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How to Host Your Own VPN with Algo and Cloud Hosting

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Companies all over the world sell VPN services to secure your online activity, but can you really trust a VPN provider? If you want, you can create your own virtual private network with the open-source Algo software, and the cloud-hosting provider of your choice.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/669848/how-to-host-your-own-vpn-with-algo-and-cloud-hosting/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Ian Paul

How to Edit the Windows Registry from the Command Prompt

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Windows and a lot of third-party apps store settings in the registry. If you’re wanting to edit the registry, there are a few ways you can do it. Here’s how to edit the Windows registry from the Command Prompt.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/677453/how-to-edit-the-windows-registry-from-the-command-prompt/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Marshall Gunnell

How to Zip (and Unzip) Files Using PowerShell

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The ZIP file format reduces the size of files by compressing them into a single file. This process saves disk space, encrypts data, and makes it easy to share files with others. Here’s how to zip and unzip files using PowerShell.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/670314/how-to-zip-and-unzip-files-using-powershell/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Brady Gavin

What Is Harmony OS? Huawei’s New Operating System Explained

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After years of speculation and rumor, Chinese tech giant Huawei formally unveiled its Harmony OS operating system in 2019. It’s fair to say that more questions have been raised than answered. How does it work? What problems does it solve? And is it a product of the current feud between Huawei and the U.S. government?

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/675793/what-is-harmony-os-huaweis-new-operating-system-explained/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Matthew Hughes

How to Assign CPU Cores with Taskset in Linux

taskset-feature.jpeg Multi-core processing can have benefits and drawbacks, and sometimes you need to manually assign CPU cores to programs (aka “CPU affinity”) in order to gain the best performance. Under Linux, the primary tool is taskset. That sounds potentially scary, but we’ll break it down into easy steps to simplify the process. Taskset Basics Using taskset can be broken down into two parts: CPU affinity with programs to be launched and with programs already running. Launching programs is the easier of the two, so we’ll start there. A launch command looks like this: taskset -c cpu-core-number(s)… Read more13637893.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: John Knight

Newegg’s New PC Builder Tool Makes Choosing (and Buying) Parts Super Easy

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There are plenty of tools out there that will help you find the parts you need to build your own desktop computer at home. Newegg is hoping to rope in a bunch of new first-time builders with its own tool. The website is live now, and you don’t need to buy the parts (or even log in) to use it.

Newegg is an online storefront dedicated primarily to PC components and electronics, though it’s been branching out in recent years. As such, the PC Builder tool is a bit “lowest common denominator,” and naturally, its items are limited to the ones sold on the store. So it has a lot fewer options than the de facto standard online PC building tool, PC Part Picker.

That being said, it’s not a bad place to start if you’re new to PC building. Newegg has three example builds, “Budget,” “Mainstream,” and “Enthusiast,” currently sitting at around $900, $1400, and $2500 respectively. (That’s a little pricey for “budget” and “mid-range” builds, but hey, they’re trying to sell parts.) Each one can be customized with Newegg’s search tools, and if you’re ready to pull the trigger, ordered as separate, ready-to-install parts.

Alternately, customers can start from scratch, going through nine different component categories and selecting each one, starting with a processor and motherboard. As you expand your build, the tool automatically contracts the available parts based on compatibility with the components you’ve already selected.

Note that this isn’t like customizing a pre-built PC from, say, Dell. Newegg’s only selling you the parts with the tacit assurance that they’re compatible with one another—you still have to build the PC, install the operating system, and set up your various programs and settings yourself. If you’re unsure of how to do that, might we suggest our sister site?

Source: Newegg via PC Gamer

Source: https://www.reviewgeek.com/45334/neweggs-new-pc-builder-tool-makes-choosing-and-buying-parts-super-easy/
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How to Pick the Right Power Supply for Your Next PC

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Figuring out how much power you need to keep all your components fed and happy is usually the last part of building your own PC. It can also be the most confusing. Every component takes a different amount of power, and the bigger and faster your PC, the more power you need. The latest Intel Core i9-10900K can suck up…

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/how-to-pick-the-right-power-supply-for-your-next-pc-1844014190
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Intel’s Tiger Lake processors will feature on-chip malware protections

054a1e10-6eb9-11ea-98fe-cf196ed4fc72Intel is getting ready to launch a new security product that could dramatically reduce opportunities for hijacking. Called Intel Control-Flow Enforcement Technology (Intel CET), the product is designed to protect against the misuse of legitimate code…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/intels-tiger-lake-processors-will-feature-onchip-malware-protections-130024569.html
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How to Play Super Nintendo (SNES) Games in Ubuntu

All-SNES-games-in-Ubuntu-with-Higan-feat There are plenty of emulators that allow you to play Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) games in Ubuntu, but not all of them are equal. Many emulators prioritize speed over accuracy or accessibility over compatibility. The result is that most games work at more than acceptable framerates even on older computers. Higan is considered the most accurate SNES emulator and will allow you to play the vast majority of titles for Nintendo’s retro console. The tradeoff for its increased accuracy and compatibility is that it’s much more demanding than alternatives, so it can stutter even on five-year-old PCs. … Read more13619468.gif

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