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Intel NUC 8 PC review: tiny gamer

Big power, small package<p>A typical gaming PC is either big, gaudy, expensive, or a combination of all three. Even gaming laptops distinguish themselves from the rest of the laptop world by their bulk and gamer-style design, with lights, logos, and grilles galore. But the PC I’ve been playing games …

Intel Corporation

Ten Tricks For Faster, Better Home Wi-Fi

WiFi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet -- no one wants to be chained to a desktop -- but it's also one of …

Wi-Fi

Linksys’ Xbox One router is now shipping

$250 is a lot of money for a slight increase in Xbox One networking speed<p>Linksys is finally starting to ship its new WRT32XB router, a variant of the company’s existing gaming-focused WRT32X model that’s designed specifically to speed up gaming on an Xbox One.<p>The WRT32XB was originally announced at …

Linksys

EDS

TrueCrypt(R) containers support<p>AES, Serpent, Twofish<br>• AES-Twofish, AES-Twofish-Serpent, Serpent-AES, Serpent-Twofish-AES, Twofish-Serpent encryption …

Information Systems

How to encrypt your private data on a mobile device

If your phone, tablet or laptop is stolen or lost, there's a high risk that someone will access your personal information – unless it's …

Information Systems

How To Secure Apache with Let's Encrypt on Ubuntu 18.04

IntroductionLet's Encrypt is a Certificate Authority (CA) that provides an easy way to obtain and install free TLS/SSL certificates, thereby enabling …

Linux

5 things to know about Google's new Tasks app

Finally, Google has a dedicated to-do app that integrates with Gmail.<p>Users are starting to gain access to the new Gmail design and features. One of those features is a right-side panel where users can find a new app called Tasks.<p>Tasks is Google's latest attempt to create a reminder or to-do …

Samsung Pay: What you need to know (FAQ)

Here's how Samsung Pay works and what you need to use the mobile payment system.<p>Samsung wants its mobile payment system, Samsung Pay, to replace the plastic cards in your wallet.<p>It works in almost all stores -- including those that use older magnetic-stripe point-of-sale terminals -- without …

FinTech

11 new Gmail features, how they work, and when you'll get them

There's plenty to like about the new Gmail.<p>Google on Wednesday announced a brand new Gmail. Well, not brand new, but the company took the Gmail we all know and (maybe) love, added a ton of new features and overhauled the design.<p>By my count there are 11 new features in Gmail, some of which you can …

Apps

How to get the new Gmail right now

Gmail is undergoing a massive redesign and gaining plenty of new features. Here's how to get it right now!<p>Google just announced a huge update to Gmail, adding new features such as high-priority notifications, confidential mode and better offline support.<p>Not all features will be available at launch. …

Planhacker: NBN Plans Ranked By Speed

Image: iStock<p>When it comes to the NBN, we know that plans and providers are not all equal. Despite standard speed tiers, the performance in our homes …

This over-the-top gaming PC is an engineering marvel

The Maingear F131 runs cool and looks cool<p>When I first saw the Maingear F131 with my own eyes, I knew it was unlike any gaming desktop I had ever built or seen on display. This particular configuration I’ve been using costs nearly $8,000, which is well out of the price range of most PC gamers, but …

Quitting Facebook? Download your data before you go

What does Facebook know about you? Learn how to download your Facebook data to find out.<p>First, it was Cambridge Analytica. Now, it's the ugly truth memo. What's next?<p>If you are finally ready to quit Facebook once and for all, you should take your data -- all your posts and messages, photos and …

Apps

Self-Build Graphics Cards Introduced to Combat Rising Costs of GPUs Due to Crypto Demand

In a bid to combat the spiraling costs of graphics card due to the intense demand from both cryptocurrency miners and gamers, self-build graphics …

Router

Follow this quick guide to start using 1.1.1.1 on your router.<p>Step 1: Go to the IP address used to access your router’s admin console in your browser.<p>…

Microsoft Creates Wild Half-Electron Quasiparticle For Its Future Quantum Computer

Microsoft just announced a quantum-computing advancement today: A measurement that looks like an electron split in half in a piece of wire. It will …

I spent 5 years studying millionaires — these are the 4 steps to achieving financial success

In my Rich Habits Study, I interviewed 233 millionaires, with at least $160,000 in annual gross income and $3.2 million in net assets.<p>One of the many revelations of the study was that the life you have is a reflection of the foundation you've built during your adult years.<p>If you work hard and …

Retirement

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and wonder, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

Self-improvement

Microsoft, Telstra unveil native calling for Office 365

Combines carrier-grade service with Microsoft collaboration platforms.

Telstra

What Is DNS, and Should I Use Another DNS Server?

Did you know you could be connected to facebook.com—and see facebook.com in your browser’s address bar—while not actually being connected to …

Information Security

How To Build A Gaming PC

Image: EB Games<p>Building your first rig? Here's some advice on how to get started.<p>Jim Jardine, Director of DRAM Product Marketing at Micron Technology …

How to change your DNS settings in Windows 10

The Best NBN Plans With Unlimited Data

Image: iStock<p>One of the key arguments underpinning the existence of the NBN is the idea that the internet is now an essential utility. Like water and …

How To Clean Your Video Game Consoles

Illustration by Sam Wooley. Photos by Mike Fahey.<p>Your video game console is filthy. Choked with dust, smeared with fingerprints or riddled with …

118 DIY Greenhouse Plans - MyMyDIY | Inspiring DIY Projects

Greenhouses, also known as hothouses or glasshouses, are generally transparent structures designed to cultivate plants that require regulated …

How To Get End-To-End Encryption In Skype

Skype is one of the most popular messaging apps around, but it's never offered the type of end-to-end encryption that's become standard in other …

AMD Raven Ridge 8GB vs. 16GB Reserved Memory Benchmark & Explanation

We recently took our first look at AMD's Raven Ridge desktop APUs after a grueling four day grind of benchmarking the Ryzen 5 2400G and Ryzen 3 …

Why You Should Get A VPN For Your Xbox One Or PS4

After putting up with what my roommates and I like to joke is the "first Roku ever made" for the past few years, I recently decided to do all my …

AMD's Newest Processors Are So Good You Can Skip The Graphics Card

In the past year, graphics cards have gone from the reasonably priced computer part you pick up on Amazon or Newegg to something bordering on as …

Leave the PC at home, you have it on card with Intel Compute

Intel's Compute Card is one fascinating device. Technologically fascinating because a Windows-capable PC has been shoehorned into a volume no greater …