How Secure Is Bluetooth?

How Secure Is Bluetooth?

You may have seen some attacks occur via Bluetooth, so is Bluetooth really safe, or is it so full of holes you might as well keep it turned off?

By Simon Batt -
Why Are There So Many Bitcoin Variants?

Why Are There So Many Bitcoin Variants?

There are plenty of cryptocurrencies that come with the “Bitcoin” label that you will think are associated with Bitcoin. Why are there so many Bitcoin variants? Let’s find out.

By Andrew Braun -
Do Brain Training Apps Really Work?

Do Brain Training Apps Really Work?

If physical exercise makes your body stronger, mental exercise must make your brain stronger, right? Actually, it turns out the brain is a bit more complicated than that.

By Andrew Braun -
Should You Leave Laptops Constantly Plugged In?

Should You Leave Laptops Constantly Plugged In?

There is an old piece of computer advice that states you should not keep a laptop plugged in to the mains constantly for long periods of time. Does this advice still hold up?

By Simon Batt -
How Active Noise Cancellation Works

How Active Noise Cancellation Works

Noisy environments can both distract and irritate you when you want to get work done. Headphones with active noise cancellation abilities can offer a respite. Here is how they work.

By Casey Houser -
Can Power Cuts and Surges Harm My PC?

Can Power Cuts and Surges Harm My PC?

Both power cuts and power surges may have a devastating effect on your PC. If you are in a place that is prone to power cut/surge, this is what you need to know to protect your PC.

By Simon Batt -
What Is “Right to Repair” Legislation? [MTE Explains]

What Is “Right to Repair” Legislation? [MTE Explains]

The latest “Right to Repair” legislation has several implications for customers but also for the market as a whole, all of which warrants a significant amount of discussion regarding all these effects.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
What Is Big Data and Why Is It a Big Deal?

What Is Big Data and Why Is It a Big Deal?

Big Data is the buzzword around the tech scene these days. Like the cloud, AI and machine learning, the concept is quite tricky to explain. Find out what Big Data means and why is it a big deal.

By Nicholas Godwin -
What is a Wi-Fi Mesh System and How Does it Work

What is a Wi-Fi Mesh System and How Does it Work

It can be annoying when your Wi-Fi isn’t available in every single area of your home. A WiFi mesh system is an excellent option if you are not tech-savvy but need your WiFi everywhere.

By Fabio Buckell -
802.11ax WiFi: The Next Big Thing in WiFi Standards

802.11ax WiFi: The Next Big Thing in WiFi Standards

The 802.11ac WiFi standard was not enough for massive stadiums and large auditoriums with many users. This is where 802.11ax WiFi standard comes in. Find out how it works and what it has to offer.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
How Blockchain Works and How It Affects You

How Blockchain Works and How It Affects You

Blockchain technology has always been associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but it is so much more than that. Find out how blockchain works and how it’s helping many industries operate more efficiently.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
How Location Tracking Works Over the Internet

How Location Tracking Works Over the Internet

When you are online, your computer/browser gives your location away. Here’s how location tracking works over the Internet and how you can protect yourself.

By Miguel Leiva-Gomez -
How Apple’s New Face ID Works

How Apple’s New Face ID Works

Apple unveiled the new Face ID in iPhone X, and many people were skeptical about it. Here’s how Apple’s Face ID works and how it prevents others from spoofing you.

By Alexander Fox -
OLED vs. QLED: Which is the Best TV Technology?

OLED vs. QLED: Which is the Best TV Technology?

You’ve decided to buy a 4K TV but are not sure which panel technology to go for. This article pits OLED vs. QLED and highlights the pros and cons of each technology. Check it out.

By Kenneth Kimari -
DTS vs. Dolby Digital: What You Need to Know

DTS vs. Dolby Digital: What You Need to Know

In the battle of DTS vs. Dolby, some argue that DTS is better, while others say that Dolby Digital is far more advanced. Let’s find out which is more superior.

By Kenneth Kimari -
HDMI 2.1: Everything You Need to Know

HDMI 2.1: Everything You Need to Know

There is a new specification with HDMI, and you’ll need it in your home entertainment setup. Learn how HDMI 2.1 can revolutionize your entertainment life.

By Kenneth Kimari -
What Is HDMI ARC, and How Does It Work

What Is HDMI ARC, and How Does It Work

On your HDTV you may have noticed a little symbol that reads “ARC.” Here’s everything you need to know about HDMI ARC so you can make it work for you.

By Kenneth Kimari -
Avoiding “Juice Jacking” Attacks on Your Phone

Avoiding “Juice Jacking” Attacks on Your Phone

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.

By Simon Batt -