Archive October 2018

30.10.2018 331
Geek vs nerd, what to call your “special” friend?
The terms “geek” and “nerd” are very commonly used in the popular culture. People identifying as such are practically everywhere and more openly accept their tag. Would you like to know the difference ...
25.10.2018 607
The most common tech mistakes we all make
As humans we all are prone to mistakes. We actually can’t really do anything without mistakes. All of our successes are based on a long line of mistakes we learn from. But then again, the idea is once ...
23.10.2018 505
Who invented the emoji?
If you are a millennial, you were probably born with the emoji already. But for all the rest of us, there was a long, dark time of the Internet, when we needed to communicate with full words and creat ...
18.10.2018 356
11 old tech predictions that came to pass
Technology moves very, very fast and often takes unexpected routes. So, making predictions about the future of tech is quite tricky. The risk of ending with an egg on your face is quite big. Even so, ...
16.10.2018 491
When should kids get their first phone or tablet?
When we were young, there were no mobile phones, no tables, not even a single computer in our homes. For most of the 90s kids, the first device arrived when we were already 10-12 years old. Was it the ...
11.10.2018 567
Are there spy chips in servers from China?
The past few days have been quite intense in the world of IT for all the wrong reasons. Bloomberg BusinessWeek posted a lengthy article in which it claims 30 US companies, including Amazon and Apple w ...
09.10.2018 646
Deep web
For most of us, the internet is what we can see in Google. If something can’t be found there, it does not exist. However, in reality there are plenty of websites that offer various legal or illegal se ...
04.10.2018 376
Autonomous cars are coming and 5G will play a vital role for them
Autonomous cars are gaining ground and becoming closer to reality with every single day. If their makers’ ambitions live up to the expectations, there will be thousands and thousands of connected vehi ...
02.10.2018 986
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX vs. Intel Core i9-7980XE
All hail the new king of desktop processors – AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2090WX! Last year’s Ryzen Threadripper 1950X was a great processor, and money-wise it provided better value than Intel’s top ...