Hardware

The machines, wiring, and other physical components of a computer or other electronic system.


RAM prices are on the increase, with no relief in sight until later in 2017
If you’re buying a new machine or upgrading the one you already have, you’ll need to set aside some additional cash for RAM as prices continue to increase. Recent increases in demand along with supply constraints have driven up solid-state disk (SSD) prices over the last several months, which has […]

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32-bit vs. 64-bit – what’s the difference, and what does it mean for your PC?
What are bits? The number of bits in a processor refers to the size of the data types that it handles and the size of its registry. Simply put, a 64-bit processor is more capable than a 32-bit processor because it can handle more data at once. A 64-bit processor […]

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Western Digital
What is the difference between WD Hard Drive colours? In this article we will compare and show you the main differences between Western Digital’s internal desktop hard-drives, their up’s and down’s, where and how to use them. WD Green WD Green is the low-end branch of WD that offered a […]

Western Digital (WD) HDD Colours



Updated Radeon drivers arrive with ‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’ support
Today, AMD issued a press release announcing the latest version of its Radeon Software Crimson Edition, which includes the drivers supporting the entire line of AMD Radeon GPUs for both PCs and mobile devices. The update brings the software to version 16.11.1 and provides a host of improvements. First up […]

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Nvidia’s new Game Ready driver is ready for ‘Battlefield 1,’ ‘Titanfall 2,’ more
On Thursday, Nvidia released a new GeForce Game Ready WHQL driver for its GeForce graphics cards, version 375.57. As always, the driver can be obtained through the company’s GeForce Experience desktop client, or by heading to the GeForce website to download and install manually. This new driver is optimized for […]

Nvidia’s new Game Ready driver is ready


Microsoft: Xbox Scorpio will support native 4K gaming
The Xbox’s Project Scorpio is still a year away, but Microsoft is already making some pretty bold claims about the console’s computing power. Unlike the majority of games running on Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro, which upscale to 4K instead of delivering it natively, it appears that Microsoft’s upgraded system won’t […]

Microsoft: Xbox Scorpio will support native 4K gaming



AMD’s newest APUs boost performance by 17 percent, go toe-to-toe with Intel Core i5
In 2011, AMD introduced the APU, a single chip that crams CPU cores and GPU cores into a single-chip solution. Since then, the company has evolved that design each year, moving from the “Trinity” APU in 2012 to the most recent “Carrizo” chip launched in May 2015. Now the company […]

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Nvidia’s latest GeForce drivers target ‘Deus Ex,’ ‘No Man’s Sky’ issues
If you’re among the many players experiencing issues with the PC version of Hello Games’ interstellar exploration sim No Man’s Sky, Nvidia’s latest GeForce driver update may have the solutions you seek. Nvidia’s new “Game Ready” GeForce graphics card drivers specifically target user-reported issues in No Man’s Sky, and will […]

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So long, dongles: Microsoft will build one into your next Windows 10 PC
Xbox is phasing out unnecessary dongles for your Windows 10 PC, announcing a new line of computers that communicate wirelessly with your Xbox accessories without the need to buy any extraneous adapters. From there, the company also plans to bake Xbox Wireless connectivity directly into PC motherboards so that one […]

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This tiny computer is a quarter the size of Raspberry Pi
Hackers and tinkerers rejoice! There’s another single-board computer for you to build your next project with. The Onion Omega2 is a full-fledged Linux computer that you can buy for $5 (about £4, AU$7). But what would you even do with a computer like this? Onion positions the Omega2 as an […]

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Think a neighbor is stealing your Wi-Fi? Find out for sure
Is your internet a little slow? Do videos on YouTube take too long to buffer? Do movies on Netflix show up in a lower resolution than expected? We’ve got some bad news for you — one of your neighbors might be stealing your Wi-Fi. While you might not mind if […]

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Impressive mod turns the Xbox One S into a laptop
Unveiled at this year’s E3 event, the Xbox One S takes the power of Microsoft’s flagship home console and puts it in a smaller, more refined package, even if it doesn’t provide a bump in performance. That gave one DIY-minded gamer the idea to take the company’s efforts to streamline […]

Impressive mod turns the Xbox One S into a laptop



Two-step verification through texts might go the way of the dodo sooner or later
Even though the number of websites and services that use two-step verification as a way to secure accounts has increased over the years, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s latest proposal might put a halt to the verification method. In its mainstream incarnation, two-step verification, also known as multi-factor […]

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AMD’s new $10,000 graphics card has its own built-in SSDs
As much as gamers might be willing to spend on their PCs, their computers have nothing on the cost of high-end workstations, especially if those workstations use one of AMD’s new Radeon Pro Solid State Graphics (SSG). The new $10,000 Radeon Pro Duo from AMD, comes equipped with its own […]

AMD’s new $10,000 graphics card has its own built-in SSDs


YouTuber creates virtual drum set, bangs out Pokémon theme song in VR
Why buy a drum set when you can use an HTC Vive and create your own perfect virtual setup? Well, that’s exactly what YouTuber Emre Tanirgan did when he covered the theme song to Pokémon down to a T. Tanirgan is currently developing a VR application that will allow users […]

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How Xbox One, Xbox One S, Windows, and Scorpio will work together
Microsoft had an eventful Xbox presentation for E3 2016, with major announcements for both new hardware and compatibility. It was also pretty confusing. We heard about new services, an upcoming console, another upcoming, mostly secret console, cross-play options with Windows 10, and a lot more. Many gamers were left scratching […]

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Want to upgrade your old PC? Here’s how to gain maximum speed at minimum cost
PC sales are down more or less across the board. That’s not necessarily a bad thing (unless you happen to be a PC manufacturer, of course). The truth is that almost any Windows machine sold in the last five years can handle surfing the web, checking email, and even streaming […]

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For those who know what IPv6 is all about and would like to get their computers ready for accessing IPv6 websites without any difficulty. I do not take responsibility for any damage done using this guide, this is the steps I took and it worked for me. All steps in […]

Windows and IPv6



Arm Processor
We have all heard about ARM processors in some or other form maybe read an article or saw it in the phone specification etc. but the real question remains. What is an ARM Processor? First I’d like to point out the ARM Processors is not the same as the processors […]

What is ARM?