Category «Technology Explanation»

CPU Sockets Explained: LGA Vs PGA Vs BGA

In simple language, a socket is just a type of connector who can connect two different devices so that these devices can operate together. A very basic example is; light bulb socket. This socket makes a connection between the bulb and the electricity so that the bulb can produce light. CPU sockets is also as …

What Is Device Driver?

Almost every user has heard about Device Drivers but few people know exactly what drivers are. The rest do not. Most of the problems in a computer occur because of drivers related issues. You have perhaps faced problems like sudden inactivity of mice and keyboards for some unknown reason. Also, sometimes you have faced some …

Do Premium HDMI cables worth it?

HDMI cables, we are all familiar with this term. Most of the audio-video devices nowadays like TVs, AV receivers, Home theatres are connected with HDMI cables. Let’s suppose, you need one of this cable and check the pricing, either it’s online or offline. You notice that there are different kinds of HDMI cables are available. …

What Is FireWire? IEEE 1394 Interface & its Uses

If you are a 1990’s or 2000’s user, you perhaps used FireWire in those times. Not only in laptops and desktops, but also in cameras, camcorders, printers, scanners and almost in every device, this connector was seen. Just like, in modern times, USB is seen and used in every device like mobile phones, cameras, computers, …

Can Firewire & USB Compete With Each Other?

Firewire or IEEE 1394 and USB that means Universal Serial Bus, both are the standards for creating communication between electronic devices. The name “Firewire” is more popular than “IEEE 1394” as this is the brand name of Apple. The Sony named it ‘i.LINK’ and the Texas instruments called it Lynx. USB, on the other hand, …