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Bitcoin is now a household name, with thousands of people choosing to invest in this popular form of cryptocurrency. Though a single coin was only worth a dollar in 2011, its value has now skyrocketed, with most people only able to buy a fraction of a coin. However, the process by which Bitcoin is produced,
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Photoshop has several options when it comes to copying layers between documents, so you can easily add an image or logo to a different file without recreating it from scratch. If you’re looking to become more effective with your workflow, here’s a guide explaining how to copy Photoshop layers to a different document. 1. Copy
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TAR archives are an integral part of a Linux ecosystem. All the packages that you install on your machine are provided in the form of compressed archives. Some of them have the TAR file extension, while other compressed archives use the TAR.GZ or TAR.BZ2 file format. But are TAR and TAR.GZ files essentially the same? And if not, what
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Shopping, paying for transport, and grocery shopping—wherever you look, payment providers are looking to offer more convenient solutions for making transactions. One of the newer innovations in this area is QR code payments. QR code payments are popular in some European markets and, thanks to the likes of PayPal, customers can also use this solution
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Imaging technology has advanced drastically in the last few decades to the point that we’re able to take high-quality photographs without needing expensive or hard-to-learn equipment. Much of this is due to advances in imaging sensors. Imaging sensors can differ in many ways that relate to their function. These categories are mainly: sensor structure, chroma type,
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Cryptocurrency is changing the way we buy and sell commodities. It is taking over music, film, theatre, and pretty much any industry that relies on fandom support. Speaking of fandom support, sports is the next industry about to be revolutionized by a form of cryptocurrency called crypto fan tokens. But what exactly are crypto fan
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If you’re looking for a virtual private network (VPN), one of the key highlights is the promise that it will not keep any logs. In marketing copy, this is often regarded as a no-log or zero-log VPN policy. It’s the assurance that your provider does not keep your “logs” when using its servers to browse
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Windows 11 is coming – but what can you expect from it? Is there really any need to replace Windows 10? This podcast looks at the coming Windows 11, what we know, what we can guess at, and what probably won’t happen. Shownotes This week’s podcast features these stories: Christian Cawley and Gavin Philips host
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Thanks to tweets by technology billionaire Elon Musk, Dogecoin has become one of the world’s most popular cryptocurrencies. Around the globe, people look to the meme coin to make profits. While some people buy Dogecoin to make returns, others use their PCs to mine the token. So, if you’re curious about how to mine Dogecoin
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With the power of consumer tech increasing rapidly over the last decade, our demands have kept pace. People want faster and more efficient computers and consoles, and in the last decade, smartphones and tablets as well. The personal computer market has met this demand for a long time without issues. Things aren’t that bright in
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Anamorphic lenses are a classic mainstay in a filmmaker’s kit. They offer a unique, ultra-wide-angle perspective that suits cinema perfectly. But there are pros and cons to the use of anamorphic lenses, too. This article will discuss the technical details of anamorphic lenses, including how they acquire their wide-angle image—and how they differ from the
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Solid-state drives (SSD) are gradually replacing traditional hard disk drives (HDD) in computers and other electronic devices. But what exactly are SSDs, and why are they preferred over HDDs? Read on to find out the answer to both of those questions and more. What Is a Solid State Drive (SSD) SSD technology has been around
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Dark web monitoring services are growing in popularity. Password managers offer these services, among many other features that make them a must-have for any privacy-conscious individual. Heck, dark web monitoring is so crucial that even credit monitoring firms and identity theft protection and monitoring companies are now offering it to sweeten their packages. But what
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Looking for a way to create shortcuts on your iPhone to automate certain tasks? Apple has provided a dedicated Shortcuts app that comes pre-installed across all iPhone models running on iOS 13 and later. This single app is all you need to create shortcuts to let your iPhone perform certain actions automatically in a sequence.
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Lots of technology terminology is easy to confuse. With all the abbreviations and overlapping standards, there’s a lot to keep track of. With the growth of 5G, many people have confused 5G technology with the 5GHz band on Wi-Fi routers. Let’s take a look at the differences between these two terms so you don’t mix
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A hamburger button sounds delicious, doesn’t it? It might make you hungry, but the hamburger button actually has nothing to do with burgers. Believe it or not, it’s a term commonly used for menu buttons in apps. In fact, most of us use this icon daily. The icon with three stacked lines you see while
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Another day, another cryptocurrency. This one promises to be “green”—but is already causing hard-drive shortages globally. So what is Chia, why is it actually different, and more importantly: how can you get started farming it? No, Not That Chia Chia is a cryptocurrency that’s secured by proof of space rather than proof of work. That means sustaining the network and “mining”
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Having a high frame rate is great. It makes your games feel smoother and more responsive. More importantly, in competitive games like Counter-Strike, having a refresh rate of 120Hz or 144Hz gives you a significant tactical advantage—with a lesser 60Hz monitor, you won’t be able to achieve the higher frame rates needed to compete. Thankfully, there is a way
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