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Understanding Kernels: The Heart of Operating Systems

When you hear the word kernel, you might think of popcorn chicken or the Colonel's popcorn chicken. But you might have also come across the same word in a computing context, with folks talking about the Linux kernel or Windows kernel. What the heck i...

Jacob Enderson · 21 hours ago · 13

Unveiling Oculink: The Underappreciated Contender in Connectivity

Have you ever wondered about a technology named Oculink, reminiscent of something out of a sci-fi villain's arsenal? Despite its intriguing name, Oculink isn't about controlling robotic appendages but rather revolutionizing connectivity. In this arti...

Jacob Enderson · 21 hours ago · 13

What Happens When You Remove Components from a Running Computer?

So, you've entertained the thought: what would happen if you started removing components from your computer while it's still running? While it might not be a common occurrence, let's explore the consequences of such actions. The CPU - Brain of the Co...

Jacob Enderson · 16 January · 149

The Evolution of PC Ports: A Trip Down Memory Lane

Do you ever wonder why nearly every external device you connect to a PC uses a USB port? The simple answer is that it's a lot better than the way it used to be. Before USB became the standard, there was a whole litany of port types, making connecting...

Jacob Enderson · 14 January · 131

The Importance of Glass Substrates in High-Performance CPUs

When you think of high-performance CPUs, your mind likely races to the marvel of shrinking transistors over the years. This technological feat allows us to cram an extraordinary number of transistors onto a single chip, leading to more powerful and e...

Jacob Enderson · 31 October 2023 · 61

The Evolution of Microsoft Mice: From Green-Eyed to RGB

In 1983, when Microsoft introduced its original green-eyed mouse to the market, computer mice were not yet common peripherals. However, Microsoft saw an opportunity to be a pioneer in the upcoming surge of graphical operating systems and aimed to mak...

Jacob Enderson · 02 October 2023 · 71

Debunking Common Misconceptions About PCs

There's a lot of bad advice out there. Just look at the relationship forums on Reddit. But today we're going to steer you away from some common misconceptions about PCs that even you enthusiasts might have fallen for. Graphics Card Upgrade: A Waste o...

Jacob Enderson · 08 September 2023 · 45

Maximizing Your PC Gaming Experience

If you're an avid PC gamer, you're probably always on the lookout for ways to enhance your gaming experience. While upgrading your graphics card is often the first solution that comes to mind, there are other settings within Windows that can make a s...

Jacob Enderson · 04 September 2023 · 75

The Worlds Smallest Ryzen Gaming PC: Minisforum EM680

In this article, we'll be delving into the intriguing world of mini PCs, particularly focusing on the EM680 model. This petite computing marvel boasts some impressive specs despite its diminutive size, making it a compelling option for a variety of t...

Jacob Enderson · 31 August 2023 · 57

Lenovo Legion Slim 5 Review: A Svelte Gaming Powerhouse

Introduction Lenovo has been a prominent player in the gaming laptop arena, with its Legion 5 garnering praise as one of the best gaming laptops in recent years. However, in 2023, Lenovo introduced a new contender into the mix - the Legion Slim 5. Wh...

Jacob Enderson · 24 August 2023 · 51

Hard Disk Drives: Still Thriving in the Digital Age

Despite some analysts' predictions that hard disk drives will soon fall into oblivion, losing their place under the sun to SSDs, the reality may be different. SSDs and HDDs are likely to sell well over the next few years. The fact is that companies t...

Jacob Enderson · 24 August 2023 · 42

Does PC gaming use a lot of power?

PC gaming can be a power-intensive activity, depending on the games you play and the graphics settings you use. If you're concerned about how much power your gaming PC is using, you can check your power usage in Windows 10's Task Manager. You can als...

sadaf hasan · 18 August 2023 · 52

"Strix Point": AMD allegedly follows Intel's idea of hybrid processors

AMD is said to combine two different core types for the first time in the Ryzen 8000 processor series. Intel has been demonstrating the principle since the Core i-12000. AMD is currently said to be designing its own first hybrid processors under the...

Kelly · 31 July 2023 · 36

How to Boost the Performance of Your PC?

New versions of operating systems and their programs are what makes your computer slow down every time, despite the fact that you keep it "clean" and optimized as much as possible. However, there are ways to ensure that our computer remains with suc...

James Jackman · 12 July 2023 · 64

The Evolution of the PlayStation Controllers

The PlayStation Controller, an emblematic symbol in the gaming world, has become synonymous with the Sony PlayStation brand since its initial launch in the mid-90s. However, like all technology, it has undergone a significant transformation throughou...

Peter Smith · 12 July 2023 · 58

Why Your PDFs Are Saving As Chrome HTML Files (And How To Fix It)

Have you ever encountered the frustrating issue of saving a PDF file in Google Chrome, only to find that it's saved as a Chrome HTML file instead? This unexpected behavior can be confusing and inconvenient, especially if you need to share or print th...

JULIAN MAYA · 04 July 2023 · 214