NVIDIA’s RTX 4090 is a $1600 GPU that will absolutely smash any real-world workload you throw at it. It’s indisputably packed with clever tech and absurd levels of raw power. However, even if you have the money, you probably shouldn’t buy one. The Problem With “Halo” Products The “halo” effect is when positive perceptions of one aspect of something bleed into other aspects of … [Read more...] about The RTX 4090 Is a Great GPU. Here’s Why No One Should Buy It
Use Local Reinstall to reinstall Windows if you have slow internet or want to avoid using data. Use Cloud Download if you have fast Internet without a data cap, Windows was badly corrupted, or if Local Reinstall failed. When resetting your Windows 10 or Windows 11 PC, you’ll be asked whether you want to do a “Cloud Download” or “Local Reinstall.” These options work a little … [Read more...] about Should You Use Cloud Download or Local Reinstall on Windows?
Apple announced its iPhone 14 series at an event in Cupertino at the beginning of September, meaning we can sink our teeth into the different models available for 2022. There are four devices within the series, comprising the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. Yes, that's right, no iPhone 14 mini this year. We've compared all four iPhone 14 … [Read more...] about Apple iPhone 14 vs iPhone 14 Pro: Which should you get?
Google offers the Nest Hub Max and second generation Nest Hub, as the two devices within its smart display portfolio. The second generation Nest Hub succeeds the older Nest Hub, formerly known as Google Home Hub. With a very similar design apart from physical size, how do Google's two Nest Hub's compare? Here are the similarities and differences. What's the same? … [Read more...] about Google Nest Hub Max vs new Nest Hub: Which should you buy?
Are you making the most of your AirPods? Apple’s convenient wireless headphones include some additional features that you might not be aware of until you go hunting for them. Switch Between Devices Automatically (or Don’t) Once you’ve paired your AirPods with one of your devices, they’ll be linked to your Apple ID. Any other devices that use the same Apple ID should “just … [Read more...] about 12 AirPods Features You Should be Using
Apple’s mobile browser is packed with features. They make it easier to track and read online content, protect your privacy, and keep things organized. Here’s a list of the best features that all iPhone owners need to know about. iCloud Private Relay Apple launched the iCloud Private Relay beta in 2021, as a way of anonymizing web traffic in the Safari browser. You can use … [Read more...] about 12 Awesome Safari Features You Should Be Using on iPhone
Got your hands on a PlayStation 5 at last? Sony’s console can do more than let you experience top-tier titles. To make the most of this powerful gaming system, check out these PS5 add-ons and hidden features. PlayStation Plus PlayStation Plus is an optional premium subscription with a range of benefits, depending on how much you want to spend. The “Essential” base tier costs … [Read more...] about 10 Awesome PlayStation 5 Features You Should Be Using
PC gamers who want to make the most out of their graphics card often need to spend time fine-tuning a game’s settings. But is there a better way? NVIDIA’s GeForce Experience might be your best solution for optimizing games. Game Ready Driver Prompts If you’re the proud owner of an NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics card, it’s worth downloading the NVIDIA GeForce Experience app. … [Read more...] about Why You Should Use GeForce Experience to Optimize Games
What are the essential Ubuntu commands? I have been asked this question several times by regular readers, and I have tried to avoid answering it. Why? Don’t I know Ubuntu commands? Nope. That’s not the reason. It is because it is difficult to categorize them. What’s essential to me may not be essential to you. But I guess that applies to everything and every such list … [Read more...] about 31 Linux Commands Every Ubuntu User Should Know
The Tor Browser is the only way to access onion sites. While it can anonymize your browsing too, it's slower than VPNs, so we don't recommend it unless you need to visit an onion site. If you’ve been looking into the different ways to browse anonymously, two terms will come up regularly: VPNs and Tor. However, when you compare these two, you’ll quickly see that they have … [Read more...] about Here’s When You Should Use Tor Instead of a VPN