Computing

PCI Express (or PCIe): Everything You Need to Know

PCIe stands for Peripheral Component Interconnect Express, and it is a standard for internal devices on a computer. If you are curious as to what the difference is between PCI Express vs PCI on its own: PCI express refers to the actual expansion slots on the motherboard into…
Networking

Link Aggregation: What is it and How Does it Work?

Link aggregation is useful for connecting switches with multiple Ethernet ports and other devices with multiple ports. There is, however, more to it than simply connecting two devices to each other, and this article will help you understand all of it. What is Link…
Networking

What is IGMP Snooping?

IGMP or Internet Group Management Protocol is an advanced internet option used for multicast traffic on VLANs. It constrains this traffic and ensures that it is only broadcasted to the interfaces connected to receivers who are actually interested. You can enable IGMP…
Networking

What is QOS and Dynamic QOS: Should You Use it?

What is QoS? If you can answer correctly… I have no idea why you’re reading this. Maybe you’re just here to ask the follow-up “What is Dynamic QOS?”. Maybe you want to know what QOS settings to use. Maybe I’m circling without getting to the point, so let’s jump…
Networking

What is MU-MIMO? Everything You Need to Know

Confusing acronyms are not uncommon in the world of tech. MU-MIMO is simply one of these. The MIMO stands for Multiple Input, Multiple Output. The MU means Multiple User. MU-MIMO is the more evolved form of SU-MIMO (Single User MIMO). MU-MIMO is the latest Wi-Fi standard…
TV and Audio

On-ear vs Over-ear Headphones

There might be very few sweeping generalizations as inarguable as the fact that everybody likes listening to music in one form or another, with over 50% of people describing themselves as ‘loving’ music or being ‘fanatical’ about it. Some people might not have…
ComputingGaming

PC vs Console: What To Choose for Gaming?

Back when consoles ruled the market for gaming mediums, the primary debate among users was that of Sony vs Nintendo, as PCs were simply left to some of the more hardcore gamers (such as those who played Quake 3 or the original DOTA). But PCs have come a long way as viable…