How Frozen Food is Made and New Innovations In this Rising Industry

Frozen foods had a profound impact on modern eating habits. People no longer had to devote large amounts of time to prepare their meals. Depending on the dish, it could just take minutes in the microwave or similar warming device.  Frozen food, whether its preserved berries or complete meals, is a…


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TPM – What is It and How it Protects Your PC

If you’ve heard the buzz word “TPM” thrown around in cybersecurity discussions and didn’t know what it was, you’re not alone. But this little known piece of hardware plays a key role in keeping one’s computer secure in a world of increasing cyberattacks.  We go over what TPM is, why it’s important,…


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Why Time Clocks are Important to Businesses

“Why do managers need to know the exact times I come into work and leave?” For many typical hourly employees, clocking in and out of work is viewed as a barely concealed annoyance at best. They may think management is trying to micromanage them, spy, or simply being nosy. These are misplaced…


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Can Screen Glare be a Health Issue? (And its Solution)

Suffering a headache? Neck and shoulder pain? And your colleagues are complaining of similar issues as well? Before you grab that bottle of aspirin, you may want to call IT about screen glare from your computer monitor or flat screen. That’s what we will talk about today, from its causes, how…


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How Hotels and Hospitals Benefit from Smart Room Technologies

The Internet of Things (IoT) and smart devices are already finding their way in manufacturing through smart factories and industrial computers. Service-oriented industries like hospitality and healthcare have taken notice and look to apply the technology to their businesses. We cover a specific…


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The Simple Difference between Rugged and Industrial Computers

You have been tasked to find new computers for the company’s manufacturing plants as part of a predictive analytics project. Off-the-shelf brands are off the table – the plants are working away 24/7 with many located in hostile climes like the middle of a desert.  So you turn to commercial…


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Water Desalination – Making Seawater Drinkable for a Thirsty World

Over 70 percent of the Earth’s surface is covered with water. Yet modern civilization can only access less than a percent to keep people hydrated, water crops, cool power plants, etc.  Why is that? Today we answer that question, why we’ll need more fresh water in the coming years, and how water…


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Understanding Dust’s Effects on PCs (and How to Prevent It)

From smartphones, PCs, to massive server complexes, computers play a critical role in today’s world. Yet they are all vulnerable to the near-invisible dust found all around us. It can slow the functionality of computers to a crawl which costs time and money. It can even jeopardize lives in critical…


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Four Stages in Electric Car Manufacturing

Did you know there are 36 electric car companies in the US alone? Besides EV giant Tesla, and “legacy” automakers like US automakers Ford and General Motors, there are Japanese-based Aspark, Chinese Byton, and Croatian Rimac to name a few. So how do so many automakers build their EVs? We cover the…


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Best Practices for Batteries in Medical Computers & Tablets

Batteries power today’s electronics like laptops to the everpresent smartphone.  Without them, the device is basically an expensive piece of junk.  Yet how does a battery work? And why are most using lithium as their key component? Today we cover batteries: the three normally found in most PCs, the…


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