Why Your Computer Battery Drains Quickly

Hellen Wadman

It can be frustrating when your computer battery runs down faster than usual, and you have to plug it into power often. Ordinarily, batteries of your laptops should last for hours, but if your laptops start going off in minutes or less than the original time stipulated, then something has gone wrong. And you may need to change your laptop battery, change the settings in your computer system or get … Read More

How to Use a Second Monitor With Your Laptop

Hellen Wadman

When you worked in the office, you had plenty of space for multiple monitors. But now that you’re working from home, the company laptop screen leaves a little to be desired. Fortunately, it’s easy to add more screen space to most laptops, even if it doesn’t have a built-in display output.

There are a number of ways to extend your laptop’s screen, and we’ll look for the ways that involve

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The Biggest Ultrawide Monitors in 2020

Hellen Wadman

Sometimes bigger is better, especially when it comes to monitors. Wider spaces translate to better productivity and more immersive gaming. Although the best ultrawides offer something else besides sheer size, if you want the biggest display you can buy, these monitors have what you need. Whether you like the Samsung CHG90 or the Acer Nitro display, these ultrawide monitors are gargantuan and are real head-turners at home or in the

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Ultra-wide computer monitors to enhance your setup

Hellen Wadman

If you’re still using the standard-issue monitor that came with your PC you are missing out. Ultra-wide high-definition monitors can totally change your experience—transforming the sad apartment office to a digital command center out of some William Gibson cyberpunk thriller.



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Like just about everything else in the tech world,

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Best computer monitors for home, work, and play

Hellen Wadman

Sifting through refresh rates, pixels, resolution, and all the other monitor buzzwords can be intimidating. We break down our top 10 computer monitor choices and what they’re best for to make finding the one that suits you easy.

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Alienware teases Aurora desktops with RTX 30-series GPUs, gaming monitors and laptops

Hellen Wadman

Following today’s announcement of NVIDIA’s GeForce RTX 30-series GPUs, Alienware has announced a range of new computer hardware, from gaming monitors to gaming laptops to pre-built PCs that use NVIDIA’s new cards. Today’s announcement only goes part way – instead of making full reveals, Alienware has only shared some details about each product, with the promise of more information coming later this month.

Alienware is releasing three new gaming monitors

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How to Calibrate Your Monitor to Get the Most Out of It

Hellen Wadman

Over time, the image quality on your computer monitor can start to look a little lackluster or even too bright. Before you consider upgrading your entire system or getting a new monitor, there might be a much simpler and economical solution.

In some cases, the only thing you need to do is calibrate your monitor. You won’t have to spend a dime, and it shouldn’t take you more than a

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Lepow Z1 (2020) portable monitor review: Gaming, productivity, and more on the go

Hellen Wadman

Lepow 2020 Portable MonitorSource: Windows Central

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Portable monitors are growing in popularity, particularly as more and more of us are switching to a work-from-home lifestyle. Beyond that, mobility, in general, is growing. The power on our smartphones is reaching beyond budget-priced laptops, albeit without the screen real estate needed to be truly productive.

We also have services like Microsoft’s Project xCloud on Xbox Game Pass expanding to Android, again, without the screen space

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Automation Industrial Monitors Market 2020 Segmentation and Analysis by Recent Trends, Development and Growth by Regions to 2026

Hellen Wadman

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content.

Sep 15, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Global “Automation Industrial Monitors Market” report 2020 is an overview of the market is provided with prime focus on factors boosting and debilitating market. This will help investors get a clear understanding on which aspects to focus on and how to economically support the market globally. The impact of prevailing regulatory … Read More

Do ‘Computer’ Glasses Protect You From Eyestrain?

Hellen Wadman

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En español | As the coronavirus pandemic has driven many of us online for work, meetings and even socializing, sales of computer glasses are on the rise. But what do these glasses really do? Are they worth buying?

