PGP is the gold standard for encrypted communication and has been used by everyone from nuclear activists to criminals. This article shows how it works and how you can get started.
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There are currently several projects that are aiming not only to make satellite internet faster but to make it available everywhere on Earth. Let’s find out how satellite internet works.
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.
In this article we discuss the difference between cloud storage, cloud backup and cloud sync, their pros and cons and which one is for you.
When your remote control starts to misbehave, one trick that you can use to test a remote control’s batteries uses your smartphone camera. Here’s how to go about it.
Learn about the various Bluetooth codec: SBC, AptX, AptX HD and LDAC and how they are different from each other.
In a Unix system you’ll see references to storage devices by many names. Let’s examine the differences between a disk, drive, volume, partition, and image.
Recently, we’ve seen a spike in an interesting method of spreading malware – by not using files at all! Here is what you need to know about fileless malware and how to protect yourself.
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.
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.
It seems as though hacking is getting more rampant, and many companies are scrambling to find out what to do to prevent falling victim to the onslaught of attacks. It’s time for zero trust models.
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.
We hear about data breaches all the time, but not every one knows the significance of data breaches. Find out what is meant by a data breach and how it impacts Internet users (you).
With all the craze around Bitcoin and the other cryptocurrencies recently, you might be tempted to set up your own mining rig and get involved. In a nutshell, this will show you how to mine Bitcoins.
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.
It can be confusing when it comes to “firmware” and “software.” This article explains what firmware is and how it’s different from the software you know.
If you use 3D applications or games, you may have come across “Vsync” settings. So what is Vsync and what does it do? Let’s find out here.
Restarting your computer is a common task, but do you know how things work in the background? Here is what happens when you restart your computer.