How to Safely Clean Your Nasty Game Controllers

How to Safely Clean Your Nasty Game Controllers

Roobcio/Shutterstock Game controllers are magnets for dirt and grime. It doesn’t matter if you take really good care of your pads, they’ll eventually need a deep clean to remove skin, debris, and bacteria. Here’s how to do it without damaging your hardware. Before You Clean Before you start cleaning your controllers, it’s good to check […]

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How to Forward Ports on Your Router

How to Forward Ports on Your Router

Although modern routers handle most functions automatically, some applications will require you to manually forward a port to that application or device. Fortunately, it’s really simple to do if you know where to look. What Is Port Forwarding? There are plenty of projects we’ve covered that use your computer as a server for other devices. When […]

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How to Take a Good Portrait Photo

How to Take a Good Portrait Photo

Portraits are one of the most powerful kinds of photographs. A great portrait can last for decades, memorializing a person’s entire life, or just a single instant. The difference between a snapshot and a good portrait is more narrow than you’d think. It just requires a little bit of thought. What Makes a Good Portrait […]

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Battlefield 5 review | A great WW2 shooter lies beneath a slim, scrappy and confusing release

Battlefield 5 review | A great WW2 shooter lies beneath a slim, scrappy and confusing release

Battlefield 5 is without doubt one of the most perplexing video game releases of recent years. Not because there isn’t a thunderous, entertaining World War II multiplayer shooter here, because there is. But because it is so resolutely unfinished. Even putting aside the staggered release that publisher EA has begun to put into practice (with EA Access […]

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