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How to Enable Low Power Mode on Apple Watch

There are several ways to squeeze out more battery life from your Apple Watch. But in case you needed one more, Apple introduced a new Low Power Mode in watchOS 9. Here’s what it does and how you can enable it….

Does a Factory Reset Remove Viruses?

Viruses and other malware are an unfortunate reality of the modern age. If your phone or computer has fallen prey to them, one of the recommended solutions is doing a factory reset. But will it make your device safe again?…

How to Best Place an Air Purifier

An air purifier can help improve your home’s indoor air quality, but its placement can severely impact its efficiency in cleaning the surrounding air. So, where should you put your air purifier?

The Best Android Smartwatches of 2022

Are you looking for a smartwatch to pair with your Android phone? From advanced fitness trackers to devices that look like luxury analog watches and everything in between, there’s a perfect Android smartwatch for you….

What Is a 1000R Curved Monitor?

Curved monitors continue to increase in popularity, and if you’ve considered buying one, you probably have seen the 1000R nomenclature. But what does the 1000R moniker represent, and should you buy a 1000R curved monitor?…

What Ever Happened to Plasma TVs?

Once regarded for their picture quality, plasma TVs no longer have a place in the market. But what led to the disappearance of this TV technology? And if you’re looking for a plasma TV replacement, what should you get?…

What Is a Tenkeyless (TKL) Keyboard?

When it comes to shopping for a keyboard, one of the deciding factors is size. Although many of the gazillion options on the market are full-size keyboards, the tenkeyless keyboards have gained much popularity. So why is that…

What’s the Best TV Viewing Distance?

The distance you sit from your TV plays a significant role in getting an immersive experience. If you sit too close, you may notice pixel-level imperfections or strain your eyes, but if you sit too far, you may miss smaller d…

How to Make an Ethernet Cable Even Longer

Looking to extend your existing Ethernet cable or want to bypass the maximum length limit without sacrificing the performance? You will be happy to know that there are several ways to make an Ethernet cable longer….

How to Make an HDMI Cable Even Longer

Standard HDMI cables, also known as passive HDMI cables, have length limitations. They can only be a certain number of feet long before risking performance issues. So what can you do to extend the length of your HDMI connecti…

What Is Android System WebView?

If you use an Android device, you may have come across an app called Android System WebView. It’s a system app that regularly receives updates via the Google Play store. But what does it do, and should you remove it?…

How Long Can an HDMI Cable Be?

Long HDMI cables can come in handy in various situations, from setting up a home theater to connecting digital signage. But is there a limit to HDMI cable length? Here’s everything you need to know.

The Best Google Pixel 6a Cases of 2022

The Google Pixel 6a may not be a glass sandwich like the more expensive models, but that doesn’t mean you should go without a case. A good case will protect the 6a from dings, scratches, and everyday mishaps. Here are the be…

How to Make a USB Cable Even Longer

All regular USB cables have a maximum recommended length. If manufacturers go beyond that length, they risk impacting the cable’s overall performance. So what can you do when you need to extend a USB cable’s length?…

How Long Can an Ethernet Cable Be?

Whether you want to wire your entire house or are just looking to run a cable to the next room, you are bound to wonder about Ethernet cable length limits, and whether you’re risking connection problems. Here’s everything you…

The Best Curved Monitors of 2022

Curved monitors aren’t just stylish—they offer substantial benefits, from a more immersive media experience to wider display resolutions for productivity. We’ve hand-picked the best curved monitors you can buy….
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