Other than the word “reality,” mixed reality, virtual reality and augmented reality don’t have much in common. Learn about their differences here.
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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.
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.
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.
Bluetooth 5.0 has been announced, and it’s set to be quite possibly the biggest advancement to technology yet. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
Baggage loss in flights is still one of the biggest issue for airlines. Let’s see how new technology can help airlines stop losing your luggage.
Ever noticed full-width text “L I K E T H I S” on the Internet? There’s a lot more going on than you might think. Let’s discuss the origins of this trend.
Sometimes you’re looking for something on Reddit and the only text you find is [deleted] text. Here’s how you can access those deleted comments on Reddit.
Almost everything that has made human progress possible is thanks to something Google likes to call a “moonshot.” What exactly does it mean? Let’s find out.