Best processors 2018: top CPUs for your PC

Back in 2017, when Intel’s Coffee Lake and AMD’s Ryzen CPUs made it out in the wild, the long-standing stagnation in the CPU world ceased overnight. Now, the longstanding competition between these two tech behemoths has been fully reignited, and Intel and AMD are at each other’s throats, competing for your interest. Thankfully, out of this competition, the best processors that have ever existed were born, and there’s never been a better time to upgrade to one of the best

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Best PC gaming chair 2017: the best gaming chairs to play in comfort

Are you tired of hunching over your desk while gaming? Then it’s time to kick back and get comfy in one of the best PC gaming chairs 2017 has to offer, because when you’re sitting at your throne, you have every right to be royally comfortable. Then again, we get that it’s easier to grow complacent with your old clunker of a seat than to take the time to browse your options endlessly for an upgrade. For that reason, in classic

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AMD Vega release date, news and features: everything you need to know

Updated: The AMD Radeon RX Vega 64 is out now and we’ve had our first taste of what it can do – you can read our full review of the graphics card here.We first learned about AMD’s new Vega graphics card architecture more than a year ago at CES 2017. However, it wasn’t until July 2017 that we learned that the first Vega cards would be releasing in mid-August 2017.We didn’t know at launch that AMD Vega would be a huge

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How to watch the NBA All-Star basketball: live stream the game online

This weekend sees the NBA All-Star game, as the best basketball players in the world match up in what should be a spectacular show.The climax to the NBA All-Star Weekend, the 67th NBA All-Star game takes place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles this Sunday, February 18th as the Eastern and Western Conference teams go head to head.Along with the game instead, there will also be a skills challenge, a three-point contest, and a slam dunk competition as the

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How to Set Your PC Games’ Graphics Settings with No Effort

PC gamers have to set a myriad of graphics options to balance performance with graphics quality. If you don’t want to tweak them by hand, NVIDIA, AMD, and even Intel provide tools that will do it for you.Sure, if you’re a serious PC gaming geek, you’ll probably want to do this by hand. Doing it yourself can still get you the best combination of performance and looks for your specific preferences, but you’ll have to know what the options are

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How to Bring Back the “View Image” Button In Google Image Search

Google’s image-based search engine has been a staple of the internet for more than a decade. But this morning it got a little less useful: in addition to making the reverse image search tool harder to find, the “Show Image” button has disappeared.The button formerly functioned as a direct link to the image in question, allowing users to bypass the hosting web site itself. Its disappearance is apparently due to an agreement Google has made with the stock image provider

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How to Disable Chrome’s New Ad Blocker (On Certain Sites or All Sites)

Google Chrome now has a built-in ad blocker, designed to get rid of the ads that are intrusive or otherwise annoying, but allow ads from sites that follow specific guidelines. If you’re not into the idea of letting your browser control the ads you see, however, you can disable it pretty easily.There are two ways to allow ads: you can allow all ads, or you can whitelist specific sites if Chrome’s ad blocker is causing a problem. We’ll detail both

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How to Customize or Disable Siri on the HomePod

While it’s not the main selling point of the HomePod, Siri capabilities allow you to control the speaker using your voice without having to pull out your phone every time. Here’s how to customize Siri on the HomePod (or just disable it entirely).Before we get started, take note that every single one of the settings we talk about below is accessible through the Home app. Once the app is open, you’ll first start out by long-pressing or 3D Touching the

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How to Prevent Your HomePod from Creating White Rings on Your Wooden Furniture

Apple’s HomePod is an amazing speaker, but it comes at a price. Not just a dollar amount, but also the toll it could take on your finished wooden furniture. If you’ve discovered white rings appearing on your furniture (or have heard about this phenomenon and want to prevent it), here’s what you can do.Many HomePod owners have witnessed their new smart speakers leaving weird cloudy white ring marks on their wooden furniture—specifically, wooden furniture finished with some type of oil.According

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