Acer Vero BR277 review: An eco-friendly monitor on a budget

[ad_1] At a glance Expert’s Rating Pros Good contrast ratio Solid build quality  Accurate, realistic color Uses recyclable plastics, packaging also recyclable Cons Below-average sharpness Limited color gamut No single standout feature Our Verdict The Acer Vero BR277 tries to distinguish itself from the pack of other 27-inch budget monitors but ultimately falls short. It […]

Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 (2022) review: Big, bold, and quirky

[ad_1] At a glance Expert’s Rating Pros Great screen and speakers Over-the-top looks Generous ports Massive gaming power Cons No webcam Poor exhaust placement Unnecessary extra Terrible battery life Our Verdict The Asus ROG Strix Scar 2022 is packing the latest in high-powered gaming hardware, but questionable design choices make it unsuitable for everything else. […]

This $1,194 cyber security training package is on sale for $29 this week

[ad_1] Cyber security is constantly evolving. Wish you knew how to stop hackers from gaining access to your systems, apart from the basics? Then the Dynamic 2022 Data and IT Security Training Bundle, on sale for $29, is a resource you should absolutely check out. This beginner-friendly bundle features six courses that can introduce you to cutting-edge cyber […]

I switched from Google to DuckDuckGo: 5 big takeaways

[ad_1] Google is far and away the most popular search engine—but sometimes it can feel more like Big Brother and less like a friendly assistant. Indeed, for those concerned about privacy, Google oversteps some boundaries by collecting your personal data, and serving you ads based on what it collects. Enter DuckDuckGo, a privacy-focused search engine […]

What is masked email? This new spin on an old practice supercharges your security

[ad_1] Online security used to be simple. All you needed was a good password, and in the early days, you didn’t need a ton of characters to achieve that goal. Privacy also wasn’t quite as fragile as it is today. Your email wasn’t constantly being lost to yet another data breach. But as online hackers […]

Mainstream CPUs ate the high-end desktop, but enthusiasts hunger for more

[ad_1] The high-end desktop isn’t what it used to be. The market for fully loaded, enthusiast-class HEDT CPUs and motherboards has changed drastically during the last several years, stagnating in a way that has left an unaddressed gap in performance. Ultra-expensive systems using platforms such as Intel’s X99 and AMD’s Threadripper were once the stuff […]

Replace Chrome’s new tab page with this far better alternative

[ad_1] This may be a weird thing to admit, but I’ve become smitten with my web browser’s new tab page. It’s not the standard one that comes with Microsoft Edge or any other browser for that matter. Instead, it’s a fantastic extension called Tabliss, available for Chrome (or other Chromium-based browsers such as Microsoft Edge) […]

Epic gives away the entire Bioshock series for free

[ad_1] Bioshock, the action-horror staple that blended RPG elements, solid gunplay, and Randian-inspired horror, is an undisputed gaming classic. Bioshock Infinite took it one step further, adding amazing swashbuckling movement mechanics, incredible supporting characters, and a reality-warping story that pulled no narrative punches. Also, Bioshock 2 was a video game. Following up its impressive Borderlands […]

Ryzen 7 5800X3D review: Showing how far AMD’s Ryzen has come

[ad_1] AMD’s AM4 socket has been around five years now, and what a run it’s had. Since its launch alongside first-generation Ryzen CPUs, this socket has been a mainstay, with unprecedented support from Team Red that enables use of first-gen motherboards with current processors. AM4 will soon cede center stage to AM5 later this year, […]