More ‘Big Guns’ question the safety of 5G

5G and the Precautionary PrincipleIf you’re worried that only ‘crazy people’ think that 5G may be dangerous to your health, don’t be.

Just one week ago, a new paper was published by a well-respected epidemiologist. He reviews past studies of various wireless technologies and asks quite a few interesting questions about the safety of 5G as well as current wireless tech.

In the end, his opinion is that as with a viral outbreak, it’s better to be safe than sorry. It’s nice to see more people stepping forward and expressing their concerns based on available data.

Let’s hope more people do the same!

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Deep Freezers use WAY less energy than you think

How much power do Deep Freezers actually use?Given the state of the world, you could be forgiven for planning ahead with things like back-up power and a method of preserving food.

Deep freezers – or chest freezers – are great for storing large amounts of food for a long time.

But how much juice do they really use?

If you’re running on the back-up power of a generator, for example, will the deep freezer suck too much electricity?

It turns out the answer will surprise you!

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Which CPU is best? Hold on to your hats!

Best CPU December 20202020 has been a crap year all around, but the battle of the fastest processor has been pretty interesting.

AMD is rising, Intel seems to be falling, and Apple recently switched to their own home-grown ARM-based chips.

So, which is best? Which CPU is the fastest?

As usual, it’s complicated…

Going forward, let’s just say that 2021 will be an even more interesting year as the battle heats up and consumers get more speed, lower power consumption, and even lower prices!

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What REALLY happens during an EMP?

EMPs: Threat or Forget?We’ve heard a lot in recent years about the dangers of an EMP (electromagnetic pulse).

The power grid will go down, communications will be toasted, and some have even claimed that 90% of the population will be wiped out!

This begs the questions: How bad is it, really?

What actually happens during an EMP?

Is the threat real, or have we all been watching too many Hollywood movies?

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The Truth about 2FA (Two-Factor Authentication)

The Truth about 2FAIt’s everywhere these days: 2FA (two-factor authentication).

More and more, you must use something more than just a password to secure your online accounts.

Some sites, like PayPal, are apparently requiring 2FA for everyone.

So, what types of 2FA are there? Do you have to use a smartphone? Is there an alternative to SMS-based 2FA? And most importantly, is it that much safer?

Finally, I reveal the other reason why everyone is pushing 2FA so much – and it doesn’t have anything to do with your security or privacy!

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FAST Power Bank: No more 2-day recharge times!

Fastest Power Bank in the West!Power banks, portable USB chargers, battery banks… Whatever you want to call them, they’re very handy for charging your gizmos on the go.

The only trouble is that almost all of them take AGES to recharge themselves.

Even though many models support Quick Charging of your gizmos, the power bank itself usually only gently sips juice from the wall outlet as it leisurely refills its internal lithium-ion cells.

Typically, you may have to wait upwards of 14 HOURS for a full recharge! That’s not very convenient.

Enter the RAVPower 26800mAh USB C Power Bank – with 30W quick-charging INPUT for a full recharge time of only 4 hours!

But the fun doesn’t stop there…

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Dark Welder 2: My DIY battery tab spot welder

Dark Welder 2: My battery tab spot welder!After the failure of my $16 battery tab spot welder, I saw Kevin Dark’s DIY version.

But it wasn’t exactly what I needed, so I decided to build a modified version.

The Modified Dark Welder, or Dark Welder 2.0, has a foot switch that triggers a precise welding current pulse that is always the same length of time – no matter how long you hold down the button.

And in my new version, the button is now a foot pedal to keep your hands free.

The best part is: IT WORKS!

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5G loses steam, but what’s next?

5G Fizzles Out...The latest news about 5G isn’t exactly flattering.

After dealing with nothing but hyped-up descriptions of the Technological Wonderland that awaited us, now even mainstream techie news seems to be all about bashing 5G instead of promoting it.

What happened??

In short, reality sunk in.

I suspect we’ll see some rather substantial evolutionary changes in wireless service instead of the revolutionary changes we’ve been promised – and that’s not necessarily a bad thing!

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