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Advantages and Disadvantages of TIFF

A Tagged Image File Format or TIFF is a specific type of computer file format for storing and raster graphic images and exchanging them between application programs. Examples of these programs include word processing, scanning, image manipulation or editors, optical character recognition, and desktop publishing applications, among others. The format was developed in 1986 by […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of MP3

Advantages and Disadvantages of MP3

MP3 is one of the most popular coding and file formats for compressing digital audio. It was initially defined as the third audio format of the MPEG-1 standard, but further extensions made it the third format of the MPEG-2 standard. Nonetheless, its popularity during the mid to late 1990s and the early 2000s also corresponded […]

Laser Printer: Advantages and Disadvantages

Laser Printer: Advantages and Disadvantages

A laser printer is one of the most common types of consumer electronic device used for recreating digital images to a variety of media, particularly papers, substrates, and other compatible surfaces. It is specifically a non-impact printer that works by firing a laser beam on a negatively charged, mechanical, and photosensitive cylinder called a drum. […]

Steve Jobs: Accomplishments and Contributions

Steve Jobs: Accomplishments and Contributions

Steve Jobs died on 5 October 2011 at the age of 56 due to pancreatic cancer. Despite his demise, his accomplishments and contributions in the fields of computer, consumer electronics technology, and business have left a lasting legacy. The Jobs Legacy: Accomplishments and Contributions of Steve Jobs Founded Apple and a Key Contributor to Microcomputer […]

Pros and Cons of Carbon Capture and Storage

Pros and Cons of Carbon Capture and Storage

The entire process of carbon capture and storage or CCS involves capturing carbon dioxide from point sources, processing and transporting the captured CO2 for storage, and storing or disposing them to a final location selected and in most cases, reinforced to prevent the captured CO2 from entering the atmosphere. The process has been positioned as […]

The Agent Smith Android Malware

The “Agent Smith” Android Malware: Facts

Researchers from the security firm Check Point Software Technologies discovered in July 2019 a new type of malware affecting Android devices. Dubbed as Agent Smith, it works by replacing a portion of selected Android apps with its own code. The malware does not steal data from Android users or cause their devices to malfunction beyond […]

Information Literacy: A Definition

Information Literacy: A Definition

The term “information literacy” first appeared in 1974 in a report published by the former National Commission on Libraries and Information Science. Authored by Paul G. Zurkowski, then president of Information Industry Association, the concept pertains to the competencies learned and applied by individuals to exploit different tools and sources for uncovering information, as well […]

Centrifugal Force: Examples and Applications

Centrifugal Force: Examples and Applications

According to Newtonian mechanics, a centrifugal force is an inertial force or an apparent force that acts on objects moving around a center or along a curved path and away from the center of the curve. Because of the force, these objects would move away from the center as they move around it or follow […]

Activated Carbon: Properties and Applications

Activated Carbon: Properties and Applications

An activated carbon or activated charcoal is a collective name for processed carbons with extremely porous structure and extensive surface area that allow them to effectively capture and hold materials, thus making them suitable for adsorption and chemical reaction. The processing of carbon into an activated carbon generally involves the treatment of char with heat […]