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What Does “ROFL” Mean, and How Do You Use It?

If you say something funny in the group chat, someone might reply with “ROFL!” What does this acronym mean, and how is it different from LOL? We’ll take a look at the term, its origins, and how you can use it in your own conv…

What Does “TBF” Mean, and How Do You Use It?

Did you see someone say “TBF” in an enlightening internet debate? No, TBF doesn’t mean “total brain fart,” although you’d be forgiven for having one if you don’t recognize this initialism. Here’s what TBF means and how to use…

What Is a Markup Language?

Markup languages are the invisible backbone of many things we do on a computer, like sending messages, viewing documents, and browsing the internet. Here’s a brief look at what they do.

What Is Dual-Channel Memory?

Computer-building guides often tell you to run your PC’s RAM in “dual-channel” mode. What exactly does that mean, and how does it benefit your system? Read on to find out.

What Is a Web Font?

Did you know that your web browser is automatically downloading and using fonts that aren’t installed on your system? Web fonts help the pages you browse every day look better. Here’s what they are and how they work….

Chat Services Compared: Discord vs. Slack

Slack and Discord let you collaborate and chat online with ease, and they’re both wildly popular. But which should you use to make your next chat server? Let’s compare the two services head-to-head.

What Is a Web Crawler, and How Does It Work?

Have you ever searched for something on Google and wondered, “How does it know where to look?” The answer is “web crawlers,” which search the web and index it so that you can find things easily online. We’ll explain….
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