Windows 10 is ubiquitous. Many of us depend on it every day for both work and play. But there are a few features right under your nose in Windows that you might not be aware of. Here are seven things that you didn’t know you could do in Windows 10 that might make your life a little easier. Use your Windows 10 laptop or tablet as a second monitor Extra screen space often means buying an external monitor, but did you know that if you have a spare laptop or Windows tablet in the house, you can set one up for use as a second monitor for your primary PC? This is actually possible on all modern PCs, thanks to the Miracast technology and the help of a Wi-Fi network. You can set this up yourself by making sure both of your PCs are on the same Wi-Fi network. Then, search in the Windows 10 settings for Projection Settings . If the settings are grayed out and aren’t available, head into Optional Feature s in Windows 10 settings and add the Wireless Display optional feature. Just … [Read more...] about 7 things you didn’t know you could do in Windows 10
Prime Day is Amazon’s biggest sales event of the year. Since launching in 2015 to celebrate Amazon’s birthday, Prime Day deals have gone from strength to strength with 2020’s Prime Day achieving record-breaking sales up 45.2% on the previous year. With over $10 billion worth of goods bought globally during the sales event, it’s a fantastic time for you — the consumer — to dive in and pick up a great Prime Day deal. Read on as we look at exactly what goes on sale during the two-day sales event and what to expect from the big shopping event. What do I need to do to buy on Prime Day? Unlike other sales events, there is an exclusivity factor to Prime Day. Only Prime members can benefit from the savings going on during the two-day event although consumers partaking in a free 30-day trial of Prime can also be a part of the massive shopping event. Make sure you have a Prime membership in some form in time for the sale. What can I buy during Prime Day? Honestly, mostly everything. … [Read more...] about What goes on sale on Prime Day?
Looking for a new Apple Watch? With Prime Day deals fast approaching, these Prime Day Apple Watch sales could be just what you need. While we don’t have firm details just yet, we sat down and figured out what to expect from the Prime Day Apple Watch deals and looked at whether Prime Day is the best time for you to buy an Apple Watch. Read on as we explain all. What Prime Day Apple Watch deals to expect The biggest names tend to form part of Prime Day and we expect it to be the case with Prime Day Apple Watch sales. That means it’s almost certain that the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE will see discounts of some sort, but we also expect to see the older Apple Watch Series 3 heavily discounted too. Combined, that should mean there’s an Apple Watch for every budget with those able to afford more going for the Apple Watch Series 6 and those on a tight budget aiming for the Apple Watch Series 3. The ideal middle ground is the Apple Watch SE thanks to it offering many of the … [Read more...] about Best Prime Day Apple Watch Deals 2021: What to expect
Bringing home a used face mask can harbor unseen and unwanted bacteria. But we've noticed something over the years—where there's a problem, there's a Raspberry Pi solution! Today's project tackles this issue and is known as the Box of Hope, developed by Jan-Hendrik Ewers, Sarah Swinton, and Martin Karel. The best Raspberry Pi projects help make life easier, and this project takes a lot of guesswork out of mask sanitization. The Box of Hope has a sanitizing chamber that utilizes UV LEDs to sterilize fabric face masks. It also relies on wireless technology to issue daily usage reminders. According to the dev team, the project was designed to be a box kept at the user's home. It's connected to the internet, which is necessary to send sanitization reminders to a given mobile device. There are three major components in the project design: an API, a web app, and an I/O server. The RESTful API manages HTTP requests between the client and server. The I/O server runs on the … [Read more...] about Raspberry Pi Project Sanitizes Masks with UV Light
As DDR5 memory and supported platforms are approaching their launch, more makers of sophisticated DRAM modules are teasing their upcoming DDR5 products. Galax did exactly this today. "DDR5 memory module is coming soon," a statement over Galax OC Lab on Facebook reads. The post also shows a palette of Micron's DRAM chips marked as ICA45 D8BNJ R6KB, which are not currently listed at the company's website, but which we understand are the devices that Galax OC Lab is playing with at the moment. Galax OC Lab is known for its rather exotic Hall of Fame (HOF) components, with overengineered PCBs and cooling systems that are designed to enable great out-of-box performance along with some extra overclocking potential. With DDR5, Galax HOF engineers are going to have a lot of things to play with. As we noted in our coverage of Team Group's upcoming DDR5 modules for overclockers , one of the innovative features of DDR5 DIMMs is that they can be equipped with their own voltage … [Read more...] about Galax HOF Teases Overclockable DDR5 Modules: Onboard VRM and PMICs?