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Learn the true differences between OpenType and TrueType fonts. We cover things like glyph outline formats, ligatures, and variable fonts.
Base64 encoding is a very popular encoding technique used to transfer data. This article includes the basics of Base64 encoding.
Heard of PGP encryption, but have no idea what it means? Find out how it works and how you can encrypt files using PGP.
Both SD card and SSD use solid-state storage and have no moving parts. Examine SD card vs. SSD and learn why you can’t use one in place of the other.
Check out this article to learn more about Decentralized Finance and how it works and list of the best DeFi services you can use today.
We are already in Web 2.0, and Web3 is coming soon. Here is what you need to know about Web3 and how it will change your digital life.
When shopping for anything with a screen, resolution is a factor. Find out what screen resolution is, why it matters, and how to choose.
A look at what Incognito Mode or private browsing is on browsers, how it protects you or leaves you vulnerable, and possible alternatives.
You may have come across a “data roaming” settings on your phone. Learn what is data roaming, and why it could incur these charges.
You may have come across a video setting called “VSync”. What does it do? Learn what VSync is, and whether you should turn it on or off.
One of the best ways to send money is with a digital wallet. Here we examine Venmo vs. Zelle to see which one is the best overall.
H.266 is a new video compression standard meant to replace the widely-used H.265 codec. Find out what H.266 is and how it’s better than H.265
If you’ve formatted a hard drive or USB thumb drive, you might have seen the “Allocation Unit Size” setting. What is this, and can you change it?
Not sure what all this gaming jargon is that people are throwing around? Check out this glossary of common gaming terms you may come across.
If you’re screen-shopping, you’ll probably come across the “nit” unit. Find out what a nit of screen brightness is and why it is important for your screen.
You might have heard of a burner phone and wondered what it is. Find out what a burner phone is how it can be a useful tool for you.
Want to eliminate dead spots in your home? Learn how a Wi-Fi mesh system can help, along with how it actually works.
While Bluetooth has been synonymous with connected technology for years, you may be wondering how does Bluetooth work? Let’s find out.
A non-fungible token cannot be exchanged for a like item. This is different from Bitcoin. Find out what a non-fungible token is here.
Do you know that failure to secure your cryptocurrency can lead to theft and loss of money? That is why it is wise to invest in a cryptocurrency hardware wallet.
Are you looking for privacy when browsing the Web? Learn what onion routing is, how it can benefit you, and how you can make use of it with a few clicks.
Technology companies are already preparing themselves for the next generation of wireless technology, namely 6G. Find out how it works.
While everyone is talking about 5G, many still don’t understand what it is. Here we explain what 5G network is and how it will benefit you.
The PS5’s Tempest 3D audio engine is touted as a next-generation feature. Here is what 3D audio is and how it works on PS5.
Are you aware of all the parts in your PC? This glossary of PC hardware terms allows you to find the correct meaning of each hardware part.
There are many Android terms that are familiar to us, but we may not be aware of what they do. This glossary explains these Android terms.
If you are looking to understand the various networking jargon, here is a glossary of the most important networking terms for your reference.
Have you noticed Google Widevine installed on your device or been prompted to install it? Find out what it is and whether you need it.
A DSLR camera is popular for professional photography, but the release of mirrorless cameras have changed the game. Here are the differences between DSLR and mirrorless cameras.
HDR is an incredible technology that can accomplish spectacular things. This beginner’s guide shows what HDR is and what to look for.
Did you know that some phones can tune in an FM radio station? Let’s take a look at the technology behind this feature and how phone FM radio works.
The Hibernate function is integral in Windows 10, but is Hibernate bad for your PC? Find out whether Hibernate is unhealthy for your PC in the long run.
Wireguard is a new connection protocol to make your VPN connection more secure. Learn what Wireguard is and how it works with just about everything.
Perhaps a good way to help combat COVID-19 is to use Folding@home and your PC’s CPU to determine how the virus’s proteins work so that an effective treatment can be developed.
Apple and Google are planning to push out a Bluetooth-based tracking system to help in COVID-19 contact tracing. How effective will it be?
Samsung showcased its Wall range of MicroLED TVs at CES 2020. So what is microLED, and how does it compare to OLED?
You may have heard the term “abandonware” floated around the Internet. But what is it, and is it legal for you to download it?
The goal of differential privacy is simple: make sure that the collected data has as much privacy as it would if the data had never been recorded.
If you’ve looked behind a modern-day router, chances are there is a USB port there. Why do routers have USB ports, and how can you put yours to good use?
While most operating system’s file systems are different from each other, most come with a journaling feature. Find out what a journaling file system is and how it affects everyday computing.
Have you ever wondered how your computer seems to know what time it is? Let’s explore how your computer tells the time, and how it remembers every reboot.
Foldable phones are on their way to being the design trend of the 2020s, so it’s worth understanding how foldable phones work and what goes into it.
For those concerned with the care of their lithium-based batteries, it’s important to know what can harm your battery and how to prolong the battery life.