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 […]

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 […]

The 3 Best Sites To Use For Archiving Webpages

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Internet archiving services are a very important part of preserving an open and transparent internet. Webpages and social media posts aren’t guaranteed to remain online forever. But using an archiving service provides peace of mind in knowing that each important document, tweet, or any other piece of web media will be around when you need […]

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 […]