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The 6 Best Lightweight Linux Distros

If your Windows or Mac computer is old and struggling to keep up, installing Linux can give it a fresh lease of life. Lightweight Linux distributions are designed with speed and efficiency in mind, making old computers usable…

What Is a Chiplet?

You might have heard your computer processor referred to as the “brain” of your computer. Similar to your brain’s multiple lobes, modern processors contain multiple chips, called chiplets, rather than a single “monolithic” ch…

Why the Mac mini Is the Best Value Mac

The Mac mini has been a staple in Apple’s desktop lineup since 2005. Originally introduced as an easy way to get the Mac-curious into Apple’s ecosystem, the new Apple Silicon Mac mini might now be the most compelling purchase…

How to Make Your iPad Work Like a Laptop

The perennial question for anyone in need of mobile computing: Should you buy a full laptop, or should you buy a tablet and try to use it like a laptop? The second option is very feasible with the latest iPad models….

How to Hide Posts from Facebook Memories

Facebook Memories appear as daily reminders of things you’ve shared or been tagged in on the social network. You can’t turn Facebook Memories off, but you can control what shows up in them by excluding specific people and dat…

What Are Visual Artifacts?

You might have heard the term “visual artifacts” used when a computer problem (especially a graphics or video problem) was being described. So what does this term mean, and how can you spot visual artifacts?…

The Best Desktop Macs of 2021

If you don’t need the portability of a laptop, picking a desktop Mac over an Apple MacBook could save you money and net you much more screen real estate. But which should you pick up? Here are some recommendations….

What Is Dolby Vision?

High dynamic range video and gaming content has gone mainstream, and one of the leading technologies to emerge is Dolby Vision. So what is Dolby Vision, how does it improve on other HDR technology, and how do you see it for y…

What Is a Virtual Coworking Space?

Coworking spaces are designed to provide a productive place to work with like-minded individuals. A virtual coworking space is designed to accomplish the same task, with the caveat of being a purely online experience. So, how…

What Is OLED?

If you’re thinking of buying a new TV or smartphone, you might have seen the term “OLED” used to describe the type of display. So what exactly is OLED, what benefits does it have, and why should you choose it over other displ…

What Happens to Your Online Accounts When You Die?

We’re all going to die someday, but the same can’t be said for our online accounts. Some will persist forever, others might expire due to inactivity, and some have preparations in place for when you pass away. So, let’s have …

What Is Power over Ethernet (PoE)?

Power over Ethernet, or PoE for short, is a safe and convenient way of delivering wired networking and power delivery in a single package. It’s a convenient way of powering small devices like CCTV cameras in your home or work…

How to Time Travel in Google Street View

Google Street View is a great way to see a map from a first-person perspective. You can use this to help find an address, do a bit of virtual sightseeing, or use historic Street View data to travel back in time….

Why You Should Update Your Web Browser

Have you updated your web browser recently? Most browsers update themselves, but be sure to check that your browser is handling it! Regular updates are vital for everything, from making sure you can see the modern web to prot…
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