How to Install and Configure RecalBox on Raspberry Pi

 

The Raspberry Pi family of single board computers are incredibly popular among DIY enthusiasts. These tiny little computers can be used for a wide variety of projects, but one of the most common is retro gaming. There are a number of free, open-source projects focused on video game emulation, but Recalbox is one of the easiest to set up. RecalBox is an operating system that includes a wide variety of video game consoles, arcade systems and PCs. It is one of the most popular alternatives to RetroPie and has some significant advantages. This guide will go through the steps necessary to get RecalBox up… Read more

5 Funny Prank Sites to Make You Look Like a Tech Genius

 

No, it is not April Fools day, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some fun. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. You have no choice but to work if you want to make that money, but there should always be some fun time as well. Since you’re already on your computer, you can check out some prank sites that are going to make your friends think you’re a hacker by night. The following sites will scare your friends into thinking you’re sending them some kind of virus or that you’re hacking into a government website. You can laugh while your… Read more

Trump Administration Plan to Host Government-Run 5G Network Met with Resistance

 

Have you been dreaming of enjoying the speed of 5G? Many people have, and if you live in the United States, it may not be as far out of your reach as you may have imagined, as the current administration is considering a government-run 5G network which could lead to more security, but it seems like they’ll meet with a lot of resistance to get that going. White House’s Stand on Proposal This would be brand new territory for the U.S., as they have never done anything like this before. It also seems like it may be somewhat of a stretch, as this Conservative… Read more

Software Discovery: 6 Tools to Encrypt Files on Your Devices

 

Encrypting files has become important in recent years as more and more cyber attacks are happening, and sensitive data is getting stolen. If you have not encrypted your confidential files yet, you should do so as soon as possible to prevent hackers from reading it. In the following roundup we have listed six tools from our Software Discovery section that will help you encrypt files on your devices. Once encrypted, the files can only be accessed by you, unless, of course someone else knows your password. 1. FinalCrypt FinalCrypt is a file encryption program that encrypts large files in a completely different way. It… Read more

How to Make Use of Pivot Table in Excel to Improve Your Productivity

 

If you’re organizing a large amount of data, spreadsheets are a great way to keep track of it. They’re easy to edit, can be backed up, and have automated functions that put physical calculators to shame! Sometimes, however, you need more than just a table; you need your data to answer important questions you may have about it. This is where a pivot table in Excel come into play. What Are “Pivot Tables?” Unfortunately, the name alone doesn’t really reveal how useful pivot tables are! So, what are pivot tables, and why are they useful? A pivot table in Excel is a separate instance of… Read more

Is G Sync Worth It? All You Need to Know About Nvidia’s Tech

 

G Sync – everyone’s talking about it, everyone wants it, but does everyone know what it actually is? Nvidia’s not-so-secret weapon in the gaming arms race is cheaper to get your hands on now than it was a couple of years ago, so it’s a good time to do a little reflecting and ask whether it’s finally worth investing in. Here’s everything you need to know. Related: Nvidia Control Panel Settings: What Do They All Mean? How Does G-Sync Work To understand G-Sync, we must first understand V-sync and its limitations. You’re probably familiar with a little something called V-sync. (We wrote a whole article… Read more

How to Install the Linux Subsystem for Windows 10 (and Run Linux in Windows)

 

As an operating system, Linux offers impressive stability, amazing open-source support and an incredible array of powerful administration tools. While Windows 10 is able to offer support for some of these things, there’s nothing quite like using a bash shell to manage your local and network machines. Until fairly recently, running bash on Windows has required Cygwin or the equivalent. In recent versions of Windows 10, Microsoft has allowed users to install a beta version of a bash shell via Ubuntu. With the Fall Creators Update (Update 1709), users are now able to install the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). With WSL, you can run… Read more

The Project Management Professional Certification Training Bundle

 

Get a comprehensive introduction to project management and give your career a boost with the Project Management Professional Certification Training Bundle. By purchasing this bundle, you’ll get access to ten courses covering topics like project management, risk aversion, time management, information technology infrastructure and much more which will give you the necessary skills to improve your employability and salary as a project manager. The following 10 courses are included in this bundle. Project Management Professional (PMP) PMP for project managers is the most sought after industry-recognized certification. The PMP certification is recognized globally and demonstrates your abilities, experience, education and, of course, competency to lead… Read more

5 of the Best Open-Source Games for Android (And They’re Free Too)

 

Android and open-source games. Open-source games and Android. The two things feel inseparable, like Marmite and peanut butter, as both are fundamentally brought to us by people who code things for the joy of coding, constantly working to improve them alongside dedicated communities. The great thing about open-source games is that they’re free without caveats (unlike pretty much every kind of “free” game on the Play Store, which usually is littered with in-app purchases). The following list are some of the best ones you’ll find on Android. Related: New Mobile Games You Should Play in 2018 1. Freeciv This open-source iteration of Sid Meier’s… Read more

8 Cross-Platform Electron Apps That Don’t Suck

 

Electron is an open-source framework developed by GitHub that helps developers build cross-platform apps with technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The technology is great; however, there are some problems (or challenges) with using some Electron apps. Some Electron apps are slower compared to their native counterparts. Additionally, some have reported absurd CPU usage with Electron apps. Huge file size is also a common problem, but this does not mean all Electron apps have the same problems. Here is a list of eight Electron apps (not in any particular order) that don’t suck. 1. Atom Atom is a popular, cross-platform and highly programmable text… Read more