In the 21st century, the internet has ushered in almost unparalleled consumer options. No longer are you limited by what you can purchase in the US or what a US distributor is willing to import from China, Japan, Singapore or Bolivia - now you can order directly from manufacturers in those countries.
August 08, 2017
Computers are accessories that are complex and consist of different interconnected components. While some components of the computer plugged directly into its motherboard, some are linked to the computer by the use of different kind of cables. Such devices and components could include mice, hard drives, cameras, internet cables among others.
August 06, 2017
There has been a recent move towards the new HDMI 2.0 standard, bringing with it many changes and improvements to the HDMI specification, but there are a few questions that should be answered: what exactly has changed since the specification for HDMI 1.4, and what do these changes mean for the end user?
August 03, 2017
Understanding the Difference between Male and Female Connectors If there is anything more confusing to the uninitiated about connectors, it is the terms "male and female" assigned to identify connectors.
July 28, 2017
The term HDTV or High Definition Television technically covers a rather broad spectrum of performance. HDTV generally starts at 1080p (1,080 pixels per inch) and currently goes all the way up to 5K (5,000 pixels per inch) resolutions. Essentially HD is measured by how many "dots" or pixels of color are contained in a single square inch of frame.
July 23, 2017
HDMI, or high definition multimedia interface, is the current standard in high quality transfer of audio and video data between devices. The most common example is between a computer and an external monitor or between a streaming device and a high-definition television. HDMI cables are capable of data transfer speeds up to 2.25 Gbps for the standard category 1 cables and 10.2 Gbps for the high speed category 2 cables.
July 17, 2017
When playing a game or sending packets of information across a network, users want speed and dependability. This can be achieved with better wire connections. Cat5e and Cat6 cables offer more bandwidth, greater network speed, and less lost signals. Here are the similarities and difference between the two options and how they can both be used to increase the speed of everyday connections in the home.
July 15, 2017
Data cabling has always been an integral part of internet and network systems. However, with technology advancing rapidly, new systems are being developed over time. Since latest versions are usually better in terms of performance, many people oftentimes want to upgrade to these latest versions.
July 13, 2017
When you purchase your new computer, be sure to choose the right monitor for the job. Display Port 1.2 has been the standard for viewing high resolution content on consumer monitors, and has the ability to handle video resolutions as high as 3,840 x 2,160 at 60fps, and up to 17.28Gbits/sec of bandwidth.
July 09, 2017
Fiber optic cables quickly send signals across long distances in the form of light. Each cable is made up of thin strands of glass called "fiber optics," pieces of glass that send signals using light. Fiber optic cables are useful because they use light, rather than electricity, meaning that other electronic devices in the area will not cause them interference.
July 07, 2017