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As a creator, should you upgrade to Windows 11?

Windows 11 is now here, bringing us the newest version of Windows, a full six years after Windows 10 was released. Hardware, software, and the creator industry have all changed drastically, so is it worth upgrading just yet?

Audio producers for one, know the pain of major upgrades breaking their meticulously crafted setups. Then there are livestreamers, who were a nascent industry the last time Microsoft graced us with a major Windows upgrade.

Even with Windows 11 being built on top of Windows 10’s core, is it a good idea to upgrade straight away?

So, as a creative professional, should you upgrade your PC to Windows 11?

Short answer: Yes, but wait a little while.

Major operating system updates are often the bane of creative professionals. Your plugins might suddenly stop working, your hardware might stop working properly as device drivers often break functionality, and your main software suites might

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How to set up a PIN code on your Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is an awesome portable console, with games that appeal to the entire family. But sometimes you might not want your child or little sibling playing the game long into the night.

Thankfully, the console offers an option to attach a PIN code to the Switch, which means you can control when, and for how long, they play on it.

Sadly, it’s not baked into the console, and you’ll need to download the Nintendo Switch Parental Control app on your smartphone, but thankfully, the process is pretty straightforward. We’ll show you how to add a PIN below.

How to setup a PIN code on Your Nintendo Switch

Adding a passcode on Nintendo Switch is possible with the assistance of the Parental Controls App:

  1. First, you need to pair the Switch with the Nintendo Switch Parental Control app (Android and iOS)
  2. Once paired, select Play Time Limit and look
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The best iPhone 13 cases

The iPhone 13 is finally here. As expected, Apple added a slew of advanced features to its new device, each of which increases performance and battery life.

However, this also means that it is extremely important to protect your new phone. Falls and scratches (especially on the camera lens) can cause serious damage to the phone. If this hasn’t happened to you yet, consider yourself extremely lucky.

These phones aren’t cheap, so if you’re looking to protect your new investment, here are the best iPhone 13 cases to keep your shiny new device safe at all times.

The Nimble Spotlight Case – Stylish and eco-friendly

Image: KnowTechie

Key features

  • Made from recycled materials
  • Protection from up to 15-foot drops
  • Simple design

Pollution caused by e-waste has become a major concern in the last few years and case manufacturers are slowly starting to use eco-friendly materials for their products.

The Nimble

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Are battle royale games finally losing their edge?

Late last week, Ubisoft announced a new battle royale game set in the Ghost Recon family. But it looks like the company was late to the battle royale bandwagon, and fans haven’t been overly excited about the game’s announcement.

Just a couple of years ago, battle royales were at the center of the gaming world. Games like Apex Legends and Spellbreak captivated the minds of millions of gamers around the world. And of course, there was Fortnite, a game that revolutionized gaming as we know it, bringing it to the mainstream in ways that gaming had never before cracked.

So if battle royale is such a popular genre, why were fans so upset that Ubisoft decided to release a new game from its Tom Clancy franchise in the genre? Could it be that the days of battle royale titles ruling the gaming world have finally come to an end?

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Urevo exercise bike with LCD screen

The Good

Solid construction

Easily adjustable seat and handlebars

Comfortable

The Bad

Assembly instructions are a bit unclear at times

Some sharp plastic pieces that you need to watch out for

Sitting in front of a computer all day means it can be hard to find time to get literally any exercise in. While the gym is always an option, it can be nice to have choices at home that make exercising just a little bit more convenient. Today, we’ll be looking at the Urevo exercise bike.

The bike will set you back $199, but if you are looking for an easy-to-assemble bike that doesn’t take up much space, this option from Urevo is definitely worth checking out. I’ve been testing the bike for about three weeks now and overall, it’s been a great asset in helping me stay active, even while spending 10+ hours a day on the computer.

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