Tri-band routers are the latest development in Internet connectivity, but despite all the hype, most people don't really understand the technology. If you're considering an upgrade to boost your speeds, here's a rundown of what you need to understand about these products. How They Work Your connected devices typically run on either 2.4GHz or 5GHz frequencies. If you have a single-band...

Cybersecurity is a major concern for private companies, individuals, and the federal government. Hearing about large hacks and security breaches on the news is almost commonplace today, but that doesn't make it any less frightening when it happens. Humanity is quickly reaching a point where a hack in the right place could compromise the safety of nations. To keep...

When we talk about cyber-security, a lot of people instantly imagine scenes from The Matrix, Johnny Mnemonic or some similar Keanu Reeves installment. In truth, making your online persona safer requires nothing out of a Sci-Fi franchise and nothing too flashy. All you need to do is introduce few simple changes in order to make any attempt on your...

Buying an Arduino gives you the power to build digital and interactive devices without spending much money. Using an Arduino board, however, feels intimidating to a lot of people at first. Try starting with these three Arduino projects. They will help you gain the skills you need to tackle more advanced projects in the future. Your Own Pong Video Game Pong...

Most people are familiar with the simple Paint application that comes installed on all Windows computers. It’s used to create basic images and manipulate graphics. However, very few changes have been made to the original application in its 20+ year life. That’s now changing — Microsoft is working on a Windows 10 version that features several much-needed enhancements. You...

We are approaching an era in which microchips and transistors are asymptotically approaching the upper limits of Moore's Law . This has made computer industry experts wonder what innovators can do as both consumers and industries demand faster (and more efficient) computer hardware, to fulfill a myriad of needs. Enter quantum computing. Quantum computing has been the holy grail of modern computing...

This year several major news sources like Time Magazine and the New York Times released articles describing humanity's new shortened attention span thanks to smartphones and technology. The clickbait headlines shouted that goldfish can now concentrate for longer than humans can. Smartphone detractors have long said that smartphones are damaging our brains and ruining our ability to communicate. Is...
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