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I Always Wanted To Know: What is better material for your electronics to be made out of: plastic or metal? Answer: If you’ve purchased a piece of consumer electronics in the past ten years at a store you’ve done what many call the “feel in the hand” test. This is, you picked up an item to decide if you liked how it feels in… Continue reading

What Is Bluetooth?

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

I Always Wanted To Know: What is Bluetooth? What is it used for? Answer: When looking at specifications for computers, phones and tablets you may see the word Bluetooth, but what does it refer to? What is it used for? Bluetooth is a wireless communication standard built… Continue reading

I Always Wanted To Know: What Are The Most Important Tablet Specs? Answer: If you’ve considered buying a tablet device recently, you’ve probably seen a specifications page a mile long, but which are the most important specifications to pay attention to? I’ll break it down into 4 key… Continue reading

What Is BYOD? Why Is It Popular?

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

I Always Wanted To Know: What is BYOD? Why is it becoming more popular in businesses? Answer: You may have heard the expression BYOD or seen it mentioned in a IT policy at your workplace. BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device and allows… Continue reading

What Is A Laser?

Sunday, April 28th, 2013

I Always Wanted To Know:What is a laser? Answer: Lasers are a key component in everything from supermarket price scanners, DVD players, high-speed fiber optic cables and advanced military weapons, but what is a laser? How does it work? The answer may surprise you because… Continue reading

Why Use Two Monitors On One Computer?

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

I Always Wanted To Know: Why do people use two monitors on one computer? Answer: Dual monitor, where two monitors are connected to the same computer, have become increasingly popular among business and home users. With more computers coming with multiple video output ports… Continue reading

Many computers come equipped today with webcams and microphones, but how do you use it to communicate? Can you call traditional phones or just other computers? Let’s start by talking about what hardware and software you’ll need then how to do it… Continue reading

Printers come in two basic varieties, inkjet and laser but print paper can fill aisles at your local office supply store. What’s the major difference and which type is best? Is there a reason to go with the same manufacturer of printer paper as your printer or is it all the same? Let’s dig through the differences between printer papers page by page and find out. Continue reading

I’ve Always Wanted To Know: Why Is Software Being Sold As A Subscription? Answer: The early days of software were simple times: you purchased a floppy disk with a piece of software on it and you could use it wherever you wanted for an unlimited amount of time. Fast forward 40 years and we’re being offered many popular software packages as subscriptions or limited time versions, but why? What is the advantage for software developers and what does it mean for consumers? Continue reading

I’ve Always Wanted To Know: Why aren’t return policies on tech products all the same? Depending on the product and the store you purchased an item from, returns can be easy, difficult, frustrating or refused completely. So why are there so many different policies? I’ll try to shed some light into the “why” behind the return policies. Continue reading

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