Failing Tech Alert

Dear ETOs and IT managers, given the recent announcements by Cisco and other hardware vendors around products containing chips from the Intel Atom C2000 processor series, it may be wise for you to double check to see if you have this processor in any of your gear....

Examining The New HDMI 2.1 Spec Highlights

On January 4th 2017, the HDMI Forum announced an update to the HDMI specification, pushing the revision to 2.1. Here is a rundown of the highlights that they have made public and what they may mean to consumer electronics. (The descriptions are taken verbatim from the...

Resolution, Viewing Distance, Screen Size…Help!!

Most people agree that HD is better than SD, but is 4K better than HD? And what size screen should I get? When it comes to the increasing resolution of displays, there are plenty of opinions as to what is worthwhile and what is hype. There are also a number of...

What 3 Words?

In the space of about a decade, we have all become quite dependent on our satnavs and phones to guide us to the right spot while on the road, but being able to correctly specify your exact destination is not always easy. Entering an address correctly, perhaps in a...

Copy Protection on Digital Media

The topic of copy protection is getting renewed attention due to an American hacker called “Bunnie” Huang, who is suing the US government. You can read his motivations in his letter linked below. He is specifically referring to the DMCA section...

Do you need “Wi-Fi certified ac”?

You may have seen that the Wi-Fi Alliance is rolling out an update to their “Wi-Fi Certified ac” certification for equipment (“ac” refers to the 802.11ac Wi-Fi specification). Headlines relating to this announcement have been...