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One of the major tradeoffs for access to the digital world is privacy. Unfortunately, you can never completely delete yourself from the internet, simply because you’d have to find every photo, video, tweet, mention, comment, shopping order, to name a few, and delete them. However, there are ways to minimize your online footprint, reducing the
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There was a time period when the difference between one smartphone model and the next was so vast that people felt compelled to upgrade. Now, the differences are more subtle, and manufacturers are searching for more nuanced ways to distinguish their devices. MEMC, or Motion Estimation Motion Compensation, is one of the newer innovations making
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If there’s one thing that everyone online has an opinion on, it’s bots. They’re everywhere, welcoming and guiding you through web pages and sending you memes in group chats. But some bots spam your email with junk mail and crash your favorite website right when your break starts. Bots are only a tool that can
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Recent heat waves have prompted more people to look into proper cooling solutions for their homes. While a fan can work well for moderate heat and a single person, things often get more complicated in prolonged heat waves, especially in multiple-person households. Air conditioners are a popular solution to this problem. And while some people
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YouTube allows users to download videos for offline viewing but there are a few caveats. Indian users (and those in some other regions) can download YouTube videos on their smartphones easily with YouTube’s download option. For free users, this is limited to 720p resolution, and the files are available for 48 hours. Premium users can
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The airplane mode is a common feature in gadgets that prevent receiving or transmitting wireless signals so that they don’t interfere with aircraft communications. Many of us see airplane mode on our devices and wonder what it’s actually used for. After all, not everyone spends enough time in the air to need access to it
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Google Drive stocks and organises your content in the cloud to access it at any time. If a user has deleted any file from Google Drive by mistake, there are methods to recover it from the trash folder. The file will stay in the trash folder for 30 days before being automatically deleted. If you
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There is a lot of confusion on the internet about what the word ISO means and where it comes from. A quick online search reveals at least four different meanings as well as three different origins for the word, depending on the context. Adding to the confusion, one of them is a well diffused, though
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A notable effect of the times we live in is that every new tech or appliance is now “smart.” We now have devices that are designed with more features than is needed for their original use. Phones not only act as communication devices but also media and photography tools. Watches not only tell time but
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The average person owns over three devices that connect to the internet. These include laptops, tablets, smartphones, and game consoles. It’s not uncommon for households to have five or more devices connected to the same Wi-Fi network at once. But does connecting too many devices affect the speed of your Wi-Fi network? In this article,
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As technology evolves, it’s natural for older, outdated tech to be phased out. It happened with the 2G cellular network when AT&T stopped its service in 2017. It’s now happening with the 3G network. But as companies shut off their legacy services, unintended consequences pop up: the loss of car safety features. But why did
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These days, technology can help us with just about everything. Shopping, working, exercising, there’s something for everyone. But, what gadgets can truly enhance your everyday life? Well, here’s a list of what gadgets to look for if you want your day-to-day life to become a little more fun and a lot more convenient. 1. The
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Sometimes, it’s hard to believe how quickly technology is advancing. It seems like yesterday AMD introduced us to their Ryzen 3000 series of CPUs, which came with PCI Express 4.0 as one of its headlining features. Intel only caught up with its Rocket Lake CPUs, launched in 2021. However, it seems like the industry is
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Over the years, the world’s various space agencies have launched countless numbers of aerospace vehicles into space. Satellites, rovers, shuttles, the list goes on. But, what many of us don’t realize is that these vehicles often shed numerous parts and sections as they make their ascent into space, and this is becoming a huge issue.
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So you’ve heard of the Cricut cutting machines, but you’re not sure what they are or how they work. If you’ve just come across the nifty machines and are curious how they work, you’re in the right place. In this article, we’ll cover all you need to know about Cricut machines: what they are, how
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ARM is currently the most widely used CPU architecture in the world. It may not power your computer, but it almost certainly powers your smartphone or tablet. Furthermore, Apple now uses ARM architecture on their in-house CPU designs. The reason for that is immediately clear. ARM CPUs can have amazing performance while also managing to
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Random-Access Memory (RAM) is essential for the effective working of your computer. RAM has exceptionally high read-and-write capabilities, which allow it to store all the concurrent processes on a computer. Faster and better RAM is essential to improve a system’s multi-tasking, which leads us nicely to the main topic of discussion: optimized RAM. Well-optimized RAM
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There are two major types of displays available in modern TVs: OLED and LED LCD. LED LCD technology is constantly evolving, and the latest iteration is Mini LED. Like other iterations of LCD technology, Mini LED attempts to improve on the drawbacks of its parent technology in different ways. But how does it compare with
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Every technology evolves. The first blockchain produced Bitcoin as deflationary gold, a store of value. The second type of blockchain produced smart contracts in the form of Ethereum, building the foundation for decentralized finance. Both use a Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus mechanism to verify transactions across network nodes. The latest, third-generation blockchains are moving away from
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When dealing with digital audio, you’ll often see terms like audio resolution, sample rate, and others that describe a file’s characteristics. It’s important to know what separates good audio from bad audio, so it’d help to be familiar with these terms. One term is called bit depth, and it’s tossed around a lot nowadays without
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IPL 2021 is back in action after the suspension of matches in May owing to sudden increase of coronavirus cases. Indian Premier League 2021 aka Vivo IPL 2021 is taking place in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), with the final match scheduled between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Capitals on October 8. However, you can
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As many gamers and PC enthusiasts know, there are several reasons to buy a modular power supply. These include the convenience of accessing all your components without having to remove any cables first, the ability to clean up after yourself by only plugging in what you need, and more. In this article, we’ll go over
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