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How to Tune Your Guitar With Google Tuner

Need to tune your guitar? Tuner apps can be expensive, and forgetting your physical tuner at home is the last thing you need when you’re about to start a gig. The free Google Guitar Tuner is a search away in your browser and …

What’s a Good GPU Temperature Range?

So you just installed a graphics card and don’t want your purchase to go up in flames. What does the average temperature reading on your GPU actually mean? How hot is too hot? What’s a normal temperature range while gaming or…

Can You Use VR With One Eye?

If you have one functional eye, virtual reality may not hold much appeal, like paying extra for a 3D movie ticket but being unable to see the 3D effect. However, there’s more to VR than 3D images, and you may find it works b…

Has the Time for 32GB of RAM Finally Come?

We’ve finally established that 640K of memory isn’t quite enough for anyone, but the correct amount of RAM remains a hot debate topic. RAM isn’t cheap, but the time may finally be here to move on to 32GB of memory….

What Happened to 3D Desktops Like Bumptop?

Some of the most memorable scenes from Jurassic Park and Minority Report involve 3D computer interfaces that look amazing onscreen but haven’t taken off in real life. Yet 3D desktops aren’t dead, and their peak is still ahead…

How Much Worse Is the Xbox Series S, Really?

The Xbox Series S was a bold move by Microsoft, offering a next-generation console at an enticing price, at $200 below the Series X. But if you choose to spring for those savings, how much are you actually giving up?…

30 FPS Games Are Here to Stay. Here’s Why

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles offered a short list of 60fps games, as did the generation before. At the start of the current generation, it seemed like 60fps games would become the new normal. Now, 30fps is back on…

7 Reasons to Use Your Monitor in Portrait Mode

Everyone is used to landscape screen orientations on desktop computers, but on smartphones and tablets, we switch between vertical and horizontal orientations with gay abandon. So, why not enjoy that same flexibility on your …

How to Use Meta Quest Hand Tracking

Quest VR headsets come with brilliant motion controllers, but to interact with the world of VR you can also use nothing but your hands. Activating this feature is easy, but it comes with a few limitations you should know abou…

Should You Buy a Meta Quest Pro?

The Meta Quest Pro VR headset, codenamed “Project Cambria,” was officially revealed on October 11, 2022. It has a $1500 price tag and a long list of technical improvements compared to Quest 2, but does that mean you should bu…

7 Reasons You Should Upgrade Your Monitor Stand

Your monitor probably came with a stand, but there’s a good chance it’s not quite as good as it should be to give you the best computing experience. If you’ve never considered it, there are several great reasons to upgrade….
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