Technology Guides

Here contains all the other science guides for topics in technology sectors like computing, smart devices, equipment and more. These guides are non-technical articles that usually help in how to study science at all levels. From self study to classroom strategy. Learn something new today!

LCEVC 8k tv

The LCEVC Coding Standard and 8K Television

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Introduction First, for background, here is an overview of the most common video compression standard in use today, H264: https://www.maketecheasier.com/how-video-compression-works/H265…
android ringtone

Create an Android Ringtone Picker Using the Ringtonemanager Class

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In this article, I will show you how to create a ringtone picker using the RingtoneManager class in Android. You will be able to get the list of tones,…
artificial intelligence

The Rise of AI in Classrooms, Labs and Industry – Part 3

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We asked our PF Advisors “How do you see the rise in A.I. affecting STEM in the lab, classroom, industry and or in everyday society?”. We got so many…
artificial intelligence

The Rise of Artificial intelligence in STEM Labs, Classrooms, and Industry

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We asked our PF Advisors "How do you see the rise in A.I. affecting STEM in the lab, classroom, industry and or in everyday society?". We got so many great…
android rooting

An Intro to the Systemless Interface of Rooting Android Phones

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What you can learn from this article:What is meant by rooting an Android phone Steps to take before proceeding to root your phone Google’s…
bloatware android phones

Clearing Misconceptions and Some Tips on Debloating Android Phones

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What is bloatware? When you unbox your new phone, it comes with Android that is pre-installed by the manufacturer. This is termed “stock firmware”.…
Camera Lens Physics

How to Evaluate a Camera Lens for Performance

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I've done plenty of imaging performance testing on a variety of systems, from millimeter wave through UV. Until very recently, such testing required expensive…
20 year tech predictions

What Technology or Discovery Will Be the Most Revolutionary Within 20 Years?

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We asked our advisors "What technology or scientific discovery will be the most revolutionary within the next 20 years?" Here are their responses… Demystifier "Machine…
computerlanguages

An Introduction to Computer Languages

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In this Insights Guide, the focus is entirely on types of languages, how they relate to what computers actually do, and how they are used by people. It…
tripods

Digital Camera Buyer’s Guide: Tripods

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 A tripod holds a camera still while the shutter is open, preventing motion blur.  The tripod must be able to maintain this stability in…
dslr

Digital Camera Buyer’s Guide: DSLR

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 I'm ready for a DSLR!A: These cameras were originally designed for professionals.  Users of these cameras are expected to already understand…
digitalcamera3

Digital Camera Buyer’s Guide: Bridge Cameras

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This article is geared towards:I've never owned a camera, but I want to get a 'real' camera (that doesn't cost too much). I've owned an entry-level…
digitalcamera2

Ultimate Digital Camera Buyer’s Guide: Compacts, DSLR and Tripods

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Introduction First, congratulations! Camera technology has advanced to the point where a complete novice, using an entry-level camera right out of the…
digitalcamera1

Digital Camera Buyer’s Guide: Introduction

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 First, congratulations! Camera technology has advanced to the point where a complete novice, using an entry-level camera right out of the…
qualitycontrol

Reflections on Technology Product Quality

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On Hardware Quality It is impossible to test quality into a product. Quality must be designed into the product.The hardware designer is always…