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Personal PC’s to Super Computer to Pico machines or anything that has a CPU.

WildWildWord of Tech Acronyms

0–9 #!—Shebang /.—Slashdot 1GL—First-Generation Programming Language 1NF—First Normal Form 10B2—10BASE-2 10B5—10BASE-5 10B-F—10BASE-F 10B-FB—10BASE-FB 10B-FL—10BASE-FL 10B-FP—10BASE-FP 10B-T—10BASE-T 100B-FX—100BASE-FX 100B-T—100BASE-T 100B-TX—100BASE-TX 100BVG—100BASE-VG 286—Intel 80286 processor 2B1Q—2 Binary 1 Quaternary 2FA—Two-factor authentication 2GL—Second-Generation Programming Language 2NF—Second Normal Form 3GL—Third-Generation Programming Language 3GPP—3rd Generation Partnership Project—’3G comms…

Upload speeds of 3G, 4G, LTE and HSPA

Of course everything depends on how good your connection is.  If you have a decent 3-4 bars out of 5, you’re in a good spot.   Stand still Don’t move!! So once you have a decent connection how long does images take to upload…

Dimensions of Various Smartphones, Tablets and iPads.

It’s minor but still important to compare sizes of the devices you maybe considering. Remember that even little differences particularly in weight can have an effect when you’re holding it or carrying it!

Differences Between Android Tablets?

There are a million different Android based tablets from 4" to soon to be coming 14" or greater?  Really? But just as there are different sizes there are just as many in differences between them in function, quality and more importantly price!  So…

What’s Difference Between iPads and Tablets?

There are basically two kinds of tablets: iPad by Apple and Android tablets based on Google’s mobile OS but manufactured by someone else.   Late entry is Microsoft’s Surface tablets based on Windows 8 not yet on the market.  So what’s the difference?  Plenty…

Android needs some continuity in their UI.

There is something to be said about familiarity and that’s not having to rediscover something you don’t need to. Case and point: Android’s ever revolving UI design. The latest being code name: Ice Cream aka version 4.0 of Android has yet a new…

What is a Tablet or an iPad Really Good For?

Tablets and iPads are all the rage but do you really need one or just want one?  And what are they really good for? Tablets and iPads alike are mostly good for consuming.  Meaning you get search, acquire, consume information/media than you would…

Who is the Kindle Fire marketed to?

Me thinks the Kindle Fire is targeted to women.. not men. 7″ is ideal purse size, its primary function is still a eReader but now can do video too. web/email is ancillary to its eReader function. Smart. A 7″ Kindle Fire that can…

Do I Need a Tablet or an iPad?

Tablets are all the rage nowadays and rightfully so.   Computing devices have evolved nicely from big desktops to laptops to smartphone then realized smartphones are too small thus the tablet/iPad. *From here on out the word: Tablet will encompass Apple’s iPad as well.…

Difference between iPad, Android Tablets, Nook and Touchpad?

Not only tablets and pads not built the same but they don’t work the same either.   Here is a list of differences big and small between the major tablets and the king of tablets; the Apple’s iPad in comparison.     Operating System: …

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