With all the talk about Windows 11 hardware requirements, you may have asked yourself “what even is a TPM chip, anyway?” Good news: we’re here to tell you exactly what it is. And why Windows, uh, might (?) require it. Hit today’s top story for all the details.
But that’s not all! We also took Dell’s new 27-inch USB-C for a spin. The short story? It’s a powerhouse for laptop users. You can get an external display, extra USB ports, Power Delivery, and more just from a single cable. The long story? Well, hit the post for that.
Researchers found a new Windows exploit … then accidentally told hackers how to do it. Oops?
Eric has been playing A Hat in Time, a 3D platformer that originally came out in 2017. But he says it’s even better today thanks to updates and DLCs. I think y’all will be into this one. I even plan on picking it up for PS5 this weekend.
If you’ve been following tech news at all lately, you’ve likely heard about the ruckus Microsoft is stirring up over minimum hardware requirements for its new Windows 11 operating system. One of those requirements is a TPM 2.0 chip. But what exactly is that, and why is Microsoft requiring it? Read More »
While the 3D Platformer genre has been dormant for a while, 2017 saw a couple of notable entries. You’re probably familiar with Super Mario Odyssey, but I want to focus on the smaller release today: A Hat in Time—a game that, thanks to updates and DLC, is better today than ever before. Read More »
When someone asks me for a recommendation on a monitor, I almost instantly answer “Dell.” While it’s not the winner 100% of the time, the company’s range of quality and competitive prices mean that it’s hard to go wrong when you pick one. Read More »
A good font can really make the difference in a project, so you shouldn’t limit yourself to the ones preinstalled on your machine. There are loads of free fonts on the internet you can use, and these websites are the best aggregators. Read More »
The arrival of European settlers to Australia decimated the native rodent population, leading to several species to extinction, including the shaggy Gould’s mouse. But new research into Australian rodents led to a shocking discovery—the Gould’s mouse didn’t go extinct in the 1840s, it’s just been hanging out on an island. Read More »
Whiteboards are a great asset to have in pretty much any scenario. They make it easy to keep track of chores, appointments, and even grocery lists, but are also nice to have for sketching out a concept for work (or, okay, just for doodling). This whiteboard wall sticker adheres to walls, cabinets, and even appliances, and can easily be removed or repositioned as needed without damaging paint. It even comes with three dry-erase markers and an eraser.
NASA is moving humanity one step closer to super epic sci-fi territory with its updated solar sail technology. It will start testing the new sails sometime in the middle of 2022, and the mission will help refine other technologies that also use the sails. Read More »
A warm summer night is the perfect excuse to stay up late watching movies out in your backyard or on your apartment’s rooftop, and we’ve gathered everything you’ll need in order to have a perfect outdoor movie night of your own. Read More »
The Sony PlayStation 5 is the company’s most powerful console to date, though there’s still a lack of dedicated PS5 games for the next-gen console. Fortunately, it’s backward compatible with most PS4 games, many of which have seen updates that bring improved graphics and frame rates, along with other enhancements. Read More »
Audiophiles and vinyl collectors both agree on two things: vinyl sounds better than digital and growing your music collection is always a good thing. So either party will probably be thrilled to hear that Amazon is now offering a monthly vinyl subscriptions service. Read More »
Just one week after software vulnerabilities left WD My Book Live users with hacked and formatted storage drives, a newly discovered exploit is threatening Western Digital’s My Cloud devices. This exploit, which allows hackers to carry out commands or brick My Cloud NAS units, affects all products running the Cloud OS 3 software, of which there are many. Read More »
In June, Microsoft patched a critical-rated vulnerability called CVE-2021-1675. This vulnerability allowed hackers to take remote control over PCs through the Print Spooler system—pretty scary stuff! Unfortunately, researchers at Chinese tech company Sangfor have set a similar exploit called PrintNightmare on the loose after telling hackers how to take advantage of a previously undiscovered bug. Read More »
If you’re new to woodworking, a common mistake is to tackle a big build as your first project. It’s better to start small so you can hone skills and see successes sooner. Weekend projects are perfect for new woodworkers. Or even seasoned pros short on time. These YouTube projects are the kind you can complete in a single weekend or whatever hours you can spare. Read More »