Category Archives: Hardware

HEIF and HEVC – new formats of multimedia

Do you remember HD-ready TVs? And later Full HD resolution? In that times, it was something amazing. But time flies, we got 4K resolution, HDR technology, and the main “issue” – much increased bitrate, which is critical to use services like streaming movies via Internet provided by services like Netflix. High data demanding tasks like streaming 60 FPS… Read More »

Modular Mac Pro is delayed

Macs called Mac Pro are desktop workstations for very performance-hungry tasks like editing 4K 60 FPS videos or even virtual reality. Macs Pro were modular machines. Modular means, that you can replace hardware, like processor, graphics card or motherboard etc – yea, even on a Mac. But later in 2013, a Trashcan appeared. A black Mac Pro was… Read More »

Apple has taken McDonald’s to court over “abusing trademark”

Everyone copies everyone, so that’s reason why we have Patents Act. Just imagine, that you have invented something and big companies steal it from you and make billions, without any compensations for you. But on other side, there are “patent trolls”, which patent something and then they want a big amount of money from companies or even indie… Read More »

Why to get superfast wi-fi router for slow Internet connection?

A lot of households with Internet connection are using wi-fi routers. No cables, all wirelessly. Wireless connection is really good choice for laptops, smartphones and tablets, just imagine ethernet cable for your Samsung smartphone. Routers with dual-band networking with ac standard are cheaper and cheaper, you can (theoretically) reach 1300 Mbps, but how will it benefit your Internet… Read More »

Smart Internet indicator for Mac – I’m online?

More and more households are getting a wireless router to create Local Area Network (LAN) with Internet connectivity. Router is something like door between your home network and worldwide Internet. Internet connection is, of course, not required to create LAN, you can create home network to link computers together without any access to Internet. Sometimes something goes wrong… Read More »

External GPU box for Virtual Reality for portable Macs

Apple recently updated it’s iMacs with Virtual Reality support. Some older high-end computers from Apple, like iMac Retina 5K Late 2015 with R9 M395X graphics are capable to run less resource demanding virtual reality too, but probable the most known virtual reality manufacturer, Oculus Rift, said they won’t support VR on Macs till Apple creates powerful computer. Even… Read More »

Network Utility X – webtool for Mac and iOS

Do you want to have complex info about your network, like IP address, MAC address etc? Or geolocation of domain or IP address? Or detailed, customizable ping capatibility without launching Internet browser or, for IT newbies, “unfriendly” Terminal? This great app can do it all for you. Version for iOS was downloaded over 100K times, so developer Fausto… Read More »

My new computer

By | 18/11/2016

Today story will be about my new computer. My laptop was gone after 5 years, so I decided to get a new computer. For now, it will be a desktop. I was building it by myself, because with this way you can get better PC for lower price, it just needs some skills and googling. I will cover… Read More »

NVidia announced cheap GPUs based on Pascal

NVidia officially announced the most cheapest GPUs of Pascal family – GTX 1050 and more-powered GTX 1050 Ti. These GPUs are first desktop GPUs powered by cores GP107 manufactured by Samsung with 14-nm FinFET technology. Older Pascal chips were equiped with 16nm FinFET technology manufactured by TSMC. These graphics cards should be available at 25. October. What’s the… Read More »