After all these years, and growing up with Windows 3.1, I have seen an entire evolution of computers and software. Touch screens and large resolutions were a pipe dream just 15 years ago. Now it's the norm. Going from a Packard Bell (yes, before HP) that couldn't run 3D Ultra Mini...
There's no distinct crest marker, so you just need to aim at the top of the helm.
Don't waste boosts just because you've got them. They don't disappear.
Upgrade your armour whenever you can, for things get tough pretty fast.