All posts by James

  • Exploring The Frontiers of Cloud Native

    Towards “Distributed Cloud Native” I remember in the early days of Cloud Native – there were a number of big debates over schedulers and distributed computing versus cloud native computing for managing cloud workloads. On the one...

    • Posted August 4, 2022
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  • DisplayPort vs. HDMI: Which Is Better?

    If you have a monitor or display that’s capable of both DisplayPort and HDMI, which should you choose? Since these ports have different capabilities and purposes, it’s important to understand when to use DisplayPort and when to...

    • Posted June 7, 2022
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  • Laptop Fuel Cells Were the Next Big Thing: What Happened?

    Fuel cells were once touted as the ultimate high-tech solution to short laptop battery life, but nearly two decades later we still don’t have them and it seems we never will. What happened to this promising computer...

    • Posted June 7, 2022
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  • When to Replace Your Old Computer or Laptop

    We all have an old computer or laptop laying around that we just can’t let go. Unfortunately, there comes a time when it’s better to upgrade to something faster and more secure. Here’s when to replace your...

    • Posted May 31, 2022
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  • USB Flash Drive vs. External Hard Drive: Which Is Better?

    If you’re looking to expand your portable storage, you’re likely considering either an external hard drive (HDD) or a smaller portable flash drive. So what are the differences, is one always better than the other, and are...

    • Posted May 30, 2022
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  • How to Choose an Ethernet Cable

    Choosing an Ethernet cable is for the most part relatively straightforward. However, there are some things to keep in mind if you want to get the most out of your internet and local network connection. RELATED: Wi-Fi...

    • Posted May 29, 2022
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  • How to Buy a New CPU for Your Motherboard

    The central processing unit (CPU) is an integral part of any PC. But how do you choose the best CPU that’s compatible with your motherboard? Do you opt for AMD or Intel? Budget-friendly or power-hungry? What Is...

    • Posted April 28, 2022
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  • Roborock Q5+ Review: A Solid Self-Emptying Robot Vacuum

    Rating: 8/10 ? 1 – Absolute Hot Garbage 2 – Sorta Lukewarm Garbage 3 – Strongly Flawed Design 4 – Some Pros, Lots Of Cons 5 – Acceptably Imperfect 6 – Good Enough to Buy On Sale...

    • Posted April 22, 2022
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  • What Is a Membrane Keyboard, and Is a Mechanical One Better?

    Unlike a mechanical keyboard, membrane keyboards require hard key presses to send the information to the CPU and output the desired keystroke. Why You Should Consider a Membrane Keyboard Membrane keyboards can often be overlooked when compared...

    • Posted April 19, 2022
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