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The 6 Best 4K TVs in 2018 – Exhaustive Comparison and Buyer’s Guide

Comparing models in this ultra-competitive market is not easy. Nevertheless, the LG C7V 55” stands out as the best 4K TV at the moment. For its price, it is the best model based on OLED technology.

To learn more about my research methodology and in order to make your own selection, don’t forget to consult the buyer’s guide at the end of this article!

The best 4K TVs for under 1000$

As is the case for many high-tech products, navigating the world of entry-level products can be treacherous. Nevertheless, a few gems can be found among some of the more “innovative” entry-level products which oftentimes go overlooked. The 4K TV market is highly competitive, but no model selling for under 1000$ can be expected to be complete.

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Dell Chromebook 13 Review

Pros

  • Sober and elegant design
  • Superb IPS display panel
  • Very comfortable keyboard
  • High-performance characteristics
  • Very long battery life

Cons

  • Lack of USB type C ports
  • Stifled sound on some surfaces
  • Small amount of memory

What is the Dell Chromebook 13?

Sober and elegant, the Dell 13 is a mid-range computer geared towards advanced users who are looking for better performance than that offered by basic Chromebooks.

Dell Chromebook 13Conceived for professionals, this portable computer is much less expensive than its mid-range counterparts. So, does the additional quality and performance of this computer justify its extra cost? Read the rest of this article to find out.

Design

The Dell Chromebook 13’s design is one of its strongest suits; it has streamlined edges and a durable case. The underside of its case is equipped with grips to keep it in place, even on an inclined surface.

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How to install Android on your PC

You own a new generation Android smartphone and you’re a lover of the green robot’s operating system. After searching far and wide on the internet, you came across this article hoping to find a solution to your “problem”. Tell me everything, what can I help you with? What did you say? You’d like to find a tool that allows you to install Android on your PC and use all the smartphone apps and games with a mouse and keyboard? No problem, I can help you. Everything you need to know is included in this guide. I’ll explain in detail what you need to do to install Android on PC.

Before you get it into your head that this is a complicated process, I want to clarify that installing Android on your PC is actually an extremely simple procedure and available for everyone. All you have to do is download one of the most popular free emulation software packages on your PC. Using a virtual machine, you can easily use Android on your PC. The emulation software is nothing more than a program that allows you to reproduce the operation of the Android operating system, so you can download and use all the apps available on the OS created by Google. Don’t worry, it’s all much easier than you imagine. You don’t need computer skills at all and it’s no longer necessary to create partitions of the Windows operating system, as was the case some time ago. Thanks to emulation software, installing Android on your PC is practically child’s play.

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Best Free Software for Editing PDFs 2018 for Windows 10, Windows 7 and 8.1

Maybe you need software for editing PDF files but, since you’re not very familiar with computers nor familiar with the English language, you’re looking for a solution that is easy to use, free, and maybe has a user interface translated into Italian. No problem. Now there are many free programs in Italian for editing PDFs and I’m here today to tell you about some of the most interesting.

Whether you have a Windows PC, a Mac or a computer equipped with Linux, be sure that, with my help, edit PDFs and find an application in the Italian language capable of meet your needs. I’ll even show you some apps for smartphone and tablet and some online services running directly through your browser, so you’ll be spoilt for choice!

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Best Wifi Range Extender 2018 Buying Guide

Even if you have quite a powerful wireless router, can the internet signal not quite reach all the rooms or parts of your home? Did you get a new On-demand TV box and can’t connect it to the internet because it’s too far away from the modem and doesn’t have a wireless connection? If you have problems like this, there is only one answer: Buy a Wi-Fi range extender and set it up so you can extend the internet connection from the main router to the rooms or devices that it currently can’t reach.

“How?” you say? Did you think that devices like this are too hard to configure? You’re very wrong. Most extenders currently on the market can be configured in a matter of clicks and without the help of technicians or experts. They’re also available at very affordable prices, starting at less than 20 dollars. I mean, you really have no excuse. Choose the device that best suits your needs and buy it now.

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Virtual PBX vs physical PBX, which one is better?

Maybe many of you have previously heard about virtual PBX or cloud PBX, which is a technology that allows to interconnect phones in companies, or even homes, in order to cut their overall costs and keep maintenance to a minimum, allowing the integration of technologies such as Skype at the same time. In this article, we are going to see the differences between a physical and virtual PBX to determine which one is better in each case.

The physical PBX

This was the type of PBX that was everywhere until a few years ago. Every phone was connected to a single device that physically distributed the phone lines (in the case of an office, for example). This means that we will necessarily have the physical PBX with its own power consumption, maintenance and all the necessary wiring to connect every phone that we want with a trunk line.

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Best Drones 2018: How to Choose Best Drones for Beginners and Pros?

