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Blog about Internet and all the wonderful things about it. Some stuff about tech and software too.

Telegram – how to monetize channel or group?

Telegram channel or group admins usually realise that they can monetize their work when somebody contacts them and offers money for the ability to advertise their stuff. In 2020 Pavel Durov announced that there will be possibilities within Telegram to monetize users’ creations – something of an alternative to subscriptions and donations within the app. […]

How to play game on second monitor fullscreen?

The prices of monitors in recent years have fallen sharply and we often decide to buy a second monitor, sometimes bigger than the first, sometimes identical one. Also laptop owners usually prefer to use a second monitor for many activities. If you have two or more monitors that are connected to one computer, including for […]

VPNs ranked

Best VPNs of 2021 ranked

How are VPNs rated in this ranking? When assessing VPNs, we took into account three basic criteria – privacy, possibilities and cost-effectiveness: privacy – collecting logs, whether our IP address is saved, the possibility of payment with cryptocurrencies or other anonymous payments, legal jurisdiction of the entity which manages the VPN options – connection speed, […]

Gamivo

Gamivo review – is Gamivo legit marketplace?

Gamivo is yet another game marketplace with products for PC, PS4, Xbox One and more. It’s not much different in the way it operates to G2A or Kinguin. Is it safe and legit? Let’s dive in. Gamivo.com marketplace list a variety of digital products that can be purchased quite quickly, but it doesn’t offer any […]

Monitoring the availability of a website with Hitflow

Recently I needed a solution for website uptime monitoring. It can be done semi-automatically via a plugin for web browser for instance. Or automatically by an external service such as Hitflow, which I got a recommendation for. Why I needed website monitoring There can be a numer of reasons for website monitoring. I had a […]

How to Choose Good Domain Name for Website or Blog?

Domain name is the address in the internet, the letters and words we put into browser to find particular website. A good domain name is important, it is like name of your company or brand you want to represent. It can also help you to bring more people to the website – if the name is short, […]

How to check if Steam game is region locked?

If you are buying a game on Steam then you shouldn’t worry, it will work if you don’t change your region. But it can be different if you are buying Steam game from different source, from some unknown store. Well-known stores that sell games as Steam keys are HumbleBundle, Gamesplanet, 2Game or Fanatical. If a […]

How to get verified badge on Telegram?

Telegram is growing in popularity everyday. It’s important that your users can distinguish your verified presence on this social media platform, just like on Twitter or Facebook. So, how to get a verified badge/icon on Telegram.org messenger? The process is not as straightforward as on other social media platforms. Also, verified badge can only be […]

Best ebook reader for PDF files

Every day, many people use files with the PDF extension. We read user manuals, reports and books. Reading these types of documents on a computer, smartphone or tablet is obvious. We use special software for this. However, if we want to read a favorite book, we should choose a reader for PDF files. If we […]

How to use VPN for only one application?

VPNs are great, but if we use an application for them then they’re going to route all of our Internet traffic through the VPN. So if we enable a VPN software then our Chrome/Firefox, email software, Steam, Epic Games Launcher, Spotify etc is going through a VPN and it’s not great solution, as some of […]