust the size and clarity of the items on your screen, you can change the screen resolution in Windows 11. The screen resolution is the number of pixels your monitor can display horizontally and vertically. A higher resolution means more pixels...
Backup and Restore (Windows 7)

How to use Backup and Restore in Windows 11 and Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 16.08.2023
Windows’ Backup and Restore is a feature that allows you to create backups of your personal files, such as documents, photos, music, and videos. Moreover, you can also use it to back up a system image of your computer, which includes the operating system, programs,...
Display settings

How to change the screen resolution in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 15.08.2023
Windows 10 does a good job of automatically selecting the screen resolution and the text size for your display. However, you may want to make some manual adjustments to balance clarity, speed, and how many pixels you can cram on the screen. That’s especially true...
Windows logo

How to check the Windows installation date

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 10.08.2023
Do you need to know when you installed Windows on your computer? You may require this information for work or you may want it just to brag about how stable your operating system is after all these years of abuse. Or perhaps you just don’t...
Magnifier

How to use Magnifier to zoom in on a Windows PC

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 08.08.2023
If you’re having trouble seeing small text or details on your computer screen, you might want to use the Magnifier tool to zoom in on certain areas. The Magnifier is a built-in accessibility feature in Windows that allows you to enlarge part or all of...
Windows 11 File Explorer

How to count files in a folder with PowerShell, CMD, or File Explorer

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 07.08.2023
Sometimes, you need to know exactly how many files or folders are stored inside a certain folder. Whether for work or your own statistics, if you have a Windows device, there are quite a few ways to find this information. So, if you’ve ever wondered...
Safe To Remove Hardware

How to eject an external drive or USB stick from Windows

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 04.08.2023
Did you plug an external hard drive into your Windows 11 or Windows 10 computer and want to remove it safely so that the data on it doesn’t get corrupted? Do you work with USB flash drives and need to eject them safely? In that...
Windows 10 taskbar

How to customize the taskbar in Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 03.08.2023
The taskbar has been with us for a long time and is present in Windows 10 too. It’s one of the most useful parts of the Windows desktop, allowing you to access various applications, settings, and notifications on your computer. As such, it deserves to...
File Explorer

Make File Explorer open to OneDrive, Dropbox, or another folder

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 02.08.2023
If you’re using a Windows 11 or Windows 10 computer, you may want to know how to open OneDrive in File Explorer as soon as you start the latter app. Furthermore, maybe you’re using another cloud storage solution, such as Dropbox or iCloud, and you...
Lenovo Legion Pro 7

Lenovo Legion Pro 7 review: A powerful and portable gaming beast

  • review
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 01.08.2023
If you’re looking for a powerful gaming laptop that can handle any game or demanding task, you might want to check out the Lenovo Legion Pro 7. It’s the latest flagship model from Lenovo’s gaming laptops series, offering impressive performance, design, and features. In this...
Proxy settings in Windows 11

How to set the proxy settings in Windows 11

  • tutorial
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 31.07.2023
Depending on your network, you may need to use a proxy server to browse the web. When you go online, your traffic goes through the proxy server. This allows you to protect your privacy by covering some of your tracks when surfing the web. That’s...