How to choose the right RAM for your PC

Kevin Casper 2021-10-20 06:30:00 www.pcworld.com Every component in your computer is important, complex, and has more specifications than most folks are familiar with. Your RAM, or Random Access Memory, is no exception to this. Generally, people know that “more…

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How to get Office 365 on the cheap

Jared Newman 2021-10-19 06:45:00 www.pcworld.com Even at its list price of $70 per year, a personal subscription to Microsoft 365—or Office 365, as it used to be called—is one of the better deals in tech. That subscription gets you…

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How to check what graphics card you have

Marshall Gunnell 2021-10-15 10:30:00 www.pcworld.com Every computer has a graphics processing unit (GPU), and what kind of GPU you have largely determines which applications and games you can smoothly run. Before you buy expensive software, check which GPU you…

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Xbox cloud gaming finally arrives in Windows

Mark Hachman 2021-09-14 13:31:00 www.pcworld.com Windows 10 users can now stream games directly to their PC’s Xbox app. Today marks the culmination of Microsoft’s cloud-gaming efforts, as games can now be streamed from the cloud to phones, tablets, Chromebooks,…

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Windows 11 dark mode adds new sounds

Mark Hachman 2021-09-07 15:09:00 www.pcworld.com Windows 11 contains an unexpected new feature: a separate set of quieter, more mellow audio cues that accompany the operating system’s Dark Mode.Microsoft confirmed the new Windows 11 dark mode sounds to BleepingComputer, which…

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Windows 11 won’t support Android apps at launch

Brad Chacos 2021-08-31 12:10:00 www.pcworld.com Microsoft snuck some key news into a corner of the Windows 11 release date announcement: Android app support, one of the most anticipated new Windows 11 features, won’t be available when the operating system…

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Ring is killing its desktop apps for PC and Mac

Ben Patterson 2021-08-24 10:02:00 www.techhive.com If you’re using the Ring desktop app to manage your Ring cameras or view live feeds, prepare for some big changes coming next month. Mentioned in this article Amazon-owned Ring has just announced that…

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Which Amazon Kindles will lose Internet in December

Melissa Riofrio 2021-08-18 12:45:00 www.pcworld.com Amazon’s oldest Kindles are being cut off from the Internet. But don’t blame Amazon—these e-readers are collateral damage in the phaseout of 2G and 3G cellular service.The first two generations of Kindle e-readers used…

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Flight Simulator’s performance update arrives

Mark Hachman 2021-07-27 13:12:00 www.pcworld.com Microsoft released its groundbreaking Flight Simulator for its Xbox Series X and S on Tuesday, but PC gamers have a real treat as well: The significant performance upgrade Microsoft and Asobo Studios teased is…

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Amazon defends New World as safe while EVGA ships replacement cards

Gordon Mah Ung 2021-07-23 14:15:00 www.pcworld.com What’s causing GPUs to die while playing Amazon’s beta game, New World? No one seems to know yet, but EVGA confirmed it has already shipped replacement GeForce RTX 3090 FTW3 cards to affected…

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Beware pirate gamers: This malware targets you

Ian Paul 2021-07-22 11:59:00 www.pcworld.com In 2021, crime doesn't pay if you can't be found on Google. That's apparently what the creators of the new MosaicLoader family of malware discovered. PC security company Bitdefender recently published a whitepaper detailing…

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Current Echo smart speakers and displays will support Matter

Ben Patterson 2021-07-21 13:23:00 www.techhive.com Matter, the open-source smart home standard that promises to unite Amazon’s, Apple’s, and Google’s smart home platforms, is one of the most exciting developments that we’re tracking in the smart home space. Now comes…

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