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Thunderbolt 4: Everything You Need To Know

It has been almost 10 years since the Thunderbolt hardware interface first showed up on a MacBook Pro thanks to Intel and Apple. Fast forward to July 2020, the fourth entry of the thunderbolt interface, Thunderbolt 4 was finally released. However, from the surface Thunderbolt 4 may not seem so much different from its predecessor, Thunderbolt 3. Therefore, in this article, we will take an in....

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USB-C Charger 101: All You Need to Know

USB or “Universal Serial Bus” is the most renowned standard for charging devices in the world There have been numerous variations in the form factor of USB to adapt to the changing technological requirements. Popular models include the USB-A, USB-B, and micro-USB. Among these varied USB connector styles is the USB-C. It was a unique re-invention of the USB. The idea for the USB-C connector was ....

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Will Wireless Charging Take Over?

Some people feel like wireless charging is functionality that no one wants and it is a non-innovation being forced on the market. A commonly reported figure is that only 29% of people use a wireless charger. This number is very low, particularly since the technology has been around for quite a long time. Still, the same market research group produced a report indicating that there was a 37% inc....

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HUAWEI’s Latest Product Launch Roundup

HUAWEI’s launch event on July 29th hosted by Richard Yu was insightful as we got to finally see the unveiling of devices such as the highly anticipated P50 series and the Harmony OS 2 operating system. The event featured some highlights such as showcasing the powerful camera capabilities of the P50 series cameras and much more as we will find out below. The Harmony OS 2 HUAWEI announced that the....

Steam Deck Vs Switch

Steam Deck Vs Switch: Trouble in the Blue Ocean?

In 2006, Nintendo announced the Wii and also declared they would be employing a “blue ocean” strategy moving forward. Simply put, Nintendo didn’t want to directly compete with Microsoft and Sony in the video game console market. Instead, Nintendo wanted to create their own market with a unique product. The Wii was objectively a success as the sales of the console outsold the Xbox 360 and the Pl....

How to Upgrade Your Video Game Party

Wireless gaming has allowed people to connect with each other from all over the world. But everyone knows that video games are always better when you can see your friends’ tears in person. But, are you getting the most out of your gaming parties? In this article, we will recommend a few ways you could improve your gaming parties with your friends. Internet Connection There are two main options....

The Full Update on the Latest iOS/iPad OS 16

Remember at the latest WWDC we talked about the exciting new colorful iMac and the new iOS 16? Well, now it’s official. All Apple users can access the iOS 16 from Apple’s website. iOS 16 Whether you are an Apple fanatic or just happened to have an iPhone, iOS 16 is coming, and it is going to change things. How much it changes depends on how you use your iPhone. If you talk to Siri, use FaceTime,....

What is Bitcoin? A Bitcoin Beginners’ Guide

Are you having a hard time wrapping your head around Bitcoin? You shouldn't be - not if you read this article to the very end. Here's a quick overview of what you'll find in this Bitcoin beginners' guide: What Bitcoin is How to get started with Bitcoin Blockchain and its relation to Bitcoin How a Bitcoin transaction occurs How Bitcoin works Where to get Bitcoin How to spend ....

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What Is USB4 and What Benefits Does It Offer

The next generation of data transfer is here: USB4. That’s right! USB4 with no space, the clever marketers in charge of that decision have outdone themselves. While USB4 was announced in 2019, progress on creating compatible devices has been slow. Like everything else in 2020, manufacturers were affected by the pandemic and few devices have been made so far. But, devices are being made! Keep....

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The Complete Guide to a USB Ethernet Adapter

Are you getting maximum speed and stability out of your internet connection? Most modern laptops and tablets offer a WiFi connection as a standard feature, but did you know that most wireless connections only deliver limited download speeds based on your router? Getting a USB Ethernet adapter not only could increase your internet speed but it could also make your connection more stable. Read on....

What Do You Need to Know About Bluetooth 5.2?

Bluetooth was introduced in 1994 and updated on an almost yearly basis since then. Each new version receives a version number. The update includes improvements to its predecessor. What’s Bluetooth? Bluetooth is still the number one short-range wireless technology for connecting devices. It also can transfer information between devices. This might be photos, text messages, and audio files. Wha....

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DisplayPort vs. HDMI: Which Is Better For You?

Whether you are building your own computer or setting up your home theater, you might have found yourself wondering whether to use a DisplayPort cable or an HDMI cable. The two options might be confusing if you don’t know what the difference between the two connections is. This article will let you know what is the difference between the two standards and how to decide which connection is best ....

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DisplayPort 101: What It Is And Why It Matters

DisplayPort is a set of cables, ports, and standards that are used for audio/visual transmission. A group of computer and chip manufacturers designed DisplayPort to replace the older A/V standards like DVI and VGA. Why Does DisplayPort Matter? Most people use HDMI connections for their televisions and computers. So, why should anyone care about DisplayPort? DisplayPort 2.0 is by far the most imp....

Console Wars and the Future of Gaming

The video game industry has always been a market in which only two or three consoles could survive at a time. This has led to the market being very competitive. But, why is there so much hostility amongst gamers and their consoles? The answer is most likely how the consoles are marketed. Console Wars: A Brief History The start of the console wars might be Sega’s entrance into the North America....

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Ethernet Cable 101: What You Need To Know

If you’re like many computer users, you might have a handful of Ethernet cables lying around. They look a little like old phone lines and are most often used to connect devices to the internet. But, what is an Ethernet port, what kind of ports and cables are there, and how do people use them to streamline their devices and data? This article will attempt to answer those questions. By the tim....

Apple WWDC 2021: Predictions and Rumors

There’s no time to take a breath from the recent Apple product launches! Next up is the WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference), Apple’s event that gives developers a peek into the future of its software ecosystem. From June 7 through to June 11, the online event will explore the future of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS. As well as insight into the Apple technology and tools behind the ne....