Building a PC is a lot of work but the end result is a customized piece of hardware that can fit your needs and match your personality.
Recent The Essentials Stories
Earlier this year, I realized I was going to slowly die in my computer chair and made a few small changes that resulted in a much healthier 'work at home' lifestyle.
Over the past several weeks, I have changed up my workflow and apps to try and find a better way to get through the daily grind.
With pre-orders now open for the Xbox One X, the question is should you spend the cash to upgrade your console or invest that money into a gaming PC?
It was almost exactly one year ago to the day that we cut the cord in our house and while the experience has been positive, I did make one mistake that I do regret.
If you are thinking about adding IoT devices to your home, start with a plan, not a device, so that you can maximize the experience.
One thing that I do that has helped me in numerous situations is having a 'run' bag prepared at all times; it's a digital survival kit.
No matter if you pronounce it with a soft or hard G, the gif image format has made a roaring comeback the past few years and there are many free apps that make the creation process easy.
Taking a screenshot is a simple feature of Windows but there are tools available that can improve the experience and several of them have advanced features that are worth exploring.
The Essentials is a new weekly column where I talk about what we (Paul and I) use to write, work and honestly, survive the work week.