02 February, 2014

Test Your Tech Knowledge On Technology Terms

MPEG vs. H.264 Compression 

MPEG1 compression gives VHS quality video, while MPEG2 compression is used for DVD movies. H.264 provides quarter-pixel precision for motion compensation enables very precise description of the displacements of moving areas. H.264 is a new standard for video compression which has more advanced compression methods than the basic MPEG-4 compression. 

What is Beta? 

Beta versions of software are those that are almost complete, but not yet finished. Beta versions are often released so they can be tested. Usually. Beta versions are released with minor bugs and are later updated with patches to fix minor issues with compatibility and errors. 

USB 3.0 vs. USB 2.0 

A faster version of the USB standard used to connect devices to a computer. 1)583.0 is expected to be more widespread by 2013 end, although some external storage devices already support the new standard and adapters to add USB 3.0 sockets to computers have been available since 2010. USB 3.0 is capable of transfer speeds of up to 5 Gbps. That's a little over 10 times faster than USB 2.0's 480 Mbps. 

System Restore 

A safety feature built into Windows that periodically creates a copy of settings on the computer. This enables the computer to revert to its former settings if a problem occurs. 

Google Analytics 

A free service provided by Google used by website owners to see which pages on their site are the most popular. 


A technology for downloading files. Allows even very large files to be downloaded quickly through special ports. 

Dual Core Knowledge 

Where two processors are combined into a single chip to give efficient speed and processing power. 

Making Life Easier With Short Cut Keys

In this issue, we wanted to make your life easier by giving you tips and tricks on using Windows 8 OS. Here you can learn the shortcuts that can help you, gain speed over your work and ease to use over the OS. 

  • Ctrl + Up/down: Moves the cursor to the beginning or end of the current paragraph. 
  • Ctrl + home/end: Moves the cursor to the beginning or end of the page. 
  • Ctrl + shift + home/end: Selects the content above or below of the current position of the Cursor.
  • Ctrl + left/right: Move the cursor to one word left or right. 
  • Ctrl + Shift + left/right: select the word left or right of the current position or the cursor.

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