From 20 to 1700 dollars: all about leisure drones

Leisure drones have made their way out of ultra-specialized boutiques and have found a place on the shelves of big box stores. This type of drone has become extremely affordable, sometimes retailing for as little as 20 to 25 dollars. Of course, the more experience you become flying a drone, the more you will want to fly even faster and more powerful models. The price of these more powerful drones can be surprisingly high and the introduction of the Mi Drone by Xiaomi – which promises to offer rock-bottom prices – has done nothing to change the status quo in the mid to high range segment of the market.

Drones, what are they good for anyhow? These devices, which are the heirs to an older generation of remote-controlled models are, simply put, really about taking joy in flying them. However, sports cameras such as the Geopro have opened up an entirely new universe to these devices which are now capable of aerial photography. Imagine taking photos of your holiday as seen from the air. Or how about a “dronie”- a selfie of yourself taken from a drone!?

Our favorites

Before going all out and buying yourself a large drone in order to take superb aerial photographs, you would be better off honing your piloting skills by practicing with a more reasonably-sized drone. We have elected to speak about a few drones which are small and easy to learn how to fly and good for filming video – good for taking on vacation or for filming nice landscapes… The manufacturer DJI has a virtual monopoly on the flying camera market, with a more than 70% market share! It must be said that this manufacturer has quite a few years of experience in manufacturing drones geared towards both professionals and the general public. It is also the manufacturer which offers the most highly developed and effective innovations. All in all, it is hard to compete with DJI and the French Parrot company, as well as the American manufacturer 3DR, have fallen behind. Furthermore, in terms of the smallest drones, there is a fierce battle raging between less well-known manufacturers.

What size should you choose?

The smallest drones measure 5 cm across and only weigh a few dozen grams. Oftentimes their remote control is bigger than they are! They closely resemble children’s toys, but don’t be fooled, these are veritable flying machines which behave just like bigger models. They are even harder to fly than larger models since their built-in electronics are less sophisticated. They are conceived to be inexpensive – mainly in terms of reducing weight (these mini-drones rely on small “brushed” motors, which are lightweight, but which have a short life-span of around 200 flights) as well as on low-capacity batteries. All of the internal electronics of these drones fit onto a single circuit board. These circuits are comprised of sensors (accelerometer, gyroscope) as well as chips to control features such as stabilization and the processing of flight commands…

drone It is possible to fit a camera of a few grams on board a drone that it only ten centimeters across. The video quality will be mediocre, but it will allow you to gain access to a different perspective and to keep a memory of all of your flights!

Drones of 25 cm and upwards are usually equipped with more powerful “brushless” motors which make it possible to carry a heavier load such as a more powerful battery, a GoPro type camera or even a combination camera + transmitter for immersion flights. These motors need to be controlled by electronic circuits called ESCs (Electronic Speed Control).

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MSI GT75VR Titan Pro Review

1. Introduction

Gaming laptops have evolved to such an extent that it is possible to have models as thick as an ultrabook while also being more than powerful enough. However, if we want the maximum performance available for a laptop, we will have to forget about gimmicks and go for devices on which their lightness or compact sizes fall into the background, like it happens with this MSI GT75VR Titan Pro.

This devices is a gaming laptop in all the sense of the phrase: a device on which the most important things are performance and specifications, and on which it does not matter if it is 5 cm thick or weighs almost 5 kg. What matters is its performance and for it to be able to cool everything seamlessly. Theoretically speaking, this is a promising device due to its Core i7-7820HK, its GTX 1080 and its 17.3-inch 4K panel.

MSI GT75VR Titan ProLet’s see what the MSI GT75VR Titan Pro is capable of.

2. External and internal designs

We can tell you right now that this is not an ultrabook nor does it pretend to be one, and we will not be looking for a sober or elegant design, as this is a striking laptop in terms of size, power and design, of course.

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[Test] Netgear Orbi RBK50: the Rolls Royce of WiFi networks?

What we liked:

  • Great performance
  • Easy installation
  • Nice design

What we did not like:

  • Its price
  • Large size

Verdict

Simple to install and very comprehensive, the Orbi RBK50 is a very powerful WiFi networking solution. In the course of our testing, the Netgear system managed to cover a particularly complex, 120 m2 area (thick walls and several stories) while providing high bandwidth. At the moment, the Orbi is one of the best solutions available for improving WiFi coverage. If that is, you are willing to pay the price. If you find its price to be too high, there are other, less powerful, but just as comprehensive solutions available, such as Netgear’s RBK40 and 30.

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Xbox One X: review

We squeezed the most out of Microsoft’s new console a few days before it went on sale. We are talking about visually attractive finishes, power, 4K settings and capabilities, the first adapted games and so much more. It lands on November 7.

Xbox One X – Look at the beast

It has been a long time since Project Scorpio was announced as what would be (and is) the most powerful console ever created. Microsoft decided to go all in with this new version to give the console more power, which is something that the Xbox One lacked when it was launched. Starting November 7, we can officially buy the console in stores. On Meristation, we have been using for a few days one of these devices, which intends to take the console gaming to another level. But does it really?

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