How To Find & Play 1980s & 1990s Console Games On Your PC

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The modern landscape of video games is chock-full of exciting new releases, but sometimes the latest and greatest won’t scratch that retro itch. Every so often, the urge strikes for a quick round of Sonic the Hedgehog or Mortal Kombat, but we don’t all live in mansions lined with retro consoles or the appropriate setups […]

How To Enable Dark Mode In 14 Google Smartphone Apps

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Eye strain is common among people who sit in front of their screens for long hours on a daily basis. If you’re one of those people, you’ll know the pain and that it’s really not good for the long-term health of your eyes. While you’ll certainly not want to leave your job just because it […]

Bots That Will Instantly Make Your Facebook Messenger More Useful

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Facebook Messenger bots are probably the most useful tool you didn’t even know existed until now. You can receive alerts and information directly in Messenger, a tool you probably currently use just for staying in touch with friends. But businesses are rushing to find a way to use Facebook Messenger to engage their own customers. […]

How to Get Better Frame Rates When Streaming and Gaming Simultaneously

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Let’s talk about frame rates when streaming and playing games at the same time. Unless you are running a very good PC or a two PC stream setup, you may come across some issues trying to run the latest games on your stream. We will be resolving this issue with a number of techniques, and […]

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 […]

How To Install Discord On Ubuntu Linux

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Originally designed with the online gamer in mind, Discord has become a juggernaut in the world of VoIP communications. So much so that gamers, still the app’s most prominent userbase, no longer hold exclusive rights to its services. Consider yourself a budding chef in search of new recipes? Join a cooking server. Perhaps you want […]

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 Change Google’s Background On Your Web Browser

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Google’s default background image isn’t hard to look at. But if you perform a Google search many times a day, you might get tired of staring at a boring white background image. If so, you can change it and look at something different. In this post, let’s go over how to pull it off. This […]