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How Do Holograms Work on Stage?

Whether holograms of Tupac and Michael Jackson give you the heebie-jeebies or a dose of nostalgia, you’ve got to admit the technology is impressive. But how does it work? And are these really holograms or just projections?…

Why Free OTA TV Beats Cable on Picture Quality

It sounds ridiculous, but free broadcast TV offers noticeably higher visual quality than expensive cable. But they both operate at a 1080p resolution, so what gives? Why does a simple antenna get you a better picture than pri…

How to Watch FXNow Without Cable

FXNow is an impressive streaming service that offers most FX shows on-demand. But it requires an expensive cable subscription. So, how can you get FXNow cheaper? Subscribe to a less-expensive streaming TV service….

How Does Facial Recognition Work?

Most people are comfortable with facial recognition for its use in Instagram filters and Face ID. But this relatively new technology can feel a little creepy. Your face is like a fingerprint, and the technology behind facial …

How to Properly Clean Your Gross Laptop

Like any computer, laptops are dust and grime magnets. But a dirty laptop isn’t just a cosmetic nightmare—it can also cause poor performance and overheating. So, how can you clean your laptop properly?…

What Does Apple MFi-Certified Mean?

If you’ve ever shopped for a new Lightning cable or gamepad, you’ve probably noticed many are MFi Certified. You may have also seen that certified products cost a bit more. Here’s what MFi certification means—and why you’ll…

How Do Bone Conduction Headphones Work?

If you haven’t heard of bone conduction headphones, then prepare yourself for something weird. They’re ultraquiet, they don’t sit on (or in) your ears, and they vibrate your skull. But how can you hear sound through your skul…

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Netflix Account

Netflix costs less than cable, but it’s still a bit expensive. A year of Netflix’s “Basic” plan is $108, and a year of “Premium” Netflix costs $192. Thankfully, you can reduce your subscription fees with a few simple tricks….
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