Why Can’t You Use a TV as a Monitor?

Why Can’t You Use a TV as a Monitor?

Gaurav Paswan / Shutterstock Televisions and computer monitors are similar and use mostly the same technology to drive the panels. You can usually use a TV with your computer, but they’re made for a different market and aren’t the same as monitors. Differences in Connections Both TVs and monitors will accept HDMI input, assuming they […]

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How to Use a PS3 Controller With Your Windows PC

How to Use a PS3 Controller With Your Windows PC

Sony Controller support is limited on Windows PCs. While the latest generation of console controllers will work out of the box with Windows, even last-generation gamepads like the PlayStation 3’s DualShock 3 require custom drivers. A previous version of this article detailed the use of MotioninJoy to use your Sony PS3 controller as a joystick […]

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What Is Wireless HDMI and Should You Use It?

What Is Wireless HDMI and Should You Use It?

Keith Muratori/Shutterstock Wireless HDMI products have been around for almost a decade, but they haven’t gained a lot of popularity. But how does Wireless HDMI work, and should you buy Wireless HDMI products for your home? Wireless HDMI is an Alternative to HDMI Cables HDMI cables have been the standard medium for transferring high definition […]

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