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5G or Fiber – What to Choose?

5G or Fiber – What to Choose?

Technology
There have long been discussions about whether to connect your home to fiber. Of course, it is not cheap and now it soon becomes too late to choose, if you do not want to pay more because they have to dig up again. For some, it is a matter of course while others are more doubtful as they already have a functioning ADSL or 4G. Now it has also started talking about 5G which is said to be so good that people have now started to become even more hesitant about fiber. "Why fiber when I can get fast wireless  connection via 5G?" There are several reasons why fiber is better than 5G, which I also think goes without saying. As it is right now, 5G is only available in a few places in certain countries, mostly for testing. The plan is for 5G to be put into operation by 2020. But it will tak
Is it Safe to Pull out USB Devices Without “Ejecting” Them?

Is it Safe to Pull out USB Devices Without “Ejecting” Them?

Technology
We who have used computers for a long time probably know the basic rule that you should not pull out external storage devices connected via USB, before first "ejecting" them. This is so that there will be no reading and writing problems. However, if you have Windows 10, and are constantly upgrading it, Microsoft has changed the settings so that it is okay to just pull out your USB flash drives and hard drives. You can control each unit yourself if you wish. If you use a Mac, you know how the angry operating system complains if you pull out a USB device without first choosing to eject it, for example by dragging the device to the trash. Not so in Windows, it has been popular to do so, but there have been no major problems. However, with newer versions of Windows 10, it is perfectly...