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2016: get you pc overdose by learning about BIOS, UEFI, M.2, SATA, SAS, CPU vs GPU, extreme gaming rigs

2015 was full of IT/computer stuff and 2016 awaits the ZEN CPU architecture from AMD. Although Intel won’t reduce the prices for its processors even if AMD catches up, maybe we’ll finally see AMD CPUs being on par with Intel ones. Long history between those two, you know. First, let’s start by learning with TechQuickie […]

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Factory overcloked video cards: not really worth it

The guys as LinusTechTips have tested a row of video cards and compared the factory overcloked ones with the base referenced. Although there were some improvements, it didn’t really matter incredibly much. If you can spare the money, then try to buy the next tier video card, but don’t just jump on to the flag […]

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IT: what is virtualization

Virtualization is the ability to create a virtual environment in which you can install several OSs in your machine. Basically you can use Windows and, using a virtual machine (ie such a program) you can also install MAC or Linux. Learn more about virtualization from Linus from TechQuickie.

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Crash Chrome with this link: http://a/%%30%30

Tom Scott, a master wiz in all thing tech and programming explains why the Chrome browser crashes when you insert http://a/%%30%30 in the browser’s address bar. It all boils down to what can the browser “understand”, ie decode, from the sequence of characters in that URL. For example, %30 is translated to number 0 because […]

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Hacking websites: SQL injection and Cross Site Scripting

Maintaining the security of your websites is not easy. You need to take care that SQL injection or cross site scripting does not take place. Many young programmers make such mistakes and bad hackers can hack your website in no time. SQL Injection relies on malicious SQL statements being inserted in the database. Something along […]

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How does the future of computer science look like? [infographic]

The future of computer science looks pretty much amazing with things like carbon nanotube computers or phoneblocks, phones made of easy replaceable blocks. The future will bring us also devices that can be controlled with our mind by using EEG tech or things like paper tab, a flexible tablet that won’t break when bent. Read […]

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Best video about RSA encryption there is

We use RSA encryption to communicate via https channels all day, but we do not know the complex algorithm behind it and how much work was put into this to work. A 2048 bit key can be broken in tens of years so we can say our messages are pretty much protected. Witht he video […]

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Think Like a Hacker for Better Security Awareness

Today I introduce a weekly series of free ebooks and publications from TradePub that help mostly the B2B companies, but are also useful for everyone who wants to learn more about a wide variety of domains. Although you can select from dozens of fields in my dedicated page (yes, I am partner), I will publish […]

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