DSLR vs. Mirrorless – What’s the Difference?

DSLR vs. Mirrorless – What’s the Difference?

A DSLR camera is popular for professional photography, but the release of mirrorless cameras have changed the game. Here are the differences between DSLR and mirrorless cameras.

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How Does Phone FM Radio Work?

How Does Phone FM Radio Work?

Did you know that some phones can tune in an FM radio station? Let’s take a look at the technology behind this feature and how phone FM radio works.

By Simon Batt -
What Is WireGuard VPN?

What Is WireGuard VPN?

Wireguard is a new connection protocol to make your VPN connection more secure. Learn what Wireguard is and how it works with just about everything.

By Andrew Braun -
Why Do Routers Have USB Ports?

Why Do Routers Have USB Ports?

If you’ve looked behind a modern-day router, chances are there is a USB port there. Why do routers have USB ports, and how can you put yours to good use?

By Simon Batt -
What Is a Journaling File System?

What Is a Journaling File System?

While most operating system’s file systems are different from each other, most come with a journaling feature. Find out what a journaling file system is and how it affects everyday computing.

By Sayak Boral -
How Do Computers Know the Time?

How Do Computers Know the Time?

Have you ever wondered how your computer seems to know what time it is? Let’s explore how your computer tells the time, and how it remembers every reboot.

By Simon Batt -
How do Foldable Phones Work?

How do Foldable Phones Work?

Foldable phones are on their way to being the design trend of the 2020s, so it’s worth understanding how foldable phones work and what goes into it.

By Andrew Braun -
How Does Reverse Image Search Work?

How Does Reverse Image Search Work?

Many people know there are search engines to find similar images, but few know how they work. Here is a look at how reverse image search works.

By Andrew Braun -
What Is Epoch Time All About?

What Is Epoch Time All About?

How does your PC keep track of time? It picks a point of reference and counts the number of seconds elapsed since that point! This is what Epoch Time is about.

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What is HDMI eARC?

What is HDMI eARC?

HDMI eARC is the enhanced version of the ARC protocol in HDMI. It is instrumental in simplifying home-theater setups by removing the need for additional cables. Find out more here.

By Nachiket Mhatre -
What Is Bitcoin’s Lightning Network?

What Is Bitcoin’s Lightning Network?

The Bitcoin network doesn’t have the capacity to process multiple transactions at once. The Lightning Network is looking to change this and fasten up bitcoin transaction.

By Andrew Braun -
LTE vs 4G: Is There a Difference?

LTE vs 4G: Is There a Difference?

You have probably heard of 4G and LTE, but what do they really mean in the real world? Let us take a look at LTE vs. 4G and determine their differences.

By David Beren -
Is Employee Monitoring Software Legal?

Is Employee Monitoring Software Legal?

There is a range of employee monitoring software designed to keep tabs on employees. How legal is this, and can a boss get into serious legal trouble?

By Simon Batt -
What Are Powerline Adapters?

What Are Powerline Adapters?

Powerline adapters are small devices that utilize the existing electrical wiring in your home to deliver an Internet connection. They are affordable and easy to install, making them an attractive option.

By Ryan Lynch -
Why Is Printer Ink So Expensive?

Why Is Printer Ink So Expensive?

If you own an ink printer, you’ll know how expensive it is to refill it with ink. Here are some of the reasons why printer ink is so epensive.

By Simon Batt -
How Does GPS Work?

How Does GPS Work?

People use GPS extensively every day, but not many people know how it actually works. Let’s open the hood on GPS and see how it works.

By Simon Batt -
How Do Fingerprint Scanners Work?

How Do Fingerprint Scanners Work?

Fingerprint unlock is now a standard feature in smartphones, but what’s actually going on when you put your finger on the scanner? Here’s how fingerprint scanners work.

By Andrew Braun -
What Does “4K” Mean for Televisions?

What Does “4K” Mean for Televisions?

You may have seen the term “4K” when shopping for a TV. Many people are confused by this term. So, what is 4K, and what does it mean for your TV?

By Simon Batt -
How Amazon Alexa Isolates Wake Words

How Amazon Alexa Isolates Wake Words

The Amazon Echo is only able to record voice commands after the wake word. Learn how Alexa recognizes the wake word amid the background noises in your home.

By Tracey Rosenberger -
The Anatomy of a QR Code: How QR Codes Work

The Anatomy of a QR Code: How QR Codes Work

How QR codes work is by conveying information through a graphical code of black and white pixels. It can also be decoded even if parts of the code are unreadable.

By Alexander Fox -
NFC vs Bluetooth: What’s the Difference?

NFC vs Bluetooth: What’s the Difference?

NFC and Bluetooth both provide reliable communication between devices over short ranges. That is the only similarity. Beyond that, they are very different.

By Tracey Rosenberger -
How Does the Apple Credit Card Work?

How Does the Apple Credit Card Work?

If you’ve used Apple Pay before, you already have a good idea of how the Apple Credit Card works, since it’s just a card optimized for use with iPhones.

By Andrew Braun -
USB Power Delivery Explained

USB Power Delivery Explained

USB Power Delivery is designed to be a single charging standard that provides a safe and efficient way to push the limits of voltage and current to devices.

By Tracey Rosenberger -
What Is a VPN, and Why Do I Need One?

What Is a VPN, and Why Do I Need One?

A VPN is currently the best way to protect your device from hacking, DNS/IP address leaks and ISP surveillance. Learn what a VPN is and how it can protect you.

By Sayak Boral -