Other than the word “reality,” mixed reality, virtual reality and augmented reality don’t have much in common. Learn about their differences here.
How Things Work
How Things Work explains complicated technology in simple words so you can understand how everything works.
While you are familiar with counting from 1 to 10, computers use a different numeral system. Learn the differences between binary, decimal and hexadecimal, and what the point of it all is.
Monitors use RGB to display images, but printers use CMYK. Have you ever wondered why printers use CMYK? Here’s the reason and why it matters.
With the “death” of MP3 greatly exaggerated, many folks have been wondering what AAC is about. Here are the differences between MP3 and other audio formats.
It might be convenient for you to charge your phone in a public charging station, but you are opening yourself to “juice jacking” attacks. Find out more about juice jacking here.
Have you ever wondered about the difference between “lossy” and “lossless” audio and how audio compression works? Let’s find out here.
Did you know that your Internet speed might not be as fast as you perceived thanks to the misunderstanding of megabits vs. megabytes? Let’s clarify that.
Overclocking is a very popular term used in the world of PC building, but what exactly is it? This article explains what is overclocking and what you need to know about it.
You have probably seen the term “framerate” plenty of times, but weren’t sure what it means and how it works. Find out about framerate here and how it affects your daily life.
When you think about monitors and screens, one of our concerns is their screen resolutions. But what is screen resolution and are we too obsessed with it? Let’s check it out.
If you are looking to save printer ink, one of the ways is to switch to an ink-friendly font. Here are some of the ink-friendly fonts to start you off.
The processor’s process size is always something that’s frequently discussed in the chip’s specifications. But what is that, and why does it matter? Let’s check it out.
You probably know that you need to defragment your hard drive, but do you know what defragment means? And what happens when you defragment a drive? Let’s check it out.
360º photography is the rage today. In this article we will walk you through everything you need to know about 360º photography and how you can get started.
If you take a look at your smartphone’s technical specifications, you might notice that it supports NFC. But what is NFC, and why does your phone have it?
You have probably heard of “virus,” but what about “zero-day virus?” This article explains what “zero-day virus” is and how you can protect yourself.
Poor audio quality on your PC could be due to the digital-to-analog converter in your system. This article explains what a DAC is and how it affects the audio quality.
While there are many free and good antivirus programs out there, it is not advisable to install multiple antivirus programs on one PC, as much as you may want to. Here’s why.