How to Optimize Your PC for Gaming Sessions


Before dedicated gaming consoles came, people played games on their PCs. However with video games becoming more advanced requiring larger computing power. The need for dedicated gaming consoles arose. However  the PC still remains the popular device for video gaming.

Most PCs are not designed  and optimized for gaming. This is the reason why even if your pc specifications meet a particular video game requirements, sometimes, the game may still run slow.

 To ensure the smoothest gaming experience at all times you need to optimize your pc each time you want to play a video game. You can do this manually using the tools your operating system provides. Or you can use some software specifically made to automate these processes and help optimize your pc faster. One of the best software that can optimize your pc for gaming is System Mechanic. To download system Mechanic just search for it on Google search. It is a paid software but you can use it for free for a limited time.

Other things you can easily do to optimize your pc for gaming.

  1. Make sure your hard disk has a lot of free space. At least 40% free space or more. The more free harddisk space you have the more smooth gameplay you will experience.
  2. Disable your antivirus before you play video games. 
  3. Regularly defragment your harddrive and RAM
  4. Remove unnecessary startup programs that activate when your pc is booting up.
  5. Instead of bringing your pc out of hibernation to play video game, do a restart instead. This will help clear unnecessary applications taking up RAM space.

Colin Powell dies at the age of 84

Colin Powell

General Colin Luther Powell, a former secretary of state of the United States has died.He was aged 84 years. He was one of the highest ranking black American officials in the United States Government. 

He was secretary of state under George W. BUSH. from 2001-2005. Before then he served as chairman, joint chief of staff (1989-1993) and United States National Security Advisor. (1987-1989).

Colin Powel was a four star general of the US army , the result of his 35 years in military service.

He is regarded as one of America’s great leaders. The only dent to his career was his open support and justification for Iraq which was later found to be wrong.

Colin Powell had blood cancer and was being treated for it but died from complications of COVID-19

Woke Soyinka Hale and Hearty

Wole Soyinka

Rumours on many social media sites were that Wole Soyinka had passed on. But this news has been confirmed to be untrue as the Nobel prize winner is hale and hearty.

In fact PM news can confirm that he is presently in Los Angeles, United States, promoting his new book titled  ”Chronicles From the Land of the Happiest People on Earth.” Wole Soyinka says this new latest book is his gift to Nigeria.

Facebook Chooses Profit over Safety, says Whisleblower

Frances Haugen

Frances Haugen, former Facebook product manager, the whistleblower says Facebook is prioritizing profit over the safety of its users.

She claims that the company promotes harmful and misleading content to keep views engaged. She told the US Senate that the company has a lot of information at its disposal to analyze content and promote only those that are beneficial to people but it doing very little in this regard.

She is asking the  Senate to regulate but not ban Facebook.

‘Shocking evidence’ has she implies, have been submitted to the senate to back up her claims.Recall that yesterday Facebook and all its associated sites were completely down for over 5 hours. People were left stranded. It is reported that the company has lost over 7bn dollars because of that incident alone. Their Stocks also fell by 5 percent.

Facebook, Messenger, Whatsapp and Instagram are down

Today Monday 4th of October 2021, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger are not accessible. It occured around 4pm Nigerian Monday, 4th October, 2021 and its 9pm now and these apps are still off. 

The management have reported in their Twitter handle that they are working to restore normalcy.

Over 3 billion people worldwide use these services and it must be very frustrating now.

Nigerian President Order’s The lifting of the Ban on Twitter

President Muhammadu Buhari

The Nigerian President in his Independence Day broadcast ordered the conditional lifting of the ban on Twitter only if Twitter meets the following conditions;

  • National Security and Cohesion; Registration, 
  • Physical presence and Representation; 
  • Fair Taxation; 
  • Dispute Resolution; 
  •  Local Content.

President Buhari reinstated why the ban was activated; that many people used the platform  to disseminate fake news and hate speech, he also noted that there were so many legitimate things Twitter was used for such as socialization and business.

It will be interesting to see when and if Twitter meets all the conditions.

However the  president has raised hope that the issues involving the ban of Twitter in Nigeria will soon be resolved.