How to Customize the Command Prompt in Windows 10

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Many of us got our start in the era of DOS or even earlier, before the advent of graphical user interfaces. Since the early days of Macs and Windows machines, there has been a consistent drive to hide the “ugly” and arcane command prompt from the average user. In a modern operating system like Windows […]

5 Great Affordable 3D Printers to Buy for Starters

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3D Printing is defined as any process in which material is joined or solidified under computer control to create a three-dimensional object. This process was incepted in 1981 by Hideo Kodama, who invented two additive methods for fabricating three-dimensional plastic models. Now, the big question is, do you even need a 3D printer? The initial […]

4 Great Online Image Compressors and Optimizers

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With Full HD screens now a working minimum standard and even cheap smartphones packing at least five megapixel cameras, it’s easy to forget how much image size matters on the web. When someone creates a website, it’s incredibly important to take bandwidth into account. While one large, high-resolution image might not pose a problem to […]

How to Improve Windows 10 Display Quality

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Whether you edit graphics, play video games, or watch movies on your Windows 10 PC, spending time to improve your display quality can go a long way to improving your overall experience. In this article, we want to explain to you how you can improve your color accuracy, brightness and contrast straight from within Windows […]

Fix Resolution When Using Your HDTV as a Monitor

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There’s no doubt that having a second monitor can make using your PC much more convenient. For both work and play, there’s nothing better than being able to keep social media or Reddit up on your second screen – or even to watch Netflix while you work. But what if you don’t have a second […]

Use a Seedbox and WinSCP for Fast, Private Torrents

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There’s a common misconception that BitTorrent technology is illegal. It’s been associated with media piracy for such a long time that many people who have never used it can’t separate what people do with BitTorrent  and the technology itself. In case you didn’t know, BitTorrent is a file sharing protocol that stores files on the […]

Enable Game Mode to Smooth Out Performance in Windows 10

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For gamers, the latest version of Windows has been a mixed bag. You don’t have to search far on the net to find complaints from gamers that Windows 10 game performance isn’t what it should be. This isn’t true for everyone, but it seems common enough to warrant some concern. Every update to Windows seems […]

Best Ways To Play Games Smoothly On An Old PC

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One of the worst feelings is finding out a new game you’re excited to play can’t run on your old PC. The most immediate solution would be to purchase an upgrade to your hardware, but when budget is a concern, you can use these tips to get the very most out of an old machine […]

Make Quick Digital Photocopies With Google Drive and Your Phone

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We’ve been promised a paperless future for decades now and yet, despite smartphones being everywhere, there’s still a ton of paper around. To make things worse, at some point you are going to want digital copies of paper documents. Usually this means trying to find someplace with a scanner, which is becoming a harder thing […]

Best Vertical Mouse to Reduce Wrist Strain

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The popularity of the vertical mouse has exploded recently, and it’s really no surprise. With a vertical mouse, you can keep your wrist in a more natural position, which goes a long way to reduce wrist strain. If you use your computer for extended periods of time, a vertical mouse seems like a no brainer. […]