For the most part when gaming there are just two senses that matter – sight and sound. This is why having a top quality headset is one of the most important elements to winning on the virtual battlefield. Traditionally, gaming headsets have always been manufactured by gaming peripherals companies that make headsets that are either average or below average quality, but with the dearth of options from premium audiomakers, until recently there really wasn’t much of a choice.
Several years back, renowned German audio products maker Sennheiser jumped into the gaming headset market and saw such success that they now have several models of gaming [...]
Discord’s video chat and screen sharing are the top two most wanted features. Its engineers have been promising to deliver for months, and today the dream becomes a reality for 5% of Discord users.
In a post on Discord Blog, Discord will be testing video chat and screen sharing with 5% of desktop users. Eligible participants will be selected at random. If you’re a selected tester, you can make video calls with anybody, even people who aren’t in the testing program. This most likely means that all user clients already have the video modules and just need to have them activated.
The blog post also reminds us that these features are still in their [...]
As we live in a more and more connected world, being able to conduct an internet speed test and subsequently interpret the results is one of the most important computer skills to have.
This is important for many reasons as it’s not only the first thing to do when troubleshooting a connection issue, it’s also necessary to determine if you’re getting the correct internet speeds you’ve paid for from your ISP.
What is Internet Speed, Ping, and Jitter
Before we begin, let’s first discuss bandwidth and latency, which are the two components that make up “internet speed”.
Bandwidth, which is most commonly [...]