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Buying a new computer? Make sure you spend time setting it up properly with the apps and hardware you need.
Interested in the Nintendo Switch OLED? Prefer the upcoming Steam Deck? Learn how portable gaming is getting a boost.
Introducing telemetry reporting to Audacity has caused a storm in the open source community. But what is telemetry, and is it really as bad for this audio editing tool as its fans think?
Ransomware is a threat at all levels in 2021, from home users to corporations, supply chains, and utilities infrastructure.
Whether you're looking for a budget desk or need to fix your HDTV antenna, listen for a collection of top DIY tech tips.
Think you're safe online? Learn how to develop new secure habits and safe online behaviors.
Windows 11 is on the way. What features will it have, how will it appear on your PC, and when will it arrive?
Is your car connected? If not, could it be? This week, we take a look at Android Auto, find out how to get the most out of it, and consider its alternative, Apple Carplay.
If your keyboard is looking crumby, your monitor is covered in splashes, or your earpods are gunky, it's time you gave them a clean.
Like games but don't own a Nintendo Switch? You're doing gaming wrong. Here's why you should own a Nintendo Switch.
New cryptocoins are hitting the news daily. But what is Dogecoin, and is Chia really environmentally friendly?
Can electronics be sustainable? The example of vegan headphones proves that maybe they can.
You've heard about dashcams, but do you really need one in your vehicle? Here's what you should know about a dashcams.
You've heard of crowdfunding, but what is it? How do you get involved to help creators, what do you get out of it, and how do you spot scams on Kickstarter and other crowdfunding sites?
Adverts for programming courses are everywhere. Is learning to code easier than you think?
Want to know more about Clubhouse and how you can join? We look at the new social audio experience and its benefits.
We collect our best tips and explainers from the most popular editions of the Really Useful Podcast.
What are NFTs, and what do they have to do with the price and availability of PC graphics cards?
Are you getting the most our of your Amazon Fire tablet? These tricks will help you use your tablet to its full potential.
With video games hitting the $70 price bracket, we consider the effect of this and how to save money on video gaming.
Confused between SBCs like the Raspberry Pi and microcontrollers like the Arduino and Raspberry Pi Pico? Here's what you need to know.
Wondering what to do with all that old tech? If you have an old PC or phone, here's how to recycle and reuse them.
Learn how to find an audience and build a following for your social account, podcast, or stream.
It's important to keep your mobiles, computers, and consoles update to date. Here's why - and how to do it.
The chances are you're not making the most out of your Xbox One controller. From opening the device to repair problems and cleaning it to using it to play Xbox games on your iPad or Android tablet, the Xbox One controller is full of surprises.
You listen to podcasts all the time---but how are they made? How do you create a podcast? What devices do you need to get started? How much is podcast hosting? And how do you find an audience for your podcast?
We're bringing you a shorter Really Useful Podcast this week, taking a look at what tech we'd most like to find in our stockings for Christmas 2020.
You've heard of the Dark Web---but how do you access it, and is it illegal? Is it even safe to use, and what happens there? It's time to find out.
When was the last time you repaired any of your gadgets, computers, or other hardware? Or did you pay for a repair with an approved dealer, perhaps covered by device insurance? Technology companies are increasingly removing the right to repair, by introducing planned obsolescence into designs.
Unsure which headphones to buy? With so many models available, it can be a tricky decision. We're here to help you identify your next headphones.