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How to create your own characters with the Private Character Editor from Windows

How to create your own characters with the Private Character Editor from Windows

You probably know that you can use special symbols and characters from fonts installed on your Windows computer or device. Character Map is the best tool for finding and selecting those. But what about making your own special characters in Windows instead of using symbols created by others? Yes, you can do that. In this guide, we will show you how to create and save
Reviewing ASUS RT-AC86U: High-end performance and great hardware!

Reviewing ASUS RT-AC86U: High-end performance and great hardware!

ASUS RT-AC86U AC2900 is the latest wireless router launched by ASUS worldwide. It is a beautiful router, with modern hardware, support for all the latest wireless technologies, and top-notch performance. If you would like to see what you get from this premium router, read this detailed review and comparison with other routers in its niche: What is the ASUS RT-AC86U AC2900 router good at?
Review TP-Link Neffos X1 Lite: One of the best low budget smartphones!

Review TP-Link Neffos X1 Lite: One of the best low budget smartphones!

TP-Link is best known for its wireless routers and networking devices. Not many people know that the company has decided to produce smartphones too. In recent months, we have reviewed their Neffos X1 smartphone and, at the time, we were pleased with what it had to offer. Recently, the company sent us for testing their smaller Neffos X1 Lite smartphone with Android 7 Nougat. We
Reviewing the HyperX Cloud Alpha: One of the best gaming headsets!

Reviewing the HyperX Cloud Alpha: One of the best gaming headsets!

HyperX, Kingston's gaming division, creates some of the best gaming devices on the market. They managed to impress us and gamers all around the world with their great headsets, keyboards, and mice. They did that because the devices they sell are of great quality and at competitive prices. Today we are going to review their latest headset: the HyperX Cloud Alpha. It is a gaming
Reviewing the TP-Link Archer C1200: The new king of affordable routers?

Reviewing the TP-Link Archer C1200: The new king of affordable routers?

The market of affordable wireless routers has seen many devices launched recently. While they are not the fastest nor the most complex, they tend to offer all the basics people need, at unbeatable prices. One of the newest routers in this niche is TP-Link Archer C1200. This WiFi router comes at a low price that anyone can afford and offers modern hardware and support for
ASUS ZenFone 3 Max 5.5 review: ZenFone 3 Max upgraded in all ways that matter!

ASUS ZenFone 3 Max 5.5 review: ZenFone 3 Max upgraded in all ways that matter!

Among the most popular smartphone models sold by ASUS are their ZenFone Max devices. They come with generous batteries that are created to offer plenty of autonomy. A few months ago, we tested the ASUS ZenFone 3 Max, and we were not happy with what it had to offer. We thought it provided less value than the first ASUS ZenFone Max. Many users had similar
DuckDuckGo, the private search engine, has doubled its traffic. Do you use it?

DuckDuckGo, the private search engine, has doubled its traffic. Do you use it?

The neutrality of the internet is under fire, and an increasing number of countries and governments are planning to regulate it, and implement or extend practices like data retention about their citizen's online activities, prioritized traffic lanes based on local regulations, and so on. Because of that, users are trying to find ways to protect their privacy while online, and they are more interested in
ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AC5300 review: Meet the fastest router of 2017!

ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AC5300 review: Meet the fastest router of 2017!

ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AC5300 is the world's first wireless router that is marketed to gamers. Not only does it use the Republic of Gamers brand, but it is also a beast, both design-wise and concerning hardware. We haven't used a router with a quad-core processor running at 1.8 GHz and 1GB of RAM before. Do its impressive features and hardware translate into a great user
Reviewing the Xiaomi Redmi 4A: The ultra budget choice of the year?

Reviewing the Xiaomi Redmi 4A: The ultra budget choice of the year?

Even though it was founded only recently, in 2010, Xiaomi has quickly become one of the largest smartphone manufacturers in the world. The company does great in budget markets like China, India or Eastern Europe. We recently received for testing their newest low budget smartphone: Xiaomi Redmi 4A. This smartphone runs on Android 6 and promises a good user experience at around 110 USD. It
Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is launched this fall. Four features that make it stand out!

Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is launched this fall. Four features that make it stand out!

Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 Pro for Workstations will be delivered as part of Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, available this fall. This version is aimed at power users and businesses that need the ultimate performance for demanding tasks like video-editing, processing big data and more. Here's what's new about Windows 10 Pro for Workstations and the main features that make it stand out
You can't enable the Guest account in Windows 10. Here's why and how others are lying

You can't enable the Guest account in Windows 10. Here's why and how others are lying

For reasons known only to Microsoft, they decided to remove the Guest account from Windows 10. As of July 2015, starting with build 10159, this feature is gone from Windows 10, without much of an explanation from Microsoft. Even though this feature is removed from Windows 10, you will find several websites promising multiple ways of enabling the Guest account in Windows 10. The trouble
How to unlink your Skype ID from your Microsoft account

How to unlink your Skype ID from your Microsoft account

A few years ago, we published a guide about unlinking your Skype ID from your Microsoft account. It was very popular with our readers, and it provided them with real help. However, as of early 2017, it stopped working because Microsoft has silently changed things, without an official blog post of any kind. Today, unlinking your Skype ID from your Microsoft account seems like Mission
Lenovo Legion Y520 laptop review: Great choice for gamers and power users

Lenovo Legion Y520 laptop review: Great choice for gamers and power users

We needed a new laptop for working while traveling, running virtual machines, testing many apps and Windows features. We are also gamers at heart, and we needed something with a bit of punch regarding video processing power. Not only that, but we also wanted a comfortable keyboard because we write a lot and a cooling system that's quieter than on most gaming laptops. After carefully
Before installing Windows 10 S, consider these important issues

Before installing Windows 10 S, consider these important issues

Windows 10 S is now available for download and installation for anyone interested, and on any device. However, there are many limitations and issues to consider and, in this article, we go into detail about them. Here's what you have to take into consideration if you want to use or test Windows 10 S: Install Windows 10 S from Microsoft: Download link! Initially, Windows
4 apps that help you diagnose the health of your Android device

4 apps that help you diagnose the health of your Android device

If you own an Android smartphone or tablet that has started to misbehave, you might want to know what is wrong with it. Only after you check to see that it is not something you can resolve yourself, you send it to the repair shop or make use of its warranty. To test the health status of an Android device, you need to have at