1. Myth: – More pixels = Sharper the image?
A bigger pixel count gives you a higher resolution, higher resolution means that there are more pixels per inch (PPI). Thus creating a high- quality crispy images. But the truth is that it just could be a terrible image with a large number of pixels. The main ingredients for a good photo carries the size and material of the main camera lens, light sensors, image processing hardware and mainly the software that ties all together.
2. Myth: – More the cores better the performance?
To increase the performance, manufacturers add additional “cores”. The terms dual-core, quad-core and octa-core denote the number of processor cores in a CPU. Dual-core is two, Quad-core is four and octa-core is eight. Most of the applications which are made today use a single or dual-cores of the processor. so, therefore, we can’t get the benefit of the extra processing power of octa-core chips. Beyond just the number of cores and their speed, the built-in-quality is also important. That’s the reason iPhone performs better compared to other smartphones with more cores.
3. Myth: -Charging your phone overnight harms the battery?
In short yes, you can leave your phone plugged overnight. Your phone is smarter than you think. They have over-charging protection and stop the charging process when it is fully juiced up. But your phone gets “trickle charges” to keep it up to 100% this may generate heat which is not a good sign for the battery in the long run.
4. Myth: -Charging your phone with unverified chargers?
You can use any charger to charge your phone as long as it is genuine. Knock-off chargers may entice you with low pricing but they do serious damage to your battery and may even cause a fire. Apple’s warranty does not cover the damage caused by an unverified charger as it doesn’t meet Apple’s specifications.
5. Myth: – More the network bars better the signal?
The network bars on your screen do not truly indicate the signal strength. They merely show the proximity of your cellular signal to its nearest tower. In simple words, the bars do not assure you of the quality of the available service.
Forex: – If many people in the same cell are calling, texting, going online or gaming, service may be slow or may not be available you can observe this scenario at malls, where they may be plenty of signals but a lot of people are using phones so you get terrible service no matter how many network bars you have.
6. Myth: – Killing apps save resources?
So, when you close an app there are chances that app will be running at the background. For example, Both Facebook and WhatsApp have a background process that keeps running to keep you updated with the latest messages and notifications. For the proper working of the apps, these processes are necessary. However, if you will force kill those processes, the respective app will immediately start it again. In the end, there is no point in killing an app process as it’s going to start back again anyway. All you do is force your phone to work more to restart a process.
7. Myth: – Macs are immune to viruses?
Mac has long enjoyed a reputation for being essentially immune to VIRUSES and other types of malware. But to put it clearly, no Computer system in the world’s immune to viruses. The reason for this is that Apple has a much smaller share of the market than Windows PCs.
8. Myth: – Private/Incognito browsing will keep you anonymous?
Here’s a misconception that ‘incognito’ and ‘private’ are synonymous with anonymous. Incognito Mode does offer some degree of privacy, in that it doesn’t store your browsing history locally, and nor does it save cookies or form data. This prevents other people with access to the computer seeing all of your online activities, but it doesn’t stop Google and websites from gathering information. When you switch to Incognito Mode, Chrome does warn that it doesn’t offer complete protection. The first screen that is displayed after switching to this mode says that browsing activity might still be visible to “websites you visit, your employer or school, your internet service provider”. However, the complaint filed against Alphabet claims that it isn’t enough.
9. Myth: – Is it compulsory to remove USB safely?
As long as you are not reading or writing data to the USB drive, there is no problem in mercilessly pulling it out. When you click the “Safely remove hardware” option, the OS only makes sure there is no active data being transferred and all the changes are applied. Or else no need to click on “safely remove hardware” option present on your computer/Laptop