Before anyone gets upset, let me clarify: a Chromebook is a laptop. By definition, a laptop is a portable computer. So, whether it runs Windows OS, macOS, or Chrome OS, it’s a laptop. However, there are some unique differences between Chromebooks and other laptops. If you’ve ever been standing in a store’s laptop section—or worse, trying to … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between Laptops and Chromebooks?
Nothing, the company founded by former OnePlus co-founder, Carl Pei, has launched its second pair of true wireless earphones. And this pair is a little different to the first, although it might look very similar. Nothing's latest Ear (stick) combines a familiar design approach and an affordable price tag, but how is it different to the Nothing … [Read more...] about Nothing Ear (stick) vs Nothing Ear (1): What’s the difference?
Amazon will soon bring a new version of its standard Kindle to market, with pre-orders now open and shipping to begin on 12 October 2022. Rakuten's rival Kobo brand also recently introduced a new eBook reader, the Cara 2E, which will be available from 22 September. Both have similar specifications, bar one or two differences. Here we … [Read more...] about Amazon Kindle (2022) vs Kobo Clara 2E: What’s the difference?
Logging onto a Linux machine running Bash causes certain files to be read. They configure your shell environment. But which files are read, and when, can be confusing. Here’s what really happens. The Different Types of Shell The environment you get when you launch a shell is defined by settings held in configuration or profile files. These hold … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between .bashrc and .profile on Linux?
Getting into vinyl records means buying a turntable or record player. And while these terms are often used interchangeably, they describe two very different products—one that’s designed for enthusiasts, and another that’s intended for casual listeners. Now, I’ll be the first to say that this is a weird distinction. Most people aren’t … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between a Turntable and a Record Player?
If you want to keep your Ubuntu or Debian system updated, you use the combination of sudo apt update and sudo apt upgrade commands. Some older tutorial also mention sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade. Both apt and apt-get commands work pretty much the same except for some minor differences that I’ll discuss later in this … [Read more...] about sudo apt update vs upgrade: What’s the Difference?
You’ll often see two of common ways of updating Debian and Ubuntu-based distributions: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade The apt-get update part updates the local package cache and thus tells your system about the packages that can be upgraded. However, many … [Read more...] about What’s the difference between apt-get upgrade vs dist-upgrade?
C. Scott Brown / Android AuthorityTable of contents01Design02Features03Price and colors04Specs05Verdict It’s been nearly two years since the Fitbit Versa 3 launched to our acclaim, offering a suite of helpful health tracking technology and standard smartwatch fare. But the wearable industry has moved on considerably since. Now under Google … [Read more...] about Fitbit Versa 3 vs Versa 4: What’s the difference?
Set up a new disk on Windows 10 or 8.1 and you’ll be asked whether you want to use MBR (Master Boot Record) or GPT (GUID Partition Table). Today we’re explaining the difference between GPT and MBR and helping you choose the right one for your PC or Mac. GPT brings with it many advantages, but MBR is still the most compatible and is still … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between GPT and MBR When Partitioning a Drive?
Google has had a wide range of video and chat solutions over the years, many discontinued and many overlapping in their offering. As of recent changes, most of these offerings now fall under the Google Meet umbrella. But, during the transition, things aren't as clear-cut as we'd like. So, to help give some clarity, we're walking you through … [Read more...] about Google Meet vs Google Hangouts vs Google Duo: What’s the difference?