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Should I Get A Gaming Chair or Ergonomic Chair?

Before I go ahead and talk about gaming chairs and whether one should get a gaming chair or ergonomic chair, let me talk about the importance of having a nice comfortable chair. Because for some weird reason we seem to overlook one of the most important aspects when it comes to using computers or gadgets for that matter. Our eyes and our backs. And I don’t know whether it is greed or just plain white…

Can You Edit Off A NAS? 5 Video Editing Server Tips!

It’s so strange and oddly mesmerizing how owning a handy-cam was an option chosen by a few just a few years ago. Camera was an exclusive accessory that you bought and used for special occasions. Fast forward to the current day, and every pocket has a camera in it. Couple that with what we call the internet and the sheer video production that the world is seeing, and all this is nothing short of phenomenal….

7 Best NAS for 4K Streaming, Plex/Media Server

In this digital age of content creation, I am surprised how little is talked about Network Attached Storage solutions or NAS. For those who require clarity on what NAS or Network-attached Storage is, NAS is nothing but a high-capacity storage unit connected to a network that allows storing and retrieving data files from one central and convenient location. For the convenience that they offer in terms of convenience, security, and backup they are deployed in…

Why Are 4K Monitors So Expensive in Comparison To 4K TVs?

If you ask me to define what a monitor is, I rarely would give you a very tech-centric description. You see, I like to keep things simple. Monitors are windows that open up to a world in itself. Am I wrong when I say this? With the realism that we see from computer systems today and virtual reality kicking in like it is, Narnia isn’t fiction anymore. And something in us is never fulfilled with…

Are Curved Monitors Good for Video Editing?

In the sea of monitors where the core parameters that rule the arena are panels, resolution, and size, a curved monitor was introduced to infuse an aspect of immersion. A curved monitor offers immersive visuals and the extra real estate that you get from an ultra-wide 21:9 display comes in really handy in productivity and video editing workflow. With that said, when it comes to curved monitors they are manufactured with a very particular aspect…

Top 10 Best PS5 Headsets for Glasses Wearers

The news for the release of the 5th generation of play station brought with it a lot of promises. Rarely does it happen that a piece of tech delivers more than what it promises. Sony has done a great job at keeping all promises except for one, keeping the PS5 in stocks. So, much time has passed since its inception and to this day people have been having a hard time getting their hands on…


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Can You Edit Off A NAS? 5 Video Editing Server Tips!

It’s so strange and oddly mesmerizing how owning a handy-cam was an option chosen by a few just a few years ago. Camera was an exclusive accessory that you bought and used for special occasions. Fast forward to the current day, and every pocket has a camera in it. Couple that with what we call the internet and the sheer video production that the world is seeing, and all this is nothing short of phenomenal….

Top 10 Creative Uses For Old Gaming Laptops!

Today let me show you 10 different uses for old gaming laptops that I am pretty sure will help you put that old-timer to good use. I have on many occasions here on Yantraas told you what to do with old pc parts. To be honest with you, I really enjoy writing these reuse, recycle, eco-friendly type articles. It makes me feel I am contributing towards something good in a very small yet significant way….

Do Xbox Controllers Work On A PC? | Best Controllers for PC?

To the many who engage in PC vs Console wars, I have to say there is really no point fighting. No, no this isn’t me being diplomatic. You see the important thing is to be very clear with what your needs are. If you have your work-related stuff sorted out and you already have a PC at your home for general stuff, having a console does actually make a lot of sense. And similarly, if…

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Projects Ideas Without Hardware For Beginners!

I have already done so many applications of raspberry pi here on Yantraas. And the interesting part about all of these articles is that they are all dependent on external hardware. While having an external dependency on hardware was the demand of the topic under discussion. But you also need to be aware of the fact that there are many creative ways in which you can use the pi. One such arena of application is…

How To Make A Simple Amplifier With Transistor? | With Circuit Diagram

Hey fellas! How’ve you been? I hope you are doing good and staying safe out there. Today I have an interesting project for y’all. In this article let me teach you how to make a simple amplifier with a transistor. It’s not difficult but it’s very appealing. See for some reason when I first heard of the word amplifier in my high school, I immediately thought of a big speaker box. Only later did I…

Can Raspberry Pi Run Plex? | Build A Raspberry Pi Plex Server!

When it comes to a device like raspberry pi, I will tell you one thing. It is hard to top the versatility that a Raspberry Pi offers. And with the upgraded Raspberry Pi 4 that we have in our hands, the extent to which you can deploy a raspberry pi keeps on expanding. A raspberry pi’s tiny form factor and low power draw make it ideal for server-grade deployments. In this article, let me cover…


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Can You Edit Off A NAS? 5 Video Editing Server Tips!

It’s so strange and oddly mesmerizing how owning a handy-cam was an option chosen by a few just a few years ago. Camera was an exclusive accessory that you bought and used for special occasions. Fast forward to the current day, and every pocket has a camera in it. Couple that with what we call the internet and the sheer video production that the world…

Can I Use An Old Power Supply For A New PC? Or Do I Need A New One?

So, do you need a new power supply or will an old power supply work with a new computer? I am surprised that such an important question is discussed so little. Choosing the right power supply is a very crucial part of a pc building process. What’s even more surprising is that when it comes to prioritizing pc parts, a power supply finds a back…

Top 10 Creative Uses For Old Gaming Laptops!

Today let me show you 10 different uses for old gaming laptops that I am pretty sure will help you put that old-timer to good use. I have on many occasions here on Yantraas told you what to do with old pc parts. To be honest with you, I really enjoy writing these reuse, recycle, eco-friendly type articles. It makes me feel I am contributing…

Do Xbox Controllers Work On A PC? | Best Controllers for PC?

To the many who engage in PC vs Console wars, I have to say there is really no point fighting. No, no this isn’t me being diplomatic. You see the important thing is to be very clear with what your needs are. If you have your work-related stuff sorted out and you already have a PC at your home for general stuff, having a console…

Can Raspberry Pi Run Plex? | Build A Raspberry Pi Plex Server!

When it comes to a device like raspberry pi, I will tell you one thing. It is hard to top the versatility that a Raspberry Pi offers. And with the upgraded Raspberry Pi 4 that we have in our hands, the extent to which you can deploy a raspberry pi keeps on expanding. A raspberry pi’s tiny form factor and low power draw make it…

Does Plex Server Need GPU? Importance of GPU and CPU In Plex

Okay, so plex servers are a topic that I have been meaning to discuss for a while now. The reason being I want to focus on helping you guys get into NAS and similar server-based solutions and secondly, you guys won’t stop pestering me with your questions. Lol. I am just kidding. I enjoy and cherish every single query you throw at me and I…

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