Short answer: probably not. Most computer glasses are designed to filter out blue light — high-energy light rays emitted from the display screens on your computer, tablet and phone.

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Amazon’s best-selling computer monitor is finally back in stock, and it’s only $110

Hellen Wadman

Our team is dedicated to finding and telling you more about the products and deals we love. If you love them too and decide to purchase through the links below, we may receive a commission. Pricing and availability are subject to change. 

Setting up a functional and productive work-from-home space doesn’t require much. If you have a favorite spot in your home that you’ve proclaimed as a new office while

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The best gaming monitors in 2020

Hellen Wadman

Having one of the best gaming monitors can elevate your entire hobby. Think about it: What’s the point of buying or building a superb PC and decking it out with fancy accessories if your games look subpar? One of the best gaming monitors can display crisp images, vivid colors, high resolutions and fast frame rates, and they can do so with easy-to-navigate menus and tons of options to optimize gameplay.

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Best 4K PC Monitors 2020

Hellen Wadman

BenQ PD2720USource: Cale Hunt / Windows Central

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While 1080p and 1440p monitors are still popular options for a lot of gamers, the best 4K monitors are catching on in the professional and casual ranks thanks to a way better picture, dropping prices, and better hardware inside our PCs. For most people who need a quality multipurpose 4K monitor, HP’s Z27 is a great pick,

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Apple Watch Series 6’s blood oxygen monitor measures an important COVID-19 symptom

Hellen Wadman

Apple Watch Series 6 has a new blood oxygen sensor that helps measure an important symptom of COVID-19. Apple revealed the new $400 watch as the high end of its Apple Watch lineup at an event today. This feature could be useful for people who have tested positive for COVID-19 but aren’t yet ready to go to the hospital or who have been told by a doctor to stay home

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Apple Watch’s blood oxygen monitor is for ‘wellness,’ not medicine

Hellen Wadman

The new Apple Watch Series 6 includes a sensor that allows the watch to measure blood oxygen levels. The device is a long-awaited addition to Apple’s suite of health tools, but it tracks oxygen levels at the wrist, which can be less accurate than measurements typically gathered at the fingertip.

Most oxygen sensors, including Apple’s, measure the amount of oxygen in your blood using light. These devices are called pulse

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Two Iranian Nationals Charged in Cyber Theft Campaign Targeting Computer Systems in United States, Europe, and the Middle East

Hellen Wadman




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Two Iranian nationals have been charged in connection with a coordinated cyber intrusion campaign – sometimes at the behest of the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Iran) – targeting computers in New Jersey, elsewhere in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, the Department of Justice announced today.

According to a 10-count indictment returned on Sept. 15, 2020, Hooman

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CenturyLink Commits Additional Funding to Provide Computers for Students and Families

Hellen Wadman

DENVER, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PCs for People is uniquely positioned during this unprecedented time to help low-income individuals obtain affordable technology. CenturyLink is furthering education through technology by making computers more accessible to students and families for home learning, access to telehealth, and more with a $50,000 donation to PCs for People.

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Government to examine sale of computer chip design firm Arm to US company Nvidia

Hellen Wadman

The Government is examining the sale of UK-based computer chip design firm Arm to US tech giant Nvidia, with Boris Johnson taking a personal interest in the deal, his spokesman said.

Earlier on Monday, it was announced that the firm is to be bought by the US graphics chip maker in a deal worth 40 billion dollars (£31.2 billion).

Nvidia has pledged to keep Arm’s headquarters in Cambridge while also

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Verify: Can laptops and tablets record you 24/7? School provided

Hellen Wadman

Posts are popping up from around the country about whether school-provided laptops and tablets could be recording around the clock. Here’s a breakdown.

Is it technologically possible for a school-provided computer or tablet to be recording 24/7?

Yes, it’s possible for someone with administrative access to a device to install software that could remotely record.

While it is possible, the Verify team has not heard of any instances of this

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