Pros and Cons of Induction Cooking

Pros and Cons of Induction Cooking

Induction cooking is a method of cooking based on induction heating. More specifically, using electromagnetic induction to heat an electrically conducting object, it directly heats a cooking vessel. Note that gas burners and electric stoves are based on indirect heating, while convection ovens are based on convection and smaller ovens are based on thermal radiation. […]

Wireless Charging: Advantages and Disadvantages

Wireless Charging: Advantages and Disadvantages

Since the introduction of the Qi standard in 2010, more portable devices ranging from smartphones to wearables are starting to include wireless charging features. Note that this technology has also been used in electric vehicles, power tools, and medical devices. Pros: Advantages of Wireless Charging Wireless charging is a type of wireless power transfer based […]

MagSafe Charging: Advantages and Disadvantages

MagSafe Charging: Advantages and Disadvantages

Apple reintroduced the MagSafe Charger in October 2020 alongside the announcement of the iPhone 12 series of smartphones. Note that the company first used the term “MagSafe” to refer to the proprietary magnetic charging cables and ports found in earlier versions of MacBook computers before replacing them with USB-C charging. The repurposed terminology now represents […]

Pros and Cons of Alkaline Batteries

Pros and Cons of Alkaline Batteries

Alkaline batteries are the most popular type of disposable batteries in the market. They generate electrical energy or electric current through the chemical reaction of zinc and magnesium oxide, as well as the use of an alkaline electrolyte of potassium hydroxide. Note that these batteries are initially a type of dry primary batteries. They are […]

Why Apple Chargers and Cables Break Easily

Why Apple Chargers and Cables Break Easily?

Apple has produced some of the most iconic products of the digital age. Consumers flock to stores to get a hold of the latest iPhone or iPad. The MacBook line of portable Mac computers has become synonymous with creativity and professionalism. These products are beautiful. They are expensive too. And then this one glaring downside: […]

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 […]

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 […]