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Build A High Quality 1080p/60fps Gaming PC For $750 (Benchmarks Included)

In 2015 we’ve explored building your own compact, budget 1080p gaming PC. Now it’s time to lower the difficulty and ramp up the power with a new DIY $750 build, a quiet gaming system that finds Nvidia and AMD joining forces to deliver an awesome balance between performance and price. What kind of …

How to install Windows 10 Technical Preview as a virtual machine

Windows 10 has arrived! Well, almost: as we now know, the final version will drop July 29.<p>In the meantime, you can test-drive the OS in the form of the Windows 10 Insider Preview. If you have an old PC lying around, you could install Windows 10 from a flash drive. But I think the better approach is …

10 Apps You Probably Never Heard Of That Employees Are Sneaking Into Work

With our tablets, smartphones and cloud services, if we need an app, we get it ourselves.<p>This is drastically different than the way work tech used to be: bought by IT, set up by IT, issued by IT and controlled by IT. You didn't like what you were given? Oh well.<p>Interestingly, this has created …

Apps

10 lip-smacking recipes for in and out of the saddle

All-day races, multi-day rides, evening 10s… whatever your plans this summer, you need to keep fuelled for peak performance.<p>Here are 10 tasty recipes …

How to Make Colors POP in Photoshop

This technique is perfect for a photo that is dominated by one or two Colors, especially if those Colors are complimentary.

Create a Vintage Photo in Photoshop

How to Make a Vintage Photo in Photoshop<p>There are many things that go into making an image appear vintage in Photoshop and this episode Highlights …

Tutorials

11 iPhone Camera Gadgets That Will Make Your Photos MUCH Better

The iPhone in particular has been praised for the quality of its camera. The iPhone 5s, for example, is capable of capturing larger microns in its lens than some other smartphones.<p>Basically, this means its camera sensor is capable of taking in more light, which results in more detailed and clear …

Mobile Photography

How to Delete Yourself from the Internet

Americans love the Internet, with 87% of us active online. We have accounts everywhere, letting us kill time at work on Facebook, check Twitter for …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

Free antivirus: get the best download and software in 2018

When you get a new PC the first thing you should do is install some decent security software. The good news is that top quality protection can be …

5 Reasons Why Bad Weather Days are the Best Times for Photography

Bad Weather Photography Equals High Impact Photos Remember those days when you looked out your window and wished that the weather was better so you …

Creating Worlds: A Collection of "Little Planet" Images and Tutorials

It’s not uncommon for creative individuals to push limits and find new ways of doing things. A new way of doing something doesn't necessarily have to …

Photoshop Essentials: What is an Adjustment Layer and How to Use Them to Edit Your Images

Many of us who use products like Lightroom and Aperture will be familiar with the term non-destructive editing. In these programs, the editing …

Why iOS vs. Android no longer matters

I know my way around the iPhone as well as I know my own living room. In fact, I know it a little better than my living room, since for the last few years whenever I've been in my living room I've usually been gawping at an iPhone, ignoring everything around me.<p>While my job has required me to …

Sleep Test Will Tell You If You Need to Catch More Zs

Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation?<p>In a new video from YouTube …