How to take better photos with your smartphone | Tutorial

People often take a camera with them when they decide to travel, but they also use their smartphones to take pictures as well. However, it may be difficult to take beautiful photos with your smartphone. You need to know what the device is capable of and understand its limitations. Here are some helpful tips.

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These are the most common switches used in mechanical keyboards | Tutorial

Mechanical keyboards are defined by their switches. Even if you take two keyboards of the same brand and the same product range with different types of mechanical switches, the typing experience will not be the same. Here is a list of the most common switches used in mechanical keyboards so you can compare them to find one of your own personal preference.

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How to use a 144 Hz monitor with an Elgato Game Capture HD60 Pro | Tutorial

A higher refresh rate monitor does make a difference in terms of gameplay experience. Most capture cards only support a refresh rate of 60 Hz. If you are a streamer or content creator and use capture cards to record your gameplay footage, this means you are unable to use the higher refresh rates of these monitors. Here is a solution.

Winamp media player is back from the past | Tutorial

Winamp, an advanced media player for Microsoft Windows, became popular at the beginning of the century. The software had over 25 million registered users, but after version 5.6 the developers dicontinued the software. In 2018, a leaked version of Winamp 5.8 spread over the internet. A revised version makes it clear, Winamp is back from the dead.

How to add your heart rate to your livestream | Tutorial

There are millions of broadcasters who want to entertain their audience. To stand out from the other streamers and content creators, you can show your heart rate on top of the game you stream. Do you play horror games and want to show your heartrate to your viewers to show them how scared you are? It is possible if you have a Xiaomi Mi Band 3 or 4.

Best free video editing software for beginners and professionals | Tutorial

What video editing software should you use to edit your videos? It is a difficult question to answer. For several years Adobe Premiere has been the superior option on the market, but the monthly cost may let users drop out over the years. However, alternatives are available and sometimes offer more possibilities and even more advanced features for free.

How to connect an Xbox controller to your phone, tablet or computer | Tutorial

You can use an Xbox controller to control your Xbox console. Sounds logical. But there is more. You can also use the same controller on a mobile phone, tablet or computer. This hardware support combined with the Xbox Remote Play feature on the Xbox consoles, opens a range of gameplay possibilities. However, you need to follow a few steps to connect the controller to other devices.

Xbox Remote Play, stream your games from your console to your phone or tablet | Tutorial

Microsoft added a new feature that allows you to stream games installed on your Xbox console to any compatible Android or iOS device over your local network. To take advantage of this Xbox Remote Play feature, you need to use an Xbox One or Xbox Series console, a supported mobile phone and a wireless Xbox controller with Bluetooth support.

How to use your phone as a webcam | Tutorial

As a content creator or livestreamer, you often need to use a decent camera or webcam to record or livestream videos. These are dedicated deviced. Be honest: the integrated webcam on your laptop is not the best looking. If you have a more recent phone in your pocket, chances are it is equipped with a decent camera and can be repurposed to be used as a webcam.

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How to recreate the benchmark videos from Digital Foundry | Tutorial

Most gamers are familiar with the in-depth analyses of the YouTube channel Digital Foundry. These content creators use their own tools to analyse the resolutions, framerates and frametimes of gameplay footage on different consoles and platforms. However, there are open-source alternatives you can use to analyse the framerate and frametimes of gameplay yourself.