GUIDES

GUIDES

How to track Cyclone Remal

As Cyclone Remal approaches Bangladesh, staying informed about its trajectory, intensity, and potential impact is crucial for ensuring safety and preparedness. Thanks to advancements in technology, tracking cyclones has become more accessible and accurate. Here are some of the best tools and resources available for monitoring Cyclone Remal and other severe weather events.

2d ago

Does keeping your AC at 27° with fan turned on really save money?

Dhaka's scorching summers inevitably lead to a surge in air conditioner (AC) usage. While escaping the heat is essential, the resulting spike in electricity bills can be a significant concern. Fortunately, a data-driven approach to AC settings, combined with the strategic use of fans, offers a solution that prioritizes both comfort and cost-effectiveness.

3w ago

How to recover a lost or stolen iPhone

Losing your iPhone, whether due to theft or misplacement, can be a stressful and disorienting experience. The sense of panic when it goes missing can be overwhelming. However, if you act quickly and follow these steps, you might be able to recover your device, or at least safeguard your data from unauthorised use.

1m ago

How to choose the right power supply unit for your PC

You can think of the PSU as the heart of your computer, pumping electricity to different organs. Whether you're a seasoned PC enthusiast or a beginner looking to learn more, this guide will explain the basics of PSUs.

2m ago

Choosing the right fire extinguisher, and how to use them

There are five main types of fire extinguishers, each designed for specific types of fires, marked by distinct colour codes and suitable for various materials like paper, wood, textiles, flammable liquids, and electrical equipment.

2m ago

Choosing the right NVMe SSD: a user-guide for PC builders

If you are building a PC, you probably have already picked your motherboard, CPU and RAM. But what about the NVMe SSDs? These are storage devices that use flash memory to store data. NVMe stands for Nonvolatile Memory Express, and SSD stands for Solid State Drive. NVMe SSDs are faster, quieter, more reliable, and more energy efficient than other storage options. However, picking the right NVMe SSDs for your PC can be tricky because you need to consider myriad factors. You might also get confused by their technical terms or even by marketing labels like creator or gaming. This guide will explain the basics of NVMe SSD and what a new buyer should look out for.

4m ago

How to check election results online on the EC app

Bangladesh Election Commission Secretariat has released the 'Smart Election Management BD' app, which is intended to help voters to stay updated online. Voters can see their polling centres and their addresses, voter numbers, and voting serial numbers by providing NID information and birth date in the designated sections of the app.

4m ago

Here’s the new price for heart rings

Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) of Bangladesh has set a new price list for coronary stents, popularly known as heart rings.

5m ago

How to edit sent messages in Messenger

Meta has recently rolled out a highly-coveted feature for Messenger, the ability to edit sent messages. With this new update, users can now freely edit any messages they have sent within 15 minutes of sending that message.

5m ago

How to stay safe from the 'job offer' scam message

One particular scam that has become common lately is the 'job offer' scam message, in which unknown phone numbers offer jobs or money to unsuspecting mobile phone users. If you have recently received such scam messages, then be careful. Follow these ways to stay safe from this ongoing scam.

5m ago

How to use credit cards the right way

Credit cards, a cornerstone of modern financial management, offer a convenient way to make purchases, build credit, and reap rewards. However, the path to maximising their benefits while maintaining financial health is nuanced, requiring strategic use and understanding. Here's a guide to the best practices for credit card usage, addressing the selection of the right card, management strategies, and the pros and cons of holding multiple cards.

5m ago

How to turn on earthquake alerts on your phone

An earthquake of an alarming 5.2 magnitude jolted certain parts of Bangladesh around 9:35 am on December 2, 2023. While it may not be possible to accurately predict earthquakes, you can stay aware about ongoing earthquakes using your phone by enabling 'earthquake alerts' in your phone's settings. Here is how you can turn on the feature.

5m ago

Here’s how to find your Spotify Wrapped

As the year draws to a close, Spotify Wrapped has become a much-anticipated annual tradition for music enthusiasts. This feature of Spotify compiles a comprehensive summary of your musical journey throughout the year, presented in vibrant and engaging graphics. From top songs to unique listening habits, Spotify Wrapped offers users an insightful reflection of their year in music.

5m ago

Degree or coding skills not a must to get hired by Apple: Tim Cook

In a recent interview, Tim Cook provided insights into the qualities he deems essential for prospective employees. Beyond the conventional requirements of degrees and coding skills, Cook emphasised the significance of collaboration, inquisitiveness, and creativity. Looking to get into Apple? You would do well to cultivate these traits.

6m ago

Things you need to know before buying Intel motherboards

When it comes to building or upgrading your PC, the motherboard you choose plays a pivotal role in determining your system's performance and capabilities. Whether you're eyeing a 14th Gen, 13th Gen, or 12th Gen Intel CPU, these are some of the key things you need to know before buying an Intel motherboard for your PC.

6m ago

How to update your birth certificate online

A birth certificate is a vital document, often required for various official purposes. Inaccuracies in birth certificates can lead to complications during verification processes. Fortunately, birth certificates can now be updated online, a service which includes options for adding both English and Bangla names, photo attachments, and more. This guide explains how to update your birth certificate online.

6m ago

How to choose the right Intel motherboard for your PC

Selecting the right motherboard is crucial for optimising Intel CPU performance. Depending on your needs, whether you're focused on gaming, content creation, or cost efficiency, there's a motherboard out there that perfectly suits your requirements. Read on to find out about our recommendations of motherboards for 14th-gen Intel processors as well as their compatibility with 13th-gen unlocked CPUs.

6m ago

What to do if your Facebook account is hacked?

In case you feel someone else has gained access to your Facebook account, don't panic! There are several steps you can take to recover your account and get it back. Let's take a look at some of the most important things you should consider doing just in case you think your Facebook account has been compromised in any way.

6m ago
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