What I Needed to Do When Upgrading to a New Apple Mac Mini
I'll walk you through the process, how I migrated my files and apps, the mistakes I almost made, and how to prepare your old Mac for recycling.
How to Use USB Devices With Smartphones & Tablets: On-The-Go Cables
This guide shows you how to use USB devices, such as mice and memory sticks, with a smartphone or tablet
Review of the Ravpower Pd Pioneer 65w Desktop Charger
I was searching for a powerful but compact desktop charger capable of quickly charging a wide variety of devices. The Ravpower RP-PC136, which can recharge anything from a set of earbuds to a MacBook Air, appeared to be a perfect choice.
Chia Plotting: Testing RAM Speed Impact on Plot Output
Everyone plotting Chia is trying to maximize their plots generated per day via many different hardware or software tweaks. I've tested RAM speed impact on plot times to explore how much upside is in optimal RAM.
Chia Plotting Guide to SSDs and HDDs for Parallel Plotting
Farming the Chia cryptocurrency promises to be different and more green than mining other coins. However, this means understanding how to optimize different types of hardware to avoid costly bottlenecks.
An Overview of the Different Types of External USB Hubs for Your Computer or Laptop
An external USB hub allows a variety of devices to be attached to a laptop or hard drive for the transfer of data. It is similar to an extension lead. If you buy a powered USB hub, it also has its own adaptor. It uses the power from the adaptor to charge all of your devices.
How to Install RAM in the HP ProDesk 600 G1 DM
Miniature desktop PCs don't have to be so sluggish. Adding more RAM can add a little zip and bring more value to older hardware that you might not be ready to replace so soon. These instructions apply to the HP ProDesk 600 G1 DM and EliteDesk 800 G1 DM models.
Aukey USB-C Hub Adapters Review: Instantly Add Ports to Your Mac
Aukey's USB-C Hub Adapters can connect to your Mac/Android and add card readers, Ethernet, USB-C PD, and multiple USB ports for peripherals like flash drives, a mouse, printers, hard drives, etc. Turn your laptop into a workhorse at little cost.
Bring Audio Into Your Computer: Build an Audio Breakout Box
You want to get audio into your computer, but there's just a headphone jack. What are your options? This article will show you how to build your own audio breakout box out of salvaged parts.
What Is Computer Hardware? Definition Plus 20 Examples
This article looks at computer hardware. It explains what hardware is, what distinguishes internal components from external components, and lists 20 examples of hardware.
Computer Basics: 10 Examples of Storage Devices for Digital Data
Digital data storage devices are essentially media for holding recorded digital information. In this article, I list 10 common examples.
Electronics Review: Redragon K561 Visnu Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
The Redragon K561 VISNU Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is an inexpensive mechanical gaming keyboard for both PC gaming and typing. It comes with RGB lighting and media function keys. It's a great product but has some drawbacks. Is it worth buying if you're gaming on a budget? Let's find out!
Computer Basics: What Is an Output Device? 10 Examples
Output devices are devices that receive data or instruction from a computer. This article lists 10 examples of output devices.
EVGA Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti Black Edition Gaming Graphics Card Review and Benchmarks
In this GR8 Tech 2Day article, I review the EVGA Nvidia RTX 2080 Ti Black Gaming edition graphics card and provide gaming benchmarks for 6 Triple-A PC games.
Getting Started With Android Things Using Raspberry Pi
Android things is Google's port of open source Android OS for embedded devices such as low powered IoT devices. This article is about how to setup your Raspberry Pi 3 with Android Things OS and harness the power of vast amount of Low level as well as Android APIs for purpose of IoT.
Best Budget B450 / B350 AM4 Motherboards for AMD Ryzen 3, 5, 7 Processors
B450 motherboards are a lot cheaper than 570 and B550 motherboards and offer a lot of the same features. Here's a look at some B450 and B350 boards to look at if you're on a budget.
Best DDR4 Ram Kits for AMD Ryzen 3000 5 & 7 Processors
AMD's Ryzen 3000 CPU thrives off of fast memory speeds. So, here's a list of some good Ryzen compatible memory to help you reach that 3600MHz sweet spot.
EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC Gaming Graphics Card Review and Benchmarks
In this article, I review the EVGA GTX 1080 Ti SC2 Gaming graphics card. I have tested this card in multiple games and provided benchmarks of those games as well as a quick review of the card, its specifications, and performance.
Noctua NH-L9a-AM4 CPU Cooler Review and Benchmarks
In this article, I am bringing you a review of the Noctua NH-L9a-AM4 CPU cooler along with benchmarks of temperatures and sound levels. Check it out below.
PowerColor RX Vega 64 Undervolt and Overclock Benchmarks
In this article, I tested the PowerColor Red Devil RX Vega 64 graphics card undervolted and overclocked to assess the rumored performance of the AMD Vega line of graphics cards in such scenarios. Read on to find out the results of the testing.
PowerColor Red Devil RX Vega 64 Review and Benchmarks
In this article, I bring you a review of the PowerColor Red Devil RX Vega 64 graphics card along with benchmarks. How does this card stack up? Check out the results and review below.
8 Best USB-C Monitors for Apple MacBook Pro and Mini
Looking for a good USB-C compatible monitor for your MacBook Pro or Mini? Here's a look at 8 monitors I highly recommend.
Noctua NH-D15 SE-AM4 vs be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 CPU Cooler
In this article, I compare the Noctua NH-D15 tower CPU cooler to the be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 CPU Cooler to find out which is quieter and performs better.
PowerColor Red Dragon RX Vega 56 Review and Gaming Benchmarks
In this article, I review and benchmark the PowerColor Red Dragon RX Vega 56 graphics card. I test this card in 5 games from 5 different genres of gaming. How did it perform? Read on and find out.
be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 CPU Cooler Review
One of the premium air coolers for CPUs on the market is the be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 dual tower cooler and I have a review of that very cooler here. I detail my testing methods and results as well as my recommendation to buy or not.
Intel Pentium G4560 vs AMD Ryzen 3 1200 With Benchmarks
In this article, I am comparing the Intel Pentium G4560 to the AMD Ryzen 3 1200. I have benchmarked five games with an average of five benchmarking runs. Which will be declared the "Budget King?"
GTX 1070 Ti vs. GTX 1080: Benchmarks and Recommendation
In this article, I compared the Zotac GTX 1070 Ti to the MSI GTX 1080 by benchmarking seven games. Finally, I make a recommendation on which one to buy based on those benchmarks and the costs of each card.
Corsair Carbide 400C Mid-Tower Gaming PC Case Review
In this article, I review a fine gaming PC case, the Corsair Carbide 400C Mid-Tower gaming case. This case is quite a deal at its MSRP, but it was a steal at what I got it for.