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When to Replace Your Old Keyboard

Is your keyboard comfortable to use all day long? Is typing feel effortless and your time on the computer enjoyable? Here’s when you might want to consider replacing your old keyboard.

What Is a KVM Switch?

If you run several computers, your array of mice, keyboards, and monitors can quickly get out of hand. KVM switches can reduce your number of peripherals to a minimum using relatively simple hardware or software. Let’s take …

When to Replace Your Old Mouse

Using an old mouse that’s constantly freezing or jumping all over the place? Is the sensor or one of the buttons broken? Let’s talk about when you might want to consider replacing your mouse.

What’s a Good Internal PC Temperature?

Temperature is a big obsession for PC enthusiasts, which is why we hear a lot about CPU and graphics card cooling. But what about the rest of the PC? And what’s the ideal temperature range? Let’s dive into this hot topic….

Why Corsair Users Should Install iCUE

If you own any Corsair devices or peripherals, then you should absolutely install iCUE. The free program lets you manage, control, and customize your Corsair gear, allowing you to make the most out of them….

Are Curved Monitors Worth It?

Curved monitors aren’t curved for a stylistic choice. They provide valuable benefits such as a wider field of view and wider display resolutions. However, they won’t benefit everyone. Let’s discuss whether curved monitors are…

When to Replace Your Old Charging Cable

Have you been using the same charging cable for years? It’s easy to get emotionally attached, but you may not realize that your devices charge much slower than they should. Here are some clear signs that might call for a repl…

What Is DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync?

If you’ve shopped for a gaming monitor, there is a good chance you have come across something called DisplayPort Adaptive-Sync. Here is everything you need to know about it and how it’s different from FreeSync and G-Sync….

When to Replace Your Old Mouse Pad

Using a good mouse pad makes your time on the computer much more enjoyable. Look out for the signs we’ll go over when your pad no longer provides the comfort and control you need. Here’s what to look out for….

What Is a Liquid Retina XDR Display?

Apple uses all sorts of proprietary names for standardized technologies which can make it difficult to compare products. One example is the company’s Liquid Retina XDR display found on the latest iPad and Mac models….

What Is DisplayHDR?

High dynamic range (HDR) monitors are becoming mainstream, but their performance can vary widely. So how do you know what HDR performance level you are getting with a particular monitor? The VESA DisplayHDR certification hope…

How to See How Many Cores Your CPU Has

The number of cores your processor has is one component that determines your CPU performance. In the past, each processor had only one core. Modern CPUs have two to eighteen and higher. Here’s how to check how many cores your…

What Is GPIO, and What Can You Use It For?

If you own a Raspberry Pi or other similar hobbyist computer, you may have noticed it has a GPIO (General-Purpose Input-Output) feature. Most users will never use GPIO, but if you want to build things, GPIO is essential….

What Is N-Key Rollover (NKRO)?

N-key rollover, referred to as NKRO, is a feature seen in many mechanical keyboards. It allows the user to press multiple keys at once, registering each key press individually. This is particularly useful for gamers who press…

Should You Buy an OLED laptop?

OLED technology has finally found its way into laptop computers, but that doesn’t mean it’s automatically the best screen technology for your needs. Whether you should buy an OLED laptop depends strongly on your budget and yo…
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