Pros and Cons of ARM: Simplified

Pros and Cons of ARM: Simplified Explainer

Microprocessors based on the ARM architecture have become part of the mainstream market for consumer electronic devices. The popularity of smart and portable devices has increased the demand for processors that balance performance and power efficiency. Notable examples include the A series processors in iPhone and iPad devices, the M series processor first introduced by […]

RISC Simplified: Pros and Cons

RISC Simplified: Pros and Cons Explained

A reduced instruction set computer or RISC is a type of instruction set architecture used in the design of computer processors such as central processing units and graphics processing units. A key characteristic of RISC architecture is that it uses simpler instructions, operates at one instruction per cycle, and has a fixed instruction size. To […]

CISC Simplified: Pros and Cons

CISC Simplified: Pros and Cons Explained

A complex instruction set computer or CISC is a type of instruction set architecture that works by combining simple instructions into a single complex one. To compare, a reduced instruction set computer or RISC uses simpler and fewer instructions. Both CISC and RISC are used in the design or architecture of computer processors, including central […]

iPad Air 4 Quick Review: Pros and Cons

iPad Air 4 Quick Review: Pros and Cons

The iPad Air 4 or the iPad Air 2020 is the fourth-generation iPad under the “Air” product line announced by Apple Inc. on 15 September 2020. The new device features the newer A14 Bionic chip processor and a revamped design similar to the 11-inch iPad Pro 2020 characterized by rounded corners and slimmer bezels on […]

Review: 11-Inch iPad Pro 2020 vs iPad Air 4

Review: 11-Inch iPad Pro 2020 vs iPad Air 4

Both the 11-inch iPad Pro 2020 and the iPad Air 4 are two of the new products within the iPad line of tablet computers introduced by Apple Inc. in 2020. These two feature notable hardware and design upgrades from the previous generations. Note that the Cupertino company made a drastic design revamp on the iPad […]

What is IGZO Display What are the Pros and Cons

What is IGZO Display? What are the Pros and Cons?

An IGZO display is any display panel that uses indium gallium zinc oxide or IGZO as the primary semiconducting material in its thin-film transistor or TFT. Hence, it is not a display technology but rather, a specific backplane technology for driving and addressing transmissive or emissive components of a particular panel. Some of the notable […]

What is LTPS LCD? What are the Pros and Cons?

What is LTPS LCD? What are the Pros and Cons?

An LTPS LCD is a type of liquid crystal display that uses low-temperature polysilicon as the major component of its thin-film transistor. More specifically, it is not a particular LCD technology like in-plane switching or twisted nematic, but rather, it is a backplane technology similar to indium gallium zinc oxide or IGZO TFT and amorphous […]

Super Retina Display: Advantages and Disadvantages

Super Retina Display: Advantages and Disadvantages

Super Retina Display is a brand of OLED displays trademarked by Apple Inc. and introduced first with the release of iPhone X in 2017. Feature in high-end iPhone devices, it is part of the Retina brand of displays with high pixel density. The Pros: Advantages of Super Retina Display Note that there are two sub-brands […]

Liquid Retina Display: Advantages and Disadvantages

Liquid Retina Display: Advantages and Disadvantages

Apple first introduced its Liquid Retina Display on its first-generation iPad Pro launched in September 2015. The display soon appeared on the iPhone XR in 2018 and the iPhone 11 in 2019. Nevertheless, this display forms part of the “Retina” brand of displays with higher pixel density. The Pros: Advantages of Liquid Retina What exactly […]

microLED Display: The Pros and Cons

microLED Display: The Pros and Cons

microLED is an emerging next-generation display technology for use in television screens and mobile consumer electronic devices. Samsung demonstrated a 146-inch prototype called The Wall during the 2018 Consumer Electronic Shows. Apple Inc. announced in February 2018 that it began developing capabilities to produce this display technology for use in its mobile devices such as […]