Intel Core guide: Core i3 vs. Core i5 vs. Core i7 vs. Core i9

Intel Core guide: Core i3 vs. Core i5 vs. Core i7 vs. Core i9

Intel Core is a line of central processing units or microprocessors manufactured and marketed by Intel Corporation. The first Intel Core processors debuted in January 2006 with the introduction of the Core Solo and Core Duo brands, thus marking the retirement of the Intel Pentium line. Note that Core Solo and Core Duo, as well […]

Thick client vs. thin client: Advantages and disadvantages

Thick client vs. thin client: Advantages and disadvantages

In computing, a client is a computer hardware or software that interfaces with a server to access services, thus forming part of the client-server model. There are many examples and applications of a client. A web browser such as Google Chrome or Safari from Apple is a web client that interfaces with a web server to […]

Chrome OS: Advantages and Disadvantages

Chrome OS: Advantages and disadvantages

Chrome OS is an operating system developed by Google based on the Linux kernel. It is a reimagining of the Chrome web browser and it primarily supports web applications. In other words, this operating system simply functions as a portal for accessing the Internet and facilitating the connections and interactions between users and apps or […]

Comparison: JPEG vs. PNG vs. GIF vs. BMP

JPEG vs. PNG vs. GIF vs. BMP: A Comparison

Four of the most common file formats for compressing or encoding and storing digital images are JPEG, PNG, GIF, and BMP. This article provides a quick comparison of the four, especially by discussing key features and differences in terms of image quality, file size, and usability. As a backgrounder, JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Expert […]

13-inch MacBook Pro vs. 12-inch MacBook: A comparison

13-inch MacBook Pro vs. 12-inch MacBook: A comparison

Planning to buy one of those MacBook computers from Apple? Having trouble deciding between the almost equally priced 13-inch MacBook Pro and 12-inch MacBook? What is the difference between the MacBook Pro and the plain 12-inch MacBook? Which one is better? MacBook Pro vs. MacBook: Why you should by the 13-inch MacBook Pro instead 1. […]

Review: 12-inch MacBook pros and cons

Review: 12-inch MacBook pros and cons

The 12-inch MacBook is the thinnest and lightest portable computer within the MacBook product line. It has some similarities with the MacBook Air but it is far superior in terms of build quality and hardware specifications. Hence, the media and general public are quick to assume that this device will soon replace the MacBook Air. […]

Taking care of your MacBook battery: How to prolong the lifespan of your MacBook battery

Taking care of your MacBook battery

Regardless if you own the 12-inch MacBook, the MacBook Air, or the higher performance MacBook Pro, the fact remains that your beautiful and expensive piece of device comes with a battery that is not readily accessible and thus, not easily replaceable. It is also worth mentioning that a replacement Apple-certified battery can be really expensive. […]

iPhone and iPad battery not charging: Solutions

iPhone and iPad battery not charging: Solutions

Does your iPhone or iPad battery not charging? Or does it take too long to charge fully? Here are the reasons and solutions. 1. Problem with USB charging cable: A common reason why your iPhone or iPad battery is not charging properly is a faulty USB charging cable. The original cable that came along with […]

iPad not connecting to computer: Solutions

iPad not connecting to computer: Solutions

There are instances when either a Windows or Mac computer does not recognize or detect an iPad that has been connected via a USB cable. There are also situations when iTunes simply does not respond to a connected iPad or the device keeps on alternating between connecting and disconnecting. Is your iPad not connecting to your […]

Modes and types of wireless transmission and communication. The forms of electromagnetic radiation serve as the basis for the different modes and types of wireless transmission and communication.

Modes and types of wireless transmission and communication

Exploiting the properties of electromagnetism has enabled transmission and communication of energy and information without dependence on physical mediums using conductive materials. This is the reason why the types and modes of wireless transmission and communication are always based on electromagnetic radiation. For starters, electromagnetism is a phenomenon associated with the interactions between the electric […]