How To Add Ultra Widescreen Support To Older PC Games

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Computer screen aspect ratios have been in some interesting places. CRT PC monitors have generally used the 4:3 aspect ratio. This means that for every four units of width, the screen is three units tall. In terms of pixel resolutions, common 4:3 resolutions would be 320×240, 640×480,, 800×600 and 1024×768. With the rise of LCD […]

How To Download Complete YouTube Playlists

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There are plenty of really cool YouTube tricks and hacks that will take your video streaming experience to the next level, but one thing you won’t find built into YouTube is a playlist download button. Maybe you built a playlist of your own videos and now you want to download all of them to your […]

How To Disable The Bixby Button On Samsung Galaxy Phones

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These days it’s pretty hard to tell one top-tier smartphone from another. Which is why the likes of Apple and Samsung push so hard to set their latest and greatest handsets apart from the pack. Sometimes it leads to really cool technology such as a folding screen and sometimes you get a divisive screen notch. […]

The 10 Best Console Ports on iOS & Android

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What a year 2019 is to live in. We’re all now carrying around tiny supercomputers in our pockets and use them to fire virtual birds at pig forts. It sounds like something from a zany 80s sci-fi novel. Actually, while Angry Birds might have been one of the biggest mainstream successes in mobile gaming, the […]

How to Monitor When a Website Gets Updated

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Knowing when a website updates lets you stay on top of their new content. Fortunately, there are several ways to do this aside from manually checking on a whim whenever you wonder whether the site has changed. Depending on the site you’re monitoring for updates, you can be alerted about anything — breaking news stories, […]

6 Signs That You’ve Been Hacked (And What To Do About It)

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“I’ve been hacked” is a common thing to hear these days. Whether it’s someone mistakenly referring to a random malware infection or a person trying to walk back a regrettable social media post, it’s a term that gets thrown around a lot. Getting hacked is, however, a real danger for modern day users of devices […]

What is Hyperthreading and Why Should You Care?

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Let’s say you’re looking at buying a new processor and suddenly you have to decide between two products that are both just about the same on paper, but one of them has a feature called hyperthreading and the other doesn’t. Clearly hyperthreading is a good thing because you have to pay extra for it, but […]

The 12 Best Bookmarklets Every Browser Should Have

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Bookmarklets are small pieces of JavaScript that run in your web browser. They appear to be bookmarks/favorites, and are just as clickable, but instead of opening a webpage when selected, they execute the JavaScript code they’re programmed to run. JavaScript snippets like you’ll see below expand the functionality of your browser without requiring any additional […]

How To Use a Public Computer Safely

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In the bad old days, before everyone had a small supercomputer in their pockets, the only way for many people to get internet access was through an internet cafe. You’d show up, pay a few dollars and then get a computer all to yourself for a set amount of time. These days, the use of […]

Use Excel Mobile’s New “Insert Data From Picture” Function

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Microsoft have been doing a lot of work when it comes to their mobile Office applications. What started out as apps that basically only worked as document viewers now feel like the real thing. If you have an Office 365 subscription, then the mobile version of Word or Excel unlocks onto real productivity powerhouses. Microsoft […]