What’s A Cookie & What Does It Have To Do With My Privacy?

What’s A Cookie & What Does It Have To Do With My Privacy?


Most people know that there are cookies scattered all over the Internet, ready and willing to be eaten up by whoever can find them first. Wait, what? That can’t be right. Yes, there are cookies on the Internet (technically, the World Wide Web), and yes, they really are called “cookies”.  But they aren’t delicious and … Continue reading

How Does File Compression Work?

How Does File Compression Work?


We’ve all heard of file compression. Anyone who regularly downloads files from the web is familiar with formats like ZIP and RAR, and anyone who edits media files knows that compression is necessary to share images, music and videos on the web without using up all of your bandwidth. File compression is at the core of … Continue reading

3D TVs: What They Are, How They Work, & What Can They Show In 3D?

3D TVs: What They Are, How They Work, & What Can They Show In 3D?


If you’re in the market for a new TV, chances are it’s going to be 3D – not because you particularly want one that can do 3D, but simply becuase 3DTVs typically have better displays than their plain HDTV equivalent. Today I’d like to explain about the different types of 3DTV as well as touch … Continue reading

What Is The Difference Between A Netbook, Notebook, Ultrabook, Laptop, & Palmtop?

What Is The Difference Between A Netbook, Notebook, Ultrabook, Laptop, & Palmtop?


In a time not so long ago, the only choice to make between computing devices was between a hulking great desktop, or a laptop … which was still fairly huge. The constant miniaturation of technology and need for manufacturers to differentiate their products has now given us a smorgasboard of sizes; each with their own … Continue reading

Are You SURE You Know How to Use Google?

Are You SURE You Know How to Use Google?


Most of you are probably thinking “you bet!” or “what’s there to KNOW?” right about now. I believe you. The truth is, if you know how to enter a query and hit enter, you know how to use Google. At least in its basic form. And if you search often, you’ve probably also encountered Google’s OneBox results … Continue reading