What is Windows 10 in S Mode?

Some Windows 10 PCs, including Microsoft’s Surface Laptop, come with “Windows 10 in S Mode.” PCs in S Mode can only install applications from the Microsoft Store. But you’re free to leave S Mode, if you like.

What is Focal Length in Photography?

In photography, we use focal length as a primary descriptor of lenses. It’s the measure (in millimeters) of the distance between the rear nodal point and the focal point of the lens, while the lens is focused to infinity. Yep, that’s quite a mouthful, so let’s break it down.

Enough With All the Smarthome Hubs Already

A hub for this and a hub for that. When you dive into the smarthome market, you’re inevitably going to end up with a handful of smarthome hubs taking over your house. It’s annoying, but it’s probably not going to get any better.

What is Ethereum, and What Are Smart Contracts?

Ethereum is a decentralized computing platform. It generates a crytocurrency token known as Ether. Programmers can write “smart contracts” on the Ethereum blockchain, and these contracts are automatically executed according to their code.

Why the Facebook Microphone Myth Persists

Multiple people I know are convinced that Facebook is listening to their phone calls and in-person conversations. Call it the Microphone Myth. But why do these myths continue to persist despite there being no hard evidence?