Generating video display outputs via USB with DisplayLink docking stations and dongles

Some laptops and other mobile devices may lack a display output or have one that does not support your target resolution and refresh rate like 4K at 60Hz. Same thing if you want to work on two external displays but having only one video output on a device. Since many years now a company named DisplayLink is making chips that create new video display outputs via plain USB (no need for Thunderbolt or USB-C with video pass-through). Let's look at how such dongles work.

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Radeon Memory Visualizer and GPU Profiler for non-developers

AMD has a set of tools aimed at developers to help them optimize their code to run efficiently on Radeon graphics cards. Those tools like Radeon Memory Visualizer and Radeon GPU Profiler can also be used by gamers and reviewers to check how their hardware is behaving and what is the actual resource usage.

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WoW pre-Shadowlands hardware news

We got some WoW and hardware related news and tips that showed up recently as well as some generic changes on the hardware market that may affect people purchase decisions in preparation for Shadowlands (or The Burning Crusade).

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Baader ASF - ready to use AstroSolar filters

Baader ASBF/ASSF/ASTF is an AstroSolar filter in a fitting provided by Baader. For people who do not want to make an AstroSolar fitting themselves, this may be an option worth choosing. In this article I will present this series using ASBF 50 as an example.

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