💭 Thermal throttling: “Gone in a cloud of dust”

When no matter how much you treat some problems as a “software” issue, there’s no escaping the “hardware” truth.

August 12, 2022 · 2 min · 336 words

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February 23, 2014 · 1 min · 11 words

🔗 How Wireless Electricity Transmission Works – Wireless Power Consortium

How Wireless Electricity Transmission Works – Wireless Power Consortium Slideshow explaining how the Qi wireless charging standard works… Magnetic induction is a technology that you will probably remember from your physics classes at high school. You need two coils, a transmitter coil and a receiver coil. An alternating current in the transmitter coil generates a magnetic field which induces a voltage in the receiver coil. This voltage can be used to power a mobile device or charge a battery....

September 21, 2012 · 1 min · 79 words

🔗 Remiel: Making the leap to SSD on a MacBook

Remiel: Making the leap to SSD on a MacBook remiel: It used to take 28 seconds for my 13-inch MacBook Pro to load the folders on my desktop after I logged in. Now it takes five seconds. Large-footprint apps like Photoshop and Dreamweaver now load near-instantly. The machine now has 1.16 terabytes (1,160 gigabytes) of hard drive space, 160 gigs of…

December 4, 2010 · 1 min · 61 words