Airbnb vs. Hotel: Why Hotel Rooms Are Better Than Airbnbs

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“E” as a failing grade was phased out in American schools around the 1930s and replaced with “F” so that students wouldn’t confuse “E” with Excellent.

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March 6, 2023

Did You Know?

“E” as a failing grade was phased out in American schools around the 1930s and replaced with “F” so that students wouldn’t confuse “E” with Excellent.

🖥️ A Tiny PC and a Big Monitor

Happy Monday! Samsung just released a TV-like gaming monitor, with a refresh rate of 144Hz, a massive screen, and some smart features. MSI also announced a compact PC that will ship with Intel Core i7 processors.

In the software world, Microsoft is testing an automatic AI upscaler for web videos, and Notepad++ now works better on Windows 11.

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TODAY'S TOP STORY Airbnb vs. Hotel: Why Hotel Rooms Are Better Than Airbnbs

If you haven’t traveled in a while, I have some news for you: In my experience, the hotel experience is now better than the Airbnb experience. In most situations, you’re going to pay less overall, have fewer chores to complete, and get more professional service. Read More »

Where Is the Alt Key on a Mac?

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MSI’s Newest Tiny PC Has up to an Intel Core i7

There’s no shortage of small PCs, with options made for compact gaming setups, office workplaces, and everything inbetween. MSI has now introduced another option aimed at productivity work. Read More »

STUFF WE LIKE Stop Buying New Batteries!
Stop Buying New Batteries!

Are you still buying new batteries every time they run out of juice? You’re throwing money in the trash.

Instead, pick up an Energizer Battery Charger for under $20 and reuse your AA or AAA batteries time and time again. Just pop two to four batteries in at once and plug the charger into a wall socket. You’re keeping cash in your pocket and e-waste out of landfills.

Microsoft Edge Now Has AI Upscaling for Web Videos

Microsoft Edge added a “Clarity Boost” feature last year, which boosts the video quality of games streamed from the cloud. Now a similar feature is coming to regular web video, as long as your PC is up to the task. Read More »

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT 10 Reasons DVD Movies Are Still Worth Collecting

Netflix paid $500M to get Seinfeld for five years, but for seventy bucks, you can have it for the rest of your life! It turns out the humble DVD may be a hidden gem in this age of fickle streaming. Read More »

Learn to Code While Playing Rocket League? Yes, Really

Yes, you read that headline correctly. You can not only learn to code by building a bot that plays Rocket League, but you can also win $2000 if you enter the Skillquest tournament. Read More »

Check Out Google’s Showcase of Cutting-Edge Web Apps

Web apps are becoming better and better, as web browsers continue to add new features and APIs. Google now has a site showing off some of the best examples of modern web apps. Read More »

How to Do a Clean Install of Windows 11

Knowing how to perform a clean install of Windows 11 is useful in a number of situations, not least for avoiding potential errors and conflicts when upgrading from an older version of the OS. It can even breathe new life into a PC plagued by crashes or manufacturer bloatware. Read More »

You Can Now Buy Samsung’s TV-Like 144 Hz Gaming Monitor

Samsung showed off its new Odyssey Neo G7 43″ monitor back in January, complete with some impressive gaming features and TV-like software. Now you can actually buy it. Read More »

Notepad++ Now Works Better on Windows 11

Notepad++ is a popular text editor for Windows, built to handle everything from editing source code to browsing book-sized text files. The latest update has a helpful addition for Windows 11 PCs. Read More »

The Best Power Supply Units (PSUs) in 2023

The power supply unit (PSU) is integral to every PC build. A quality PSU gives your PC enough power to run while keeping it safe from electrical power-related issues. Getting the correct one for your build is integral. Read More »

Arch Linux vs. Ubuntu: Which Should You Use?

Ubuntu and Arch Linux have staunch and vocal supporters. If you’re considering using Linux or changing distribution, you’ll have people promoting both of these to you. But which is right for you? Read More »

Why Is My iPhone Charging So Slow?

There are a handful of common reasons why your iPhone isn’t charging as fast as expected. Let’s look at what does (and doesn’t) impact how fast your iPhone charges and some tips to help you charge it faster. Read More »

Ran Out of Deodorant? The Answer Is in Your First Aid Kit

You’re getting ready for work and about to get dressed when you realize you’ve run out of deodorant. Now, it’s time to panic. Except maybe not. There’s a common first aid item that could help get you by until you’re able to get to the store. Read More »

30 Storage and Organization Must-Haves for Your Spring Clean Out

The weather is getting warmer, the days are longer, and that means it’s time for spring cleaning. If decluttering and reorganizing your home is part of the plan this season, you’re probably going to need some new storage bins—and we’ve got ’em! Read More »

InMotion Climber Electric Scooter Review: Bursting With Power

If there’s one thing electric scooters and ebikes could always use more of, it’s power. I almost always want a little more sustained torque cruising up hills. The Climber from InMotion might lack a little polish overall, but it had just enough extra speed to keep things interesting. Read More »

Here's Everything Coming to Netflix the Week of March 6, 2023

Sure, Netflix’s beginning-of-the-month drop has happened and fewer things are debuting this week, but that doesn’t mean there are not some exciting launches coming subscribers’ way. Read More »

What Is Prebiotic Soda and Why is Everyone Drinking It?

Have you been surprised to see every health and fitness influencer you follow drinking a lot of soda lately? But if you look closely, they’re not sipping on Coke or Sprite. They’re most likely enjoying prebiotic soda. Read More »

Giveaway: Win a Tribit Stormbox Blast Speaker

It might not be summer yet, but it’s never too early to prep for summer BBQs and pool get-togethers. To help get the party started, this week, Review Geek is giving away a Tribit Stormbox Blast Bluetooth boombox! Read More »

How Much Does a Heated Driveway Cost?

Clearing snow off your driveway in the winter is an arduous task that, with a bit of pre-planning and a chunk of change, could be a task you never do again. Here’s how much it costs to install and operate a heated driveway. Read More »


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