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What is a System on a Chip (SoC)?

What is a System on a Chip (SoC)?

Most people with a good knowledge of technology have heard the term System on a Chip or SoC. It wasn’t much of a thing two to three decades ago, or at least it was not as widely used as it is today. Still, in the present day, the System on a Chip represents an approach to making electronic devices smaller, more powerful, and more energy
What’s new in Windows 11 2024 Update (version 24H2)?

What’s new in Windows 11 2024 Update (version 24H2)?

The latest version of Windows 11, called the 2024 Update or version 24H2, will be released in phases: a partial release on June 18, 2024, for new ARM-based Copilot+ PCs, featuring core updates, followed by a full release for all compatible devices sometime in September or October 2024. Though not launched at the time of writing, it’s available for testing in the Release Preview Channel
Smartphone glass: Gorilla Glass, Ceramic Shield, and others

Smartphone glass: Gorilla Glass, Ceramic Shield, and others

If you’ve ever used a smartphone, you’ve encountered the term Gorilla Glass. You might know it as a special glass used in smartphones, tablets, and similar devices. But do you understand its function and importance? Are you aware that there are different types of Gorilla Glass and other competing tough glasses like Kunlun Glass, Ceramic Shield, Panda Glass, Dragontrail Glass, Sapphire Glass, and even “simple”
What is PPI? Does pixel density matter?

What is PPI? Does pixel density matter?

Have you ever wondered what PPI is? Maybe you’ve heard companies discussing high PPI screens and wanted to know what that is. Why are some manufacturers bragging about their high-end devices with huge pixel-density screens? Why does PPI matter so much, especially when referring to smartphones? Read this article, and you’ll find out what it means, whether PPI and DPI are the same, and whether
24 free PC games to download from Microsoft in 2024

24 free PC games to download from Microsoft in 2024

Trying to discover the best free PC games available in the Microsoft Store in 2024, I researched and compiled a fairly long list of games that are completely free to download and enjoy on Windows 10 and Windows 11. This selection includes games from a wide range of genres like high-speed racing, strategic puzzles, family-friendly games for children, classic arcade fighting, and even massively multiplayer
Windows 10 sucks! Here are the reasons to stop using it

Windows 10 sucks! Here are the reasons to stop using it

While Windows 10 is overall a good operating system, it does have its flaws, and some of them are only going to get worse with time. These issues often lead people to frustrated remarks like “Windows 10 sucks” or leave them questioning why “Windows 10 is so bad.” Some complaints are minor nuisances, others are major concerns, and they can all become adequate reasons to
Cisco study: How ready are companies to manage security threats?

Cisco study: How ready are companies to manage security threats?

I recently attended a press event where Cisco shared its 2024 Cybersecurity Readiness Index report. It gives an overview of the global cybersecurity landscape and evaluates how well-equipped organizations are to handle present-day cybersecurity risks. If you're interested in learning about the threats organizations face worldwide, the difficulties they encounter, and their readiness from a cybersecurity standpoint, I recommend reading this article. The report contains
What does RGB mean? How is it used? What about RGB lighting?

What does RGB mean? How is it used? What about RGB lighting?

If you have ever used a gaming computer, image editing applications, or a graphic tablet for creating illustrations, it is impossible for you not to have met with the term RGB. Are you curious about the meaning behind RGB, its applications, or the reason why it frequently pops up in discussions about computers, gadgets, or displays? In this article, I’ll try to make this all
17 differences between iPhones and Android smartphones

17 differences between iPhones and Android smartphones

Which are better: iPhones or Android smartphones? The debate never ends, and most people choose to be either iOS or Android fans, no matter what. I’ve owned several iPhones and at least ten Android smartphones in the last decade, and I’m not even counting the ones I review regularly for my job. While I will try not to pick a winner and a loser in
Windows 10 in 2024: Reliable and still relevant

Windows 10 in 2024: Reliable and still relevant

Although Windows 11 continues to gain attention and slowly but steadily improve its adoption rate, Windows 10 remains widespread in 2024. The reasons for that are simple but important, and even Microsoft seems to have noticed that many people like this operating system more than its newer one. Therefore, the company keeps improving the user experience and ensuring strong security for Windows 10 users. Here’s
Why do Apple’s iPhones suck and are still bad in 2024?

Why do Apple’s iPhones suck and are still bad in 2024?

Apple wants you to think that the iPhone is more than a smartphone. You should see it as a status symbol, a high-tech gadget, and a fashion statement all rolled into one. But honestly, in some situations, the iPhone may be less than a smartphone. That’s why, if you plan on buying the latest iPhone or switching to Apple’s ecosystem, I recommend you read this
AMD vs. INTEL in 2024: Which desktop CPUs are better?

AMD vs. INTEL in 2024: Which desktop CPUs are better?

If you are looking for a new desktop processor in 2024, you may wonder which brand is better: AMD or Intel? Is a Ryzen better than an Intel? Moreover, who wins in an AMD vs. Intel gaming competition? Both companies offer a wide range of computer processors for different needs and budgets. However, there are some key differences between them, and both AMD and Intel
What is Safe Mode on a Windows computer?

What is Safe Mode on a Windows computer?

You may be familiar with the term Safe Mode in Windows, but do you know what it means and what it does? Do you want to learn more about it and how it differs from regular Windows? What about the differences between the three Safe Modes available on Windows operating systems? To get answers to all these questions, read this article: What is Safe
11 reasons why Android phones suck

11 reasons why Android phones suck

Android smartphones come in various shapes and sizes, with different hardware and connectivity options. But there’s one trait that many of them have in common: they suck. Don’t you often get the urge to say “this phone sucks” when looking at yours? I’m not just throwing shade at Android compared to iPhones; many are objectively bad. Blame it on the Wild West of Android and
What's new in Windows 11 Moment 5 Update (February 2024 Moment)

What's new in Windows 11 Moment 5 Update (February 2024 Moment)

Microsoft is in the final stages of testing their upcoming Moment 5 Update for Windows 11. This update will be made available at the end of February 2024 and then rolled out slowly to all Windows 11 users, including those using Windows 11 versions 22H2 and 23H2. Moment 5 is not a big update, but it does include some welcome improvements to features like Snap
Brief hands-on with Samsung Galaxy S24, S24+ and S24 Ultra

Brief hands-on with Samsung Galaxy S24, S24+ and S24 Ultra

While you’re watching the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event of 2024, I have some interesting facts about the new Galaxy S24, Galaxy S24+, and Galaxy S24 Ultra that are being announced today. The company invited me to use them for a few minutes before the big event. I gathered some quick information about these smartphones that left me with a couple of interesting first impressions. If