Choosing the right video player is partly about the features it offers and partly about how it feels to use, and both are a bit subjective. The right choice is going to differ from person to person. Fortunately, there are lots of great free video players for Windows.
When heading off to college, finding the right laptop for your money is a challenge—you don’t want to spend more than you have to, but not having enough laptop is arguably worse. That’s what makes Chromebooks so appealing.
As a photographer, you’ll want to control your camera remotely on occasion. For example, if you’re shooting landscapes by the sea and don’t want to get your feet wet, taking a group portrait you’re also in, playing around with self-portraits, or making a timelapse, remote control is essential. Let’s explore some of the different options.
An operating system is the primary software that manages all the hardware and other software on a computer. The operating system, also known as an “OS,” interfaces with the computer’s hardware and provides services that applications can use.
Wish you wasted less time online, but don’t want to simply block distractions? HabitLab, an open source project, might be able to help.
Philips Hue lights are great to have in your house, and they can add a lot of convenience to your living space. However, what if you want to use these smart bulbs outdoors in porch lights or flood lights? Will Philips Hue bulbs work properly in an outdoor environment?
Not a big fan of designing dungeons for Dungeons and Dragons and other roleplaying games? Random Dungeon Generator can do it for you, so you can focus on story.
Instapaper, which was blocked in the European Union, is now working again.
Adding an image to a Word document is as simple as dragging and dropping—or clicking Insert > Picture—and then moving it to the right place. But what if you want to put your image in a specific place in the document and have the text flow around it in different ways? Well, here how that works.
A file with the .mp3 file extension is one of the most commonly distributed audio files used today. The MP3 file was created by the Moving Pictures Experts Group (MPEG) and is abbreviated from MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 Audio Layer 3.
Photoshop is the biggest name in image editing, but it has a reputation as a complicated and difficult app to use. While it’s certainly feature packed, it’s nowhere near as difficult to get the hang of as it first appears. Let’s look at how to learn Photoshop without getting stuck in the weeds.
In a quest for perfect security, the perfect is the enemy of the good. People are criticizing SMS-based two-factor authentication in the wake of the Reddit hack, but using SMS-based two factor is still much better than not using two-factor authentication at all.
Like Netflix and YouTube, Amazon stores a history of videos you watch on Amazon Prime Video. Amazon uses this data to improve its recommendations, but you can remove videos you’ve watched from the history.
Google is a powerful company, but did you know it can rename entire areas of a city, seemingly accidentally?
Piriform, reacting to widespread backlash, rolled back recent changes to CCleaner that made it functionally impossible to prevent data collection.
A 503 Service Unavailable Error happens when a web server is temporarily unable to handle a request that’s been made of it. Almost always, the error is on the website itself and there’s nothing you can do about it but try again later. Still, there are a few quick things you can try on your end.
One of the best features in Google’s stock launchers is quick access to the Google Feed. This started with the Google Now Launcher and continued on in Pixel Launcher—but you can easily add it to Nova Launcher, too.
Every camera has a burst mode: it’s where you hold down the shutter button and it keeps taking photos until you lift your finger. It’s great for shooting sports, wildlife, or any other situation where you’re trying to capture a fleeting moment. The thing is, you can’t use burst mode indefinitely; after a few moments, it slows down or stops entirely. Let’s find out why, and some of the things you can do to potentially increase the length of the bursts you can shoot.
Windows 10’s Redstone 5 update will include a new “Your Phone” app that syncs text messages, photos, and notifications from your phone to your PC. But you can already do this—and more—with features currently in Windows 10.
Smoke alarms are cheap and pretty basic, but they can definitely be life savers. However, there might be some things you don’t know about smoke alarms that could make you rethink the ones you have now.