Archive

The best laptops for mining cryptocurrency in 2022

Over the past few years, interest in cryptocurrencies has surged significantly. Not only has the ever-popular Bitcoin grown a lot, but a wealth of other cryptocurrencies have sprung up, including Ethereum, Dogecoin, and many more. Typically, mining cryptocurrency is something that's done on desktop PCs, and that's part of the reason GPU prices have skyrocketed...

Wordle has been acquired by The New York Times

The spelling puzzle game Wordle has become a sensation over the past few months, with more and more people posting their scores and results to Twitter and other social networks each day. The game's success has already resulted in countless clones, and now the original game will soon have a new owner. Josh Wardle, the developer...

Discord officially rolls out PlayStation integration, complete with game status support

Monday was already a big day for PlayStation news, as Sony revealed that it's working to acquire Destiny 2 developer Bungie, but that's not all. Discord, the popular messaging platform primarily aimed at gaming, is finally rolling out PlayStation account integration. The new functionality gives PlayStation players the same game status indicator that PC and...

Repainter, the Material You theme customizer, is now out of beta

Material You dynamic theming was one of the highlight features of Android 12, as it could change the colors used in applications and across the system based on your current wallpaper. However, it's not super customizable, which is where the Repainter application comes in. After a short time in beta, the first stable release of...

Sony acquires Bungie, developers of Destiny series, for $3.6 billion

Microsoft rocked the gaming world earlier this month when the company revealed it was purchasing game publisher Activision Blizzard for a whopping $68.7 billion. Now we're seeing two significant consolidations in the games industry in the same month, as Sony announced today that it's acquiring Bungie, developers of the Destiny series and the original creators...

ProtonMail revamps ‘Bridge’ utility for using third-party mail apps

ProtonMail is an end-to-end encrypted email service, adding an extra layer of security on top of traditional email messaging. The additional security features means you can't connect a ProtonMail account to a third-party email application, like you can with Gmail or Yahoo accounts. ProtonMail's solution to this is the ProtonMail Bridge application, which has been...

SteelSeries Aerox 3 Wireless (2022) Review: A light mouse at a heavy price

I've been an avid gamer for nearly my entire life, and ever since I was twelve years old, most of that gaming has been on a PC. I've used so many different gaming mice, but the first favorite that I ever used was the SteelSeries Kana v2. It was an ambidextrous mouse that felt nice...

TWRP arrives on OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro, Nokia 2.2, and other devices

TeamWin Recovery Project, or TWRP for short, is by far the most popular custom recovery for Android devices. It can help you do everything from performing full-device backups to flashing custom ROMs, and thanks to the wide-reaching TWRP community, more devices are added to the official lineup all the time. The last time we checked...

How to stream on Twitch from your Windows PC

Live streaming is one of the most popular forms of entertainment on the internet, and it's grown into a pretty massive market. Because of how popular it is, many of us (myself included) have felt the temptation to get into streaming, even if we don't plan to do it professionally. Getting started can feel like...

WhatsApp cloud backups might soon count against your Google Drive storage

WhatsApp backups haven't counted against your Google Drive storage for a number of years thanks to an agreement between the developers and Google. That may be coming to an end though, as strings discovered in a recent build of WhatsApp beta suggest that soon, user backups may count against your Google Drive storage in some...

Apple’s 2FA autofill feature is now better at blocking phishing attacks

Apple's SMS 2-factor authentication (2FA) autofill feature has been around for a while now. For those unfamiliar with it, when you receive an SMS with a 2FA code, the iOS keyboard will automatically suggest inserting it in the dedicated field. This spares users the hassle of launching the Messages app, copying the code, then pasting...

How to safely overclock your CPU: A beginners guide to unlock more performance

Overclocking processors -- be it Intel or an AMD CPU -- is often considered to be the telltale mark of a PC enthusiast. While it's true that overclocking is no child's play, it doesn't pose much of a risk if you know what you’re doing. And in this guide, we'll teach you how to overclock...