Most of the new phones and computers you buy come with pre-installed software in them. This bloatware can be annoying at best and storage hogs at worst. But what can you do about it?
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Blockchains and cryptocurrencies are parts of a cryptographically administrated and secured system. Despite being used as interchangeable terms, they’re not the same thing.
Nvidia revealed their newest lineup of graphics cards which include ray tracing. What exactly is ray tracing, and why is it so important to the future of gaming?
You have heard of virtualization everywhere, but what does it really mean? Find out here.
Deeplocker is an application made by IBM to demostrate how one software can use AI to turn itself into malware that strikes only the right people.
There are many apps that filter out blue light so you can sleep better at night. How can blue light hurt you? Do blue light filtering apps really work? Let’s find out.
Bluetooth Profiles are a set of rules that allow technology to complete a particular task. Here are some of the most commonly used Bluetooth Profiles on your mobile.
Your motherboard’s VRM is a crucial but underappreciated piece of hardware. Find out what a VRM is, and how it affects processor performance.
A new type of desktop shortcut malware changes the destination a desktop shortcut is pointing to so it executes malware on click.
As humans, we have to claim we’re not robots fairly often. But there’s more to captchas than meets the eye, and they’re far from foolproof.
In the past a phone’s multiple-lenses camera was deemed redundant, but now most phones come with two or more lenses. Why is this so?
When looking at headphones specs, you will come across an item called “driver.” Find out what the earphones driver is and how it affects audio quality.
OpenStreetMap is open source, user contributed, and free to use. Even if you haven’t heard of it before, chances are good that you’ve used its data.
Apps like Shazam and Soundhound are great for identifying music. They are easy to use, but how they work is a mystery.
RSS feeds are still a fantastic tool for any news junkie, market-watcher, or social-media-averse individual.
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?
When buying an SSD, you might notice that you can choose from a few different types of flash memory. The technical terms can be confusing. This explains what NAND and NOR mean.
Quantum computers is great and useless at the same time. Here’s why.