Posts by Alex (112)

Can Memory DAMAGE Your CPU?

If you buy something, you want it to fulfill its proper function, whether that's cleaning your toilet, mowing your lawn, or giving you a dining experience, similar to what's indica...

Alex in Hardware 12 August 2020

Why 2020 Apple Silicon Macs will NOT be more expensive!

I’ve been writing a lot of in-depth articles about Apple Silicon, based on a lot of info found within Apple’s own WWDC 2020 developer tutorial videos. And based on everything I’ve...

Alex in Apple 12 August 2020

Forget GPS, Future Missions May Use Neutron Stars to Navigate Deep Space

Lighthouses have helped safely guide mariners for centuries. As space explorers consider traveling to destinations like the moon and beyond, future interstellar travelers may one d...

Alex in Space 12 August 2020

What Does Race Have to Do With COVID-19?

Over the course of the pandemic so far, one trend that has emerged is that the health impacts of COVID-19 vary widely by race.  Although genetic factors have been considered by som...

Alex in Health 10 August 2020

Future Batteries Could Be Made out of Viruses...

At its core, this innovation is about exploiting the thing that viruses do best: DNA hijacking. See, viruses are a continual head-scratcher for us because they’re not technically a...

Alex in Bioengineering 10 August 2020

2020 5K iMac RAM Upgrade Guide - Save $2100 on 128GB!

If you think Apple overcharges for RAM, you’re absolutely right. They charge $3,000 to go from 32GB of RAM to 192. So in this article, I’ll show you how easy it is to replace it yo...

Alex in Apple 10 August 2020

How to fix these common Windows errors

Windows is the world's most popular desktop operating system, but anyone who's used it for any length of time knows that it doesn't mean it's perfect. I mean, McDonald's serves ove...

Alex in Windows 09 August 2020

Serverless Architecture Explained

Serverless computing... is a lie!  Seriously though, it isn't a real thing. It's just the name that's a bit misleading. In this article I'm going to explain what serverless archit...

Alex in Cloud 05 August 2020

The Best Windows Laptop. Dell XPS review

When Apple dropped the MacBook Pro 16-inch, there was just nothing really in the PC world that compared to it. Like, sure, we had stuff that was way more powerful, or lighter, or w...

Alex in Hardware 04 August 2020

Why You Should Turn On Two Factor Authentication

In 1981, the President of the United States, Ronald Reagan, was shot by a gunman in Washington DC. It wasn’t fatal, but it was close. Reagan was rushed to hospital and in the chao...

Alex in Security 03 August 2020

Can You Overclock a LOCKED CPU?

If you're a computer hardware enthusiast, you probably know that if you want to overclock your CPU, meaning run it at a higher speed, then it would be best to buy an unlocked proce...

Alex in Hardware 01 August 2020

5600M 16" MacBook Pro Review - DON'T Wait for ARM!

I’ve been using Apple’s 16” MacBook Pro with the brand new 5600M graphics option for over two weeks now, and the performance has been so good that I can confidently say that it act...

Alex in Hardware 29 July 2020