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How to Set Up a Home Theater System

Home entertainment has come a long way from the days of box-like TV sets with bad quality screens; it is not just the TVs that have evolved, but the supplementary things like sound systems have come a long way as well. In fact, the term ‘home theater’ itself is a sign of…
TV and Audio

Earphones vs. Earbuds: What's the Difference?

Fear no more, brave reader: never again will you be left slightly confused on the landing page of a web store or at a loss for words when describing what you want to a shopkeeper when you want those little round things that make sounds go directly into your ears. While some…
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How to Clean a Mouse Pad

You might know how to clean your screen, give your keyboard a thorough scrub, and even the ins and outs of keeping a PC running in perfect health – but when we take a break from all this, we realize that the mouse pad has, in our neglect, become a part of that cesspool…
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How to Test a Webcam

Webcams have many uses but are of no use when they keep bombarding you with error upon error. While there are alternatives that let you avoid this problem in and of itself, the usual smart choice is to test your webcam either after you set it up or before you’re going to…
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Different Types of Headphones You Should Be Aware Of

It doesn’t matter if you identify primarily as an artist, gamer, or student, and no matter what your age – headphones are an integral tool in people’s lives. The New Yorker reported that in 2014, 53% of millennials owned three or more pairs of headphones! For something…
Software

DirectX Troubleshooting Tips

DirectX is a preinstalled Microsoft software in Windows, and it serves as a programming interface that allows your computer’s software to communicate with its hardware. While the basic purpose of DirectX is to platforms such as the Windows OS to run smoothly, it is…
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How To Make Ink Cartridges Last Longer

In spite of the popularity of e-books and the fact of millions of digital documents being shared back and forth every minute, it still matters to have things inked out in print. This is because hard copies (of text documents, infographics, images, and legal files) are easy…
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How to Use Your Phone as a Webcam

At some point you may have wondered, “Can I use my phone as a webcam?” And if so, how? Also, why would you even want to, right? Well, webcams can be expensive, and maybe you already have an old phone lying around that has a good enough camera. All else aside, sometimes…
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How to Add a Webcam to OBS

Open Broadcaster Software, or simply OBS, is used for live streaming and recording. If you’re a gamer, you may have watched a number of gaming live streams on YouTube. Most YouTubers use OBS to create these videos, and it is used for Twitch as well. OBS is a free open…