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Universal Android Debloater kicks bloatware to the curb without root

A system for Android devices was created by user W1nst0n to crack down on bloatware with relative ease. This isn’t a one-stop-shop for every single Android user – you still need to be able to use ADB. It IS far easier to use than most solutions that’ve been conjured over the past decade for this one purpose. This solution works … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/universal-android-debloater-kicks-bloatware-to-the-curb-without-root-22660452/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Chris Burns

The Best Desktop Environments of 2021

best-desktop-environments-feature.jpg As Linux users, we’re often spoiled for choice when it comes to software. There are some basic programs that we keep coming back to that are so integrated into the stack that we forget they’re even there. However, when it comes to things like Desktop Environments, it can be hard to determine the best option for exactly what you’re going to use it for. I personally have reviewed different Linux Desktop Environments, and there’s a lot of overlap between use cases. Here we show you the best Linux Desktop Environments for your particular use case. Note: the following list is not… Read more14271904.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: John Perkins

How to Remap Any Key or Shortcut on Windows 10

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Would you like to use a different keyboard key to perform a certain task in Windows 10? Thanks to PowerToys, it’s easy to remap any key to another key or even a shortcut combination on your keyboard. Here’s how to set it up.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/710290/how-to-remap-any-key-or-shortcut-on-windows-10/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Benj Edwards

Why Building a PC Isn’t Worth It Right Now

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The conventional wisdom is that you can save a lot of money on a desktop computer by building your own. But at the moment, that’s not really true. A combination of factors including the COVID-19 pandemic and huge fluctuations in cryptocurrency mean that it’s a lot more expensive to buy high-end parts, if you can even find them at all.

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Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/68982/why-building-a-pc-isnt-really-worth-it-right-now/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Michael Crider

How to Install and Use Composer, PHP’s Dependency Manager

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Composer is the PHP community’s go-to dependency manager. It simplifies installing, updating and using third-party packages. Packages can be hosted by public and private repositories, with most popular projects publishing to Packagist.

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Source: https://www.cloudsavvyit.com/9125/how-to-install-and-use-composer-phps-dependency-manager/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: James Walker

Thunderbolt 4 Set for Rollout in 2021

Thunderbolt-4-Featured.jpg We always bring mixed feelings to the table when new connectors are announced. It means all new cables and connectivity issues. But on the other hand, it also means our devices and machines will be faster. When it comes to USB and Thunderbolt, it also means a bit of confusion. We’ll once again be met with all three as Thunderbolt 4 continues its rollout this year. Related: USB C vs. USB 3 vs. Thunderbolt: All You Need to Know What Is Thunderbolt 4? It’s hard to imagine that a new connector is being released when we… Read more14245477.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Laura Tucker

AMD’s Latest Mobile CPU Is Really Freaking Fast

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Just when I was starting to eye the new MacBook Pro for its incredibly fast processing speeds, AMD just pulled me back to the Windows side with its Ryzen 9 5980HS. Like its latest desktop processors, AMD took advantage of its Zen 3 architecture and brought the same impressive performance to its newest H-series mobile…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/amds-latest-mobile-cpu-is-really-freaking-fast-1846113562
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Joanna Nelius

What Are Bash Variables and How Can You Use Them?

how-to-use-bash-variables-featured.jpg Bash allows you to map whole strings of text to single variables, simplifying its use and script writing. How do they work, and how can you use them? Let’s find out. What’s a Variable? Variables are easy-to-remember names that can contain different alphanumeric values. They’re useful because they allow the same function to be applied on different values, without having to rewrite a script/piece of code. They also make writing the script/piece of code easy, since instead of dealing with individual values, you can use the same name for all of them. Related: The Bash Special… Read more14234445.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Odysseas Kourafalos

How Important Is the Power Supply (PSU) When Building a PC?

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The power supply (PSU) is a critical part of any PC. It powers all the components in your PC, and a bad or faulty one can bring everything down. Here’s what to look for in a power supply while putting together a PC.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/706624/how-important-is-the-power-supply-psu-when-building-a-pc/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Ian Paul

How to Use Linux Live CD to Back Up Data from Windows PC

linux-live-cd-featured.jpg Most Linux distros provide an ISO file you can use to create a Live CD/USB. With this Linux Live CD, you can boot to the OS from your USB drive, test it out and install it if you like. However, do you know that the Live CD can also be used to rescue your PC when it is down? In fact, it is such a useful tool that I would advise you to keep a copy on hand at all times. Great Live Distributions If you want a full desktop environment in “Live” form, Ubuntu and Mint are… Read more14212696.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Odysseas Kourafalos

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