Why OnLive Doesn’t Work

A few years ago, the announcement that we would soon be able to play virtually any game from any device with an Internet connection seemed too good to be true. Unfortunately, it was. The idea of freeing yourself from the need of a high-end gaming computer or console, spending a fortune on games, and never…

Lossy Vs. Lossless Video Compression

Video compression is one of the most difficult and highly debated subjects in the world of media and technology. This is caused, in part, by a multitude of different compression standards and the subtle differences in how various people perceive those differences. To say that one compression method or setup is better than another is akin to…

How to Protect Your Password

So many different sites and services online require you to have a login and password in order to take advantage of what they have to offer. More than that, they often have a specific set of requirements for that password that include specific lengths, character types, and formats that must be adhered to in order…

What is a Supercookie?

The term cookies has been used in the tech world for years to describe little bits of code intended to keep settings and login information consistent each time you visit a server you frequent. In some cases, cookies are used to track your activity and send usage reports to the site owner, and several browser…