Category Archives: Internet services

Facebook and about 50 million accounts with security issues

By | 30/09/2018

Today, Facebook is the biggest social network in the world. It stores many personal datas, so it’s popular target for hackers. I’m personally registered on Facebook, because “everyone is on Facebook”, but I don’t like this social network, because of (mostly) privacy and security issues. I prefer to use Telegram, but how to persuade all my contacts to… Read More »

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max got HDR support in YouTube app

By | 27/09/2018

Relationship between Google and Apple is little complicated. Google has high income from ads and users tracking on Internet, while Apple released Content Blockers in iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, and later in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra also introduced Intelligent Tracking Protection, which was improved in iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. Google apps for… Read More »

HEIF and HEVC – new formats of multimedia

By | 18/04/2018

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 »

GIF is 30 years old

By | 29/05/2017

GIF is a graphic format – Graphich Interchange Format – which was first specificated in May 1987. GIF is well known for it’s limit of 256 colour spectrum and support for animations and aplha channel to create transparent pictures. GIF is one of the oldest widely used graphic formats – for example, TIFF was created in Spring 1986.… Read More »