File-Smuggling – Quick Way to Transfer Files!
If you are working on multiple machines and need specific files transferred over quickly, one of the most efficient ways is to use HTML smuggling. The concept here is very simple and handy for quick file transfers and depending on your needs this might replace the usual Google Drive, or Mega Links. File-Smuggling For this […]
Is the Budget PC Segment Dead?
Back in the day it always seemed like you could squeeze a decent deal out of PC parts and build yourself a budget friendly PC. Nowadays I keep hearing that the budget options are gone, but in my opinion, under the right conditions you can still build an amazing PC for much cheaper than you […]
Getting Rid of Temp Files Quickly
Temp (temporary) files are created while a program is in use for it to hold the information that is needed. In most cases, temp files get deleted automatically when the program is closed but that might not always happen as expected. Windows is pretty smart about auto-cleanup but some users report finding gigabytes of data […]
Surround Sound for Gaming – A Gimmick or a Useful Feature
Surround Sound is a well-known feature for home cinemas and speaker setups which can improve directional audio by using more than 2 channels. This feature bled into the gaming industry as well with Surround headphones and audio software that supposedly would improve the ability to locate targets around yourself. Certain gaming communities (Tarkov people) swear […]
Alt App Installer – The Microsoft Store Alternative
It is quite common to find that on custom Windows installations the Microsoft Store is missing/stripped from the install. This is done to get rid of all the annoying apps and bundles that come on a normal install, but it also leaves you scratching your head when you do need some simple app only available […]
Winbindex – Public Library of Windows Binaries
You likely had a situation where Windows is missing some sys or dll file making some application misbehave. Usually, in these kinds of situations, you would try all sorts of roundabout ways of recovering the file needed or just try to download it from some random site online. Fortunately, this situation can be resolved much […]
foobar2000 – Fixing the YouTube Source Plugin Playlist Issue
Being able to play your YouTube music without having a single browser page open is an amazing feature that allows much better resource use for your main application/game. This can be done by using foobar2000 and a dedicated plugin called Youtube Source which will allow lower-tier hardware to perform better. There is however one particular […]
File Conversion on the Go
There are few things quite as annoying as downloading a picture from a site just to find it formatted in WebP. The little dance of saving it in Paint as a different file or going online for a quick conversion is probably responsible for more gray hairs on people’s heads than old age. The solution […]
Reducing Audio Latency on Your PC
One simple way of reducing audio latency on your machine is by reducing the audio buffer that is used by default on your Windows installation. This is a well-known trick and one way of achieving this is by using Real – a simple utility that requests the usage of smaller buffers from Windows. Why Would […]
It Is Time to Uninstall Your Antivirus Software
In the olden days, the single most common piece of advice was to have an antivirus on your PC to keep you safe from malware. Nowadays, however, antivirus software has started behaving like malware and you should just get rid of it. Antivirus = Malware? Antivirus software has long become obsolete and acts like malware […]
Delete Cookies and Site Data on Browser Exit
No matter the browser you use you should always configure the delete cookies/data on close setting during your browsing sessions. Some users might not even know about the setting and what it does, and some might be too lazy to configure it, but today I will try my best to convert both of those groups. […]
Stop Using Your Wireless Mouse in the Wired Mode!
An ultra-competitive subset of gamers has developed a trend that has spread towards the more casual gamers, namely using their wireless mice in the wired mode for performance gains. While this makes sense since wired connections are always technically speaking more stable, it is also true that unless you are facing very specific conditions your […]