Steam Big Picture Mode

How To: Start your PC in Steam’s Big Picture Mode automatically

Valve’s Steam Machines have not yet gained the popularity the company had initially hoped for but there are quite a few things to like about the gaming PCs, especially with the way Big Picture Mode basically turns Steam into a console-like experience. The emergence of similar PC configurations certainly...
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How To: Play SecuROM and SafeDisc games in Windows 10, 8.1, 7 and Vista

Microsoft’s decision to drop support for SecuROM and SafeDisc DRM with Windows 10 was met with applause from the gaming world, even if the decision came very late indeed. After all, Microsoft’s decision concerned the fact that these two types of DRM posed security risks for Windows as a...
Game DVR Captures

How To: Use the Game Bar to record games, apps and take screenshots in Windows 10

One of the gaming-oriented features that Windows 10 includes is the Game Bar, a part of the Game DVR utility of the Xbox app. You have probably noticed the feature already if you have played a game in your Windows 10 PC as it pops up every time you...
Pointer Precision

Tutorial: What is ‘Enhanced Pointer Precision’ and how to disable it

If you have ever dug around the mouse pointer's setting in Windows, you might have noticed a setting that reads Enhance pointer precision. Although it sounds kind of straightforward, most people do not know exactly what it does. Since it is enabled by default in Windows 7 and Windows...

How To: Update the Firmware on your Xbox One Controllers & Headset(s)

The majority of Xbox One owners do not know that they will have to update the firmware on the controllers and headset separately from the console itself. Moreover, when your Xbox One console is updated, the controllers and headset do not update automatically. As a result, you will need...
Windows Games

How To: Disable the games feature in Windows 7

The Games in Windows offer a quick distraction and I know for a fact that a lot of people are addicted to Solitaire. If you are one of the people that has no use for those games though, you might want to disable it. It is actually one of...

How To: Perform the Initial Setup of your Xbox One

Finally the time has come for you to set up your brand new Xbox One. According to your experience with other gaming consoles, you expect that the setup operation will not last more than a few minutes. Unfortunately, you are wrong. The first setup process of your Xbox One...

How to: Connect your Xbox 360 to your Windows Phone 8

Xbox 360 is a gaming console, which offers many great benefits. For example, you can connect the Xbox with your PC in order to stream movies, music and other files from your console, you can play online with millions of other Xbox gamers and you could use the Kinect...
Fraps FPS Menu

How To: Check the performance of your games with Fraps

If you have ever wanted to measure the performance of your games, you will know what benchmarking and FPS are. If not, I will explain in short. Benchmarking is a way to fully test your hardware by using various graphic modes and testing your hardware in various things like...

How To: Reset Xbox One to Factory Defaults Settings

Xbox One is truly an impressive game console. It can offer you a wide variety of features that will cover your needs. For example, you can play the best games in the market, communicate with people via Skype and watch TV. However, as the time passes by, you will...

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How to open or save as WebP image files in Photoshop

As we discussed before, WebP is Google's modern format for lossy and lossless image compressions. It is basically aimed at replacing JPEG, PNG and GIF...

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Windows Media Player Subtitles

How To: Add subtitles to Windows Media Player

Since loads of people refuse to abandon Windows Media Player but are still having problems with their subtitles, I figured I would make this guide...