What is an Application Programming Interface (API)?

An application programming interface (API) is a specification to be used as an interface by software components to communicate with each other. Specifications for routines, data structures, object classes, variables, may include. An API specification can also take other forms such as vendor documentation. This would include MS Windows API. Other forms might be programming […]

What is a MAC address ?

Most people have only the vaguest notion of a layer of identification that is quite distinct from IP Addresses. Assigned to every device is a label that can be used to track its location. This is called a MAC address (Media Access Control Address). A little piece of hardware called the Network Interface Card, or […]

What is an Optical Fiber Cable? How does it work?

Today we have instantaneous phone calls. Emails are fairly instantaneous. Communications are easier today than they ever have been. People’s lives are more connected today than was ever the case before. Fiber has become the preferred method of transporting information across the world. Networks of fiber optic cables have spread all overland and on the […]

What is Content Delivery Network (CDN)?

A CDN (Content Delivery System) is a highly distributed platform of servers. It also helps minimize delays in loading web page content by diminishing the physical distance between the server and the user. Users also globally can view the same high – quality content, sans slow loading time. Content origin servers, without a CDN, must respond […]

What is 5G Mobile Technology?

Fifth-generation superfast 5G internet is going to launch early next year in several countries. It may correspondingly make download speeds up to 20 times quicker. So, we should prepare ourselves to understand what this future means for us. 5G: Defined It promises much higher download and upload speeds, wider coverage, and stable connections. 5G is […]

What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

Artificial intelligence is broadly described as a computer program’s ability to learn and think. It was in 1950 that John McCarthy first penned down the term ‘Artificial Intelligence.’ McCarthy expressed that all features of learning and intelligence can be described with such precision that a machine can start simulating it. Machines can then form abstraction […]

Best iPhone (iOS) Apps of 2019

Apps are what set the iPhone apart from Android. They are invariably the best in the class. But figuring out the best iPhone apps from the millions available is not easy. Here is a list of some of the finest iPhone apps that we have come across and used in 2019. They are characterized by […]