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What is a Component Cable? Everything You Need to Know

Before the dawn of fully digital high definition or HD entertainment in movies, television, and gaming, people were still using analog technologies like RCA or component cables. The component cable became all the rage in the early to mid-2000s as the highest quality media connection standard until HD took over. It’s so full quality it can even reproduce… Read More »

How to Extend Monitor with One VGA Port

An extended desktop, not to be confused with a mirrored display, is when you make your laptop or desktop PC have its user interface desktop extend beyond one screen. This is a handy feature available in many Windows and Mac OS operating systems. You just need to adjust your screen settings in accordance with the number of monitors… Read More »

The Nitty-Gritty of the D-Sub vs. HDMI Debate

The comparison between HDMI and D-Sub are most relevant when it comes to monitoring connections. Many modern monitors come with D-sub (VGA) and HDMI inputs. Your graphics card, meanwhile, can have HDMI, DP, DVI-D, or DVI-I outputs. Should you err on the side of your graphics card and simply link up with the HDMI input for that HD… Read More »

Do Ethernet Splitters Reduce Speed or Not?

If you’re short on Ethernet ports and wish to transform an Ethernet cable into two connections, there are multiple ways to go about it. Ethernet splitting is actually the first thing in your mind in such a situation. However, some people out there claim there’s no such thing as an Ethernet splitter. Let this guide disambiguate what Ethernet… Read More »