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Password Monitors
If you’re a user of Microsoft’s Edge browser, in the last couple of months you may well have encountered a new kind of security popup, one telling you that a password you have is compromised. This is the result of Microsoft adding a new Password Moni
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Dell’s New Latitude Laptops Could Be Perfect For The Business Power User
After launching the Latitude 7320 Detachable just a month or so ago, Dell is back with two new additions to its Latitude line of business laptops. The new Latitude 5421 and Latitude 5521 feature 11th Gen Intel Core processors, Wi-Fi 6E connectivity a
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Earfun Air Pro
$175, www.myearfun.com Keeping up with true wireless earbud releases is no mean feat. Brands are constantly trying to break into what’s becoming a very crowded market, and enjoying varying degrees of success. Earfun, an outfit with a name worthy of
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HOW TO Manage Network Devices
1 NETWORK KNOW–HOW Most routers provide an app that allows you to adjust various settings. The features in these apps can vary quite a lot, but they generally start by giving you an overview of all the devices that are currently connected to your net
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Asus Chromebox 4
$499, www.asus.com As the way we use computers has changed – and productivity has moved more towards online tools – so has the value of Chrome OS (which powers many of the best Chromebooks). The Asus Chromebox 4 is a good example of what it can do;
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Nikon Denies Its Z-mount Lenses Have Been Hit By Major Delays
It’s been an extremely quiet start to the year for Nikon, but the camera giant has hit back at growing rumors that its new Z-mount lenses have been delayed. We asked Nikon if it’s true that there have been delays to its Z-mount release schedule, and
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Resident Evil Village
$75, PlayStation, Xbox, PC, www.residentevil.com I feel like I want to give Resident Evil Village a running commentary of scores, such is the range and variety of its sections: 8, 9 (...Jesus, maybe a 10?), 8, 7, 6… There’s so much going on but it c
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Bright Night
While some other smart lighting brands stick sensibly to the inside of your home, and others (like LIFX) make only slight excursions to the outdoors, Philips Hue has really cemented its outdoor expansion recently with a wide range of new outdoor bulb
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The Global Chip Shortage Crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost every aspect of our lives, not to mention the industries we depend on both professionally and personally. One that might not immediately spring to mind for many people is the production of electronic devices,
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How To Get Smart In The Garden
Those of us lucky enough to have gardens have become intimately attached to them in this past year. The yard has become more than just a patch of grass; it’s a viable room in its own right, with all the modern conveniences we’ve come to expect. It sh
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Mobile Games
Project Cars as a franchise has certainly had its fair share of ups and downs. One of the closest competitors to the Forza and Gran Turismo powerhouses of Xbox and PlayStation, Slightly Mad Studios has made high fidelity, true handling, dynamic surfa
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Fine–tune Your Photos
Halide MarK II – Pro Camera How to shoot in Raw format, and sort exposure and focus 15 minutes Halide MK II – Pro Camera is a camera app that has been redesigned to help you capture better photos. It features tools you’d find on high-end DSLR camera
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Corsair K55 Pro XT
$99, www.corsair.com The Corsair K55 Pro XT should be at the top of the list for budget-conscious folks who need a full sized gaming keyboard with a light focus on streaming. An upgrade from the cheaper K55 Pro, the higher tiered $99 variant feature
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HOW TO Quick And Easy Fixes
1 REPOSITION THE ROUTER Ideally, your router should be located right in the center of your home. That’s not always possible, but you can still make sure to lift the router up off the floor, and keep it away from obstacles that might block the signal.
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Resident Evil Village Is The Fastest-selling Game In The Series
Resident Evil Village sales have surpassed three million in four days, Capcom has announced. This puts Resident Evil Village in the joint-first position for the best game launch in the series. Back in 2012, Resident Evil 6 also managed to sell three
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Plan A Party
$99, meater.com We keep coming back to the smart Meater thermometer here because it’s the best way to get perfectly cooked BBQ food. That said, it does take away the fun of being grill–vigilant, tongs in hand, at all times. $TBC, jbl.com JBL’s s
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Best Routers
$105 tp-link.com TP–Link’s Archer range concentrates on providing good performance and value for money. The new C80 model is an affordable entry-level router, but it offers dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi running at a healthy 1,900Mbps and will be fine fo
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LG Gram 17 (2021)
$2,999, www.lg.com The LG Gram 17 (2021) is the latest 17-inch variant of the company’s so far superb lineup of productivity-oriented laptops that are focused on being as light as possible. Powered by Intel’s 11th-generation mobile CPUS, the LG Gram
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Battlefield 6 Reveal Set For June, EA Confirms
As spotted by Battlefield News, EA CEO Andrew Wilson confirmed the June reveal during the company’s earnings call on Tuesday. A specific date wasn’t mentioned, but more info drops were teased for the remainder of the summer. It’s not like there were
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MotoGP 21
$79, PlayStation, Xbox, PC, Switch, motogpvideogame.com Are you new to motorcycle racing games? Well let me tell you this: MotoGP 21 is going to be really, really difficult. But what am I saying – maybe you’re a perennial hundred-hour player in Mile
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Mesh Networking Explained
Most conventional routers are designed for use in homes with two to three bedrooms, or typically up to 1,500sq ft in size. A router like that may struggle to provide Wi-Fi throughout larger homes, especially where there are bedrooms on upper floors,
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Enhance Skies In Luminar
Luminar is putting out updates at a fast rate right now. The 4.2 release has added new AI tools for replacing and enhancing skies, some additional portrait tools, and there have been some changes behind the scenes, improving the way the program works
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Best New Apps
Android/iOS, Free/$24.99 We’ve scanned plants and rocks, now it’s time to identify some furrier friends. Dog Sanner boasts being able to identify dogs based on their photographs. To do this either upload or take a picture with the app – you can choos
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Microsoft Edge’s New Money-saving Feature Might Make You Ditch Chrome
In the latest Canary build of Edge 92 for Android, there’s an experimental setting called Shopping Site Coupons. You can probably guess what this does – it lets you know when money-saving coupons are available for the online store you are shopping at
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Audio’s Impact On The Gaming World
To put it lightly, sound is colossal when it comes to gaming, and has been even back from its humble beginnings. Commercial gaming started to take shape back in the 1970s. The quintessential classic game of Pong is as simple as it gets by today’s sta
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Six Months On, Xbox Series X Is A Great Console In Need Of Games To Showcase Its Power
On November 10, 2020, Microsoft released the Xbox Series X – a premium home console that leveraged a new benchmark for power and performance against a lingering sense of familiarity. In my Xbox Series X review, I said that it was “a powerful and capa
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Fortnite PvE Survival Mode Daybreak Referenced In Latest Patch
Files datamined from this month’s 16.40 patch aren’t the first to reference an “open world simulation sandbox.” Noted Fortnite leaker Hypex recently tweeted out what seem to be images of the new map and some of the props on the island. Leaked documen
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Wi–Fi Channel
The Wi-Fi 6 standard (aka 802.11ax) that was launched last year is much faster than the older Wi-Fi 5 (aka 802.11ac) that most of us are still using. However, Wi-Fi 5 and Wi-Fi 6 both use the same 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands to transmit Wi-Fi. The forthcom
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Upgrade Your Network
Even if you’re lucky enough to have superfast broadband, chances are that the router provided by your ISP will still be very cheap and won’t provide you with particularly good performance. If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to upgrade your ne
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