How to Add a Local DNS Lookup to Hosts File

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When you type a website URL into the address bar of your browser, a request is sent to a type of internet server known as a domain name server. This […]

Oculus Quest Review – A VR Headset Worth Buying

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Virtual Reality (VR) has come a long way from the first Oculus Rift developer kits in 2016 and even further from the primitive VR of the early 90s. While not […]

Oculus Link Hands-On Review: Better Than Beta

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The very best VR experiences are still to be found on computers with powerful GPUs and CPUs, which usually means tethering yourself to the machine with a cable. The Oculus […]

Open Command Prompt in Folder Using Windows Explorer

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The Command Prompt is an incredibly useful way to perform certain tasks. For example, if you want to run a program with special parameters, the Command Prompt is one fast […]

Best VR Headset Buying Guide: What You Should Look For

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Virtual reality technology has made a few attempts to break into the mainstream, but until 2016 every effort has failed. It took until that year to become a viable consumer […]

HDG Explains: What Is Telnet?

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When most people think of the internet, what they’re really thinking of is the Web. However the physical network that makes up the internet carries far more than just websites […]

4 HyperTerminal Alternatives for Windows 10

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The HyperTerminal was an incredibly useful pre-installed Windows tool included before Windows 7. A darling of power users with hundreds of uses, these days it’s sadly gone. It’s no longer […]

5 Ways Google Drive Desktop Can Keep You More Productive

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Google Drive is already an incredibly useful service in its own right, but once you bring the power of its desktop components into play you’ll be more productive than ever.  […]

What Is a CPU & What Does It Do?

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What is a CPU? The CPU or Central Processing Unit is the number-crunching brain of a computer. Everything a computer does, from playing video games to helping you write an […]

15 Coolest Free Screensavers For Windows 10

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Screensavers were originally created to prevent permanent image burn-in on cathode ray tube monitors. Modern displays don’t need this sort of protection. This is for two reasons.  The technology doesn’t […]