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How Wi-Fi 6E Works, and What It Means for Your Gadgets

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Still catching up on the last major wifi standard to be announced? Sorry, but the next one is here. Wi-Fi 6E routers are beginning to pop up, and you should know that the new standard is a more substantial jump up from Wi-Fi 6 than that ‘E’ might suggest.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/how-wi-fi-6e-works-and-what-it-means-for-your-gadgets-1847858070
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The Article Was Written/Published By: David Nield

The RX 6600 Is AMD’s Solution for Affordable, High-Quality 1080P Gaming

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Finding a graphics card that’s actually in stock is already a challenge, but get ready for the latest hard-to-find GPU: AMD’s new Radeon RX 6600 is here, and it’s tailor-made for 1080p gaming.

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Source: https://gizmodo.com/the-rx-6600-is-amds-solution-for-affordable-high-quali-1847850413
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Sam Rutherford

Logitech’s MX Keys Mini is a compact keyboard for minimalists

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You haven’t had much choice for compact keyboards these days — many of them are mechanical keyboards aimed at gamers and hobbyists, and Apple’s Magic Keyboard doesn’t make much sense for non-Apple users. Logitech might have a more viable alternative for some people, however. It just introduced an MX Keys Mini wireless keyboard that shrinks the original MX Keys design into a tiny, minimalist footprint.

The MX Keys Mini doesn’t include a number pad or other perks from a full-size keyboard, but it does preserve the “Perfect Stroke” system that combines non-mechanical switches with dished keys that can improve your typing accuracy. There are even a few new functions you won’t get in the larger keyboard, including a dictation key for Macs and Windows PCs, a microphone mute toggle and an emoji key.

The Mini supports Android, ChromeOS, Linux, iOS and iPadOS using either Bluetooth or a USB receiver, with pairing for up to three devices. USB-C fast charging will help if you need a few more hours of typing in a pinch.

The MX Keys Mini is available now for $100 in dark gray, pink and silver colors. That’s not a huge drop from the $130 price of the full MX Keys, but it’s on par with the no-frills Magic Keyboard. It’s arguably a better buy if you prefer the ergonomics of Logitech’s keyboard, don’t like the feel of mechanicals or just want a keyboard you can easily shuffle between platforms.

Source: https://www.engadget.com/logitech-mx-keys-mini-keyboard-070128945.html?src=rss
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Jon Fingas

The Best Gaming Headsets of 2021 for PC and Consoles

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The best gaming headset needs to be affordable, comfortable, sound sharp, and have a microphone that won’t make your voice chat companions wince. Our top picks manage to do it all with some extra features on top.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/749769/best-gaming-headsets/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Tyler Colp

How to Tell If Your HDMI Cable Is Faulty

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The hardest part of troubleshooting an audiovisual issue is finding out which component is to blame. In the case of a video problem, there could be three culprits: your source device, your display, or the cable in between. Here are some tips for identifying and fixing audiovisual anomalies.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/751441/how-to-tell-if-your-hdmi-cable-is-faulty/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Tim Brookes

How to Choose the Best NVMe SSD for Your PlayStation 5

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Want to expand your storage space on the PlayStation 5? Before you buy any old NVMe drive, you’ll need to make sure it’s compatible with Sony’s console. We’ll explain how to determine this.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/753125/how-to-choose-the-best-nvme-ssd-for-your-ps5/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Tim Brookes

What Is a Capture Card, and Do I Need One?

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If you’re thinking about live video game streaming on Twitch or YouTube, you might wonder whether you need a capture card. The quick answer is easy: For streaming from a console like a PlayStation or Xbox via a PC, yes, you do. For streaming PC gameplay, the answer is generally no—but sometimes yes.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/752507/what-is-a-capture-card-and-do-i-need-one/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Ian Paul

The Best Computer Monitors of 2021

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There’s nothing quite like the extra screen real estate that a full-sized monitor provides. Even if you’re used to working on a laptop, you’ll be surprised how much more work you can get done on a larger display. Here are our top picks for the best monitor you can buy.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/745904/best-computer-monitors/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Tim Brookes

Is It Safe to Sell My Old Modem or Router?

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If you have an old router lying around that you no longer need, you might be tempted to sell it or give it away. Fortunately, your old router is unlikely to give away any revealing information about you, but it’s a good idea to reset it before you ship it off.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/747327/is-it-safe-to-sell-my-old-modem-or-router/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Tim Brookes

New smartphone has more RAM than a Macbook

You can’t even buy an Apple-silicon Macbook with more than 16GB of RAM, but Asus’s new Republic of Gamers 5S Pro—a smartphone—has 18 of them.

The phones are very similar and definitely feel like “S” models. The main upgrade to both the Phone 5s and 5s Pro is the slightly faster Snapdragon 888+ 5G chip (the Adreno 660 GPU is the same as on the 888 chip) and the world’s first 360Hz touch sampling rate in any phone.

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Source: https://boingboing.net/2021/08/18/new-smartphone-has-more-ram-than-a-macbook.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=new-smartphone-has-more-ram-than-a-macbook
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Rob Beschizza

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