Category Archives: Top Lists

The Best Linux Systems for HTPC and Media Servers

In the late nineties, it seemed that only the nerdiest of the nerds even knew what Linux was. At that time, it was a mostly command-line driven operating system that required a deep understanding of Linux architecture and hours spent learning how to work in the BASH shell. But oh, how the times have changed.… Read More »

The Best Nvidia Shield Alternatives Worth Considering

Within the last few years, there has been an explosion of competing solutions in the digital media streaming industry. In the industry’s infancy, there were only a few key players, and users who wanted access to free media were limited to only a few options. Today, however, things have changed dramatically, and users have a… Read More »

The Best VPNs for Hong Kong

The politics of Hong Kong are tangled to say the least, and their connection to China is difficult for most to fully understand. It is often oversimplified with the expression, “One country, two systems.” As such, the future of digital censorship and surveillance initiatives is uncertain. Currently, Hong Kong, for the most part, doesn’t heavily… Read More »

The Best Bluestacks Alternatives for 2018

Bluestacks has matured into a famous service that helps over 200 million people run mobile apps on their computers. It’s a clear leader in the mobile emulation market, but since its inception has garnered a lot of competition. Personally, I think it’s a great service, and it’s pretty cheap too. The basic free version does… Read More »

The Best VPN Server Locations You’ll Love

Have you ever wondered which VPN service provider is the absolute best? Well, that’s a bit of a flawed question because there is no such thing as “the best” VPN provider. Different services have different features and varying hosting locations, and users prize certain features and qualities over others on a purely subjective basis. What… Read More »

The Top 5 Best Alternatives to PDFelement That You’ll Love More!

was created by a company called Wondershare, which has been around for nearly 14 years and was founded in 2003. Wondershare is located in Shenzhen, which is near Hong Kong. It has quite a large portfolio of applications including video converters, data recovery utilities, film editing tools, and PDFelement. PDFelement is an all in one… Read More »

The Best Productivity Apps and Tools of 2018

There’s an old adage that says “time is money,” but I don’t think that money is the equivalent of time. As human beings, our lifespans are finite. This is why we need to make such efficient use of our time to maximize productivity. After all, there are only so many hours in a day, and… Read More »

The Best Skype Alternatives  

is one of the most secure messaging platforms in the world, though it started as a tiny little technological embryo fourteen years ago in 2003. Years later, it was acquired by for $3.1 billion dollars, which is oodles more than a pretty penny. In the recent past, however, Skype was purchased by Microsoft for a… Read More »

The 4 Best Sharedrive Alternatives to Love

In the past, you really had to know your networking protocols and operating system permissions to setup networked drives and file servers. These days, however, it’s a piece of cake. Hard drive manufacturers have intentionally written software to simplify the process of setting up a NAS device, and many of them even come with wireless… Read More »