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Crypto mining on a downturn?!

If 2021 is the year of anything, it seems to be the year of cyber attacks and ransomware. It doesn’t get any better than this : A petroleum pipeline system hack, Microsoft hack, Kaseya hack, SolarWinds (and consequently part of the US Government system) hack, and now, The Pegasus Hack. In Chandler’s own words — “Could it, get any worse than this?”

So what’s Pegasus?

Pegasus is a cyber arms tool developed by the Israeli firm NSO Group for governments and other law bodies for counter terrorism and “public safety”. The capabilities this tool possesses is immense, to say the least. From what…

Are machines going to write code for themselves in the future? Is automating machines also going to get automated? These do seem quite possible now that tools like GitHub Copilot are popping up. This week we’ll be taking a look at the capabilities of GitHub Copilot with a small commentary on what to expect in the near future.

This is the start of a new monthly series in which we’ll be recapping the main tech stories of that month.

Long live LG, LG is dead.

Hola readers! This week’s weekly shot is an in-depth look at VPNs or Virtual Private Networks. The talk around VPNs has increased a lot lately, and mostly for the right reasons. After reading this article you will hopefully have a solid idea about what VPNs are, how they work and if you need to use a VPN.

Before we get into VPNs, let’s take a small detour and look at what happens when you try to access something on the internet (a website for example).

Hello there. In this week’s shot, we’ll be taking a look at a great way to improve the longevity of your computer, lower temperatures, increase battery life for FREE. All it will take is a few minutes of your time and nothing more. So let’s jump right in!

What is Undervolting?

The CPU in your laptop or desktop runs at a default factory voltage which is considered stable for all the processors of that model. But the fact is, every individual chip is unique and in fact, most often, you can end up finding that you can run your CPU at a much…

In this week’s shot, we’ll be taking a look at an app to take the YouTube experience on your smartphone to a whole new level. It would be an understatement to say this is a life-changing app. Read till the end for the link and installation instructions. Let’s jump in!

Let’s begin by ranting about how annoying the YouTube app on mobile is.

❌Double un-skippable ads (To be fair it’s more of an overall YouTube issue than a mobile app issue specifically but hey, I don’t want to watch 30 secs of ads on a video that’s 10 secs long…

On this week’s weekly shot, we have something which is essential during this time of lockdowns and quarantines- Movies. We’ve gone through and compiled all the best free online movie streaming and downloading websites for you to enjoy.

A friendly reminder before delving into any of these sites -

  1. Always make sure you are using anti-virus software in case of any potential malware that any of these files may contain even though these sites have been tested for legitimacy.
  2. It is also recommended that you use a VPN to access these websites since piracy is not exactly legal even though…

Continuing the Supercharge series, in this week’s article we’ll be taking a look at some tools for your computer which will make your productivity take a leap. All the software mentioned is free to use :)

Update: We now have Patreon and Buymeacoffee pages if you would like to support us directly and provide an incentive to keep continuing these articles :)

This is a new venture we’d like to start out, where every week we’ll be taking a look at the latest in technology — from computers to smart phones, virtual machines to cloud computing and everything in between. We hope to guide you from a tech noob to a 21st century technocrat. Without further ado, let’s begin with this week’s topic — How to best optimize and deck out your browser for the ULTIMATE browsing experience.

I’ll be dividing the following shots into 2 categories — Beginner and Advanced. The beginner ones being easy to install and give the most…

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