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What is vaguebooking? You’ve probably heard the term being bandied about on social media, but do you understand what it actually means? In this article, we’ll explain what vaguebooking is, and give specific examples of vaguebooking so that you’ll be able to recognize it when you see it. What Is Vaguebooking? There was a time
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Once you move beyond the basics of Android, you’re likely to come across the term “sideloading.” And while sideloading is useful and not particularly complicated, if you’re not familiar, the process might confuse you. Let’s look at what sideloading is, how it works on Android, and the various types of media you can sideload. What
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During standard use, your computer should run fairly quietly. While you can expect the fans to get louder when doing intensive tasks like gaming or video editing, you shouldn’t hear scratching, beeping, or rattling from inside your computer case. If you do hear unusual or loud noises from your computer, it could be a sign
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You probably know that Linux can run on most devices. You may even know that it can perform most tasks—for example, supercomputers, web servers, and even low spec systems. One Linux distribution that is particularly adept at running on computers with minimal system specification and resources is Puppy Linux. What Is Puppy Linux? Originally released
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If you’ve explored the gaming scene for long enough, you may have come across game torrents labeled with two terms; “Reloaded” and “Repacked.” While these may sound like sequels for The Matrix, they have a whole different meaning when describing video games. In this article we explain what repacked games and reloaded games are, and
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In films and TV shows, there are always hackers for hire. From action movies to crime procedurals, a skilled computer hacker can help disable security systems, locate confidential information, or piece together a crime in seconds. It’s easy to dismiss this as fiction and creative license, though. That said, it does make you wonder whether
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One of the most common phrases you’ll hear on the internet is that “If you’re not paying, you’re the product.” When you use a free online service, you’re often paying through other means, such as your data, your privacy, and potentially, your security. Using a free secure messaging app, then, goes against the grain. If
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For the most part, we purchase phones to keep them as long as possible; however, sometimes people buy “burner phones” for short-term use. So, why are people buying phones with the intent of not using them for long? Let’s take a look at the concept of burner phones, and how you may use one in
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Ubuntu ranks as arguably the most popular Linux operating system. It’s certainly one of the best known. However, Ubuntu varies quite a bit. Within Ubuntu, there are two distinct flavors: a stable release and long-term service (LTS) iteration. Further, Ubuntu splits into Ubuntu Cloud, Ubuntu Core, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu Desktop, and Ubuntu Server. Here, you’ll
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Port forwarding sounds far more complicated than it is. It’s just like receiving a stack of letters in your mailbox then handing each one out to the relevant family members. You’ll often come across the term port forwarding for gaming, but that’s not all it’s used for. If your Xbox won’t connect to the game
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No piece of software can last forever. Sooner or later, every program has to go; this often thanks to an outdated core or changed priorities from the developers. The Windows operating system itself is no exception to this. So, when does Windows 10 support end? What happens when Windows reaches the end of its support?
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WhatsApp and Telegram offer free unlimited messaging, cool features, and apps for every device. There’s definitely a lot to love about these services, but not everyone has mastered using them. In fact, one confusing aspect of WhatsApp and Telegram are the check marks. When you send a message in WhatsApp or Telegram, one or two
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Using your smartphone in the car has lots of benefits, like playing music and using navigation apps. But it’s important that you use it safely, since doing so comes with potentially deadly distractions. That’s why Apple provides CarPlay to make your phone’s best features available on the road in a safe manner. Let’s look at
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Missing TikTok? Instagram Reels is here to keep you entertained and to help you unleash your creativity via short videos. Now that TikTok has been banned, Instagram Reels has the opportunity to become its most popular replacement. We’ve already seen apps made by Indian developers, such as Mitron and Chingari, attempt to capture the TikTok
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Amazon is one of the world’s largest online retailers. However, the company does dabble in bricks and mortar retail, too. In the past, Amazon has opened pop-up outlets and book stores. Its latest retail experiment is Amazon Go, an automated grocery store. In theory, these outlets allow you to enter, pick up your goods, and
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Instagram Reels is the latest feature of the social media that is here to replace TikTok. Reels are 15-second videos that are exactly like TikTok videos. Now that TikTok is banned, and Instagram is already so popular, there’s a big void for Instagram to fill. Since the feature is still so new, a lot of
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