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Reviewing the Huawei P10: Charming imperfection!

Reviewing the Huawei P10: Charming imperfection!

P10 is Huawei's attempt at breaking Samsung's domination in the world of Android flagships. It is an attractive smartphone, with many qualities and also a couple of defects. In some markets other than the USA, it is one of the best selling flagships. To learn why and what Huawei P10 has to offer, read this detailed review: What is the Huawei P10 good at?
ASUS Zenfone Live review: Good value at a very low price

ASUS Zenfone Live review: Good value at a very low price

ASUS Zenfone Live is a popular smartphone in markets which are very price-sensitive. Many people can't afford an expensive device, and they look for low-end devices that deliver good value. We received this smartphone for testing and, after using it for about two weeks, here's our opinion about ASUS Zenfone Live: Before we start, a small clarification about ASUS Zenfone Live and Zenfone Go
Create a USB memory stick with system recovery tools in Windows 7

Create a USB memory stick with system recovery tools in Windows 7

By default, Windows 7 gives you the option to create a system repair disc on a CD or a DVD, and all it takes is a few clicks. However, Windows 7 does not give you an option to create a bootable flash memory stick with system recovery tools on it. There is no built-in tool for creating a flash drive with such tools, and there
Security for everyone - Reviewing TunnelBear 3 VPN for Windows

Security for everyone - Reviewing TunnelBear 3 VPN for Windows

It is probably no surprise to anyone that our personal information and privacy is never completely and absolutely safe when we use digital devices connected to the internet. No system can ever be made completely impenetrable, but nowadays we have a lot of tools that help us protect our data in many ways. One such tool is a VPN service that encrypts your internet connection,
Review Huawei P10 lite - A mid-range smartphone of very good quality

Review Huawei P10 lite - A mid-range smartphone of very good quality

Huawei is one of the biggest names in the smartphones industry. That must mean that the smartphones the company produces are good, not just marketed very well. We recently got our hands on their latest mid-range smartphone, namely the Huawei P10 lite, and we were curious to see if it is an excellent choice for people who want a well-balanced smartphone at an affordable price.
5 best alternatives to Windows Live Mail (free and paid)

5 best alternatives to Windows Live Mail (free and paid)

Microsoft decided to terminate Windows Live Mail and using it is not recommended although you can still do it. Windows Live Mail has not received any updates since 2012 and, what is even worse, if you have an Outlook.com or Hotmail.com email account, you cannot use it without manual tweaks, as Microsoft has changed the communication protocols. However, there are other alternatives on the web,
Google Chrome 64-bit: Is it better than the 32-bit version?

Google Chrome 64-bit: Is it better than the 32-bit version?

What's your favorite web browser? Are you, by any chance, using Google Chrome? Do you use Chrome 64-bit or Chrome 32-bit? If you are still using the 32-bit version but your Windows is 64-bit, you should consider switching to the 64-bit Google Chrome as well. Do you wonder which is best, or the fastest, or the one with the lesser system requirements? We asked ourselves
Ten reasons why the Task Manager rocks in Windows 10 (and in Windows 8.1)

Ten reasons why the Task Manager rocks in Windows 10 (and in Windows 8.1)

The Task Manager has always been one of the most useful tools in Windows, but it has also been one of the most boring ones. Fortunately, that was a thing of the past, as the new Task Manager from Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 went through a major overhaul. Now it looks better, it received new features and it is more useful than ever before.
What were Windows Essentials and how can you install them today?

What were Windows Essentials and how can you install them today?

Windows Essentials, also known as Windows Live Essentials, used to be a suite of useful Windows programs that were developed by Microsoft. The suite was free and included apps for e-mail management, instant messaging, photo management and sharing, blogging, and parental controls. Although Windows Essentials have evolved a lot over the years, in the end, they suffered the same unfortunate fate as dinosaurs: they've gone
Reviewing the HyperX Cloud Revolver S - Exquisite gaming headset with cinematic sound

Reviewing the HyperX Cloud Revolver S - Exquisite gaming headset with cinematic sound

HyperX has managed to become one of the most prominent names on the market for gaming peripherals. One of the main reasons they've achieved that is the fact that they offer many high-quality accessories at a reasonable price. However, this doesn't mean that they don't also offer premium devices. For example, the most expensive gaming headset that they manufacture is called HyperX Cloud Revolver S,
What is exFAT and why is it useful?

What is exFAT and why is it useful?

Did you hear about exFAT? It is the new kid in town when it comes to file systems that are used on flash drives and mobile devices. If you are both a Windows and a Mac OS user, you are probably familiar with exFAT, but if you are not, chances are you have never used this file system. Either way, if you want to know
Microsoft ships the new Surface Pro. 11 things you need to know!

Microsoft ships the new Surface Pro. 11 things you need to know!

As of June 15th, 2017, Microsoft ships the new Surface Pro, which everyone thought would be named Surface Pro 5. Microsoft has decided to quit numbering this device, and it offers a new version, without any number attached to its name, but with many improvements. If you want to see what is new about the Surface Pro and whether it fits your needs, read this
Kingston DataTraveler microDuo 3C - Dual memory stick with USB Type C and USB 3.0 connectivity

Kingston DataTraveler microDuo 3C - Dual memory stick with USB Type C and USB 3.0 connectivity

USB Type-C is getting a lot of traction, and it is used on many smartphones, tablets, and ultrabooks. Even gaming laptops now include a USB Type-C port. This new port is tiny, fast and it can also be used for charging your devices. However, it poses one challenge: you can't use traditional USB flash drives on computers and devices that have USB Type-C. To respond
Reviewing ASUS ROG GR8 II - The mini gaming PC that will conquer your home

Reviewing ASUS ROG GR8 II - The mini gaming PC that will conquer your home

ASUS ROG GR8 II is a very exciting mini gaming PC that promises to offer a lot of power in a small central unit that rivals your gaming console. This mini PC looks great, comes in several hardware configurations, is VR Ready and fits anywhere in your home, including in your living room. And since it is designed for gamers, it features some interesting lighting
Simple questions: What is a SoC (System on a Chip)?

Simple questions: What is a SoC (System on a Chip)?

We bet that most people who have a good knowledge of technology have heard the term SoC or System on a Chip. It wasn't much of a thing 20 years ago, or at least it was not something as widely used as it is today, but in the present day, the System on a Chip represents an approach to making electronic devices smaller, more powerful
Which is the best startup manager for Windows?

Which is the best startup manager for Windows?

Some of our readers asked us to recommend the best programs for managing the Windows startup. We listened to their request, and we did some thorough testing on the subject. Now we are ready to share our recommendations for the best startup managers we have found on the internet. If you have asked yourself: "Which startup manager should I use?", don't hesitate to read this