Game Mode is a feature that is available to all users of Windows 10. It promises to make Windows 10 great for gamers, by preventing system background activities and by offering a more consistent gaming experience. Even if your hardware configuration is modest, the Game Mode makes games more playable. Did we manage to make you curious about it? If yes, then read on. In this guide, we explain what Game Mode is, how it works, and how to turn it on:
Gamers worldwide purchase SSD drives for their gaming computers, instead of traditional hard disk drives (HDD). SSD drives are proven to be much faster for writing and reading data, but do they also help you get more frames per second when gaming? To answer this question, we experimented using a desktop computer with a popular video card and switched between using an SSD drive and an HDD drive for gaming. This is what we have learned:The hardware specs of the desktop PC that we used for testing
We performed our tests on a desktop PC with the following hardware:
We received the Razer Kraken Pro V2 gaming headset to test. It is designed, manufactured and sold by Razer, a popular company for gamers. This wired headset promises excellent sound and reliable build quality, at a decent price. Is that true? After using it to play games, watch movies, and listen to music, we would like to tell you our opinion about the Razer Kraken Pro V2. If you want to know whether you should buy this headset, read on:Razer Kraken Pro V2: Who is it good for?
The Razer Kraken Pro V2 gaming headset is an excellent choice for:
Many Spotify users encounter a problem that looks like a bug: the Spotify app opens when you log into Windows, even when you disable its startup entry, or when you set it so that it does not start automatically after you log in. A misconfiguration in your Spotify settings causes this problem. Here is how to fix this issue in a couple of seconds:
Sony WH-1000XM2 is a popular wireless headset with adaptive noise canceling, and many interesting features like touch controls, quick charging, and high-quality sound. We love the way they look, and we are impressed by their hardware specifications, so we decided to test them for two weeks. If you want to know what kind of user experience they have to offer, read our review for Sony WH-1000XM2:Sony WH-1000XM2: Who is it good for?
The Sony WH-1000XM2 wireless headset is an excellent choice for:
Have you heard about screensavers? Do you know what they are and what their purpose is? Why do we call them screensavers after all? Do they save our screens? We have done a bit of research and found out that, although popular a decade ago, due to changes in monitor technology, the term screen saver has become a misnomer in recent years. Let's see why that happened and also why you might still want to use a screensaver:
Sony has released a new set of headphones designed for all the bass lovers in the world. They are called Sony MDR-XB950N1, they are wireless (through Bluetooth and NFC), have extra bass, noise canceling, and a pleasant design. We tested them for a while, and now we want to share our impressions with you. Whether they are a great choice for you, or not, you can find out in this review:Sony MDR-XB950N1: Who is it good for?
The Sony MDR-XB950N1 wireless headphones are an excellent choice if:
We received for testing a curved gaming monitor called ASUS ROG Swift PG27VQ. With a 1ms response time, it is advertised as being the world's most responsive curved monitor. Not only that but it also features an overclockable refresh rate of up to 165Hz and Nvidia G-Sync support. For the right price, it promises an immersive experience and smooth gameplay, with no tearing or stuttering. As this was the first gaming monitor we have reviewed, you can imagine just how curious we were to see it in action. Read this review to see whether it impressed us or not:
Do you want to set a screensaver on your Windows PC? Do you want to change the one already set? What about disabling the active screensaver entirely or changing the way your screensaver works? In this article, we show you all the steps that you need to go through to do these things, in all modern versions of Windows: Windows 10, Windows 7, and Windows 8.1. Let's begin:
Sony is one of the old-school names in the technology world, and they have a long history of making high-quality products. One of the areas in which they are especially renowned is the audio market. We had the chance to get one of their latest headsets for testing. It is an on-ear headset called Sony WH-CH500 which connects to your devices through Bluetooth or NFC, can also be used for making phone calls and promises battery life of over 20 hours. Read our review to see if the Sony WH-CH500 is the perfect headset for your needs: