Alex

Joined: 1 year ago
Alex

The DUMBEST Thing About HDMI

It used to be that trying to hook up something to a TV or a monitor was like dumping garbage onto a truck. You'd plug in some analog cables and the TV would just show whatever it w...

Alex in Tech 02 January · 17

How To Get Free SSL Certificates

The whole internet basically  runs off certificates these days. They're the backbone of modern  encryption. If you want to run a service on the internet then you're going to need a...

Alex in Security 30 December 2020 · 8

The First Full-Size 3D Print of a Human Heart Is Here

Imagine having the option to get a 3D printed organ. No more waiting on a list. Well, a team of biomedical engineers from Carnegie Mellon University are bringing us closer to that...

Alex in Bioengineering 24 December 2020 · 12

What is Bitcoin? An Alternative to the Dollar

Nicaragua. Russia. Indonesia. What do  all of these countries have in common?   When their citizens want to save money, they  convert their local currency into dollars. If you’ve t...

Alex in Cryptocurrency 22 December 2020 · 10

Crypto News: XRP price spikes, ETH 2.0 reaches 1 billion in locked value

It’s that time of year again, the glorious moment  when Bitcoin breaks its previous all time high and   crypto investors start looking at Lamborghini  color swatches. Heated argume...

Alex in Cryptocurrency 19 December 2020 · 16

CentOS is Dead

CentOS is one of the most popular  Linux distributions in the world. Over 16 years it has built a reputation for being  a rock-solid, enterprise-grade operating system. On the 8th...

Alex in Linux 16 December 2020 · 79

HDMI 2.1 is BROKEN

There's no question. HDMI has been a great convenience for the consumer. Aside from being a high bandwidth connection that enables high resolution video and lossless audio, it's a...

Alex in Hardware 11 December 2020 · 33

Are Apple's M1 Macs THAT Good?

The first systems with the Apple M1, the inaugural chip in the new Apple Silicon series, are on the market. So let's take a closer look at how the chips perform, and the innovation...

Alex in Apple 04 December 2020 · 39

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Explained

When considering an on-premises or hybrid IT  infrastructure, you will no doubt come into contact with the hyperconvergence hype train. Promising  reduced costs, greater flexibilit...

Alex in Devops 02 December 2020 · 10 · 1

Apple fined over iPhone. Antitrust lawsuits against Facebook and Google. AI protein folding. Tech News Of The Week

Apple is in hot water again. And this time, it's actually over real water. Italian regulators have imposed a fine of 10 million euros, or about 12 million US dollars, on the compan...

Alex in Apple 01 December 2020 · 13

The Sneaky Thing About PCI Express

You wouldn't be able to connect high-speed components like graphics cards and NVMe drives to your computer without the PCI Express bus that's been a fixture on our motherboards for...

Alex in Hardware 30 November 2020 · 21

The Magic Behind RAM

Every computer needs RAM to function. But did you know that pretty much all the RAM we use these days uses some clever tricks to run much faster than otherwise would. Even older R...

Alex in Hardware 27 November 2020 · 14