Advertisement Today’s market for monitors is, at a glance, simple. Everyone has settled on LCD displays as the technology of choice, and most displays have roughly the same appearance.As Tina recently explained 7 Important Things To Know When Buying An LCD Monitor 7 Important Things To Know When Buying An LCD Monitor Read More , however, things become more complex once you start looking at the details. In fact, even after you’ve considered contrast, connections, display resolutions and other factors you still have one other choice to consider – the display panel technology you’d prefer.Display Panel BasicsBefore we talk about different display panel technologies, let’s first clarify what a display panel is.Modern LCD monitors are extremely thin, as if they are made out of a single piece of material. They are, however, made up of multiple components including the display panel. The display panel is a flat sheet of material that contains liquid … [Read more...] about Understanding The Differences Between LCD Display Panels [Technology Explained]
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Bone-chilling cold gripped much of the central U.S. as 2018 began Monday, breaking century-old records, icing over some New Year’s celebrations and leading to at least two deaths attributed to exposure to the elements. The National Weather Service issued wind chill advisories covering a vast area from South Texas to Canada and from Montana and Wyoming through New England. Dangerously low temperatures enveloped much of the Midwest, yet didn’t deter hundreds of people from ringing in the new year by jumping into Lake Michigan. Despite sub-freezing temperatures and a warning of potential hypothermia from the local fire chief, throngs of people took part in the annual tradition in Milwaukee, warming up later with chili or heat from a beach fire pit. A similar event was canceled from the Chicago lakefront, where the temperature dipped below zero as thick white steam rose from the lake Monday morning. Organizers said the arctic blast made jumping into the … [Read more...] about 2018 starts with record cold in parts of the Midwest
Advertisement Because technology advances so quickly, a product you buy today could be superseded by its next iteration in a month. Knowing this, is there a “best time” to buy an iPhone, iPad, or Mac to get the biggest bang for your buck?Let’s examine Apple’s historical release schedules and try to figure out when the right time to buy new Apple hardware is.If You Can’t WaitBefore we dive into specifics, we should set a baseline expectation first: the right time to buy any tech product is when you need it.Say the Mac you use every day suddenly stops working. At that point, you probably don’t care about Apple’s computer release schedule. It would be pretty silly to wait months for a new computer just so you can get the shiniest new model when the current offering works just fine.The same goes for if you’re, say, starting college and don’t have a computer. It’s a good idea to buy whatever is on the market at that time, as you … [Read more...] about Is There a Right Time to Buy a New Mac, iPhone, or iPad?
Advertisement Over time, it’s easy to accumulate a lot of devices. But keeping all of them up-to-date and in working order can get expensive.If you’re not fond of replacing your hardware, or you don’t want to pay the high cost of having an item repaired or replaced, then you may want to take matters into your own hands.In general, hardware manufacturers don’t make this easy, but there are a handful of sites that can—and they’ll prove invaluable at some point as long as you keep them bookmarked.1. iFixitiFixit is the most well-known site of its type. The US-based company started in 2003 after co-founder Kyle Wiens couldn’t find a repair manual for his Apple iBook. iFixit has since grown into a global community.The site offers video teardowns, so you can see what goes into a product and how to put it back together. Users from all over submit their own guides to fix consumer electronics of all types. You can also buy the parts you need to finish … [Read more...] about Learn to Fix Your Own Gadgets With Help From These 5 Sites
Advertisement Your smartphone can do a whole lot—but not if the battery’s exhausted. Unfortunately, as your phone gets older, it might take longer to charge.Let’s talk about how mobile device charging works and the different charging methods available for current-generation phones. We’ll also see why older phones might require more time to charge and what you can do about it.Understanding Rechargeable BatteriesEvery mobile phone has a battery. For the most part, each battery delivers power the same way How a Battery Works and 3 Ways You Can Ruin It How a Battery Works and 3 Ways You Can Ruin It The modern battery is featured in so many of our favourite technologies that you could almost be forgiven for not spending time learning about their workings. Read More .A cell battery contains two electrodes (one positive and one negative) and an electrolyte. Through usage, ions form in the electrodes, which drives a flow of electronics to your battery’s … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why Your Phone Is Charging Slowly
Advertisement Our verdict of the iPad Pro 10.5:The best iPad you can buy. Pair it with the Smart Keyboard or Pencil for a productive mobile powerhouse, just make sure the apps and software you need to be most productive are compatible first.810The 9.7 inch iPad Pro Powerful Things, Small Packages: iPad Pro 9.7" Review Powerful Things, Small Packages: iPad Pro 9.7" Review For some people, a 12.9" screen is the main draw of Apple's first iPad Pro. For others, size was the main barrier to entry. Read More was the shortest lived tablet in Apple’s history, surviving only 15 months before being succeeded by the new 10.5 inch model.Rarely does Apple admit to mistakes, but 9.7 inches doesn’t give you a lot of room in which to get work done. Previously we recommended the 12.9 inch model iPad Pro, Smart Keyboard & Apple Pencil Review iPad Pro, Smart Keyboard & Apple Pencil Review The iPad Pro isn't just a larger and faster tablet … [Read more...] about iPad Pro 10.5 Review: Is the Best iPad Good Enough?