6 Cool Ways To Use Long HDMI Cables

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HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) cables are now so commonplace that it’s easy to forget just how revolutionary this cable standard was when it first launched. A single all-digital cable […]

HDG Explains : What Is Miracast?

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Miracast is one of a number of wireless display standards. If you have a Miracast device and display, you can send a video signal from one to the other, without […]

How To Plan a Custom PC Build – The Ultimate Guide for Dummies

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So you’ve heard that you can build a PC, but you have no idea how to do it, if you should do it and what (literally) goes into creating your […]

Windows 10 Pro vs Home: What’s the Difference?

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Windows 10 is now the de-facto standard operating system for modern PCs. With support for Windows 7 ending and Windows 8.1 being particularly unpopular, the install base for Windows 10 […]

The Best WiFi Analyzer Apps For Windows, iOS, macOS & Android

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WiFi is all around use these days. This wireless network technology can now be found not only in computers, but also in everyday items such as watches, TVs, fridges and […]

HDG Explains : What is Thunderbolt?

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In the “good “ old days of personal computing it seemed that every peripheral needed its own connection standard. Eventually we were blessed with USB, but what it had in […]

The 20 Best Linux Apps Ever

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Linux seems to be getting more popular every year. Thanks to well-supported, user friendly distros such as Ubuntu, many people are taking the plunge and realizing that this free and […]

10 Best Wireless Intercom Systems For Home Or Small Business

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It used to be that intercom systems were the sole domain of large businesses and people who lived in butler-equipped mansions. Now, even regular folk can get a decent wireless […]

7 Ways To Open An MDB File Without Microsoft Access

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So, you’re here because you’re trying to open a file with an “.MDB” file extension, but don’t have a copy of Microsoft Access to reveal its mysteries. Just what is […]

8 Best Free OCR Software Apps to Convert Images to Text

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OCR or Optical Character Recognition is a sophisticated software technique that allows a computer to extract text from images. In the early days OCR software was pretty rough and unreliable. […]